45 Ratings
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Score 7.6 out of 100
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Score 7.9 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)

  • As mentioned earlier, transactional heavy web assets such as eStores are particularly strong candidates.
  • IBM CXA along with other, similar tools, is not set-and-forget. The solution must be well managed in order to deliver value. Purchase of the solution is one thing; driving analytic results is another. If a company's staff are not strong analytical thinkers, CXA will not help. IBM CXA is not just a technology platform - it is a basis to design strong customer touchpoints and interactions. You need to be customer journey design literate to get the best from this.
Chris Hall | TrustRadius Reviewer

AppDynamics

As it pertains to monitoring database transactions, as our application relies heavily on SQL, AppDynamic's monitoring tool made an immediate impact on sorting which ones are slow. The business transactions that we can capture are limited in the sense that our application works where it can't be limited to 200, so we ended having to setup service endpoints to account for it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Application Performance Management

Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)
AppDynamics
8.6
Application monitoring
Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)
AppDynamics
8.8
Database monitoring
Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)
AppDynamics
8.7
Threshold alerts
Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)
AppDynamics
9.2
Predictive capabilities
Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)
AppDynamics
7.6
Application performance management console
Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)
AppDynamics
8.7
Collaboration tools
Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)
AppDynamics
8.4

Pros

Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)

  • Tealeaf provides a unique view into a website beyond what typical web analytics can provide.
  • It captures all of a website's traffic, no need to tag pages or decide ahead of time what data you want to capture.
  • Data is captured and processed in real-time which reveal unknown issues as they are happening.
  • Replay session to see what a customer or user actually did and not just they remember doing when a problem occured.
Nick Preese | TrustRadius Reviewer

AppDynamics

  • Giving a network map of our application that shows where slowdowns are occurring and where network traffic is running into a bottleneck.
  • We are able to gather node-specific information that shows the number of sessions a web server or even Redis session statistics.
  • We use AppDynamics to give a holistic view of our application allowing us to quickly narrow in on problems.
Tyler Twitchell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)

  • More knowledge sharing sessions
  • UI/UX Improvements
  • More tooltips on icons
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

AppDynamics

  • Price of the AppDynamics is high. But it has many valuable features. This makes it difficult for small businesses to enter.
  • Functionality is overkill for most small to midsize businesses (SMBs). When stacking up product units, it can get pricey for enterprises as well.
  • With fine granular configs and customizations available, it will also mean that it is very complicated and requires a certain amount of knowledge before we can make full use of all features in the product. Much careful thought and planning is required to get the most of it. Set-up will be longer. One recommendation is for features to be better documented.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)

Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics) 5.2
Based on 2 answers
I do not have power over contracts.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

AppDynamics

No score
No answers yet
We are a reseller of appdynamics
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

AppDynamics

AppDynamics 8.6
Based on 6 answers
AppDynamics has its own community site that includes forums and a knowledge base. On the forums, you can converse with other members of the community and ask technical questions as you have them. Though this forum isn’t filled with people there are active members for you to gain some valuable insights.
Eduin Zuloaga | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)

Added benefit
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

AppDynamics

New Relic is only SaaS and keys off of AppDex scoring (i.e. industry baselines) and not on my application's baselines. Where most of our stuff is custom apps, going off of industry wasn't valuable to us. It was also cost prohibitive
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)

  • The ROI question needs to be focused on clients and not our use internally. We leverage this as a platform for designing customer journeys for our clients.
  • The ROI case is far easier to make for eCommerce operators. Customer journey failings can be easily quantified and seemingly simple issues can generate large ROI outcomes. For web assets without a trading bias, ROI can be established using notional value attribution. For example, a lead for motor insurance that is lost can be costed based on average policy value over a typical lifetime; struggle on a customer self-service portal can be quantified on the cost of handling through a call centre; etc.
Chris Hall | TrustRadius Reviewer

AppDynamics

  • AppDynamics isn't cheap, but it definitely helps to ensure our applications and APIs are up and running without issue. The alerting is usually good but occasionally mixed, for example sometimes flagging a single error as a critical issue since the API is usually completely error free.
  • The cost saving in terms of trouble shooting and analyzing issues in production is fantastic - to know about issues before they are reported by customers enables you to be proactive in resolving them and ensuring maximum up time for our applications.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

AppDynamics

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)
7.7
AppDynamics
8.9

Likelihood to Renew

Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)
5.2
AppDynamics

Support Rating

Acoustic Analytics (formerly IBM Watson Customer Experience Analytics)
AppDynamics
8.6

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