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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."
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  • "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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  • "The price is approximately €30,000 ($35,500 USD) for the enterprise edition."
  • "If I compare with other vendors, other vendors are more expensive"
  • "Not expensive."
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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:The technical support is good at resolving issues.
    Top Answer:This solution needs to be more lightweight. It requires that you purchase a Microsoft or Oracle database, which adds… more »
    Top Answer:The most valuable features are monitoring and reporting.
    Top Answer:The creators of our applications do not necessarily agree with the information that Pingdom reports. Technical support… more »
    Top Answer:We are a Managed Service Provider and we recommend solutions to our clients. SolarWinds Pingdom is one of the… more »
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    Also Known As
    New Relic Mobile
    Micro Focus RUM, HPE RUM, MF RUM
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    Overview

    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.

    Real User Monitoring (RUM) an End user monitoring that gives you visibility into user behavior for fast, targeted problem resolution. It monitors the performance and availability of business-critical application services for all users at all locations all the time. It automatically discovers underlying infrastructure and classifies user actions - giving you instant visibility into session and whole service health over web, cloud, and mobile user experience. It allows you to trace user experience across tiers, capture live sessions, see where customers clicked, measure response times, and see pages that caused problems. And you can easily capture and replay user sessions to create test scripts that reflect real user behavior. All this data gives you new ability to analyze which application transactions your users are performing and what application response they are experiencing. RUM currently supports over 20 application protocols and applications such as SAP, Citrix, and native mobile application monitoring on Android.

    SolarWinds® Pingdom® is a powerful and affordable SaaS-based web app performance monitoring solution. It’s one product providing comprehensive web app performance and user experience monitoring consisting of four major capabilities:

    1. Uptime monitoring for webpages and other critical components like APIs, CDNs, DNS, networks, email, and more.

    2. Page speed performance monitoring and page rankings.

    3. Synthetic transaction monitoring from the simplest to the most complex transactions. 

    4. Real user monitoring (RUM), enabling a deeper and wider understanding of the user’s digital experience, and web application availability and performance. 

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    Sample Customers
    Dow Jones, Microsoft, Nike, Groupon, NBC, Sony, Fox, Adobe, Best Buy, Walmart, and WebMD, Cirque du Soleil, FlightNetwork.com, 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, Despegar.com, 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
    Avea, Maccabi Healthcare Services, TEB
    Spotify, MailChimp, Slack, Twitter
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    Financial Services Firm20%
    Computer Software Company13%
    Media Company11%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company22%
    Comms Service Provider17%
    Financial Services Firm12%
    Retailer5%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company30%
    Financial Services Firm10%
    Comms Service Provider10%
    Government8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company31%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Financial Services Firm6%
    Government5%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business38%
    Midsize Enterprise29%
    Large Enterprise32%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business18%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise68%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business25%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise63%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business19%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise67%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise63%
    Buyer's Guide
    Application Performance Management (APM)
    July 2022
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    Micro Focus Real User Monitor is ranked 42nd in Application Performance Management (APM) with 4 reviews while SolarWinds Pingdom is ranked 50th in Application Performance Management (APM). Micro Focus Real User Monitor is rated 5.8, while SolarWinds Pingdom is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Micro Focus Real User Monitor writes "An expensive product with an old design that needs to be more lightweight". On the other hand, Micro Focus Real User Monitor is most compared with AppDynamics, Google Stackdriver, Dynatrace, VMware Tanzu Observability by Wavefront and Nudge APM, whereas SolarWinds Pingdom is most compared with Azure Monitor, New Relic Synthetics, Splunk, Zabbix and Dynatrace.

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