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IT organizations require full visibility into business-critical applications regardless of where they're hosted in order to maintain service levels and proactively deal with issues before the end-user is impacted. CA App Synthetic Monitor uses synthetic transactions to provide performance insight for these applications no matter where they're hosted: outside the firewall, in the cloud or delivered via a managed service provider (MSP). Delivered as software as a service, CA App Synthetic Monitor provides end-to-end transaction response time visibility into cloud, mobile and traditional web applications using synthetic transactions delivered by a network of 95 monitoring stations across six continents, 48 countries, 93 cities and 15 time zones.
Google Stackdriver provides powerful monitoring, logging, and diagnostics. It equips you with insight into the health, performance, and availability of cloud-powered applications, enabling you to find and fix issues faster. It is natively integrated with Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services, and popular open source packages. Stackdriver provides a wide variety of metrics, dashboards, alerting, log management, reporting, and tracing capabilities.
CA App Synthetic Monitor is ranked 52nd in Application Performance Management (APM) while Google Stackdriver is ranked 15th in Application Performance Management (APM) with 4 reviews. CA App Synthetic Monitor is rated 0.0, while Google Stackdriver is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Google Stackdriver writes "Provides visibility into the performance uptime and the overall health of our cloud applications". CA App Synthetic Monitor is most compared with Dynatrace, AppDynamics and Micro Focus Voltage SiteScope, whereas Google Stackdriver is most compared with ELK Logstash, Datadog, Splunk, AWS X-Ray and Azure Monitor.
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