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Best Application Performance Management (APM) Solutions 2022

Deena Nouril - PeerSpot reviewer
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PeerSpot’s crowdsourced user review platform helps technology decision-makers around the world to better connect with peers and other independent experts who provide advice without vendor bias.

Our users have ranked these solutions according to their valuable features, and discuss which features they like most and why.

You can read user reviews for the top Application Performance Management (APM) Tools to help you decide which solution is best for you.

Users compare and give feedback on Application Performance Management (APM) Tools that they’ve used — based on product reviews, ratings, and comparisons.

#1 Dynatrace

Dynatrace is ranked as PeerSpot’s #1 Application Performance Management (APM) Tool. Our users give Dynatrace an average rating of 8 out of 10.

Richard M., DevOps Leader at a legal firm, writes of the solution, “The most valuable features for us right now are the auto-instrumentation, the automatic threshold creation, and the Davis AI-based root cause analysis, along with the dashboarding for executives and product owners.

Another PeerSpot reviewer, a Software Developer at a government office, notes, “The ability to play back individual user sessions is very helpful. I can look at what people actually do when they interact with our product when I use that website.

Michael A., Monitoring Services Manager at Vitality Corporate Services Limited, mentions, “The key feature that stands out is being able to track real users within our website. We can feed this back to the developers and project teams, shaping what we develop next. This allows us to be proactive.”

#2 Datadog

Datadog is ranked as PeerSpot’s #2 Application Performance Management (APM) Tool. Our users give Datadog an average rating of 8 out of 10.

Jaswinder K., Senior Manager and Cloud & DevOps at Publicis Sapient, mentions of the product, “Most of the features in the way Datadog does monitoring are commendable and that is the reason we choose it. We did some comparisons before picking Datadog. Datadog was recommended based on the features provided.”

Abdulla P., Technology Competency and Solution Head at LearningMate, writes, “Datadog has a very good visualization for my complete infrastructure and network traffic, which enabled me to create a capacity plan.This product is great because it shows you the SQL and your application request in a single view.”

Another PeerSpot reviewer, an AWS Cloud Architect Consultant at a transportation company, mentions, “They have a very good foundation in capturing metrics, logs, and traces. It's a very nice tool for that and it allows you to apply these monitoring tools in almost any technology. Even if you have several layers, containers, EC2 instances, build machines or whatever you need in your infrastructure, Datadog can integrate with all of them across multiple cloud providers.”

#3 AppDynamics

AppDynamics is ranked as PeerSpot’s #3 Application Performance Management (APM) Tool. Our users give AppDynamics an average rating of 8 out of 10.

Chandan K., Associate Director at a financial services firm, notes, “The tracing is the most important aspect of the solution. The way it traces the information within the particular application or within the particular infrastructure is great. That actually helps. Apart from that, all of the data that's in the production APM is good.”

Another PeerSpot reviewer, a Senior Director and Database Infrastructure and Site Reliability expert at a financial services firm, writes, “This solution is great at alerting us to issues and letting us know if anything is correlated. The release management capabilities are great.” He adds, “I'd rate the solution at a nine out of ten.”

A Regional Director (CEER) at a tech services company, mentions, “It is easy to gain visibility into complex environments with AppDynamics. It has the ability to combine operation information of the environment and business information with strong business IQ support.”

#4 Aternity

Aternity is ranked as PeerSpot’s #4 Application Performance Management (APM) Tool. Our users give Aternity an average rating of 8 out of 10.

Aternity is a solution that helps track what users see when interacting with applications in a business workflow. It also helps you resolve issues quickly by showing you response time breakdown between client device, network, and application back ends. Aternity provides AI-powered visibility into the end user experience of every cloud, SaaS, thick client, or enterprise mobile app, whether it runs on a virtual, physical, or mobile device.

#5 New Relic APM

New Relic APM is ranked as PeerSpot’s #5 Application Performance Management (APM) Tool. Our users give New Relic APM an average rating of 8 out of 10.

Abdulla P., Technology Competency and Solution Head at LearningMate, writes of the solution, “The most valuable feature is application monitoring.” He adds, “This is one of the best tools that I have used. I have recommended it to customers in the past and will continue to do so.”

Tony F., System Administrator at an insurance company, notes, “The most valuable feature is the ability to receive in-depth information about applications. It can detect a lot of important information.” He adds, “I rate New Relic APM a nine out of ten.”

Gaurav C., Director of Operations at FranConnect LLC, mentions, “The scalability of New Relic APM is good. We have not had any issue with scalability when we use different types of loads, it worked very well.” He adds, “The technical support from New Relic APM is very good.”

#6 Apica Synthetic

Apica Synthetic is ranked as PeerSpot’s #6 Application Performance Management (APM) Tool. Our users give Apica Synthetic an average rating of 8 out of 10.

Apica Synthetic is a powerful monitoring tool built for enterprises seeking predictive insights into the performance and uptime of websites, applications, APIs and IoT. By simulating user journeys from locations across the globe, IT and DevOps teams are able to proactively monitor applications around the clock, identifying performance and availability issues before they affect internal or external end-users.

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Abbasi Poonawala - PeerSpot reviewerAbbasi Poonawala (Bank in KSA/JPMORGAN)
Top 5LeaderboardReal User

@Abdulla Pathan, I appreciate it if you can share more insights & your valuable experience around APM adoption @LearningMate. 

Abbasi Poonawala - PeerSpot reviewerAbbasi Poonawala (Bank in KSA/JPMORGAN)
Top 5LeaderboardReal User

How about pricing strategy? 


Why do top banks in MENA still prefer Dynatrace over New Relic or AppDynamics?🤔 

Ravi Khanchandani - PeerSpot reviewerRavi Khanchandani
Top 5LeaderboardReseller

Has anyone used Applicare from Arcturus Technologies?

Evgeny Belenky - PeerSpot reviewerEvgeny Belenky
Community Manager

@Ravi Khanchandani I suggest asking this question separately from your Home feed: https://www.peerspot.com/home_...
This way you should find more responses and the question will be much more visible.
I hope this is helpful.

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