Web Performance Monitor - a nice testing option
September 12, 2017

Web Performance Monitor - a nice testing option

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Overall Satisfaction with Solarwinds Web Performance Monitor

Web Performance Monitor is used within our organization to test our web applications via workflow. It allows us a real view into each step of the transaction by producing print screens and error alerting. Web Performance Monitor is only managed by the IT organization and creates monitors at the request of engineering.
  • Testing web applications
  • Ability to log in to secure sections of websites in order to test user authentication
  • Provides a detailed history of steps taken and provides print screens of each step. If an error occurs you can see the web page to better diagnose issues.
  • The creation of tests can take some time as you are recording actions taken on web sites.
  • Ability to edit already created tests typically results in deleting steps and recreating
  • Require to create multiple iterations of similar tests in order to test individual app servers behind a load balancer
  • Better reporting of down states to allow for SLA reporting
  • Better alerting during certain failure conditions which allows the IT org to respond faster
  • More thorough history to review past errors and see screenshots of the errors.
We did not review other alternatives.
Web performance monitor is well suited if you are looking for extremely granular view into your web applications. This application allows you to go as deep as you want in testing your web application and provides history and screen shots of the sites that it monitors. It also allows for alerting based on certain thresholds of latency or failure categories.