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Likelihood to Recommend

New Relic

For monitoring specific URLs for response time, tracking performance of an application over time, and being able to drill down to the function level where an app component might be experiencing an issue, it seems to be well suited.Also, the overall NR suite seems to experience rapid changes, which could potentially be somewhat unsettling to users who are trying to get familiar with a feature area. I'm unsure also, how consistently these are documented.It seems to have less ability them some other products, to be able to see what low-level procedures on the code or DB side could be bottlenecks.
Jim Locke, ITIL v3F, ITIL RCV | TrustRadius Reviewer

CloudWisdom, by Virtana (formerly Metricly)

Very suited for medium to the large-sized infrastructure where you have a lot of services to monitor. It may be overkill for small infrastructures where you can use the providers' source of metrics instead.
Adam O'Connor | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

New Relic

  • The New Relic agent does a great job of monitoring and profiling an application.
  • The New Relic alerts make it easy for us to define when individuals should be alerted to an issue.
  • New Relic Synthetics helps us monitor our websites and provide insights into our uptimes.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

CloudWisdom, by Virtana (formerly Metricly)

  • AWS Cost analysis across multiple accounts.
  • Identification of orphaned and underutilized resources.
  • Easy integration to your AWS account.
  • Simple and intuitive user interface.
Mark Swanholm | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

New Relic

  • Sometimes we can't drill down deep enough on errors or traces.
  • Inter communication paths are not obvious (stack) though service maps are helpful at times.
  • I often feel like it's not really built for cloud monitoring and microservices.
  • There are additional plugins that our IT dept can't seem to get working with our product, like Kubernetes, PostgreSQL.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

CloudWisdom, by Virtana (formerly Metricly)

  • It can be tricky to set-up depending on what you want to do.
  • They have their own proprietary way of visualizing metrics, which is clever but does have a slight learning curve.
Adam O'Connor | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

New Relic

New Relic 7.4
Based on 9 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

CloudWisdom, by Virtana (formerly Metricly)

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Usability

New Relic

New Relic 7.9
Based on 4 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

CloudWisdom, by Virtana (formerly Metricly)

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Reliability and Availability

New Relic

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

CloudWisdom, by Virtana (formerly Metricly)

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Performance

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

CloudWisdom, by Virtana (formerly Metricly)

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Support Rating

New Relic

New Relic 8.0
Based on 6 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

CloudWisdom, by Virtana (formerly Metricly)

CloudWisdom, by Virtana (formerly Metricly) 10.0
Based on 2 answers
Anytime we've had issues they have been very responsive and professional.
Adam O'Connor | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

New Relic

New Relic 8.5
Based on 8 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

CloudWisdom, by Virtana (formerly Metricly)

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Alternatives Considered

New Relic

New Relic has a lot of benefits comparing to other solutions.The main one is usability, compared to other solutions on the market, the interface and usability beats everything else and without good user experience, the user tends to ignore the solution.Great APM integration, easy and simple, which our developing teams love.And Synthetics is way ahead of anything out there, very simple and robust solution that gives us a lot of resources.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

CloudWisdom, by Virtana (formerly Metricly)

We strongly prefer Metricly for AWS Cost Analysis -- whereas other tools are easier to use on a traditional monitoring basis. To be clear, Merticly's monitoring tools are GREAT, but they require tuning and manual setup that we didn't have the time for on a small Platform Operations team. We have worked closely with Metricly to expand on their cost analysis capabilities, and plan to use them going forward.
Mark Swanholm | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

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

CloudWisdom, by Virtana (formerly Metricly)

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Return on Investment

New Relic

  • I can't speak to this specifically as I'm just an end user, so I'll speak in terms of the impact on our team. We've used New Relic to monitor a new page we're still in the process of fully rolling out.
  • It allows us to keep an eye on our overall page performance (several different metrics), JavaScript error rate, and other custom logging to make sure the new page is not having any significant downturns in these areas.
  • By comparing these stats to the previous version of the page, we can feel confident in continuing to roll out the new page, and get early warning signs if something goes wrong.
  • Our high priority alerts are tied in to OpsGenie so we get custom notifications off hours.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

CloudWisdom, by Virtana (formerly Metricly)

  • We were able to decrease AWS costs with its predictive analytics by 20% YOY.
Mark Swanholm | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

New Relic

General

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

New Relic Editions & Modules

Edition
Standard$991
ProContact sales team
EnterpriseContact sales team
Telemetry Data Platform0.253
Proactive Detection0.254
Incident Intelligence0.505
  1. per user
  2. per GB
  3. per million app transactions
  4. per incident
Additional Pricing Details

CloudWisdom, by Virtana (formerly Metricly)

General

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

CloudWisdom, by Virtana (formerly Metricly) Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

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