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38 Ratings
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Score 8.1 out of 100

SolarWinds AppOptics

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Score 7.7 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

TruView

Netscout’s TruView monitoring system gives your IT department the perfect view of your network landscape. With the pulse hardware app, you can perform VoIP or HTTP network monitoring tests from specific remote locations and it will populate the analysis results into your console. This will give you perspective on how your sites are performing and detect any out of Service Level Agreement (SLA) performance even before users report it.
Claudio Hoffer | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds AppOptics

With the current set of features, AppOptics is a great option for startups that do not depend on downstream external services for their product. I have already recommended it to some friends working at other startups. I am rating it 8/10 instead of 10/10 because its monitoring of downstream services is inadequate. In our company, we have a monolithic application. So, we don't have an opinion on how it would operate in a service-oriented architecture.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Network Performance Monitoring

TruView
9.5
SolarWinds AppOptics
Automated network device discovery
TruView
10.0
SolarWinds AppOptics
Network monitoring
TruView
10.0
SolarWinds AppOptics
Baseline threshold calculation
TruView
9.9
SolarWinds AppOptics
Alerts
TruView
10.0
SolarWinds AppOptics
Network capacity planning
TruView
10.0
SolarWinds AppOptics
Packet capture analysis
TruView
9.9
SolarWinds AppOptics
Network mapping
TruView
10.0
SolarWinds AppOptics
Customizable reports
TruView
5.2
SolarWinds AppOptics
Wireless infrastructure monitoring
TruView
10.0
SolarWinds AppOptics
Hardware health monitoring
TruView
10.0
SolarWinds AppOptics

Application Performance Management

TruView
SolarWinds AppOptics
7.3
Application monitoring
TruView
SolarWinds AppOptics
8.1
Database monitoring
TruView
SolarWinds AppOptics
7.4
Threshold alerts
TruView
SolarWinds AppOptics
7.4
Predictive capabilities
TruView
SolarWinds AppOptics
5.9
Application performance management console
TruView
SolarWinds AppOptics
7.5
Collaboration tools
TruView
SolarWinds AppOptics
7.0
Out-of-the box templates to monitor applications
TruView
SolarWinds AppOptics
7.2
Application dependency mapping and thresholding
TruView
SolarWinds AppOptics
7.2
Virtualization monitoring
TruView
SolarWinds AppOptics
7.6
Server availability and performance monitoring
TruView
SolarWinds AppOptics
8.1
Server usage monitoring and capacity forecasting
TruView
SolarWinds AppOptics
7.2
IT Asset Discovery
TruView
SolarWinds AppOptics
7.0

Pros

TruView

  • The app monitoring gives you the details to set different filters and do a quick identification of the root cause of the problem.
  • Remarkable ability to store details of performance to analyze baselining, run advance troubleshooting, error detection and catalog by trends.
  • The ability to sync with a device/interface whether is physical or virtual gives me the standpoint to set analysis upon network traffic across LAN or WAN and also get the insight of Cloud segments, setting the triggers to find out where the behavior changes to non-production traffic.
Victor Arana | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds AppOptics

  • Easy to integrate with an application stack. Supports many. In my case, I just need the AppOptics client and client key to start integration with my application stack.
  • Provide real-time metrics like DB connection, query analysis, latency in API calls and other connections, response codes for various API's, etc.
  • We can also set thresholds based on use-cases and set up the alerts and publish one across various suitable channels.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

TruView

  • Product features are sometimes overwhelming if the IT team is not used to this technology. For a small and mid-size company, the number of settings and work that is needed to implement the solution could be a long and exhausting process.
  • A "lite" version of Visual TruView could help a lot to small sized environments looking to develop the solution.
  • I would like to add some mitigation tools for simple/common problems that could be easily managed by a monitoring tool like Netscout TruView.
Claudio Hoffer | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds AppOptics

  • The only thing that I would add is the possibility to display every single query our servers receive to eventually analyze them and query through them. We could also generate nice visualizations from that. Right now I believe we can only see averages.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

TruView

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SolarWinds AppOptics

SolarWinds AppOptics 7.3
Based on 1 answer
Prior comparisons, fast metrics and decent reporting
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

TruView

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SolarWinds AppOptics

SolarWinds AppOptics 7.3
Based on 1 answer
AppOptics has performed well for all of the major functions we have needed it for. Especially when it comes to tracking down response time issues and researching app performance for different pages and different times of day we have been able to do everything we need to. We know there are some more advanced features that could help us in more niche areas, but haven't had the time to delve deeper into using or setting them up.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

TruView

TruView 10.0
Based on 1 answer
As mentioned before, our deployment success depended on their expertise. Recommendations and overall response from their support engineers was out of this world. We, as supporters ourselves, are very critical in regards to the response times and knowledge of support services representatives. Often they just want to resolve your ticket not caring about the result, or focus only on the performance review we could give them. That's a standard behavior in most overseas support centers. The TruView engineers and management cared about us, our needs, and how they delivered the help we needed.
Claudio Hoffer | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds AppOptics

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

TruView

Visual TruView is a solid competitor with solutions such as SolarWinds NPM, Nagios, PRTG, or SolarWinds NTA. Why we chose TruView was because it goes straight to what we were looking for, no hidden modules or subscriptions to secondaries licensing terms, to get the results that we were expecting. TruView takes it to another level.
Victor Arana | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds AppOptics

SolarWinds AppOptics serves a specific use case for us--diving down on the application layer to identify root causes of latency. It does not offer the same use case as SignalFx, which offers metrics for the overall service and integration for custom metrics. AppOptics also does not keep logs of your service or enable searches on them like Kibana. It serves a different use case than the products listed above.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

TruView

  • Tool consolidation, an amazing GUI that shows the most from the very beginning helping the IT Teams to set their own dashboards according to their needs.
  • When they meant one price tag, that's it! You won't get a headache after the purchase process is done.
  • Better be ready to set the scales your organization requires because if you miss something in the design you could get an application size that overrides your initial budget.
Victor Arana | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds AppOptics

  • Faster Troubleshooting of issues in the infrastructure or our application, which helped us reduce downtime
  • Helped us identify resource bottlenecks, which in turn, helped reduce our overall footprint and operational costs.
  • It enables us to continuously monitor our application and alert us. This has allowed us to focus on product development without worrying about any underlying, hidden issues.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

TruView

General

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

SolarWinds AppOptics

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

TruView
10.0
SolarWinds AppOptics
8.0

Likelihood to Renew

TruView
SolarWinds AppOptics
7.3

Usability

TruView
SolarWinds AppOptics
7.3

Support Rating

TruView
10.0
SolarWinds AppOptics

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