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Pros
"One feature I like about CA Performance Management is the certification of the devices."

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"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.""The connectivity of the solution is very good.""A product that is well-tested and trusted in demanding situations.""The most valuable feature of this solution is the alerts."

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"This solution is not very scalable."

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"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.""My team has had a lot of issues with support.""The only thing that can be improved is to continually add to the existing capabilities of the product.""It is difficult for stakeholders to translate technical requirements, which results in difficulties selecting a platform or implementing a solution."

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"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.""The price is more expensive than some other products, such as ManageEngine.""I find that the pricing is acceptable."

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CA Performance Management
Solarwinds Network Performance Monitor, SolarWinds Network Bandwidth Analyzer
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Overview

CA Performance Management is a comprehensive and highly scalable network performance monitoring and analytics platform. It was built to meet the unique demands of big data and modern networks architectures, including highly dynamic and complex hybrid cloud and software-defined networks (SDN).

The platform is design to reduce complexity inherent in modern networks built across numerous technology stacks through advanced network performance monitoring and relationship mapping for improved operational assurance.

Combined with CA Virtual Network Assurance, the platform extends operator visibility through advanced discovery and network performance monitoring of highly sensitive cloud and multi-layered SDN networks and service chains.

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
Jack Henry & Assoc, Target, CenturyLink, Bell Canada, BrightHouse Networks, Telus, Unisys, Verizon, Southern California Edison, GEICO, Fidelity Investments, Wells Fargo, American Family Insurance Group, Deutsche Telekom AG 
Microsoft, Federal Express, Hewlett-Packard, and MasterCard
Top Industries
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Insurance Company33%
Financial Services Firm20%
Retailer13%
Comms Service Provider13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company46%
Comms Service Provider15%
Government8%
Financial Services Firm6%
REVIEWERS
Healthcare Company14%
Comms Service Provider12%
Financial Services Firm10%
Government7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company25%
Comms Service Provider21%
Government9%
Manufacturing Company5%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business6%
Large Enterprise94%
REVIEWERS
Small Business30%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise51%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business29%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise60%
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DX Performance Management is ranked 50th in Network Monitoring Software with 1 review while SolarWinds NPM is ranked 4th in Network Monitoring Software with 21 reviews. DX Performance Management is rated 6.0, while SolarWinds NPM is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of DX Performance Management writes "Very functional but not suitable for small or medium size customers". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SolarWinds NPM writes "Make monitoring key performance factors in your enterprise customized and effective". DX Performance Management is most compared with DX Spectrum, Cisco DNA Center, SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager, DX Infrastructure Manager and SevOne, whereas SolarWinds NPM is most compared with Zabbix, ManageEngine OpManager, Wireshark, PRTG Network Monitor and WhatsUp Gold.

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