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Score 6.6 out of 100

New Relic

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Score 8.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

NETSCOUT nGeniusONE

It’s best for troubleshooting issues that require a packet level analysis. By having source/destination you can have a view into how the packets are traversing the network. If alerts/baselines are set up it can help identify something out of the norm. Very useful for VoIP applications as well. Would not recommend for small scale environments.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

New Relic

New Relic is a great tool and a great alternative for any engineering team who would like to understand what is going on with their APIs. It can monitor backends and frontends which is great. Alerting is hard to configure but works well. Integration with other products is a plus.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Network Performance Monitoring

NETSCOUT nGeniusONE
8.6
New Relic
Automated network device discovery
NETSCOUT nGeniusONE
9.0
New Relic
Network monitoring
NETSCOUT nGeniusONE
8.4
New Relic
Baseline threshold calculation
NETSCOUT nGeniusONE
6.6
New Relic
Alerts
NETSCOUT nGeniusONE
7.8
New Relic
Network capacity planning
NETSCOUT nGeniusONE
9.0
New Relic
Packet capture analysis
NETSCOUT nGeniusONE
9.6
New Relic
Network mapping
NETSCOUT nGeniusONE
8.3
New Relic
Customizable reports
NETSCOUT nGeniusONE
7.4
New Relic
Wireless infrastructure monitoring
NETSCOUT nGeniusONE
10.0
New Relic
Hardware health monitoring
NETSCOUT nGeniusONE
10.0
New Relic

Pros

NETSCOUT nGeniusONE

  • NetScout nGeniusONE can help to deep dive into the packet layer, help to identify the real network and service performance problems in the protocol layer. We have been using NetScout nGeniusONE as the main monitoring solution for the mobile network for many years.
  • I have recently use NetScout nGeniusONE to support problem troubleshooting for a customer issue complaining of slow application connection into our Datacenter services. it was easy to use NetScout nGeniusONE to capture the problematic connection sessions by using various type of filters and export a pcap file for further analysis.
  • I‘ve also use NetScout nGeniusONE to investigate an NBN connection issue which was intermittent and hard to capture, however, by using NetScout nGeniusONE it was easy to go back to the history capture and logs, so we won't miss any important leads.
Paul Fan | TrustRadius Reviewer

New Relic

  • Monitor traffic rates and server usage on real time
  • Helps engineers to dive deep into an issue and guides them to the root cause
  • Provides high-level system health status of different components (ie. Server capacity, RPM, page load time, error rate..)
  • Near real time reporting
  • Links with deployment so easy to understand if an issue has occurred after a particular release
Meraz Haque | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

NETSCOUT nGeniusONE

  • Possibly the setup. The organization of setting up the sites weren't as easy as I would have liked.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

New Relic

  • It would be helpful if use cases for particularly a Windows installation, were provided to help determine which set of configuration files would be the one a group would want to control. I.e. potentially with a department trying to do DevOps, it's difficult to determine which team needs to have responsibility for what at times. The reason I mention this, is New Relic seems to in many ways be a tool that's useful for DevOps-related processes and staff.
  • On the main New Relic One site, sometimes a refresh option is available for new features. It would be helpful to see what the new features are in advance before trying this out. Particularly if doing a demo or a working season with another team.
  • I'm not aware of a page or specific site which describes/summarizes all of the different NR Products and their features.
  • Sometimes it's tricky to determine which product to use to accomplish a task.
Jim Locke, ITIL v3F, ITIL RCV | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

NETSCOUT nGeniusONE

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

New Relic

New Relic 7.2
Based on 10 answers
I have not yet found any similar product that offers me this range of features to help us keep our online service fast and reliable. Besides this, New Relic is constantly evolving by adding new plugins to emerging technologies and platforms. Server performance measuring features are a key point as our user database grows.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

NETSCOUT nGeniusONE

NETSCOUT nGeniusONE 6.5
Based on 2 answers
It provides a lot of useful information, but it's not always easy/intuitive to find it. It really needs to get a fully functional API integrated to support automation and integration with other monitoring and analytics tools to enable faster decision making. On the other hand, it gathers a lot of useful information from complex networks that are useful for capacity management and faster incident isolation and resolution.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

New Relic

New Relic 5.9
Based on 5 answers
As an engineer, New Relic has been very quick and easy for me to pick up/install/use. It has been less easy for some of the less technical-minded folks in our organization and their UI still is inconsistent multiple years after refactoring their platform to be New Relic One.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

NETSCOUT nGeniusONE

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

New Relic

New Relic 10.0
Based on 2 answers
we have never had any down time issues!!!
Jayson E. Conry | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

NETSCOUT nGeniusONE

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

New Relic

New Relic 8.0
Based on 2 answers
there are times where browser cache will cause issues that require you to clear your browser before continuing.
Jayson E. Conry | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

NETSCOUT nGeniusONE

NETSCOUT nGeniusONE 7.5
Based on 4 answers
We have a dedicated OSE who has been very helpful. Besides that, we have little experience beyond this specific model
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

New Relic

New Relic 7.9
Based on 7 answers
There are times I feel that the initial support is lacking. And in some cases the automated responses of not hearing anything are annoying if the reason why there has been no movement is because we are still waiting to hear back from NR support. So, i think they should loose the automation as it can seem disingenuous
Jayson E. Conry | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

NETSCOUT nGeniusONE

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

New Relic

New Relic 7.9
Based on 9 answers
The documentation was clear and concise; the only issue we ran into was custom application naming. Due to HTTPD mod_fcgid and the need for the application name to be set in php.ini (not in .htaccess or the virtual host directive) ... we had issues setting this up.
Travis Crowder | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

NETSCOUT nGeniusONE

Majority of vendors on the market at the time only handle a piece of network instrumentation. Netscout covered all the bases which meet our company's requirements for "One throat to choke" rule. For the market we are in its nice to have a local team that can be onsite the same day if needed.
Chris Woods | TrustRadius Reviewer

New Relic

We selected New Relic because we were more readily able to send metrics and performance data to one centralized location, and perform a variety of visualization and correlation tasks in a single location, with a single application.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

NETSCOUT nGeniusONE

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

New Relic

New Relic 8.0
Based on 1 answer
It's easy to scale. However, it isn't as easy to keep track of costs and who own's what/
Jayson E. Conry | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

NETSCOUT nGeniusONE

  • NetScout nGeniusONE helps to reduce the time and effort (people to involve) to react on network outages, speed up the investigation progress, and much more quickly to identify the root cause.
  • Proactive helps the operation team to identify the underline problems and help the business to take actions before the issue starts to impact the customer's business. Help to reduce the incidents and outages.
  • Help the operation teams to better understand the performance and health of the network from a higher level and end to end perspective, improve the efficiency of work.
Paul Fan | TrustRadius Reviewer

New Relic

  • Gives us great visibility into what our services are doing at all times
  • Alerts us quickly when there is a problem so we can address it with alacrity
  • Gives us extremely customisable options in regards to how we want to track, store, and materialise our data
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

NETSCOUT nGeniusONE

General

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

Starting Price

NETSCOUT nGeniusONE Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

New Relic

General

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

Starting Price

$0

New Relic Editions & Modules

Edition
Standard$991
ProContact sales team
EnterpriseContact sales team
Telemetry Data Platform0.253
Incident Intelligence0.504
Free (Forever)$05
  1. per month per full user (after first free full user - unlimited free basic users)
  2. none
  3. per month per extra GB data ingest (after first free 100GB per month)
  4. per month per event (after first 1000 free events per month)
  5. No credit card required; 100 GB free ingest per month, 1 free full user + unlimited basic users, 8 days retention, 100 Synthetics Checks
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

NETSCOUT nGeniusONE
6.6
New Relic
8.4

Likelihood to Renew

NETSCOUT nGeniusONE
New Relic
7.2

Usability

NETSCOUT nGeniusONE
6.5
New Relic
5.9

Reliability and Availability

NETSCOUT nGeniusONE
New Relic
10.0

Performance

NETSCOUT nGeniusONE
New Relic
8.0

Support Rating

NETSCOUT nGeniusONE
7.5
New Relic
7.9

Implementation Rating

NETSCOUT nGeniusONE
New Relic
7.9

Scalability

NETSCOUT nGeniusONE
New Relic
8.0

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