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60 Ratings

Catchpoint

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Attribute Ratings

  • Catchpoint is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

8.9

Catchpoint

89%
45 Ratings
1.0

PacketTrap (Discontinued)

10%
1 Rating

Likelihood to Renew

9.1

Catchpoint

91%
1 Rating

PacketTrap (Discontinued)

N/A
0 Ratings

Usability

5.5

Catchpoint

55%
2 Ratings

PacketTrap (Discontinued)

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

8.9

Catchpoint

89%
48 Ratings

PacketTrap (Discontinued)

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Catchpoint

Experience testing. We have many many many forms that require the user step thru certain sequences to get to specific places to enter in the information. Once achieved, the user must use that information to perform other actions that must be frequently tested for response time and information accuracy. Once the first several forms are completed, they will in turn effect the outcome of the other actions. CP allows us to test each step of the experience and allows us to focus on specific actions and results. CP is not well suited to test environments that are ever changing as it is not as modularized as it can be. In environments that constantly change, it is difficult to keep CP up to date.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

PacketTrap (Discontinued)

I would have said 10 if they didn't kill the product. I know Blue Folder took a piece of this, but we never got into it and just changed to Auvik and PRTG.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Catchpoint

  • Performance Chart Metrics: series of graphs and a chart summary. The number of graphs drawn depends on the metrics and settings chosen for the chart.
  • Catchpoint synthetic test that will be set up target an endpoint or URLS
  • Catchpoint Real User Monitoring (RUM) collects data from users browsing our sites via a JavaScript snippet.
Habtamu Asfaw | TrustRadius Reviewer

PacketTrap (Discontinued)

  • Network monitoring was pretty on point. Not a lot of false positives.
  • Easy to deploy.
  • Easy to use.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Catchpoint

  • Adding an endpoint to be monitored requires a lot of steps (since there are a lot of functions and features). A quick-add feature would be nice. If the settings are similar, the interface allows you to duplicate an existing setup and tweak the settings.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

PacketTrap (Discontinued)

  • Come back! After Dell purchased this, they ended support for it. In my experience, it was one of the better tools.
  • Integration with other systems, but again, it is EOL, so doesn't matter.
  • MiB library needs a refresh, but again, EOL.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Catchpoint

General

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

Starting Price

PacketTrap (Discontinued)

General

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

Starting Price

Likelihood to Renew

Catchpoint

Catchpoint 9.1
Based on 1 answer
Great and convenient to use.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

PacketTrap (Discontinued)

No score
No answers yet
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Usability

Catchpoint

Catchpoint 5.5
Based on 2 answers
It's hard to find the functionalities that I am looking for in the application. Even if I did something in the past, after a time I have to re-learn again where the functionalities are. This is a powerful tool, but not user-friendly. Texts in the buttons and menus are not always meaningful or easily comprehensible.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

PacketTrap (Discontinued)

No score
No answers yet
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Support Rating

Catchpoint

Catchpoint 8.9
Based on 48 answers
I have supported 20-30 different vendor tools in my career and Catchpoint, by far, has the best customer service that I have ever experienced. They are very responsive and thoroughly track and provide visibility on progress. Their level one resources are generally very knowledgeable. Also, support is more than happy to join bridge calls to help troubleshoot application issues if requested. Finally, the scope of service provided by support is not just typical support activities - they will also help in creating new monitors, providing training/education, etc... I am extremely happy with Catchpoint support!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

PacketTrap (Discontinued)

No score
No answers yet
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Alternatives Considered

Catchpoint

Primary reason we went with Catchpoint is that they offered us actual backbone testing locations. All the other features like a filmstrip and traceroutes have been very beneficial as well and were not available in the competitors' solutions.
Brian Gill | TrustRadius Reviewer

PacketTrap (Discontinued)

Again, the main piece was config backups. That is a real big deal, when you are dealing with a lot of customers that don't have a change management process. So changes can be done to a networking device and we need to be able to review what it was one day and what it changed to the next. This happens a lot with internal IT departments, that break something and you support them as an MSP.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Catchpoint

  • The ROI has been very good with this product, we have seen multiple folds of time-saving by using this tool and preempting any risk associated with non-performant times of our server, hence increasing the team's capability to respond to certain downtime scenarios and the level of action that needs to be taken.
  • Catchpoint’s observability solution makes it easier to have global visibility of our website's performance and to fix issues quicker
  • I don't have any negatives, every good product comes with a cost, that is the fact but the Catchpoint tool has ultimately improved our ROI much beyond the changes that we pay
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

PacketTrap (Discontinued)

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