AppDynamics vs. OpenText SiteScope

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
AppDynamics
Score 8.3 out of 10
N/A
AppDynamics is an APM and Mobile APM program, with application mapping and predictive capabilities. These capacities enable automated remediation and code-level diagnostics in real time. It can be deployed on-premise or as a SaaS.N/A
OpenText SiteScope
Score 8.0 out of 10
N/A
OpenText's SiteScope is an agentless application performance monitoring tool with hybrid support across a variety of systems and vendors. Sitescope also offers automated workflow and incident identification and remediation capabilities, and rapid installation-to-monitoring processes.N/A
Pricing
AppDynamicsOpenText SiteScope
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
AppDynamicsOpenText SiteScope
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
AppDynamicsOpenText SiteScope
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Features
AppDynamicsOpenText SiteScope
Application Performance Management
Comparison of Application Performance Management features of Product A and Product B
AppDynamics
8.4
59 Ratings
9% above category average
OpenText SiteScope
8.1
6 Ratings
6% above category average
Application monitoring9.359 Ratings6.16 Ratings
Database monitoring7.758 Ratings8.25 Ratings
Threshold alerts9.058 Ratings8.96 Ratings
Predictive capabilities7.757 Ratings7.94 Ratings
Application performance management console8.857 Ratings8.04 Ratings
Collaboration tools7.947 Ratings7.34 Ratings
Server availability and performance monitoring8.430 Ratings8.86 Ratings
Server usage monitoring and capacity forecasting8.729 Ratings8.95 Ratings
Out-of-the box templates to monitor applications00 Ratings8.76 Ratings
Application dependency mapping and thresholding00 Ratings8.86 Ratings
Virtualization monitoring00 Ratings9.15 Ratings
IT Asset Discovery00 Ratings6.65 Ratings
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User Ratings
AppDynamicsOpenText SiteScope
Likelihood to Recommend
8.7
(59 ratings)
6.9
(6 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.1
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
8.1
(6 ratings)
6.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
AppDynamicsOpenText SiteScope
Likelihood to Recommend
Cisco
Platforms for software as a service (SaaS) frequently cater to a large number of users with a variety of needs and usage patterns. Because AppDynamics offers multi-tenant monitoring capabilities to track performance across various customer environments, it is a good choice for SaaS platform monitoring. SaaS providers can maximize resource utilization, proactively detect and resolve performance issues, and provide a dependable and consistent user experience for their clients with AppDynamics.
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OpenText
SiteScope is definitely well suited in an HP server environment. It is also well suited for virtual server environments. It is also well suited for those who are happy with email and text based message alerting. It may not be appropriate in other environments where monitoring physical components is critical. Because HP SiteScope does not monitor certain physical components, it does fall short of being able to be a "one stop shop solution" in regard to monitoring. It is not well suited for those looking for logic in how alerts are sent and cascade to other people or groups.
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Pros
Cisco
  • AppDynamics delves deeply into traceability and profiling at the code level. By identifying and refactoring any hidden performance hogs in our code, we can directly observe the performance improvements.
  • AppDynamics provides real-time dashboards and in-depth insights into each layer of the application stack, lifting the curtain on performance.
  • AppDynamics gives us the ability to proactively detect and resolve performance issues. We are able to keep things running smoothly for our users and stop outages.
  • We can monitor stability and performance prior to, during, and following releases with AppDynamics, which helps to minimize regression risks and facilitate smooth rollouts.
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OpenText
  • Alerts can be configured as per business requirement.
  • It can take remedial action, when defined for a particular situation.
  • Severity, priority of tickets which are created upon a trigger can be well defined.
  • The teams which need to be alerted can be configured in the tool itself, in case of any event.
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Cons
Cisco
  • Improving the clarity and comprehensiveness of the documentation could benefit users. Clearer documentation ensures that users can make the most of all the functionalities
  • Leverages AI and machine learning for intelligent insights, aiding in issue identification and prediction.
  • Competitive, with AI-driven features becoming increasingly common in APM solutions.
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OpenText
  • Sitescope is particularly used for infrastructure monitoring. Other kinds of monitors cannot be set using HP sitescope.
  • Sitescope cannot have graphs like splunk which is why we have splunk as well which is an additional cost for the company.
  • We can't have a direct regex operations on data inside HP sitescope. We need to have the logs placed as a single log and then do that.
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Likelihood to Renew
Cisco
its working for us, we are familiar and comfortable with the tool and its proven valuable/indispensable in helping evaluate our code.
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OpenText
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Usability
Cisco
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OpenText
Very straightforward and easy to use once you get past the short learning curve.
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Support Rating
Cisco
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.
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OpenText
Can't really answer this. Setup was easy and no support has really been used at this point.
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Alternatives Considered
Cisco
It is distinguished from these programs because the platform provides visualizations of application processes, showing the interplay between various parts and services. Understanding the architecture of complicated apps and finding their weak spots is greatly aided by this.
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OpenText
SiteScope unified console is a powerful tool for operators to easily detect warnings and alerts grouped by its hierarchical organization with real-time status displaying continuously the whole health map.
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Return on Investment
Cisco
  • AppDynamics has played a pivotal role in optimizing our applications for a seamless user experience. The proactive monitoring and quick issue resolution have translated into improved user satisfaction and increased retention rates.
  • The initial cost and effort associated with implementing AppDynamics might be considered a negative impact, particularly for organizations with budget constraints. However, the long-term benefits have justified this initial investment.
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OpenText
  • Sitescope does exactly what it was purchased for. It may take some time to set it up but once its set up it is a rock solid product.
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