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

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"There are alerting mechanisms in place to let us know, for example, if a device is not responding to a ping test and is probably not going to work.""The most valuable features are monitoring and reporting."

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"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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"The user interface was not good."

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"I would like to see better integration with other products.""Technical support could use some improvement."

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"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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"This price of this solution is reasonable."

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Wavefront, Wavefront by VMware, VMware Tanzu Observability Tivoli Composite Application Manager
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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.

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.

SolarWinds® Pingdom® is a powerful and affordable SaaS-based web app performance monitoring solution. It’s one product providing comprehensive web app performance and user experience monitoring consisting of four major capabilities:

1. Uptime monitoring for webpages and other critical components like APIs, CDNs, DNS, networks, email, and more.

2. Page speed performance monitoring and page rankings.

3. Synthetic transaction monitoring from the simplest to the most complex transactions. 

4. Real user monitoring (RUM), enabling a deeper and wider understanding of the user’s digital experience, and web application availability and performance. 

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Sample Customers
Box, Intuit, Workday, Groupon, British Gas, SpaceApe, Marketo, DoordDash, LyftMichelin Tire CorpSpotify, MailChimp, Slack, Twitter
Top Industries
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Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider18%
Financial Services Firm11%
Retailer5%
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Computer Software Company70%
Comms Service Provider7%
Financial Services Firm4%
Retailer3%
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IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager is ranked 35th in Application Performance Management (APM) with 1 review while SolarWinds Pingdom is ranked 30th in Application Performance Management (APM) with 2 reviews. IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager is rated 7.0, while SolarWinds Pingdom 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 SolarWinds Pingdom writes "Good network monitoring and alerting to potential problems". IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager is most compared with BMC TrueSight Operations Management, IBM Application Performance Management, Dynatrace, Azure Monitor and AppDynamics, whereas SolarWinds Pingdom is most compared with Zabbix and Catchpoint.

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