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The solution is very stable. We never had any issues with stability.

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I have found the AppResponse, which is a packet capture solution, very good. It gives you the ability to drill down back in time. You've got all the packets there. You can troubleshoot it later, not immediately. It's very interesting.

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The user interface was not good.

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The initial setup is straightforward, but you have to know a little about the product. It's not for everybody to just plug and play. If you know how the solution is implemented then it is straightforward.

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Tivoli Composite Application ManagerOPNET SteelCentral AppResponse, ACE Live, OPNET, AppResponse Xpert
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Overview
IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for Application Diagnostics on z/OS manages real-time problem detection, analysis, and repair to help maintain the availability, performance and general health of on-demand composite applications. it can gain in-depth diagnostic information for specific application requests to identify the root cause of problems. This software provides a consistent way to manage composite applications throughout Java EE application environments. Set alerts to help detect and fix potentially troublesome situations before they affect users. It can resolve performance issues faster and reduce downtime costs.

AppResponse Xpert is a unique application performance management, monitoring and troubleshooting solution that approaches performance from the end-user's perspective. The solution is a Riverbed OPNET product, and gives a proactive, in-depth analytical view of any application performance issues, whether web-based or non-web based.

AppResponse Xpert is flexible, customizable and fully automated, enabling network users to focus on the bigger IT picture, giving business users maximum productivity, and providing end-users with an optimal application experience.

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Michelin Tire Corp Gartner, Swiss Post, WestLB, Turner, Samlink, RGIS, NetJets, SITA, Mobistar, Lehigh Valley Health Network, and Trafigura.
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Computer Software Company78%
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Computer Software Company24%
Comms Service Provider17%
Insurance Company13%
Manufacturing Company11%
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IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager is ranked 32nd in Application Performance Management (APM) with 1 review while Riverbed SteelCentral AppResponse is ranked 17th in Application Performance Management (APM) with 1 review. IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager is rated 7.0, while Riverbed SteelCentral AppResponse is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager writes "A stable solution with an easy setup but a poor interface". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Riverbed SteelCentral AppResponse writes "Has modules to troubleshoot web applications, database transactions, and unified communications, all in one". IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager is most compared with BMC TrueSight Operations Management, IBM Application Performance Management, Dynatrace, AppDynamics and Azure Monitor, whereas Riverbed SteelCentral AppResponse is most compared with SolarWinds NPM, Dynatrace, NETSCOUT nGeniusONE, Cisco Stealthwatch and Gigamon.

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