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AppDynamics is well suited to large IT organizations ie telcos where there is legacy combined with modern systems ie containerized environments and cloud deployments, mobile, web as well as onprem. AppDynamics can follow the transactions into all of these areas and provide a single view on the health of the systems.
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This platform has helped us determine and execute changes in our cloud environments. Its Artificial Intelligence application resources management platform helps in turning around digital organization by use of important business applications to get resources they might need in order to perform private and public clouds. Another amazing feature in this platform is operations manager feature, this helps in managing the use of virtual machines.
Read full review Pros you can easily identify where there is a problem in the code at the time of error. With Network Visibility, you can see how much bandwidth your applications are using between nodes. You can easily detect SQL statements or stored procedures that consume most of the system resources and get statistical data. Read full review Presentation is nice. Its easy to understand what your looking at and the data that is being presented to you. Properly identify resource utilization and recommendations for action on how VMs can be improved and resources can be better utilized. It was also able to tell us the same information and analysis for cloud resources. I was not expecting that. Read full review Cons Data Privacy is the most concerning thing with AppDynamics and the SSO authentication is very limited During load testing the graph output is not as expected and delayed Sometime Server details in the portal is missing in real time, which can indeed cause issue in long term and during performance tracking Read full review It would be nice if the UI included a break-down of features that are both licensed as well as un-licensed. That way, you could not only see what you have, but what you don't. The right-sizing recommendations are great, but very little info is given about why the recommendation is being made. More info would not only increase understanding, but would also help drive decision-making. Read full review Likelihood to Renew
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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We are certainly happy with Turbonomic as a whole and have invested quite a bit of time and effort into learning the ins and outs of the product. We have our reporting setup the way we want it and have gained definite value from these features. I will say though that many products nowadays are offering more native monitoring, reporting, and alerting features which may eventually steer us away from this product
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Excellent approach to larger VM organizational management. They have an very clean integrated dashboard that allows us to see everything in our environment and what that is doing in real-time. It works on multiple hyper-visors really well and integrates capacity planning on my local site as well as my cloud locations.
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VMTurbo has not caused any outages by not doing what we expect it to do.
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It allocates resources among applications by showing more on the cost breakdown by cloud service, with metrics on cloud provider information like Azure Management, Identity, Networking, Storage with costs per day, and total services costs. This then could facilitate and show the corresponding actions thereafter upon scaling.
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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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When I contact support I get a quick response and they are able to solve my problem quickly. I also get a sense that they want to make sure that we are getting value from the product and walk me through whatever steps are needed to accomplish my goals.
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Alex (from VMTurbo) has worked with the product for years and helped develop the product. He was very knowledgeable and was able to provide our support team with details knowledge on how to get our deployment configured correctly as well as help with another VMTurbo POC within another customers environment.
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After buying VMTurbo Operations Manager, I was invited to an online user training event. I felt this training was effective and dug just deep enough to be informative yet still keep my attention. Additionally, the webinar was free.
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The implementation was very simple. Just upload an OVA file and power on the VM. Once it comes up enter some networking information and you can then access the web interface. From there, just begin configuring the system for your environment by adding you license and the various virtual environments and storage through the inventory tab
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AppDynamics is easy to use when compared with
and provide rich user interface. We prefer AppDynamics as it gives more data insight. We can easily install the AppDynamics agent and integrate with application. Also AppDynamics subscription cost was in budget with our organization that result in overall business growth.
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As the organization had experience of years in using IBM products, we had the confidence that they will provide us with great support. And we needed a reliable solution as a financial institute to ensure continuous operations. Even though the price was very high, we made the correct decision to go ahead with IBM Turbonomic as the feedback from existing users in the region was very positive. We needed a solution which was capable of handling our automation requirements. All these were green in IBM Turbonomic.
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easy scalable, adding new clusters in, no big deal.
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Professional services were always there to guide us in our transformation to the cloud. They understood our business model and then were able to provide guidance on what we needed from the tool.
Read full review Return on Investment Platform map drilldown capabilities and code-level visibility helped us to find the root cause of problems faster Threshold alerts made proactive problem handling easier Data capture module helped us to link technical data with business data and support customers far more efficiently Read full review Application performance has been a big one. With Turbonomic keeping everything running at top performance, it can make changes when extra resources are need, quicker than somebody being notified and then making the necessary changes. Turbonomic has been a great cost savings for us on multiple occasions. We use it every time we are improving servers. With the planning feature we get the best performance form new hardware purchases Read full review ScreenShots