Riverbed SteelCenter Aternity vs. Riverbed SteelCentral AppResponse

Riverbed SteelCenter Aternity is ranked 15th in Application Performance Management (APM) with 3 reviews vs Riverbed SteelCentral AppResponse which is ranked 12th in Application Performance Management (APM) with 1 review. The top reviewer of Riverbed SteelCenter Aternity writes "While it also provides desktop metrics, the main thing we use it for is monitoring our applications. ". The top reviewer of Riverbed SteelCentral AppResponse writes "The application response time is user-friendly". Riverbed SteelCenter Aternity is most compared with AppDynamics, Dynatrace and Splunk. Riverbed SteelCentral AppResponse is most compared with SolarWinds NPM, NETSCOUT nGeniusONE and Dynatrace.
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Pros
While it also provides desktop metrics, the main thing we use it for is monitoring our applications.The application response time. That's what our business has been having a problem with.Being able to proactively identify issues on user systems.

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With some APM solutions, it can take a long time to check a periodic report, but you can get all the necessary details quickly with AppResponse.

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Cons
Some of the dashboarding and reporting on the analytics side could be improved. I think they realize it. Obviously, some of the desktop monitoring metrics always can be improved.Reports were a lot easier in the older versionsWhen they moved from Version 8 to Version 9, the customers lost so much control of what they could do with the product.

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They need to better integrate with products and solutions from different vendors.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
Pricing is a bit high. Don't take that as the "be all, end all".

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The licensing model is expensive compared to its competitors, but the service it gives to your business, and the data quality, means that it's worth it.

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Also Known As
Workforce APM, Aternity Frontline, AternityOPNET SteelCentral AppResponse, ACE Live, OPNET, AppResponse Xpert
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Overview

Aternity monitors any application on any physical, virtual, or mobile device, providing a user-centric vantage point that closes the visibility gap existing with network- and server-centric application performance management tools. By effectively transforming every device into a self-monitoring platform that is user experience aware, enterprises are empowered with proactive IT management capabilities that dramatically reduce business disruptions and improve workforce productivity.

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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Sample Customers
Anthem, Bank of America, Chase, Citibank, AT&T, BAE Systems, CVS, HCA Healthcare, Tenet, major law firms, and multiple federal agencies Gartner, Swiss Post, WestLB, Turner, Samlink, RGIS, NetJets, SITA, Mobistar, Lehigh Valley Health Network, and Trafigura.
Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm29%
Healthcare Company24%
Legal Firm18%
Insurance Company6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Insurance Company32%
Financial Services Firm23%
Healthcare Company13%
Government9%
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Comms Service Provider19%
Healthcare Company14%
Manufacturing Company11%
Financial Services Firm9%
Company Size
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Midsize Enterprise6%
Large Enterprise94%
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Small Business29%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise57%
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Small Business13%
Midsize Enterprise29%
Large Enterprise57%
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