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Score 8.7 out of 100

Dynatrace

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Score 8.1 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

ConnectWise Automate

ConnectWise Automate is a fantastic platform for managing multiple clients, and I feel this is why it was created in the first place. I have ready complaints about certain components and behaviors in the past online. However, it appears they have fixed these issues in later versions as we have not experienced them. It also has competitive pricing for RMM's for MSP's to use. It could also be used for a single company to manage their environment, but I don't think it was meant for this. There might be other options that are more cost effective, especially if a single company doesn't have hundreds of machines to manage or more.
Adam Friedli | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dynatrace

Dynatrace is well suited to address challenges that are well base-lined. This requires workloads that are relatively repeatable and normalized. If workloads are random or unique, the AI will struggle to understand when challenges arise. That said, most of our workloads have been well baselines, and appropriate for Dyantrace.
Josh Rush | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Monitoring Tasks

ConnectWise Automate
8.9
Dynatrace
Remote monitoring
ConnectWise Automate
9.3
Dynatrace
Network device monitoring
ConnectWise Automate
7.5
Dynatrace
Multiple Server Monitoring
ConnectWise Automate
9.4
Dynatrace
Multi-device monitoring
ConnectWise Automate
9.1
Dynatrace
Automated alerts and notifications
ConnectWise Automate
9.0
Dynatrace

Management Tasks

ConnectWise Automate
8.8
Dynatrace
Patch Management
ConnectWise Automate
8.9
Dynatrace
Service configuration management
ConnectWise Automate
8.7
Dynatrace
Software and hardware inventory
ConnectWise Automate
8.9
Dynatrace
Policy-based automation
ConnectWise Automate
8.6
Dynatrace

Reporting

ConnectWise Automate
7.6
Dynatrace
Performance data reports
ConnectWise Automate
8.3
Dynatrace
Customizable reporting
ConnectWise Automate
8.2
Dynatrace
Data visualization
ConnectWise Automate
7.5
Dynatrace
Risk analysis
ConnectWise Automate
6.5
Dynatrace

Security

ConnectWise Automate
8.3
Dynatrace
Data backup and recovery
ConnectWise Automate
7.4
Dynatrace
Antivirus and malware management
ConnectWise Automate
8.6
Dynatrace
Adinistraor access control
ConnectWise Automate
9.0
Dynatrace

Pros

ConnectWise Automate

  • It includes a ticketing system using workflow automation, SLA, as well as performance monitoring and access tickets from mobile devices.
  • Dashboards of the tool show overviews and detailed explanations of KPIs. Your business can also use the custom report writer to generate reports on whatever issue you want.
  • You can use ConnectWise to automate the range of ITIL process, such as: incident management, availability management, change management, service reporting, service-level management, service asset and configuration management, request management, and knowledge management.
Asfer Bin Saleh | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dynatrace

  • We loved Dynatrace's ability to show the data flow - from the front end points through the back end points straight to the database and various API's. It was advanced in its data visualization. This is useful for debugging - showing when/where the errors are. It can even enable non-technical individuals in the corporation to help debug
  • Dynatrace has some great highly customizable integration options as well as monitoring. You can configure your layout & integration options to create custom monitoring alerts for your applications performance. Further you can increase the extensibility of using a REST API on your architecture.
  • Some advanced dev-ops systems are utilizing Kubernetes/docker aswell as Node.JS - Dynatrace was able to log and help understand all of our dev-ops needs. It gave us native alerts based off of deviations from the baseline that we set during initial configuration. These metrics are priceless.
Matthew Mariner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

ConnectWise Automate

  • The biggest issue for Automate is their support. They seem to be completely overwhelmed. Chat support for simple questions can be anywhere from 30 to 60 minutes in the queue. Then when you are connected they are doing little more than creating a ticket that will take days to hear back from them.
  • Patching. The documentation and advice from our implementation person do not match reality. The process of denying a patch is documented, but doesn't work. We were unable to block certain patches from being distributed until we spoke to a specialist about it. He couldn't explain the mis-matched documentation.
  • Speed. Using the Automate client is painfully slow. Very sluggish and non-responsive at times.
David Wertz, CHSP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dynatrace

  • Dynatrace does not monitor easily on AIX OS.
  • Dynatrace does not monitor easily on a C-based application.
  • The way DPGR is addressed by Dynatrace is not very complete, and not clear. One thing is to mask the IP and request attributes but is not enough, the replay session feature is great but raises serious questions about user tracking.
Philippe REY | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

ConnectWise Automate

ConnectWise Automate 8.0
Based on 3 answers
Support and the Speed of supporting the latest technology is the main reason for not giving this a 10. But the product is powerful and flexible. The best way that I can sum it up is "You can get out of it what you put in to it"
Jack Skinner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dynatrace

Dynatrace 8.6
Based on 13 answers
We have already renewed our purchase with the company. They make it easy for us to get a temporary license for our contingency site that is only used for testing twice a year. We are expanding our license with for this tool. We find it very useful and will renew it again.
Rebecca Douglass | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

ConnectWise Automate

ConnectWise Automate 3.2
Based on 3 answers
The UI is pretty confusing. There are Right-clicks, ctrl+clicks, Shift clicks, it's all very convoluted. With the latest gussying up, it's now arguably prettier, but very slow... I dread using it now...
Scott Sanford | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dynatrace

Dynatrace 8.4
Based on 10 answers
I really liked how easy it was to deploy the SaaS vesion of Dynatrace in our environment. We have a lot of tools that have plenty of capability but they don't get a whole lot of use because they would require someone who is an expert to use them. With the SaaS version of Dynatrace, all the admin functions are taken care of by the Dynatrace team (updates, patches, new features, bugs, etc.) and our small shop can focus on getting valuable metrics, alerts and issue resolution from the product.
Nischay Goyal | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

ConnectWise Automate

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Dynatrace

Dynatrace 8.2
Based on 2 answers
Our environment, it never goes down therefore is always available.
Rebecca Douglass | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

ConnectWise Automate

ConnectWise Automate 3.0
Based on 4 answers
It used to be great, but then they broke reporting, speed and responsiveness with version 11 and the new Patch Manager. It's really bad and their support people are way behind on fixing so many bugs. They have really gone downhill. If they don't get it together soon, we'll start looking around.
Ian Hansen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dynatrace

Dynatrace 7.3
Based on 2 answers
We have not seen where it does slow down an application.
Rebecca Douglass | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

ConnectWise Automate

ConnectWise Automate 8.0
Based on 14 answers
Most of the time their support is good for smaller things. They have a chat assist which is a nice function. When you run into a larger issue or an issue with an integration the support becomes less reliable and inconsistent. Generally your wait time on chat is under 5 minutes.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dynatrace

Dynatrace 8.4
Based on 412 answers
Our support team for converting Synthetics from Gomez to Dynatrace was absolutely wonderful. Nicole G. has been extremely helpful and always follows-up on our issues and concerns. She was invaluable in our upgrade--always providing both technical support as well as "moral support." Our Dynatrace coach is also extremely involved in helping us become proficient Dynatrace administrators. He also follows-up on our questions and issues.
Sandy Neavaes | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

ConnectWise Automate

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Dynatrace

Dynatrace 8.2
Based on 1 answer
We did both online and in house training - they used our system so it made more sense.
Rebecca Douglass | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

ConnectWise Automate

ConnectWise Automate 7.1
Based on 2 answers
LabTech online training is very very thorough in training and helping individuals understand the theory and practical side of using a Remote Monitoring & Management. The training has multiple methods of explaining each section which helps to re-enforce everything about the Training Modules. I have had some Engineers lose their interest after a number of modules because they said that it was too much, that was too similar. I've found that the training is tailored towards a technical background but the Sales training does help NON technical individuals familiarize themselves with the Remote Monitoring and Management components and how it relates to Managed Services.
Carson Hagan, ITILv3 | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dynatrace

Dynatrace 8.2
Based on 1 answer
The training was done on our time and with our system.
Rebecca Douglass | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

ConnectWise Automate

ConnectWise Automate 7.3
Based on 1 answer
Start small and learn the in's and out's before making policies and rolling things out company wide. Ask the questions of why if you don't agree with something or your company does things a different way. Usually they are done a certain way for a reason. Start simple with roll out and slowly enable or add on the functionality that is needed.
Jack Skinner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dynatrace

Dynatrace 7.9
Based on 27 answers
Issue were internal to our company politics and working accross silos and not with the implementation
Lisa Bogart | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

ConnectWise Automate

We prefer Automate to Kaseya for the customization, scripting and the third party integration.However, we prefer Continuum to Automate for how much time we freed up. We no longer have to maintain Automate services, integrations, etc. We also have reduced our ticket noise by 70%. This fact alone makes Continuum our favorite.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dynatrace

Dynatrace provides the best insights into our environment from end to end. It provides user sessions throughout the application so, we can see exactly what users are doing and potentially not only fix problems but provide improvements before any issues arise. There is no simpler product to deploy and get so much information from than Dynatrace.
Matt Johnson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

ConnectWise Automate

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Dynatrace

Dynatrace 7.3
Based on 1 answer
Dynatrace can be used to monitor may software tools
Rebecca Douglass | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

ConnectWise Automate

  • Because using the program is at a very low cost, I have the ability to service any client and provide training to any client if they have a computer.
  • Saves travel time and expenses associated with travel to support/train clients. Also can be done at any time of day because of continual access.
  • Gives the client peace of mind to know that I can access and fix an issue with a workstation any time of the day, weekends, evenings when they are not available etc.
Catherine Zuniga | TrustRadius Reviewer

Dynatrace

  • With three departments now using Dynatrace, the value we get from it is much higher than its cost. We easily meet the annual ROI within the first few months.
  • Dynatrace enables us to stay ahead of our students and know about impending problems before they become student facing.
  • We sleep much better know Dynatrace is monitoring our environment.
Mark Kaplan | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

ConnectWise Automate

General

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

Dynatrace

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

ConnectWise Automate
8.8
Dynatrace
8.8

Likelihood to Renew

ConnectWise Automate
8.0
Dynatrace
8.6

Usability

ConnectWise Automate
3.2
Dynatrace
8.4

Reliability and Availability

ConnectWise Automate
Dynatrace
8.2

Performance

ConnectWise Automate
3.0
Dynatrace
7.3

Support Rating

ConnectWise Automate
8.0
Dynatrace
8.4

In-Person Training

ConnectWise Automate
Dynatrace
8.2

Online Training

ConnectWise Automate
7.1
Dynatrace
8.2

Implementation Rating

ConnectWise Automate
7.3
Dynatrace
7.9

Scalability

ConnectWise Automate
Dynatrace
7.3

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