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Score 7.8 out of 100
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Score 7.9 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

AlertSite

AlertSite works exceptionally well if you need to analyze how your digital assets perform over time and, based on provided reports, determine the potential slow down root cause to make data-driven decisions instantly. In case you are used to analyzing by visually representing your availability and performance, AlertSite might not be the perfect solution for you.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Application Performance Management

AppDynamics
8.6
AlertSite
6.9
Application monitoring
AppDynamics
8.8
AlertSite
7.3
Database monitoring
AppDynamics
8.7
AlertSite
6.9
Threshold alerts
AppDynamics
9.2
AlertSite
7.0
Predictive capabilities
AppDynamics
7.8
AlertSite
6.0
Application performance management console
AppDynamics
8.6
AlertSite
7.5
Collaboration tools
AppDynamics
8.4
AlertSite
7.9
Out-of-the box templates to monitor applications
AppDynamics
AlertSite
7.9
Application dependency mapping and thresholding
AppDynamics
AlertSite
6.9
Virtualization monitoring
AppDynamics
AlertSite
7.6
Server availability and performance monitoring
AppDynamics
AlertSite
6.4
Server usage monitoring and capacity forecasting
AppDynamics
AlertSite
5.9
IT Asset Discovery
AppDynamics
AlertSite
5.9

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

AlertSite

  • The Deja-Click Recorder is an excellent tool.
  • Good UI that translates to large NOC screens well.
  • Easy Alerting and Reporting.
Rob Bates | 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

AlertSite

  • The pricing model is very pricey when compared to alternatives.
  • Lost of upfront costs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

AppDynamics

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

AlertSite

AlertSite 3.0
Based on 1 answer
Reviewing other cost saving options
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

AppDynamics

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

AlertSite

AlertSite 7.0
Based on 1 answer
Pretty good product only issue was cost
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

AppDynamics

AppDynamics 8.1
Based on 8 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

AlertSite

AlertSite 3.9
Based on 3 answers
What we have noticed so far is the fact that AlertSite customer support team is trying to build relationships and go the extra mile to make sure we can overcome any occurring issues. They are quick to respond and provide sufficient guidance about how to implement product features efficiently, integrate new tools, and fix product issues.
Anonymous | 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

AlertSite

We moved all of our services to Site24x7 after several years with AlertSite. We looked at Uptrends and Pingdom to name a few whilst evaluating options. Pingdom lacks functionality and Uptrends we found to have quite a steep learning curve. AlertSites platform and in particular the Deja-Click recorder is a standout tool against the other platforms. Sadly the upscaling costs of multi-location transactions can quickly add up.
Rob Bates | 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

AlertSite

  • Creating complex web monitor scripts in just a few clicks reduced time to create monitoring improvements.
  • AlertSite Single Sign-On feature reduced integration costs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

AppDynamics

General

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

AppDynamics Editions & Modules

Edition
APM Pro$3,3301
APM AdvancedContact sales team
APM PeakContact sales team
  1. per year
Additional Pricing Details

AlertSite

General

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

AlertSite Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

AppDynamics
8.9
AlertSite
7.2

Likelihood to Renew

AppDynamics
AlertSite
3.0

Usability

AppDynamics
AlertSite
7.0

Support Rating

AppDynamics
8.1
AlertSite
3.9

Implementation Rating

AppDynamics
AlertSite
7.0

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