Apica Synthetic Reviews

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February 24, 2021
Prashant Saxena Rahul | TrustRadius Reviewer
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This is configured on infrastructure where we receive synthetic alerts when something goes wrong in infrastructure environment
  • Synthetic alerts triggered
  • Helpful to rectifying the actual issue
  • After resolution of the issue, apica notifies green signal
  • It seems to fine at the moment.
  • We can work to enhance the graphical view to be more effective.
On infrastructure related alters, it is helpful to catch the actual issue
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March 11, 2021
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
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We use Apica Synthetic for many of our customers and it is very easy to set up and manage. We use [Apica Synthetic] for monitoring of both public and internal websites with simple URL checks and more advanced scenario checks. It is easy to see what has gone wrong with a check and [also] compare checks.

We also use it to send out monthly SLA reports to the customers.
  • Modern and easy GUI.
  • Very simple to set up and manage.
  • Excellent support from Apica.
  • APICA can help with complex checks and [is] very flexible.
  • Some improvement with user management could be done.
  • Having more than 2 weeks of detailed check information.
All http checks with Apica Synthetic [make] it the natural choice. When it comes to other types of checks, Apica Synthetic has a solution but there are [also] some other tools you can use instead.
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April 05, 2018
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
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We had a gap in our monitoring along the lines of synthetic-user monitoring. We needed consistent availability monitoring of our web applications.
  • It is an easy-to-use product and you can build out checks with Firefox Selenium IDE (no longer supported). A good measure of availability.
  • It's very clunky. Infrastructure is large and very difficult to upgrade.
  • SaaS and On-premise versions are different. There is an LDAP integration but users can only be assigned to one group (i.e. department). If you are in 2 departments, you need 2 separate logins.
  • It filled a gap in monitoring for us, but we're looking to move on.
It's a good starter solution, but it was difficult to maintain. Often, the vendor wanted to use us as a guinea pig for upgrades and then writing the upgrade document based on what they found/broke/etc with our environment. I prefer late adopter.
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Feature Scorecard Summary

Application monitoring (2)
Database monitoring (1)
Threshold alerts (2)
Predictive capabilities (2)
Application performance management console (2)
Collaboration tools (2)
Out-of-the box templates to monitor applications (2)
Application dependency mapping and thresholding (1)
Virtualization monitoring (1)
Server availability and performance monitoring (1)
Server usage monitoring and capacity forecasting (1)
IT Asset Discovery (1)

What is Apica Synthetic?

Apica Synthetic (formerly WebPerformance) is a synthetic monitoring platform. Apica Synthetic can be deployed as SaaS, hybrid, or on-premises. It features pre-release testing and scalability testing for websites, applications, APIs, and IoT devices. Users can also script tests to their environment, and test their system on a global level with customizable issue thresholds. WebPerformance can also integrate with other monitoring and management products, and offers APIs for exporting performance data to external platforms.

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What is Apica Synthetic?

Apica WebPerformance is a synthetic monitoring platform. It features pre-release and scalability testing, and can integrate with other reporting and analysis programs.

Who uses Apica Synthetic?

The most common users of Apica Synthetic are Enterprises from the Information Technology & Services industry.