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60 Ratings
13 Ratings

Catchpoint

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Score 9 out of 100
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Score 8.3 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Application Performance Management

    Catchpoint

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.5

    AlertSite

    75%
    AlertSite ranks higher in 12/12 features

    Application monitoring

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    5 Ratings

    Database monitoring

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.5
    65%
    4 Ratings

    Threshold alerts

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    5 Ratings

    Predictive capabilities

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.0
    70%
    4 Ratings

    Application performance management console

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.5
    75%
    5 Ratings

    Collaboration tools

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.0
    60%
    3 Ratings

    Out-of-the box templates to monitor applications

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    5 Ratings

    Application dependency mapping and thresholding

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.5
    75%
    4 Ratings

    Virtualization monitoring

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    3 Ratings

    Server availability and performance monitoring

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.4
    84%
    5 Ratings

    Server usage monitoring and capacity forecasting

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    4 Ratings

    IT Asset Discovery

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.5
    75%
    4 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Catchpoint is rated higher in 3 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Likelihood to Renew, Support Rating
    • AlertSite is rated higher in 1 area: Usability

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.9

    Catchpoint

    89%
    45 Ratings
    7.9

    AlertSite

    79%
    5 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    9.1

    Catchpoint

    91%
    1 Rating
    3.0

    AlertSite

    30%
    1 Rating

    Usability

    5.5

    Catchpoint

    55%
    2 Ratings
    7.0

    AlertSite

    70%
    1 Rating

    Support Rating

    8.9

    Catchpoint

    89%
    48 Ratings
    4.5

    AlertSite

    45%
    4 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    Catchpoint

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.0

    AlertSite

    70%
    1 Rating

    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

    AlertSite

    AlertSite is used in our organization to monitor our website and web applications in real-time to collect the super important metrics reflecting web page load time but from the user end (E2E) and that approaches helps us to understand what our website is experiencing in real-time.
    Ashutosh Rawale | 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

    AlertSite

    • Intuitive and almost instantaneous creation of monitors.
    • Performance bottlenecks alerts in real time.
    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

    AlertSite

    • Support is inconsistent at times in terms of quality and response.
    • Monitoring locations would have issues.
    • Dashboard would go unavailable at times or lag behind.
    Rob Bates | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    Catchpoint

    General

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

    Starting Price

    AlertSite

    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

    AlertSite

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

    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

    AlertSite

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

    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

    AlertSite

    AlertSite 4.5
    Based on 4 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

    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

    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

    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

    AlertSite

    • AlertSite helps us capture website failures, this helps us to provide 100% uptime as promised with clients.
    • We observed issues from AlertSite many times but their support is fast and helpful.
    • It needs improvement to avoid false alerting as it wastes the time of the support person and can cause a business impact.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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