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Pros
"This solution allows me to have true visibility for any metrics when it comes to my cloud, and private.""This solution makes it a lot easier to figure out trends within very different data sources, which makes it easy to see why something is misbehaving.""The features I find most valuable is the querying and alerting capabilities.""People are very pleased with the implementation.""The most valuable aspects of the solution are its ease of use and its ease of implementation.""No issues with stability."

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"It gives us visibility inside applications. It helps us to dig down and find the root cause of any issue within the network.""Great out-of-the-box capability."

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"You can monitor performance counters effortlessly.""We can proactively fix historical issues, so we won't face those problems in future.""The set up was very easy. We didn't have any problems with the setup. The deployment took less than an hour.""This has helped us to monitor the availability of our routers, switches, servers, and virtual environments.""I can do everything remotely, including running PowerShell scripts or performing standard updates.""It is very extensible with 'SWQL' and APIs to where we are beginning to integrate it with network automation.""We had some interfaces where the SFP Ports were having some problems after a while. We found which of the SFP Ports was having the error and changed it, so the bandwidth become okay.""All the features are very good. The monitoring of the equipment, the configuration manager, and the IP address monitoring are great."

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Cons
"I would like to see integration with Kubernetes cluster and APIs so that you can manage the entire stack.""I would like to see more out-of-the-box dashboards for in-depth application monitoring of standard products that are out there.""In the new version, I would love to see more prediction capabilities. It would be great if one could see the alerts get a little more enriched with information and become more human-friendly instead of the technical stuff that they put in there. I think those would be really awesome outcomes to get.""The implementation is a long process that should be improved.""They could make it more easy to plug-in data so that a nontechnical person will be able to use it, like accountants or finance people. That way they don't have to ask us.""It could use a URL document server. Everything in the market is moving towards automation and everybody's looking for the single click operations as well relational data locality."

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"There is also room for improvement in the reporting. It is not really good enough, according to our customers. So what we now usually do is use Power BI to get them the kinds of reports they want.""The company has not kept pace with developments."

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"It would be nice if SolarWinds could have a polling engine on the site that would collect the reporting and then manage everything itself.""It is not that stable. As a Windows software, I have seen issues with SolarWinds. The performance is slow.""The aesthetic widgets should be dynamic widgets, so the customization can be even more customizable.""Application Performance Monitoring should be included in this solution.""I would like to see integration with antivirus or other security endpoint solutions.""This solution would benefit from expanding on the capabilities within the API.""We are looking to change away from this solution because of the documentation and the solution doesn't have enough integration in our country. The documentation is too weak.""Scalability is a bit tricky because it requires more gateways in order to get the performance you may need. It also requires a lot of licensing."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"Educational pricing is available for this solution.""We were given a year's worth of service. It was included within our ELA. We were trying to do a proof of concept, which is almost over now.""Different locations require different setups. In your terms, around 300 to around 400K USD."

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"CAD $400,000 annually."

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"The pricing needs to be improved. It is too high. One full engine costs around $10 000, which is why we don't have high availability right now.""The pricing is very expensive for SolarWinds. That's a huge disadvantage for it.""We have a perpetual license for this solution, and my impression is that this solution is cheap.""The cost is based on the number of nodes, so it is expensive when you have a lot of them.""It is expensive.""Some solutions are open source and free.""It is relatively inexpensive compared to other products in the same category.""It's expensive and there are costs in addition to the standard licensing."

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Wavefront, Wavefront by VMware, VMware Tanzu Observability DX Infrastructure Manager for Z Systems and CA UIM for zSystems, CA UIM (DX Infrastructure Manager), CA Nimsoft Monitor, CA UIM, DX Infrastructure ManagerSolarwinds Network Performance Monitor, SolarWinds Network Bandwidth Analyzer
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Overview

VMware Tanzu Observability provides metrics-driven analytics at massive scale, so you can get the most out of your cloud-native apps.

CA UIM provides a single, unified platform that allows you to monitor your entire IT environment, both inside and outside the data center. It offers the ease-of-use and simplicity associated with point IT monitoring tools, featuring a unique powerful architecture with a lightweight footprint. At the same time, it delivers enterprise scalability and multi-tenancy that power some of the most complex infrastructures.

Check the health and performance of your entire network for easier troubleshooting and faster results using SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor. NPM lets you quickly detect, diagnose, and resolve network performance problems and outages. Now with built-in deep packet inspection and analysis you can immediately determine the impact of network or application latency on user experience.

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Sample Customers
Box, Intuit, Workday, Groupon, British Gas, SpaceApe, Marketo, DoordDash, LyftCBNCloud, IIJ Global Singapore, AT&S, AXSOS, Aozora Bank, HCL Technologies, IntelliNet, Securex Microsoft, Federal Express, Hewlett-Packard, and MasterCard
Top Industries
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Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider18%
Financial Services Firm11%
Retailer5%
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Financial Services Firm24%
Healthcare Company14%
Insurance Company12%
Comms Service Provider10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company35%
Comms Service Provider13%
Manufacturing Company8%
Government7%
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Healthcare Company15%
Comms Service Provider12%
Financial Services Firm10%
Government7%
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Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider19%
Government7%
Media Company4%
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Small Business20%
Midsize Enterprise16%
Large Enterprise64%
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Small Business28%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise52%
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Small Business39%
Midsize Enterprise10%
Large Enterprise51%
Find out what your peers are saying about DX Infrastructure Manager vs. SolarWinds NPM and other solutions. Updated: November 2020.
447,439 professionals have used our research since 2012.
DX Infrastructure Manager is ranked 16th in Cloud Monitoring Software with 2 reviews while SolarWinds NPM is ranked 2nd in Cloud Monitoring Software with 25 reviews. DX Infrastructure Manager is rated 6.0, while SolarWinds NPM is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of DX Infrastructure Manager writes "Good out-of-the box capability but we feel the company is lagging in development". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SolarWinds NPM writes "Make monitoring key performance factors in your enterprise customized and effective". DX Infrastructure Manager is most compared with DX Spectrum, Zabbix, SCOM, Nagios XI and Splunk, whereas SolarWinds NPM is most compared with Zabbix, PRTG Network Monitor, ManageEngine OpManager, Wireshark and WhatsUp Gold. See our DX Infrastructure Manager vs. SolarWinds NPM report.

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