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"The most valuable feature is the solutions overall performance. It is very efficient and accurate for our usage."

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"We were able to integrate with the messaging tool, Slack, which meant that we got notifications whenever something was not quite right."

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"In the next release, I would like to see the possibility of sharing the metric from this solution with other solutions."

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"There are certain features that are not supported in New Relic, such as CATSEARCH, which allows you to do a full-text search."

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    The most valuable feature is the solutions overall performance. It is very efficient and accurate for our usage.
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    In the next release, I would like to see the possibility of sharing the metric from this solution with others. For example, sharing the metrics with Dynatrace which is an AMP solution.
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    We use the solution to monitor web performance.
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    SOASTA mPulse
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    Overview

    mPulse helps you understand the immediate impact of user performance on transaction volume, revenue, conversions or other key business metrics. It is the only real user monitoring (RUM) solution that provides holistic, detailed insight into the relationship between online performance and real user behaviorĀ as it is happening so you can better understand how issues or changes will impact your business.

    New Relic Synthetics - powered by a selenium-driven Chrome browser - allows you to monitor and test your apps and address issues before they affect your end users. Explore everything from easy-to-read waterfall charts and test results to detailed downtime and error reports. Synthetics features includes monitor business-critical functionality, deep dive troubleshooting, complete application lifecycle monitoring and alerts, maintaining SLAs and customer satisfaction.

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    Sample Customers
    Nordstrom, Gatwick, DirecTV, MSN, SquareSpace, SAP, Lenovo, Hallmark, myspace, Intuit, Kentucky Derby, Toys "R" Us, Netflix, Newsweek, The Washington Post, Lowe's, Nike, REI, Apple, Sears, Verizon, Wendy's, Huawei
    Fairfax Media, MercadoLibre, Costa Coffee, Kiva, Confused.com, Boozt.com
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    Computer Software Company33%
    Comms Service Provider13%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Government6%
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    Computer Software Company32%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Insurance Company8%
    Financial Services Firm6%
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    Akamai mPulse is ranked 34th in Application Performance Management (APM) with 1 review while New Relic Synthetics is ranked 31st in Application Performance Management (APM) with 1 review. Akamai mPulse is rated 8.0, while New Relic Synthetics is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Akamai mPulse writes "Efficient, flexible, and requires low maintenance". On the other hand, the top reviewer of New Relic Synthetics writes "Good drill-down functionality let us see through to SQL code, and it integrates well with Slack". Akamai mPulse is most compared with Dynatrace, AppDynamics, New Relic APM, AppDynamics Browser Real-User Monitoring and Micro Focus Voltage SiteScope, whereas New Relic Synthetics is most compared with Dynatrace, Instana Dynamic APM, Datadog and Google Stackdriver.

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