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  • "The price was one of the reasons we chose this solution."
  • "I think the pricing is reasonable."
  • "The price of the solution could be less expensive. You have to pay a lot for each user. There is an additional cost for extra features."
  • "This is an expensive tool."
  • "The price of New Relic APM could be less expensive. We are using the New Relic APM pro account and it is more costly. When compared to competitors the solution's pricing should be much more realistic."
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  • "We purchased the license once and had the option of selecting the number of user licenses."
  • "My company pays to use AlertSite, but I'm unsure of the exact costs because it depends on how many monitors you have."
  • "The cost is high."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:There are many factors and we know little about your requirements (size of org, technology stack, management systems… more »
    Top Answer:The monitoring so far has been good and we are happy with it.
    Top Answer:While we do pay for the solution on a monthly basis, I can't speak to the exact cost of the product. There might also be… more »
    Top Answer:This solution has numerous advantages. It's extremely simple to configure. Either digital monitors or single-URL… more »
    Top Answer:We purchased the license once and had the option of selecting the number of user licenses.
    Top Answer:In terms of reporting, I would say it is intermediate. In my opinion, there is room for improvement there as well… more »
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    Also Known As
    New Relic Mobile
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    New Relic is a software analytics and application performance management solution that gives users in-depth data visibility and analytics. By going right to the source, the code, New Relic enables users to develop quicker software, build improved products,and consistently impress their customers. Data tells a story and New Relic interprets what it is telling you.

    SmartBear's AlertSite is an application performance management and system monitoring software. AlertSite is an early warning system that users can rely on to monitor their websites, web apps, and APIs from any physical location as well as from within their private networks. It offers real-time alerting with root-cause analytics and robust reporting. AlertSite allows you to proactively monitor from an independent network of over 350 monitoring nodes worldwide.

    Here are AlertSite’s 6 use cases: 

    1. Monitor web: AlertSite monitors beyond availability to detect performance anomalies and notify the appropriate people when deviations occur, whether it's online apps or websites.

    2. Monitor APIs: Check to see that your internal, external, and third-party APIs are working properly, returning the correct content, and performing as expected.

    3. Monitor apps: With nearly any action, monitor your online sites and applications using actual browsers, just like a consumer. There is no need for scripting.

    4. Monitor mobile: Monitor your mobile-friendly websites, native mobile apps, carrier-based nodes, and network speeds with real devices (3G, 4G LTE).

    5. Monitor SLAs: Make sure you're meeting service-level agreements' requirements. SLA requirements are monitored and reported on by AlertSite.

    6. Monitor cloud: Monitor your cloud-based applications to improve mobility. AlertSite monitors your apps across public and private clouds, giving you complete visibility into their status.

    AlertSite Features

    AlertSite has many valuable key features. Some of the most useful ones include:

    • Enables a comprehensive view of UI and API performance.

    • Monitoring coverage from 350+ worldwide nodes and private networks.
    • Integrates with DevOps and Ops tool stacks.

    • Displays availability and performance data that assist in determining the root cause of performance problems.

    • With AlertSite's Single Sign-On (SSO) support, you can assist your authentication procedures.

    • Free training and assistance. AlertSite’s responsive team is always there to assist you, from the initial rollout through day-to-day support.

    • Eliminates the stress of false alerts using these key features:

      • Tracks the performance of your apps, APIs, and websites.

      • Sets up monitor and alarm schedules, as well as blackout periods and retry choices.

      • Sets alert thresholds that are both static and dynamic.

      • Calculates the number of failures needed to set off an alarm.

      • After the first failure, retries logic.

      • Based on error code, sends an alert to recipients and group routing.

      • Tests from over 85 different locations across the world, with internal and external monitoring.

      • Defines assertions and validations.

      • Integrates with PagerDuty, Slack, Splunk, VictorOps, and more.
    • Easy configuration with help from these key features:

      • DejaClick is an intuitive, seamless plug-in for documenting web transactions and user journeys.

      • Use the point-and-click script creation for website, web, and mobile monitor scripts.

      • Benefit from using native API monitor creation.

      • Scripts for functional tests can be reused.

      • Automate monitor creation by using Swagger Specs or OpenAPI Specification files.

    Trusted by enterprises everywhere, the True Visibility Suite includes dozens of management packs that allow cloud management teams to use VMware vRealize’s powerful machine learning and capacity planning engine across their entire hybrid cloud environment.

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    Sample Customers
    Dow Jones, Microsoft, Nike, Groupon, NBC, Sony, Fox, Adobe, Best Buy, Walmart, and WebMD, Cirque du Soleil,, France Télévisions SA, Hachette Book Group, Hy-Vee, Inc., Isolation Network, Inc., Lighthouse eDiscovery, Major League Soccer, NYC-DOT, New Zealand Media and Entertainment, Office Depot International in Europe, Royal Opera House, Adobe Systems Incorporated, American Eagle Outfitters, Inc., Citrix,, Eastern Bank Corporation, Fox Sports, Globosat, Hogg Robinson plc, iHeartMedia, Jive, Kent State University, Multiplus, NBCUniversal, Ocado, REI, Sensis, VenueNext, Yellow Pages Limited and Zenefits
    JetBlue, Payless ShoeSource, Hilton Inc., StubHub, Symantec, Newegg, Sapient, AstraZeneca, Dell, Quest Diagnostics
    Cherry Health, Town of Castle Rock (Colorado), News UK, Rent-A-Center
    Top Industries
    Financial Services Firm20%
    Computer Software Company13%
    Media Company11%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    Computer Software Company22%
    Comms Service Provider17%
    Financial Services Firm12%
    Computer Software Company38%
    Comms Service Provider10%
    Financial Services Firm10%
    Computer Software Company30%
    Comms Service Provider12%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Company Size
    Small Business38%
    Midsize Enterprise29%
    Large Enterprise32%
    Small Business18%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise68%
    Small Business19%
    Midsize Enterprise7%
    Large Enterprise74%
    Small Business16%
    Midsize Enterprise5%
    Large Enterprise79%
    Buyer's Guide
    Application Performance Management (APM)
    August 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Dynatrace, Datadog, AppDynamics and others in Application Performance Management (APM). Updated: August 2022.
    622,645 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    AlertSite is ranked 38th in Application Performance Management (APM) with 4 reviews while True Visibility Suite is ranked 79th in Application Performance Management (APM). AlertSite is rated 8.0, while True Visibility Suite is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of AlertSite writes "User-friendly, easy to configure and maintain, and good at sending error notifications and tracking downtime". On the other hand, AlertSite is most compared with Dynatrace and Accedian Skylight, whereas True Visibility Suite is most compared with AppDynamics and Accedian Skylight.

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