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"We were able to integrate with the messaging tool, Slack, which meant that we got notifications whenever something was not quite right."

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"This solution allows us to standardize all of the reports for monitoring the network, so it helps a lot for auditing purposes.""This solution satisfies all of the requirements that we need for our Windows-based systems, so if you are using the Windows platform then this is an easy solution.""It takes a lot of the headache out of managing your data centers and software in other places.""The most valuable features for us are the monitoring, the health explorer, and the console.""This solution helps our application teams by allowing them to drill further into issues and perform a root cause analysis.""This solution saves us a lot of work because it reduces the effort that is required in order to start monitoring.""This is a product that does more generally than any of the competing solutions.""The solution is scalable. If you want to monitor more you have to buy more licenses, but you can add on. We don't plan to increase usage."

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"There are certain features that are not supported in New Relic, such as CATSEARCH, which allows you to do a full-text search."

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"I would like to see more standard libraries for the market solutions, out of the box, that you don't need to do a lot of work on.""I would like to see better support for monitoring Unix-based systems.""On-prem network monitoring is something that could be improved drastically.""The console feature is very poor, and it would be very good for us if this were improved.""The end-user components, including the dashboards, the administration console, and the web console, need to be improved.""All of the areas of reporting are very bad and need to be improved.""It lacks certain details that other products do better, like granular access and better application monitoring.""Of course, price is always an issue with Microsoft and could be improved."

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"I loved this product, but we can no longer afford it, so we dropped it."

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"Our licensing fees are approximately $30 per user, per month.""If you have a Microsoft Enterprise Agreement, then this is part of the agreement.""It is more expensive than the competition.""SCOM is part of the System Center suite and I am satisfied with the pricing.""We have an enterprise agreement that includes this product as part of it."

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System Center Operations Manager, SCOM 2012
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Overview

New Relic Synthetics - powered by a selenium-driven Chrome browser - allows you to monitor and test your apps and address issues before they affect your end users. Explore everything from easy-to-read waterfall charts and test results to detailed downtime and error reports. Synthetics features includes monitor business-critical functionality, deep dive troubleshooting, complete application lifecycle monitoring and alerts, maintaining SLAs and customer satisfaction.

System Center Operations Manager provides infrastructure monitoring that is flexible and cost-effective, helps ensure the predictable performance and availability of vital applications, and offers comprehensive monitoring for your datacenter and cloud, both private and public.
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Fairfax Media, MercadoLibre, Costa Coffee, Kiva, Confused.com, Boozt.comDialog Telekom
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Computer Software Company47%
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Government9%
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Government10%
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New Relic Synthetics is ranked 29th in Application Performance Management (APM) with 1 review while SCOM is ranked 1st in Event Monitoring with 16 reviews. New Relic Synthetics is rated 8.0, while SCOM is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of New Relic Synthetics writes "Good drill-down functionality let us see through to SQL code, and it integrates well with Slack". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SCOM writes "Best all-around, multi-features single interface, cross-platform monitoring solution for complex environment groupings". New Relic Synthetics is most compared with Datadog, Dynatrace, Instana Dynamic APM, Google Stackdriver and Catchpoint, whereas SCOM is most compared with Zabbix, Dynatrace, Nagios XI, PRTG Network Monitor and New Relic APM.

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