BMC Patrol [EOL] vs. SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor

As of February 2019, BMC Patrol [EOL] is ranked 17th in Server Monitoring vs SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor which is ranked 9th in Server Monitoring with 8 reviews. The top reviewer of SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor writes "We use this product for base and application monitoring. ". BMC Patrol [EOL] is most compared with Oracle Enterprise Manager, IBM Tivoli NetCool and CA Unified Infrastructure Management. SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor is most compared with Dynatrace, BMC TrueSight Operations Management and AppDynamics.
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Understanding the counts of objects to monitor will determine the licensing need. In terms of pricing, it’s not cheap but it’s not expensive as larger vendors whose products don’t have all the features or integrations.SAM is not per server so the pricing model can be deceiving. If you have an enterprise environment, you will quickly exceed your licensing quickly. You should know this before going in.Pricing and licensing is fair for what you get. It does have a great bang-for-the-buck appeal.I would advise potential buyers to wait until the end of the quarter, end of year, or other time to place orders. There are actually great deals to be had at those times if your budget cycle can match up.When planning for the number of licenses to purchase, make sure you understand all of the elements within an application required to really understand performance well. In our case, we quickly came to the conclusion that an unlimited license for SAM was the way to go.I have always said SolarWinds is very “proud” of their products, meaning they are expensive. I cannot afford to purchase all the licenses I need for all the SolarWinds products.Nagios XI, WhatsUpGold, Uptime Software, PRTG, Manage Engine, and SpiceWorks are the other tools that have lower pricing and licensing costs. However, they can't compete with SolarWinds when it comes to the features and functionality that SolarWinds can provide.

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17th
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9th
out of 32 in Server Monitoring
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6,128
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8
Followers
360
Avg. Rating
8.9
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Overview
Centralizes management of systems, networks and applications through one point of control. Expands enterprise management capabilities through proactive event monitoring and management.

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM) delivers powerful application and server monitoring capabilities for IT pros, enabling them to diagnose and troubleshoot performance issues faster. Do not let slow applications and downtime impact your end-users and business services. Pinpoint the root cause of application issues across various layers of the IT stack. SolarWinds SAM is affordable and easy to deploy, use, and customize. You can automatically discover your system's environment and start monitoring in about an hour. No professional services or consultation needed.

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Alshaya, AtTask customer story video, BNY Mellon, Dell, Florida Hospital, Mitchell InternationalAndr. L. Riis AS, NetSuite
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