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Catchpoint

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Feature Set Ratings

    Application Performance Management

    Catchpoint

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    9.0

    Request Metrics

    90%
    Request Metrics ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Application monitoring

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating

    Threshold alerts

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    1 Rating

    Application performance management console

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0
    90%
    1 Rating

    Attribute Ratings

    • Request Metrics is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.9

    Catchpoint

    89%
    45 Ratings
    10.0

    Request Metrics

    100%
    1 Rating

    Likelihood to Renew

    9.1

    Catchpoint

    91%
    1 Rating

    Request Metrics

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Usability

    5.5

    Catchpoint

    55%
    2 Ratings

    Request Metrics

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support Rating

    8.9

    Catchpoint

    89%
    48 Ratings

    Request Metrics

    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

    Request Metrics

    Request Metrics is great for small web development teams that want to make fast web applications. It was quick for us to get started and we could use the reports right away without having to read through documentation. If you just need to get some performance metrics, Request Metrics is perfect.It would not be so good for a larger team or a complex backend application as it is pretty limited in what it can measure.
    Imelda Garcia | 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

    Request Metrics

    • Performance charts are really simple and easy for us to understand what is happening
    • It was easy to get started and doesn't need administration or training
    • It's affordable for our team
    • It's fast
    Imelda Garcia | 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

    Request Metrics

    • I wish that it could also do uptime checking of the site
    • There is not enough detail to drill into individual users
    Imelda Garcia | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    Catchpoint

    General

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

    Starting Price

    Request Metrics

    General

    Free Trial
    Yes
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Yes
    Entry-level set up fee?
    Optional
    $10

    Starting Price

    Likelihood to Renew

    Catchpoint

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

    Request Metrics

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    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

    Request Metrics

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    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

    Request Metrics

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    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

    Request Metrics

    We also consider Speedcurve and Calibre for monitoring. Speedcurve was really nice, but the reports were slow. We had to wait a lot to get information. It was also out of our budget and would require extra justification to use it.Calibre was also nice, but the numbers were based on synthetic rather than real user performance. We felt that this wasn't as helpful for us.
    Imelda Garcia | 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

    Request Metrics

    • The launch of our project dashboard was much smoother and more successful because we could fix problems earlier
    • It fit without our existing operations budget
    Imelda Garcia | TrustRadius Reviewer

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