2014-03-23T16:24:00Z
Ariel Lindenfeld - PeerSpot reviewer
Director of Community at PeerSpot
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When evaluating Application Performance Management, what aspect do you think is the most important to look for?

Let the community know what you think. Share your opinions now!
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AS
Engineer at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
Top 5
2021-03-22T21:13:16Z
Mar 22, 2021

1.Ability to Corelate 


2. Machine learning/AI based thresholds 


3. Ease of configuration ( in bulk)

Search for a product comparison in Application Performance Management (APM)
LT
CTO at Kaholo
User
2021-06-22T15:45:14Z
Jun 22, 2021

There are so many monitoring systems in every company that provide alerts. This is what's called - alert fatigue phenomena. Moreover, most alerts are handled manually which means it takes a long time and cost a lot of money to resolve an event. I think companies should evaluate the remediation part of monitoring systems... What is there to instantly and automatically resolve problems that come up instead of just alerting.

Ravi Suvvari - PeerSpot reviewer
Performance and Fault-tolerance Architect with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
2020-12-14T15:57:23Z
Dec 14, 2020

Tracing ability like record level, latency and capabilities to inform good predictions in advance, history storage, pricing, support etc..,

David Fourie - PeerSpot reviewer
Application Performance Analyst. at Nintex
Real User
Top 5
2020-12-11T08:24:34Z
Dec 11, 2020

Full stack end-to-end monitoring including frontend and backend server profiling, real user monitoring, synthetic monitoring and root cause deep dive analysis. Ease of use and intuitive UX. 

Ravi Suvvari - PeerSpot reviewer
Performance and Fault-tolerance Architect with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
Jun 22, 2021

@reviewer1608147  Yes automation helps 

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it_user342780 - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Software Engineer Team Lead at THE ICONIC
Vendor
2015-12-03T02:14:39Z
Dec 3, 2015

Speed to get data into the platform is one of our most important metrics. We NEED to know what is going on right now, not 3-4minutes ago.

Ravi Suvvari - PeerSpot reviewer
Performance and Fault-tolerance Architect with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
Dec 14, 2020
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it_user364554 - PeerSpot reviewer
COO at Correlsense
Vendor
2016-04-17T11:44:45Z
Apr 17, 2016

Hi,
Full disclosure I am the COO at Correlsense.
2 years ago I wrote a post just about that - "Why APM project fails" - I think it can guide you through the process of the most important aspects of APM tools.

Take a look - feel free to leave a comment:
http://www.correlsense.com/enterprise-apm-projects-fail/
Elad Katav

AS
Engineer at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
Top 5
Mar 22, 2021

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it_user229734 - PeerSpot reviewer
IT Technical Testing Consultant at adhoc International
Vendor
2015-04-27T09:04:55Z
Apr 27, 2015

In order to evaluate/benchmark APM solutions, We can based on the 5 dimension provided by Gartner:
1. End-user experience monitoring: the capture of data about how end-to-end application
availability, latency, execution correctness and quality appeared to the end user
2. Runtime application architecture discovery, modeling and display: the discovery of the
various software and hardware components involved in application execution, and the array of
possible paths across which those components could communicate that, together, enable that
involvement
3. User-defined transaction profiling: the tracing of events as they occur among the components
or objects as they move across the paths discovered in the second dimension, generated in
response to a user's attempt to cause the application to execute what the user regards as a
logical unit of work
4. Component deep-dive monitoring in an application context: the fine-grained monitoring of
resources consumed by and events occurring within the components discovered in the second
dimension
5. Analytics: the marshalling of a variety of techniques (including behavior learning engines,
complex-event processing (CEP) platforms, log analysis and multidimensional database
analysis) to discover meaningful and actionable patterns in the typically large datasets
generated by the first four dimensions of APM

In other side, we tried to benchmark internally some APM solutions based on the following evaluation groups:
Monitoring capabilities
Technologies and framework support
Central PMDB (Performance Management DataBase)
Integration
Service modeling and monitoring
Performance analysis and diagnostics
Alerts/event Management
Dashboard and Visualization
Setup and configuration
User experience
and we got interresting results

it_user178302 - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Engineer at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Real User
2015-01-05T20:15:38Z
Jan 5, 2015

Most vendors have similar transaction monitoring capabilities so I look at the End user experience monitoring features to differentiate. Not only RUM (mobile and web) but also Active Monitoring through synthetics.

it_user510261 - PeerSpot reviewer
Services Consultant at CA Technologies
Vendor
2016-10-18T02:26:59Z
Oct 18, 2016

I Check about a Customer Experience Tool, I think the organization have to improve your client experience and if you don't have a tool to view the Improve Points this is so hard to do!!

it_user308760 - PeerSpot reviewer
User at Lockheed Martin
Real User
2015-09-09T20:49:30Z
Sep 9, 2015

Visibility into the application transaction and all the magic behind the curtain

it_user304704 - PeerSpot reviewer
IT Release Manager at Ventera
Consultant
2015-09-03T13:04:02Z
Sep 3, 2015

Monitoring end user experience (including impact of external partners). It's the price of admission

it_user291504 - PeerSpot reviewer
Network Engineer II at a legal firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Vendor
2015-08-13T21:31:19Z
Aug 13, 2015

Being able to see every transaction and tracking of the performance of what the end user sees.

it_user289617 - PeerSpot reviewer
MD with 51-200 employees
Vendor
2015-08-11T11:09:49Z
Aug 11, 2015

Know and meet de NFR's. Find correlations and have superb SLA management and reporting.

it_user286740 - PeerSpot reviewer
Sr System Engineer at Locuz Enterprise Solutions Ltd
Vendor
2015-08-06T07:04:21Z
Aug 6, 2015

Hi As per exp.. customer always look how much faster application its open, how many users are accessed in a faster way...how are then got an errors....application page load....end user request load on application ....how the server resource utilized the application....is there any more resource are need to run the application

it_user272631 - PeerSpot reviewer
Solutions Architect at Hewlett-Packard
Vendor
2015-07-23T18:20:30Z
Jul 23, 2015

In my opinion, an APM solution should demonstrate the following characteristics:
Ease of use. The solution should be easy to use from installation, configuration and maintenance/support.
Fulfill the business need. There are so many solutions/vendors out in the marketplace that claim to have the RIGHT solution for you. After carefully evaluating some of the solutions, you find that they do not satisfy your business need and promises to have the additional functionality in their future roadmap. Why wait?
Integration. An APM solution should have the ability integrate with various other tools/systems without disrupting your current environment.
Cost effective. In most cases, "you get what you pay for". Free isn't always the best solution for your business need, as well as paying a substantial price tag for a solution and still does not give you the value you need.

it_user273690 - PeerSpot reviewer
User at Hewlett-Packard
Vendor
2015-07-16T07:48:43Z
Jul 16, 2015

Easy deployment and integration. E2E monitoring on a component level. Automatic CI discovery and mapping. Support of ITIL processes - incident, configuration, service level management...

it_user273069 - PeerSpot reviewer
Co-founder and CEO with 51-200 employees
Vendor
2015-07-15T12:57:41Z
Jul 15, 2015

Application Performance Management is a shared concern. APM tools should be used, easily, by all people involved in the build and run process, to share a common view of which part of the application/system is used and how it impacts the whole performance of the service according to the user/customer point of view.

Vendor
2015-07-01T12:09:31Z
Jul 1, 2015

My scope for a monitoring system is the capability to monitor:
- Servers
- Switches
- Firewalls
- Workstations
- FC switches
- Storage (SAN, TapeLibrary,...)

These are the main components where the monitoring system has to get as much data as possible out of the systems.
Here is the HA of the monitoring system very important.

We have tested CACTI and Nagios and SCOM but we are the most happy with OpManager of ManageEngine. because the correlation with the other components is so easy and logic we prefer and recommend the solutions of ManageEngine.

it_user264498 - PeerSpot reviewer
System Analyst at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Consultant
2015-06-30T10:10:21Z
Jun 30, 2015

In my view following aspects should be consider:

- Server Monitoring capabilities
- Ease for user i.e. easily configurable and end-user experience
- Alerts and events management
- Dashboards available so you can visualize the stats
- Analyse performance and diagnose problem
- Must be under budget

We mostly recommend Nagios and Cacti as tools to our client.

Randall Hinds - PeerSpot reviewer
Program Manager - Enterprise Command Center at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Real User
2015-06-25T14:12:29Z
Jun 25, 2015

These posts hit my main points on the nose.
Bob_J " 1. End-to-end transaction visibility 2. Scalability 3. Low/no over-head 4. Ease of use "

reviewer142791 - "Being able to see EVERY transaction. No sampling or just high water marks. If you don't have information on all of your data, you can't effectively benchmark and trend performance over time."

I would also look for transaction topology mapping. I picture paints a 1000 words in expressing urgency.

it_user121395 - PeerSpot reviewer
ITSM & AntiFraud Consultant with 51-200 employees
Consultant
2015-06-01T16:27:54Z
Jun 1, 2015

When you want to evaluate an APM Solution in my option the most important aspect is
1) What are my organization needs and if that solution partialy complies to the needs.
If we know for what we need the APM Solution we go for the other things:
2) Monitor End-to-end transactions
3) Integration with monitoring tools
Usualy after implementing the APM Solution the client wants an unified solution that agregates the data from the APM and from the monitoring tool.
4) Synthetic transactions
5) Cost-benefit
Every organisation has it's own needs. Sometimes the client doesn't choose the solution they really need because of the price, and in time they discover that their choise is not fullfilling it's purpose and they need to buy other solution.
6) Event correlation
It is ideal to correlate the events from a server with the events from the APM. The correlation helps the administrators to solve the issue ASAP when you have all the data.
7) Easy to use
If the solution is easy to use, it gives the administrator the time to develope new rules and it give him the ability to learn the solution faster.
8) Ability to analyse application code for flaws
If you see errors in the APM from your applications, usually the application owner is asking what it will be the cost for troubleshooting and for error remediation. If the APM is able to provide the flaws, than the cost of repair is much lower than expected.

it_user235452 - PeerSpot reviewer
Performance and Automation Test Consultant at Veda
Vendor
2015-05-08T00:18:28Z
May 8, 2015

1. The APM solution getting implemented should not have an additional overhead on the system performance in terms of server resources. ( Very Important aspect)
2. The APM solution should be compatible with the technology /software you are trying to use.

it_user215193 - PeerSpot reviewer
Director, Enterprise Management Engineering at a insurance company with 501-1,000 employees
Real User
2015-03-28T00:52:18Z
Mar 28, 2015

1. End-to-end transaction visibility
2. Scalability
3. Low/no over-head
4. Ease of use

it_user210534 - PeerSpot reviewer
Enterprise Architect, acting as Technology Advisor at AXA-TECH at a tech services company
Consultant
2015-03-19T11:12:57Z
Mar 19, 2015

Well, the most important: the solution covers your application stack and your ecosystem, and this happens at the implementation and in the roadmap of your company. Then you should decide having in count: easy of use, data integrated from multiple sources, transactional view and in-depth root cause analysis available. All platforms of this type performs well and are based in very similar concepts. After a pilot or PoC you will have more light in this field.

it_user204516 - PeerSpot reviewer
Sr. Principal Consultant at CA Technologies
Real User
2015-03-06T15:58:17Z
Mar 6, 2015

Ease of implementation, scalability, breadth of monitoring from L3-L7 of OSI model and low overhead for agents.

it_user203403 - PeerSpot reviewer
Director at a venture capital & private equity firm
Vendor
2015-03-05T03:40:07Z
Mar 5, 2015

Easy to implement, use; Automatic rootcause, proactive and helps in optimal use of applications

it_user202662 - PeerSpot reviewer
Cloud Architect
Vendor
2015-03-03T13:00:35Z
Mar 3, 2015

Number of systems monitored and the amount of traffic they transverse through you LAN and WAN

it_user199263 - PeerSpot reviewer
Currently available - IT Infrastructure Director / Manager at a tech services company
Consultant
2015-02-24T17:37:35Z
Feb 24, 2015

Dashboard information to show summary, but easy drill-down access to more detailed information; easy configuration and user adaptation.

it_user191439 - PeerSpot reviewer
Sales Director at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Consultant
2015-02-08T14:35:37Z
Feb 8, 2015

end user experience, network visibility, ease of use

it_user178554 - PeerSpot reviewer
User at Dynatrace
Real User
2015-01-06T11:59:57Z
Jan 6, 2015

1. Low Overhead
2. Ability to use it in production, test and development
3. No Sampling or just turning it on when there is something suspicious going on -this is to late to find the root cause
4. Ability to follow exactly end to end transactions from the click/touch to the database
5. Real User Monitoring for Web, Mobile Apps and Rich Clients
6. Ability to give APM data to different audience in a convenient way. eg. CEO can view high level data on a tablet, Developer can deep dive on stored data a long a bug report, operators can have their personalized view of the system on the ops screens

it_user161595 - PeerSpot reviewer
Consultant at Tata Consultancy Services
Real User
2014-11-08T12:59:15Z
Nov 8, 2014

It depends on multiple factors, some of them are Real time monitoring, scalability, easy of use and licensing cost.

JV
System Administrator at a government with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
2014-11-04T10:35:04Z
Nov 4, 2014

1. Presentation of key performance data
2. Compactness and minimal dependencies
3. Customization
4. Platform independent

Vendor
2014-11-03T16:01:40Z
Nov 3, 2014

One suite which would cover
1. End-to-end business/audit transaction flow irrespective of technology stack/Integrated components,
2. NFRs/Infrastructure/capacity metrics and their management as well
3. lightweight,
4. Easy configurable/manageable.
5. Plugin availability for integration for customization.
6. Of Course budgetary/cost saving in long run.

By default APM tool/suite should provide evidence/root cause of performance bottleneck and notify reaching threshold of configured KPIs.

it_user158409 - PeerSpot reviewer
Director of Architecture/Design
Vendor
2014-10-24T03:27:14Z
Oct 24, 2014

1. How the tool affects application load is most important. An APM tool is useless if it slows down the production environment.
2. Ease of installation.
3. Ability to drill down into the application stack for root cause analysis.
4. Alerts on performance and errors.
5. Ability to customize the data stream.

it_user155457 - PeerSpot reviewer
EMS Engineer at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Consultant
2014-10-07T07:30:48Z
Oct 7, 2014

1> Monitoring application performance with the help of APM introscope.
2> Being able to see EVERY transaction. No sampling or just high water marks. If you don't have information on all of your data, you can't effectively benchmark and trend performance over time

it_user150033 - PeerSpot reviewer
User at a tech services company
Consultant
2014-09-02T14:02:43Z
Sep 2, 2014

End user metrics including Network latency, load time and application Launches.

it_user142791 - PeerSpot reviewer
User at Compuware Corporation
Vendor
2014-07-25T13:17:00Z
Jul 25, 2014

Being able to see EVERY transaction. No sampling or just high water marks. If you don't have information on all of your data, you can't effectively benchmark and trend performance over time.

it_user5478 - PeerSpot reviewer
User at Red Ocean Software AB
Vendor
2014-07-03T13:25:46Z
Jul 3, 2014

Nothing can be more important than end user visibility.
If it wasn't for the end user, what metrics would have any value since we talk about Application Performance Management?
The judges of the performance is the end users - period. It can never be the tools!
In a APM solution, there needs to be a direct correlation of what a user does to what resources that particular action demands from the infrastructure. Of course the time spent in those resources is also valuable.

it_user122346 - PeerSpot reviewer
Consultant at a media company
Vendor
2014-06-10T08:23:02Z
Jun 10, 2014

Check resources availability.

it_user110691 - PeerSpot reviewer
User at a tech company with 51-200 employees
Vendor
2014-05-05T08:59:54Z
May 5, 2014

To know NFR's

it_user802980 - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Software Engineer at InContact
Vendor
2018-01-18T17:01:08Z
Jan 18, 2018

For one, the APM tool needs to be stable and be able to notify me when it is unable to complete the configured monitoring. After that, it is important to be able to monitor log message occurrences for the software that my company produces.

Rakesh Kanojia - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Technical Pre-Sales Consultant / Project Manager (BSM) at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Consultant
2017-12-22T06:36:32Z
Dec 22, 2017

You should list till what level the monitoring is required.

Starting from
1. Application layer
2. Database layer
3. Code Level
4. Network & Infrastructure Level

This will help you select the right bundle of the tools to achieve your requirements.

A.Sousa - PeerSpot reviewer
CTO at Marketware
Real User
2017-12-14T15:53:35Z
Dec 14, 2017

As I believe you cannot manage what you cannot measure, I give the most importance to data quality. No sampling, no gaps, just the real thing!

it_user517431 - PeerSpot reviewer
Super Connector, Contact Coordinator, Research Liaison & Consultant - Tech, Entertainment & Business at a consultancy with 51-200 employees
Consultant
2016-09-21T23:23:55Z
Sep 21, 2016

I am not an actual user of these products. I am a consultant that offers comparative research support for clients with vested, potential investment or consumer interest in them or at times, for the developers themselves.

it_user376104 - PeerSpot reviewer
Global Account Manager at Dynatrace
Vendor
2016-01-25T16:48:27Z
Jan 25, 2016

Measure every users transactions and trace them through to back end for immediate root cause analysis.

it_user358914 - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Consultant at a tech vendor with 51-200 employees
Consultant
2015-12-18T13:27:13Z
Dec 18, 2015

Knowing business needs and capabilities, and map them to the best tool.
Getting the full picture, quickly find problem and getting pointed the right way

it_user358173 - PeerSpot reviewer
Project Manager at a computer software company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Vendor
2015-12-17T08:22:49Z
Dec 17, 2015

Manageability, stability, and ease of use

it_user356862 - PeerSpot reviewer
Consultant and Adjunct Faculty. at a engineering company
Vendor
2015-12-16T05:05:31Z
Dec 16, 2015

Query / Transaction response for expected load conditions.

Vendor
2015-12-11T18:17:31Z
Dec 11, 2015

Two factors affect application performance management. First user interaction (workstation, data flow, access, response rates) and second backend systems (replication, db updates).

it_user335340 - PeerSpot reviewer
Systems Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Consultant
2015-12-09T14:38:14Z
Dec 9, 2015

When it comes to performance, I monitor how long it took to refresh the screen for the application.
Scalability, low impact of the performance etc

it_user343362 - PeerSpot reviewer
Global Command Center Analyst at AstraZeneca
Real User
2015-11-27T09:48:33Z
Nov 27, 2015

End User Experience along with its operation time,slow operations and the application performance.
For the web based applications,I think we should look the TCP and HTTP errors which are basic parameters.
For SSL Based applications,it is TCP and SSL errors.

it_user339354 - PeerSpot reviewer
Managing Director/CEO at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Consultant
2015-11-22T18:36:16Z
Nov 22, 2015

Clear full stack tracing... starting at the end user all the way to a minor external service call somewhere in a microservice sometime in the entire transaction. ..

it_user335340 - PeerSpot reviewer
Systems Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Consultant
2015-11-18T13:25:01Z
Nov 18, 2015

Price
Ease of Installation
Customization
Reporting

it_user340044 - PeerSpot reviewer
Project Manager / Business Advisor at a tech services company
Consultant
2015-11-12T15:42:38Z
Nov 12, 2015

Ease of use, Predefined customizable reporting capability, high visibility, high capability of raw data and reporting import export

it_user337992 - PeerSpot reviewer
Commander at a consultancy
Consultant
2015-11-08T16:05:40Z
Nov 8, 2015

How quickly you can ID bottlenecks while providing the performance that the customer demands.

it_user337638 - PeerSpot reviewer
Productmanager PCC at a tech services company
Consultant
2015-11-06T13:32:23Z
Nov 6, 2015

Knowing what you wil do with results. Match them with technical and functional requirements and think about what information you would need if you need to troubleshoot the applictaion chain. Then look for a tool that supports this.

it_user330369 - PeerSpot reviewer
Manager - Technology Introduction with 1,001-5,000 employees
Vendor
2015-10-19T11:06:23Z
Oct 19, 2015

cost per port, scalabity for Tier1 operations, ease of deployment and use

it_user329505 - PeerSpot reviewer
Chief Operating Officer at a consultancy with 51-200 employees
Consultant
2015-10-16T12:30:21Z
Oct 16, 2015

low impact in the overall performance and ease to identify bottleneck

it_user327327 - PeerSpot reviewer
User at a tech company with 51-200 employees
Vendor
2015-10-14T06:44:26Z
Oct 14, 2015

1. Identify problems and pinpoint root-cause.
2. Understand your application or website’s readiness before go-live.
3. Shorten application release cycles.
4. Understand and optimize your end-users’ journey.
5. Understand outside forces affecting your application and/or website.
6. Simplify deployment and management of your APM platform.
as http://www.researchinaction.de/

it_user318162 - PeerSpot reviewer
CEO & Founder at Germain APM
Vendor
2015-09-24T18:12:31Z
Sep 24, 2015

scalability and flexibility come first, in order for an Organization to -proactively- runs its business and -effectively- adapt to this fast growing business environment. Then comes all the other obvious APM capabilities and benefits customers expect, some listed above.

technologies (big data, apps, mobile, cloud, etc) have been quickly evolving... an organization can only run its IT Operations and be more proactive if it relies on APM that are built on 3year old (or less) technology stack, so the APM is flexible, scalable and can adapt to any business and technological changes, in an ever increasing big data, mobile, cloud and highly integrated environment.

most other APMs that are built on 5-15year old technology stack may have more "analytics" pre-configured, but it takes weeks, months to add more capabilities to them and make them scalable and flexible to have these legacy systems keep up the pace with this ever/quickly changing world.

take a look at:
Germain APM (Application Performance Management)
Germain CRT (Code Review Tool)
on www.germainsoftware.com

it_user309375 - PeerSpot reviewer
User at a retailer with 10,001+ employees
Vendor
2015-09-11T10:33:20Z
Sep 11, 2015

Enable Complex Distributed Application Architecture Discovery.
Enable Business Transaction and Internal Call Discovery, bottleneck and latency discovery.
Enable Business and IT Customisable Dashboard build.
Enable Alerting based on Pattern / Baselining.

A Way To Be Pro-Active whether used in QA Environnement, or Efficient on Production issues analysis.

A Must Have In Today, RealTime, Distributed, Multi-tiers Applications

it_user306030 - PeerSpot reviewer
Regional Marketing Manager, West at Riverbed Technology
Real User
2015-09-04T15:06:56Z
Sep 4, 2015

Visibility into the end user experience.

it_user298749 - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Account Executive at Dynatrace
Real User
2015-08-25T15:53:55Z
Aug 25, 2015

24/7 transparency along the whole process chain with user experience as the key performance indicator

it_user289383 - PeerSpot reviewer
助理 at a individual & family service
Vendor
2015-08-12T05:58:11Z
Aug 12, 2015

Check resources availability.

it_user288384 - PeerSpot reviewer
Chief Architect at Hewlett-Packard
Vendor
2015-08-09T08:46:51Z
Aug 9, 2015

TIme to value and ease of use

Vendor
2015-08-06T13:53:49Z
Aug 6, 2015

Ease of use, price, and scalability

it_user276519 - PeerSpot reviewer
User with 10,001+ employees
Vendor
2015-07-21T15:55:25Z
Jul 21, 2015

Easy of diagnoses and analysis. Getting to the actual root cause quickly.

it_user258843 - PeerSpot reviewer
Operations with 51-200 employees
Vendor
2015-06-22T12:40:44Z
Jun 22, 2015

Price, scalability and easy of use

Real User
2015-06-12T18:15:48Z
Jun 12, 2015

Ease of Integration ... There are almost 7 different tolls currently in play and each group is in his own world...We want to add capability not add double the cost

it_user252267 - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Problem Analyst with 1,001-5,000 employees
Vendor
2015-06-09T20:41:08Z
Jun 9, 2015

User response with the ability to highlight any component that is negatively impacting this response from the user through the network back to the server, database server, and storage.

it_user245538 - PeerSpot reviewer
Business Development Manager - North America East Region at a tech vendor with 51-200 employees
Vendor
2015-05-27T15:26:59Z
May 27, 2015

Transaction detail and End-User experience metrics.

Vendor
2015-05-27T05:56:25Z
May 27, 2015

Ability to discover flow transaction, capture all business transaction. Easy to use and to deploy. Also have customize dashboard, as my user comes from different role (management, it operation, application owner, business development, etc)

it_user240105 - PeerSpot reviewer
Director of Product Marketing at Tufin
Vendor
2015-05-17T12:07:36Z
May 17, 2015

Ease of use

it_user238515 - PeerSpot reviewer
Incident and Problem Manager with 1,001-5,000 employees
Vendor
2015-05-14T12:11:05Z
May 14, 2015

1) Capabilities
2) Synthetic transactions
3) Open Source approach
4) Integration
5) Cost-benefit
6) End-user Support
7) Dashboard
8) Event correlation
9) Easy, user-friendly configuration and setup
10) No invasive monitoring

it_user229509 - PeerSpot reviewer
IT Manager / Systems Administrator
Vendor
2015-04-26T15:04:31Z
Apr 26, 2015

Monitoring application performance with the help of APM
Visibility to see All transaction. Not a sampling or just high water marks.
The ability to see what the End user is experiencing is most important.
Problem solving not finger pointing

Vendor
2015-04-22T10:52:52Z
Apr 22, 2015

Self learning from the topology.

it_user224715 - PeerSpot reviewer
User at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Vendor
2015-04-17T10:08:29Z
Apr 17, 2015

End user visibility

Ravi Suvvari - PeerSpot reviewer
Performance and Fault-tolerance Architect with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
2015-04-15T09:09:50Z
Apr 15, 2015

Thanx Ariel for starting interesting APM ongoing forum, lot of valuable info/inputs from our peer's couldn't stop liking those valuable comments. I would personally suggest ease of APM solution which supports multiple diversified Apps ,DB's,O/S all in one shot for complete system including Upstream/Down stream systems and produces transaction level reports which can be easily drilled down and can be understood by Non technical management teams also.

it_user223452 - PeerSpot reviewer
Owner with 1-10 employees
Consultant
2015-04-15T08:59:04Z
Apr 15, 2015

- each transaction must be monitored and analyzed
- the solution has to correlate traffic generated by a user with its true EURT measure
- any kind of metrics has to be suppored by its pcap, so the system has to be able to extract automatically the pcap related to the analyzed detail
- great reporting and dashboarding

it_user222462 - PeerSpot reviewer
Principal DevOps Architect CTO-Dev at a tech company with 201-500 employees
Real User
2015-04-13T18:21:15Z
Apr 13, 2015

All functionality being equal, I want ease of deployment and low management overhead

Vendor
2015-03-24T11:36:27Z
Mar 24, 2015

User Visualization and interpretation.

Real User
2015-03-23T09:11:20Z
Mar 23, 2015

Level of monitoring for Deep dive Analysis
Transaction level monitoring

it_user138993 - PeerSpot reviewer
Sales at a tech company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
2015-03-11T07:11:13Z
Mar 11, 2015

Depth of analysis and ease of use

it_user204468 - PeerSpot reviewer
Consultor de Soluções Corporativas at a tech services company
Consultant
2015-03-06T17:47:29Z
Mar 6, 2015

Most efficency in performance and root causes for issues

it_user200529 - PeerSpot reviewer
Coordinator, BA, and Monitoring Expert for Airbus Resource Planning Programme at a transportation company with 10,001+ employees
Vendor
2015-02-26T14:27:13Z
Feb 26, 2015

Cost, flexibility and restitution quality.

it_user197205 - PeerSpot reviewer
Sr. Product Manager at Zenoss Inc.
Vendor
2015-02-20T02:01:55Z
Feb 20, 2015

Low TCO Real and Synthetic User Experience Monitoring

it_user190020 - PeerSpot reviewer
User at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Real User
2015-02-04T16:58:38Z
Feb 4, 2015

Application component deep dive

Mark Kaplan - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Director IT at BARBRI Inc.
Real User
Top 20
2015-01-20T22:16:23Z
Jan 20, 2015

The ability to monitor everything across the stack.

it_user181035 - PeerSpot reviewer
User with 5,001-10,000 employees
Real User
2015-01-13T14:34:55Z
Jan 13, 2015

Approval to run in the government space.

Chandan-Kumar - PeerSpot reviewer
Associate Director at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Top 5
2015-01-06T21:27:41Z
Jan 6, 2015

Action base monitoring

it_user176976 - PeerSpot reviewer
Director of IT
MSP
2015-01-02T05:41:53Z
Jan 2, 2015

In depth coverage of the Stack

it_user175824 - PeerSpot reviewer
User at a pharma/biotech company
Vendor
2014-12-26T19:10:22Z
Dec 26, 2014

Ease of use is probably the biggest item to consider for APM. If no one will use it then it's just wasting money.

Vendor
2014-11-24T09:15:46Z
Nov 24, 2014

Ease of use and limited/no performance impact form the toolset itself.

it_user154794 - PeerSpot reviewer
Engineer at AdRem Software
Vendor
2014-10-08T08:54:28Z
Oct 8, 2014

VM’s, scalability, easy of use, accessibility

it_user153672 - PeerSpot reviewer
Infrastructure Expert with 501-1,000 employees
Vendor
2014-10-03T12:06:15Z
Oct 3, 2014

1. Doing what it has promised, helping root cause analysis
2. End-2-end transaction monitoring (end user+data center) without sampling
3. Discovery of application topology
4. Not affecting apps that are monitoring

it_user153042 - PeerSpot reviewer
Account Manager at LEVEL5.fr
Vendor
2014-09-18T13:37:39Z
Sep 18, 2014

Easy to deploy, accurate results on transactions.

Vendor
2014-08-05T10:43:19Z
Aug 5, 2014

Finding the bottlenecks and Drill down the bottlenecks to increase the performance of the application.

it_user144621 - PeerSpot reviewer
Consultant at Compuware
Consultant
2014-08-04T17:25:56Z
Aug 4, 2014

The excellent end user experience regarding on transaction and also conversion rate.

it_user137934 - PeerSpot reviewer
Architect at a tech services company
Consultant
2014-07-01T23:05:43Z
Jul 1, 2014

Ease of use, self discovery capability and ability to interoperate with AANPM

it_user136530 - PeerSpot reviewer
User at Compuware
Vendor
2014-06-25T12:54:22Z
Jun 25, 2014

Automation and Visibility

it_user136473 - PeerSpot reviewer
User with 10,001+ employees
Vendor
2014-06-25T10:10:38Z
Jun 25, 2014

Accessibility - Manageability - Stability - Availability

it_user134334 - PeerSpot reviewer
Consultant at Oracle
Real User
2014-06-20T11:14:31Z
Jun 20, 2014

Manageability of the tool

it_user128373 - PeerSpot reviewer
User at CA, Inc.
Real User
2014-06-13T07:37:11Z
Jun 13, 2014

Software lifecycle

Vendor
2014-06-11T14:51:29Z
Jun 11, 2014

Price, scalability and easy of use

it_user121599 - PeerSpot reviewer
Network Engineer at a university with 501-1,000 employees
Vendor
2014-05-27T20:27:41Z
May 27, 2014

Dealing with VM's

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