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Score 8.2 out of 100
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Score 8.1 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Dynatrace

Dynatrace is well suited to a number of tasks. It is important to determine who the end users are and gather good information to tailor their experience accordingly.For instance, business/marketing should not have access to some of the more technical data, and business metrics can be a distraction for IT operations personnel.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds ipMonitor

SolarWinds ipMonitor is well suited in situation where customer do not wants to hold the responsibility of underlying monitoring infrastructure management such as Servers, Database, website and their high availability. And of course when you need Network, Servers, Services fault and performance monitoring. When you have specialized network monitoring requirement such as Configuration backup, netflow traffic analysis then this is not the right tool.
Rekha Yadav | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Network Performance Monitoring

Dynatrace
SolarWinds ipMonitor
8.2
Automated network device discovery
Dynatrace
SolarWinds ipMonitor
8.5
Network monitoring
Dynatrace
SolarWinds ipMonitor
8.9
Alerts
Dynatrace
SolarWinds ipMonitor
8.5
Network mapping
Dynatrace
SolarWinds ipMonitor
8.1
Customizable reports
Dynatrace
SolarWinds ipMonitor
7.2

Pros

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

SolarWinds ipMonitor

  • ipMonitor is well suited to use SNMP sources to monitor up states and usage such as network interfaces
  • ipMonitor does a great job of measuring bandwidth usage and delivering a long term 'picture' of usage
  • ipMonitor has an exceptional interface that is easy to use and simple to navigate
Mike Maner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

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

SolarWinds ipMonitor

  • SolarWinds ipMonitor tool is good for small to medium-size applications but it has some drawbacks for large and busy applications on busy servers.
  • [It] may not able to provide accurate results for applications or servers which work on high loads and busy environments.
  • In our Organization it has been observed on the Clustered environment with always-on technology, and iPMonitor cannot pinpoint the network traffic and performance which servers were switched between the servers. While switching between Active node to passive node in a clustered environment, it cannot pinpoint application web servers issues.
Srinivas Reddy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

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

SolarWinds ipMonitor

SolarWinds ipMonitor 8.2
Based on 1 answer
I have very few pieces of software, that are specific to IT and IT services, that just work. Honestly, I don't need the support as it never breaks, but I believe in rewarding vendors that make valuable products
Mike Maner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

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

SolarWinds ipMonitor

SolarWinds ipMonitor 8.1
Based on 8 answers
SolarWinds ipMonitor is a perfectly decent network mapper and performance metric gatherer, but it is held back by the UI, which can be hard to navigate once you have more than a couple dozen assets in there. It is fairly priced, but it also sometimes takes a really long time before results come in.
Dylan Eikelenboom | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Dynatrace

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

SolarWinds ipMonitor

No score
No answers yet
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Performance

Dynatrace

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

SolarWinds ipMonitor

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Dynatrace

Dynatrace 8.3
Based on 412 answers
Given that Dynatrace has become an informal industry standard, the plethora of information available on forums is massive. Most problems or roadblocks you come across are most likely (almost certainly, in fact) already solved and solutions available on these forums. The tech support at Dynatrace is also quite good, with prompt and knowledgeable people at their end.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds ipMonitor

SolarWinds ipMonitor 8.6
Based on 10 answers
Although I had not much support ticket with ipMonitor support team but I can share my overall experience with SolarWinds products and support team. I am working with SolarWinds support team since last 7 years and in last 2-3 years I have seen a significant improvement in knowledge documentation which is helping end users to troubleshoot problems by themselves. Apart from this SolarWinds phone call based support is very nice as tickets and emails might take some time but a direct phone call can get your job done quickly comparatively.
Nikhil Kumar Sharma | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

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

SolarWinds ipMonitor

No score
No answers yet
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Online Training

Dynatrace

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

SolarWinds ipMonitor

No score
No answers yet
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Implementation Rating

Dynatrace

Dynatrace 7.9
Based on 27 answers
Using Dynatrace support services to assist (and lead) the implementation was extremely important.
Sandy Neavaes | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds ipMonitor

No score
No answers yet
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Alternatives Considered

Dynatrace

Synthetic Monitoring automatically does what other products do only through the use of other tools or through the development of user applications that still have a high cost of maintenance. The other products are not immediately usable and require many customizations. Through the use of configuration automatisms, you can be immediately operational and, in our case, we detected several imperfections in the applications.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds ipMonitor

We have run Zabbix in the past and while it is a great and very flexible tool (much more than SolarWinds), it is also an Open Source tool that depends heavily on the community. When it comes to more complex environments and global implementations with business critical applications, we could not rely on the community to support us.SolarWinds is a leader on monitoring industry and has a great support.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Dynatrace

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

SolarWinds ipMonitor

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Dynatrace

  • Thanks to Dynatrace we have been able to effectively challenge and collaborate with service providers and outsourced IT teams.
  • Thanks to Dynatrace we have reduced MTTR on troubleshooting by a magnitude of four.
  • The performance analyses our team has done with Dynatrace earned us trust among management, business teams, and IT teams.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds ipMonitor

  • We currently use an outside service to monitor critical network nodes. We will do away with that service shortly.
  • We no longer have to wait to hear from our users if there is a network device down. We will be proactively alerted and we can begin to remediate immediately helping to limit downtime.
  • After initial setup and some tweaking, it requires little to no time to maintain.
Paul Cheng | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

Dynatrace

Pricing Details

Dynatrace

General

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

Dynatrace Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

SolarWinds ipMonitor

General

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

SolarWinds ipMonitor Editions & Modules

Edition
ipMonitor -2500 Monitors$57701
ipMonitor - 1000 Monitors$26201
ipMonitor - 500 Monitors$15701
  1. installation
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Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Dynatrace
8.8
SolarWinds ipMonitor
8.0

Likelihood to Renew

Dynatrace
8.6
SolarWinds ipMonitor
8.2

Usability

Dynatrace
8.4
SolarWinds ipMonitor
8.1

Reliability and Availability

Dynatrace
8.2
SolarWinds ipMonitor

Performance

Dynatrace
7.3
SolarWinds ipMonitor

Support Rating

Dynatrace
8.3
SolarWinds ipMonitor
8.6

In-Person Training

Dynatrace
8.2
SolarWinds ipMonitor

Online Training

Dynatrace
8.2
SolarWinds ipMonitor

Implementation Rating

Dynatrace
7.9
SolarWinds ipMonitor

Scalability

Dynatrace
7.3
SolarWinds ipMonitor

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