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Score 8.2 out of 100

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

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Score 8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

CoScale (discontinued)

CoScale is designed specifically to monitor container and microservices environments managed by Kubernetes ecosystem.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

Absolutely I would recommend the product. If you want a single product to monitor and manage your whole environment, whether it's hardware, servers (physical or virtualised), networking and all from a single "portal" Solarwinds SAM is what you want to use. You could quite easily start off with SAM, and then decide you wish to monitor the networking side of things, you can obtain the NTA/MPM module, if you wish to monitor IP address usage, or IP conflicts, DHCP etc., you can install the IPAM module. It all neatly integrates into the same portal, meaning you go to one address and all the information is there at your fingertips.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Application Performance Management

CoScale (discontinued)
7.6
SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor
8.0
Application monitoring
CoScale (discontinued)
9.1
SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor
8.6
Database monitoring
CoScale (discontinued)
8.2
SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor
7.8
Threshold alerts
CoScale (discontinued)
7.3
SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor
8.3
Predictive capabilities
CoScale (discontinued)
5.5
SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor
7.4
Application performance management console
CoScale (discontinued)
9.1
SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor
8.1
Collaboration tools
CoScale (discontinued)
7.3
SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor
7.1
Out-of-the box templates to monitor applications
CoScale (discontinued)
8.2
SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor
7.6
Application dependency mapping and thresholding
CoScale (discontinued)
7.3
SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor
7.5
Virtualization monitoring
CoScale (discontinued)
9.1
SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor
8.4
Server availability and performance monitoring
CoScale (discontinued)
6.4
SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor
9.0
Server usage monitoring and capacity forecasting
CoScale (discontinued)
7.3
SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor
8.4
IT Asset Discovery
CoScale (discontinued)
6.4
SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor
8.1

Pros

CoScale (discontinued)

  • Visualizes Kubernetes web performance in context.
  • Automatically creates a number of default, but very informative dashboards.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

  • Identify and monitor critical services on an IBMi platform.
  • Identify and monitor critical services on a Windows Server Platform.
  • Set thresholds to provide notifications where necessary to address serious issues before it hampers the operation.
  • Provide usage reports and other data that can be useful for forming IT Strategy.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

CoScale (discontinued)

  • It is missing a summary view of resource consumption by all instances of a given service.
  • Takes an old school approach to save dashboard changes with a button.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

  • The new node based licensing model makes it difficult to justify the price for nodes that only utilize a few components.
  • Script results need to be a statistic. It would be a lot more useful if we could populate a table of results, including alpha-numeric strings, boolean, etc.
  • A lot of the AppInsight components cannot be disabled. You have to either use the whole template or nothing.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

CoScale (discontinued)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor 8.2
Based on 11 answers
I love the product and the alerts are within the millisecond, which can be the difference between life and death in some cases. As a beginner user, it was difficult getting around or add new hosts to monitor. However, after reading guides an familiarizing myself with the product, I realized how powerful and extremely useful this product. The reason I don't give a 10 is the learning curve.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

CoScale (discontinued)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor 8.7
Based on 30 answers
SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor is quite easy to use and super versatile. It allows you to do just about anything you can through premade templates or through scripting. You can use an agent on the servers if you want to, or you can monitor through WMI or SNMP credentials. You can customize thresholds for alerting quickly, and you can configure alerts to be as complex or as simple as you want.
Drew Hood | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

CoScale (discontinued)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor 4.6
Based on 2 answers
I only use dpa
Joe Parlett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

CoScale (discontinued)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor 4.6
Based on 2 answers
Takes time to load
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

CoScale (discontinued)

CoScale (discontinued) 7.3
Based on 2 answers
We have been working with CoScale for quite some time now, and we have not encountered too many problems really. The majority of minor issues we ran into were quickly solved by reaching out to technical community forums. When it comes to the remaining ones, we were able to solve those efficiently with assistance from the supporting team of technical experts.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor 8.0
Based on 20 answers
I think there was only a couple times I had to open a support case for SAM and one time they got multiple engineers on the phone to get a better idea what I was trying to monitor and was able to point me in the best direction to monitor that system.
Ryhlen Schoeberl | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

CoScale (discontinued)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor 4.5
Based on 1 answer
It was sufficient to read their documentation and watch videos.
Joe Parlett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

CoScale (discontinued)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor 4.6
Based on 3 answers
Make sure SNMP and WMI are configured ahead of time
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

CoScale (discontinued)

CoScale was developed as a next-generation monitoring and alerting system for Kubernetes container orchestration engine, and it largely delivers what was promised by leveraging direct integration into the orchestration engine itself. Compared to other vendors, CoScale's in-container monitoring allows even to monitor the services running within the containers, which makes a huge difference for us.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

I have tried and researched many products including Cacti, Zabbix, Dynatrace, as far as I have read the best crafted product among them is SolarWinds. [Already], SolarWinds company is the most successful company that has proven itself in issues such as monitoring and logging.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

CoScale (discontinued)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor 4.6
Based on 2 answers
It is hard to find the recommended SQL setup and convince others that is the way you should configure the server when you set it up
Joe Parlett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

CoScale (discontinued)

  • Information provided by CoScale accelerates problem solving for us.
  • Significantly lowers the time to identify any issues with our container environment.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

  • SolarWinds has helped to improve proactive resolution or mitigation of application issues. This has often resulted in issues fixed before customers were aware of the problem.
  • SolarWinds has provided valuable information when troubleshooting issues to meet Service Level Agreements.
  • SolarWinds has helped get the correct team working on issues.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

CoScale (discontinued)

General

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

SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

CoScale (discontinued)
8.2
SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor
8.6

Likelihood to Renew

CoScale (discontinued)
SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor
8.2

Usability

CoScale (discontinued)
SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor
8.7

Reliability and Availability

CoScale (discontinued)
SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor
4.6

Performance

CoScale (discontinued)
SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor
4.6

Support Rating

CoScale (discontinued)
7.3
SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor
8.0

Online Training

CoScale (discontinued)
SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor
4.5

Implementation Rating

CoScale (discontinued)
SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor
4.6

Scalability

CoScale (discontinued)
SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor
4.6

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