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SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

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Score 8.5 out of 100
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Score 9.8 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Application Performance Management

    8.7

    SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

    87%

    Workspace ONE Intelligence for Consumer Apps

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor ranks higher in 12/12 features

    Application monitoring

    9.1
    91%
    271 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Database monitoring

    8.5
    85%
    235 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Threshold alerts

    9.1
    91%
    276 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Predictive capabilities

    8.2
    82%
    220 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Application performance management console

    8.3
    83%
    244 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Collaboration tools

    8.0
    80%
    151 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Out-of-the box templates to monitor applications

    8.3
    83%
    261 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Application dependency mapping and thresholding

    8.8
    88%
    221 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Virtualization monitoring

    9.3
    93%
    239 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Server availability and performance monitoring

    9.6
    96%
    274 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Server usage monitoring and capacity forecasting

    9.0
    90%
    255 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    IT Asset Discovery

    8.7
    87%
    203 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Workspace ONE Intelligence for Consumer Apps is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    9.1

    SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

    91%
    283 Ratings
    9.8

    Workspace ONE Intelligence for Consumer Apps

    98%
    2 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    8.8

    SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

    88%
    10 Ratings

    Workspace ONE Intelligence for Consumer Apps

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Usability

    8.7

    SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

    87%
    30 Ratings

    Workspace ONE Intelligence for Consumer Apps

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Availability

    8.9

    SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

    89%
    4 Ratings

    Workspace ONE Intelligence for Consumer Apps

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance

    5.7

    SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

    57%
    4 Ratings

    Workspace ONE Intelligence for Consumer Apps

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support Rating

    8.8

    SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

    88%
    31 Ratings

    Workspace ONE Intelligence for Consumer Apps

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Online Training

    4.5

    SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

    45%
    1 Rating

    Workspace ONE Intelligence for Consumer Apps

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    4.5

    SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

    45%
    5 Ratings

    Workspace ONE Intelligence for Consumer Apps

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Configurability

    1.0

    SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

    10%
    2 Ratings

    Workspace ONE Intelligence for Consumer Apps

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Ease of integration

    4.5

    SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

    45%
    2 Ratings

    Workspace ONE Intelligence for Consumer Apps

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Product Scalability

    8.9

    SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

    89%
    3 Ratings

    Workspace ONE Intelligence for Consumer Apps

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Vendor post-sale

    4.5

    SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

    45%
    2 Ratings

    Workspace ONE Intelligence for Consumer Apps

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Vendor pre-sale

    4.5

    SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

    45%
    2 Ratings

    Workspace ONE Intelligence for Consumer Apps

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    SolarWinds

    For monitoring applications that run on Windows hosts on VMware or HyperV virtualization, SolarWindows offers a nice, vertical view of both the loads and the resources. In such an environment, this makes life really good! But if you have something else -- for example, Linux hosts -- you're on your own to some extent. That is, the things it does well, it does very well -- but everything else is much less polished.
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    VMware

    Crittercism is best as a bread crumb trail, stack track logging service to debug applications when you have an issue detecting a problem in your application. Its strength is not as a real-time logging platform to allow you to view production logs in real-time. However, it would be an extremely beneficial feature for Crittercism to add.
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    Pros

    SolarWinds

    • Monitor Azure Cloud Severs- We use SolarWinds SAM to monitor Active Directory and DNS on Several DCs published on Azure Cloud.
    • Monitor Hyper V and VMware - SolarWinds SAM monitors applications on both Hyper V and VMware, while also monitoring the physical host machines.
    • It also helps us monitor Warranty expiration for physical servers.
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    VMware

    • Identifying crashes users are experiencing.
    • Allowing us to see how many times the crash occurred.
    • Allowing us to see what times the crashes have occurred.
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    Cons

    SolarWinds

    • Provides basic monitoring/visibility. Visibility into detailed/fine-grained issues best suited for more specialized/expensive solutions.
    • Licensing per monitored application rapidly uses up purchased license count.
    • More out-of-the-box templates or easier setup of monitoring less-common applications would make the solution more appealing given the target audience of the product.
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    VMware

    • Pointing to exact line number of the crash
    • A more explicit navigation bar (a little confusing for the user)
    • Third-party API specific crash reporting (instead of just listing the endpoint)
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    Pricing Details

    SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules

    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      No setup fee

      Additional Details

      SAM pricing starts at $2,995.

      Pricing Info

      Workspace ONE Intelligence for Consumer Apps

      Starting Price

      Editions & Modules

      Workspace ONE Intelligence for Consumer Apps editions and modules pricing
      EditionModules

      Footnotes

        Offerings

        Free Trial
        Free/Freemium Version
        Premium Consulting/Integration Services

        Entry-level set up fee?

        No setup fee

        Additional Details

        Likelihood to Renew

        SolarWinds

        We are heavily invested in Solarwinds products for a reason. They are generally easy to setup and run with, requiring only some interfacing with support or help articles on rare occasions. They do what we bought them to do and we can't ask for more.
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        VMware

        No answers on this topic

        Usability

        SolarWinds

        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.
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        VMware

        No answers on this topic

        Reliability and Availability

        SolarWinds

        The tool works and monitors items 24x7, it only requires maintenance a little more frequently due to security fixes in the Windows operating system.
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        VMware

        No answers on this topic

        Performance

        SolarWinds

        The graphical interface and the performance of the database leave a little to be desired, they could be better explored.Some functionality and screens do not work well depending on the browser used. The integrations never had any problems or caused crashes in other systems.
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        VMware

        No answers on this topic

        Support Rating

        SolarWinds

        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.
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        VMware

        No answers on this topic

        Online Training

        SolarWinds

        It was sufficient to read their documentation and watch videos.
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        VMware

        No answers on this topic

        Implementation Rating

        SolarWinds

        Make sure SNMP and WMI are configured ahead of time
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        VMware

        No answers on this topic

        Alternatives Considered

        SolarWinds

        It has been a while since we first purchased SolarWinds, but I looked over several other products that I can't remember now. Many other products tried to scan the network to find computers but given that our computers are located in various places across campus with other computers in our buildings that are not ours that type of network scanning was not what we needed. Other services have extra services that we had no need of and I liked the ability to add custom fields in SolarWinds so we can track the information on each computer that we need to know.
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        VMware

        A similar product we use is Conviva. I personally prefer Crittercism as Conviva seems to miss things fairly often. Critter tends to catch most issues as long as development has set the app up for it. I've had to reproduce issues several times before Conviva catches it whereas Crittercism will catch it on the first try
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        Scalability

        SolarWinds

        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
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        VMware

        No answers on this topic

        Return on Investment

        SolarWinds

        • Less time spent investigating causes of issues. We are alerted straight away and can find the root cause of the issue in less time.
        • We have been able to ditch all our previous individual monitoring solutions, none of which integrated with each other for a single solution which fully integrates with each of the different modules to provide a single portal for monitoring and alerting.
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        VMware

        • Allow us to release iOS versions quicker to the app store
        • Help us solve bugs and view bread crumb trails on money-making actions within the API
        • Points us to problems in the stack trace with a direct correlation to our route creation aspect in the app
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