Compare ManageEngine Applications Manager vs. SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor

ManageEngine Applications Manager is ranked 26th in Application Performance Management (APM) with 2 reviews while SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor is ranked 7th in Application Performance Management (APM) with 6 reviews. ManageEngine Applications Manager is rated 7.0, while SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of ManageEngine Applications Manager writes "Straightforward to deploy and easy to use, but stability is a significant problem". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor writes "Some of the valuable features are being able to see your devices and monitoring their components". ManageEngine Applications Manager is most compared with Dynatrace, SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor and AppDynamics, whereas SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor is most compared with Dynatrace, AppDynamics and BMC TrueSight Operations Management. See our ManageEngine Applications Manager vs. SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor report.
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The most valuable feature of this solution is its ease of use.The initial setup was straightforward, without complexity.

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The more valuable feature of this solution is the Exchange feature.The solution's most valuable features are PerfStack, AppStack and AppInsight.One of the most valuable features are the reports. They're pretty good. Also, the ease of installation and customization for the client is another feature that we value. SolarWinds has a lot of features but these are the ones I like the most. We also like that the KPIs have the ability to be preset.There are many valuable features, including the network configuration manager, and the network performance manager.The solution is end-to-end from the network and the application to the processes. Everything about the enterprise infrastructure is being covered by the solution. It's easy to use and easy to navigate and one of the leaders among monitoring solutions.Monitoring the components on your devices with out of the box monitors or the ability to create new ones (SAM)

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The dashboards in the interface need a lot of work.Even with the top-notch dashboard, it could be made stronger in order to have an additional plug-in for analytics.

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Some custom applications cannot be monitored, and a lot more applications need to be included.The solution should implement something like a network configuration manager, or some baseline for server configuration. Many of my customers need a recommendation for server configuration. Implementing that as a feature would be perfect for them.They should incorporate more artificial intelligence. There should also be more predictive features.The setup was complex. We had local support to assist us.There is one feature that is a report writer. And they are currently trying to take it out from being a stand-alone application and integrating to the web. This doesn't give us the flexibility and it doesn't expand what we can get when it comes to reporting. So, putting it on the web is going to make it difficult to get some information. Leaving it where it is now will help us a lot.

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The cost of this solution is not too bad, although it could be cheaper considering what you're getting for the price.It is a cost-effective solution.

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The product might cost you $30,000 USD to buy, but scaling this solution requires the purchase of additional polling engines at $20,000 USD each.Understanding the counts of objects to monitor will determine the licensing need. In terms of pricing, it’s not cheap but it’s not expensive as larger vendors whose products don’t have all the features or integrations.

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Overview
ManageEngine Applications Manager is an enterprise-ready, easy-to-use, affordable application management solution that helps enterprises monitor their mission-critical applications and data centers effectively. It enables you to monitor web applications, web servers, application servers, databases, and systems which are the lifeline of businesses. Its heterogeneous monitoring capability and business centric view helps the IT Team to troubleshoot application performance issues quickly.

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM) delivers powerful application and server monitoring capabilities for IT pros, enabling them to diagnose and troubleshoot performance issues faster. Do not let slow applications and downtime impact your end-users and business services. Pinpoint the root cause of application issues across various layers of the IT stack. SolarWinds SAM is affordable and easy to deploy, use, and customize. You can automatically discover your system's environment and start monitoring in about an hour. No professional services or consultation needed.

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Certis Europe, Financial Domain, SaaS Office Suite, On Demand TV, Parliament's IT Systems, Sastra Technologies, UniServityAndr. L. Riis AS, NetSuite
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Construction Company29%
Manufacturing Company14%
Financial Services Firm14%
Energy/Utilities Company14%
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Software R&D Company35%
Comms Service Provider13%
Media Company7%
Insurance Company7%
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