"ManageEngine Applications Manager maintains the historical data and it's easy for us to analyze the trends and patterns and fix them accordingly."
"Its price and the flexibility to deploy are the most valuable. Flexibility is very important, and you can scale from very basic to more complex. This solution is a part of a complete suite of management tools. So, it can be integrated with other solutions for monitoring networks, which is very important. You can expand it or interconnect it with many other tools, which is a powerful feature. We have a very good and long relationship with ManageEngine support guys. They provide very good support for us."
"They have great integration with the active directory."
"It discovers the components automatically, which is a fantastic thing. The discovery works in an automatic way, and it has a dynamic way of discovering the components, assets, and applications. It doesn't require any manual intervention."
"The most valuable feature is the monitoring of Windows and Linux servers."
"Availability monitoring is the feature I have found most valuable, as well as the capacity and ability to send notifications."
"It's easy to use."
"I enjoy its integration with the Microsoft Active Directory functions, which means users, computers, or other group policies can connect with Windows Active Directory."
"The most valuable feature is the extensibility, as there are really no limits as to what you can do with it."
"We have found the scalability capabilities to be okay."
"They could probably rearrange the UI so that it would be easy for people who are new to the Application Manager to configure things."
"They can improve the post-processing of the data. AppDynamics has more powerful tools for post-processing or analytics. It has some limitations in more complex environments, but because we are free to use different solutions, we try to find what is best for the customers or the problem we are trying to solve."
"I would like to see them improve their network monitoring."
"In terms of features that could be improved, I would say the agent integration into the operating system. We are having difficulties integrating Linux into some of the networking devices."
"They can focus more on cloud monitoring instead of on-premise monitoring. We should be able to monitor cloud-related applications. They can include this feature in the next release. If it is in the cloud, we can have scalability by using Kubernetes. The container is containerized, packaged, and managed using Kubernetes. This feature is not there in SCOM. Going forward, if they can focus on that, it will be great."
"The configurations could be better. There are multiple tests where you can do something, but they can be a trigger as well. The overriding methodologies are not that easy. The configurations are difficult. The configuration and thorough day-to-day operations to get them to the level you want takes some time. It's very difficult."
"It'll help if they can provide real-time or closer to real-time monitoring."
"It would be a much better product if Microsoft provided management packs with the product."
"There are some negative points about this product. Sometimes, the capabilities of the software don't appear, and you can't directly see the results. You have to wait for a long period to refresh the policy to push it to the software or other patches."
"System Center just provided upgrade and update features for Windows clients, and Windows systems, and did not support Linux, Android, or iOS, and other operating systems. They need to provide better integration with other operating systems if they don't already."
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ManageEngine Applications Manager is an enterprise-ready, easy-to-use, affordable application management solution that helps enterprises monitor their mission-critical applications and data centers effectively. It enables you to monitor web applications, web servers, application servers, databases, and systems which are the lifeline of businesses. Its heterogeneous monitoring capability and business centric view helps the IT Team to troubleshoot application performance issues quickly.
ManageEngine Applications Manager is ranked 20th in Application Performance Management (APM) with 2 reviews while SCOM is ranked 1st in Event Monitoring with 14 reviews. ManageEngine Applications Manager is rated 8.6, while SCOM is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of ManageEngine Applications Manager writes "Offers a service to monitor each and every specific feature in a server". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SCOM writes "Feature rich, scalable and user-friendly, but open-source products are free and do the same thing". ManageEngine Applications Manager is most compared with AppDynamics, Dynatrace, SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor, New Relic APM and Splunk, whereas SCOM is most compared with Zabbix, Dynatrace, PRTG Network Monitor, Nagios XI and SolarWinds NPM.
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