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Score 7.8 out of 100
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Score 3.8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

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

DX Application Performance Management

CA Wily is well suited for monitoring the load balanced application nodes and determine their main performance bottlenecks like if problem exists in heap or in some connection issues. But I think when it comes to providing the entire report of the application, it is less appropriate as there is no way to create the entire report of the test for all the counters monitored. Also there is no way to detect some issues based on the system configuration.
Mayank Thirani | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Application Performance Management

AppDynamics
8.5
DX Application Performance Management
5.1
Application monitoring
AppDynamics
8.8
DX Application Performance Management
1.2
Database monitoring
AppDynamics
8.7
DX Application Performance Management
1.2
Threshold alerts
AppDynamics
9.1
DX Application Performance Management
1.2
Predictive capabilities
AppDynamics
7.5
DX Application Performance Management
7.9
Application performance management console
AppDynamics
8.7
DX Application Performance Management
1.2
Collaboration tools
AppDynamics
8.4
DX Application Performance Management
8.0
Out-of-the box templates to monitor applications
AppDynamics
DX Application Performance Management
6.9
Application dependency mapping and thresholding
AppDynamics
DX Application Performance Management
7.8
Virtualization monitoring
AppDynamics
DX Application Performance Management
7.8
Server availability and performance monitoring
AppDynamics
DX Application Performance Management
1.2
Server usage monitoring and capacity forecasting
AppDynamics
DX Application Performance Management
8.7
IT Asset Discovery
AppDynamics
DX Application Performance Management
8.0

Pros

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

DX Application Performance Management

  • Alerting which can be customized by the end user.
  • Visualization of the metrics and data presented to provide a unique and attractive interface.
  • Flexibility to manage actions and commands that we deem important for each application. The ability to define these and customize the metrics reported for each individual application is huge for us.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

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

DX Application Performance Management

  • We are facing challenges to meet RFP requirements in few areas where I would recommend CA to improve.
  • We are facing challenges for non (java and dotnet application) which CA APM does not support. SAP is another solution where CA APM is not able to address our business requirement.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

AppDynamics

We are a reseller of appdynamics
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

DX Application Performance Management

No answers on this topic

Support Rating

AppDynamics

AppDynamics 8.7
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

DX Application Performance Management

DX Application Performance Management 1.0
Based on 1 answer
We have never received any support from CA on this product
Daniel Garrett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

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

DX Application Performance Management

We only have 1 application using DX APM, while most of other applications are instrumented using Dynatrace. Dynatrace provides a better monitoring and instrumentation for applications. The required effort to setup monitoring capability using DX APM is way more work compared to Dynatrace, also the amount of KPIs offered from Dynatrace is more than DX APM.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

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

DX Application Performance Management

  • Introscope is deeply utilized within the organization. However, CEM and Team Center not as much. Those that use one piece don't generally use the others. Partially because of the curve in learning how to use the consoles effectively.
  • reporting is pretty well configured and easy to setup if you know how to use the tools. So this can be easy to use and takes less time to configure for the different groups within the organization.
Jayson E. Conry | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

AppDynamics

General

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

DX Application Performance Management

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

AppDynamics
8.8
DX Application Performance Management
1.1

Support Rating

AppDynamics
8.7
DX Application Performance Management
1.0

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