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"I am impressed by the reporting on the average eight ports that we get from this solution.""It's a service from Microsoft, so it will scale.""The solution integrates well with the Microsoft platform.""A product that is well-integrated for monitoring Microsoft Azure.""The most valuable feature is that it's stable. It hasn't crossed any thresholds.""The most valuable feature is that it ensures our servers are up.""The solution works well overall. It's easy to implement and simple to use.""Good load and metrics gathering and very good analysis."

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"There are alerting mechanisms in place to let us know, for example, if a device is not responding to a ping test and is probably not going to work.""The most valuable features are monitoring and reporting."

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"They need to work on a more hybrid deployment that will allow us to monitor local on-premise deployments and connect to different systems. I would like to see more integration.""They can simplify the overall complexity since you have multiple data sources in the cloud for monitoring. It's quite simple, but there are so many portals. It takes time to work with it. If they could simplify the user configuration, that would be good.""n comparison to New Relic, which I've used before, it's a bit more complicated. It's not as easy to use. It also took some time to get it working. The implementation needs to be simpler.""As a younger product it still has room for feature improvement and enhancement.""The troubleshooting logs need improvement. There should be some improvement there. I have a hard time finding the right logs at the right times whenever there is an issue occurring.""When something goes down, we want the option to have automation in place to get it back up again as quickly as possible.""I'd like the solution to do more around vulnerability assessment. It's lacking in the product right now.""Automation related to gathering metrics from more applications could be improved."

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"I would like to see better integration with other products.""Technical support could use some improvement."

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Top Answer: Azure Monitor is very stable.
Top Answer: It's difficult to say as I only use a small part of this solution; however, It can be quite difficult to use at times. I think there are better solutions available. In my opinion, they should improve… more »
Top Answer: I use the SaaS version. I use Azure Monitor to collect and index logs for my systems. It allows me to search through my logs and find bugs and mistakes. From there, it helps me report these mistakes… more »
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Azure Monitor maximizes the availability and performance of your applications by delivering a comprehensive solution for collecting, analyzing, and acting on telemetry from your cloud and on-premises environments. It helps you understand how your applications are performing and proactively identifies issues affecting them and the resources they depend on.

SolarWinds® Pingdom® is a powerful and affordable SaaS-based web app performance monitoring solution. It’s one product providing comprehensive web app performance and user experience monitoring consisting of four major capabilities:

1. Uptime monitoring for webpages and other critical components like APIs, CDNs, DNS, networks, email, and more.

2. Page speed performance monitoring and page rankings.

3. Synthetic transaction monitoring from the simplest to the most complex transactions. 

4. Real user monitoring (RUM), enabling a deeper and wider understanding of the user’s digital experience, and web application availability and performance. 

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Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider15%
Financial Services Firm9%
Energy/Utilities Company7%
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Comms Service Provider20%
Healthcare Company6%
Real Estate/Law Firm5%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Azure Monitor vs. SolarWinds Pingdom and other solutions. Updated: July 2021.
523,742 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Azure Monitor is ranked 6th in Application Performance Management (APM) with 12 reviews while SolarWinds Pingdom is ranked 35th in Application Performance Management (APM) with 2 reviews. Azure Monitor is rated 7.8, while SolarWinds Pingdom is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Azure Monitor writes "This integrated add-on for Microsoft Azure helps monitor performance of the base product ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SolarWinds Pingdom writes "Good network monitoring and alerting to potential problems". Azure Monitor is most compared with Splunk, Datadog, Dynatrace, SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor and AppDynamics, whereas SolarWinds Pingdom is most compared with Zabbix. See our Azure Monitor vs. SolarWinds Pingdom report.

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