AppDynamics Reviews

Sid Roy
Real User
Vice President - Operations & Client Support at Scicom Infrastructure Services
May 06 2020

What is most valuable?

* Ease of deployment- it's easy to install and use. This is key for us. Even as the product portfolio has expanded to include additional- AD has done a great job of ensuring that the deployment… more »

How has it helped my organization?

We are a services organization, so we use AppDynamics with our customers. It has allowed us to expand our footprint in the application management business with virtually all of our major accounts. We… more »

What needs improvement?

AppDynamics should try to find some measure of support or functionality in an SAP and Peoplesoft environments- however with the introduction of C++ agents- the PeopleSoft realm will be covered… more »

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We previously used AppSight by BMC software. The problems we had were problems with deployments, stability, visibility and wide support of jvms. Stability was the largest problem. Our technical… more »

What other advice do I have?

Basically, you can't over-speak importance of deployment, configuration and infrastructure footprint because what happens is that people get excited when they see the output of various products (such… more »

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We're regularly looking at various options. Even before we made the decision to standardize on AppDynamics, we already had experience with BMC Appsight. We also had experience using Dynatrace, CA and… more »
Real User
Director - Application Performance Management with 1,001-5,000 employees
May 20 2020

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is that it shows and gives you an application propo-topology straight away so you see the relationships between the different nodes. The other thing is that you can really look inside the method and analyze… more »

What needs improvement?

I think what AppDynamics is doing is a good way forward. They are currently investing in situations and environments, where clients use exclusively IT. In the past, it was only possible to monitor Java applications, .net applications, and… more »

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Cost is reasonable. They have developed a very solid and good methodology to find out if the use case is valid, meaning whether there is a return on investment. If you find a valid use case, like in tourism, in banking, insurance, or even… more »

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

DataDoc is a solution that we might have used but it's really suited to small companies. I would really say if you are an enterprise company, then AppDynamics is the product of choice, but if you are a small company, just starting a… more »

What other advice do I have?

I would suggest a company takes the time to do an analysis of use cases, of the situation,of what you really need, and then pick the best fit. It's not something you compare by price or simply by features. It is something you should look… more »

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AppDynamics Questions

Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
IT Central Station
May 13 2020
How do you or your organization use this solution? Please share with us so that your peers can learn from your experiences. Thank you!
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
IT Central Station
May 13 2020
Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with AppDynamics. What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?
Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
May 13 2020
Hi Everyone, What do you like most about AppDynamics? Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
IT Central Station
May 06 2020
If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering AppDynamics Browser Real-User Monitoring, what would you say? How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
IT Central Station
May 06 2020
Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with AppDynamics Browser Real-User Monitoring. What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
IT Central Station
May 06 2020
Hi, We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information. Please share what you can so you can help your peers.
Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
May 06 2020
Hi Everyone, What do you like most about AppDynamics Browser Real-User Monitoring? Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!
Knaz Eral
User at City of Toronto
Apr 21 2020
I work in the government sector.I am currently researching AppDynamics. What are some of the pros and cons? Would you recommend this solution?Thanks! I appreciate your help. 
Bernd HarzogWhen selecting an APM tool, there are two very important criteria that you… more »
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
IT Central Station
Apr 08 2020
If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering AppDynamics Application Analytics, what would you say? How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
IT Central Station
Apr 08 2020
How do you or your organization use this solution? Please share with us so that your peers can learn from your experiences. Thank you!
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
IT Central Station
Apr 08 2020
Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with AppDynamics Application Analytics. What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?
Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Apr 08 2020
Hi, We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information. Please share what you can so you can help your peers.
Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Apr 08 2020
Hi Everyone, What do you like most about AppDynamics Application Analytics? Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!
Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering AppDynamics Database Monitoring, what would you say? How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?
Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
How do you or your organization use this solution? Please share with us so that your peers can learn from your experiences. Thank you!
Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with AppDynamics Database Monitoring. What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?
Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Hi, We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information. Please share what you can so you can help your peers.
Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Hi Everyone, What do you like most about AppDynamics Database Monitoring? Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!