Solutions Review’s annual Vendors to Know in Application Performance Monitoring provides the details on some of the most critical solution providers in the space.
The editors at Solutions Review continually research the most prominent and influential Application Performance Monitoring vendors to assist buyers in search of the tools befitting the needs of their organization. Choosing the right vendor and solution can be a complicated process; it requires constant market research and often comes down to more than just the solution and its technical capabilities. To make your search a little easier, we listed the vendors to know in Application Performance Monitoring.
Note: Companies are listed in alphabetical order.
Vendors to Know in Application Performance Monitoring, 2021
The AppDynamics platform is an application performance monitoring suite that helps users create better digital experiences for customers and employees. The suite of applications, built on an enterprise-grade platform, accelerates digital transformations to drive customer engagement and operational efficiency. AppDynamics’ APM capabilities provide visibility into every line of code and important transactions across multi-cloud environments. Other features include end-user monitoring, infrastructure visibility, and business performance monitoring.
AppNeta Performance Manager allows IT teams to monitor end-user experience across their cloud, network, and applications. The vendor delivers visibility into business-critical applications and networks as experienced from remote offices. Its platform works on a four-dimensional monitoring system that examines network paths, network packets, web applications, and network flows. AppNeta’s APM technology has 2,000 built-in applications as part of its monitoring solution and the ability to add custom application definitions as needed.
Broadcom DX Application Performance Management is an application monitoring tool that improves app performance and user experience. The vendor supports cloud-native application and infrastructure environments, AIOps-driven analytics, open monitoring standards, and data collection from other platforms through its application performance management solution. After its acquisition of CA Technologies in 2018, Broadcom offers infrastructure, network, end-user experience, business transaction, cloud, and mainframe monitoring.
Datadog is an infrastructure and application monitoring platform that provides full observability for modern applications. The platform collects, searches, and analyzes traces across fully distributed architectures. Datadog users can quickly find traces that match a particular user, customer, error code, endpoint, service, or custom tag. The company’s APM solution supports live root-cause analysis to reduce resolution time and help teams release features more quickly. Datadog also offers solutions for network monitoring, incident management, and security monitoring.
Dynatrace Software Intelligence Platform is an all-in-one monitoring platform that combines network, application, and infrastructure monitoring with AIOps, digital experience management, and digital business analytics. The platform automatically discovers and monitors microservices running inside containers; users can see how they’re performing and immediately detect poorly performing microservices. Dynatrace’s PurePath Technology automatically captures timing and code-level context for transactions across every tier.
ExtraHop Reveal(x) for IT Operations is an application and network performance monitoring solution that delivers complete visibility, real-time detection, and intelligent response. The solution provides real-time visibility into everything from database to cloud traffic by securely decoding over 70 enterprise protocols, including SSL/TLS-encrypted sessions, at line rate. The platform automatically discovers and classifies all assets and detects performance anomalies with machine learning trained on over 7,000 wire data metrics.
Flowmon APM is an application performance monitoring solution that helps users deal with availability issues, slow response times, and performance bottlenecks. The agentless solution allows administrators to drive user experience and application value proactively. Flowmon monitors business-critical applications from the end-user perspective, so you always know how they stack up. Also, the platform provides hard data for capacity planning and infrastructure upgrading, giving real insights into infrastructure utilization.
The Infovista 5View suite is a performance monitoring solution that helps users deliver flawless user experiences through business applications. The tool provides detailed network and application performance, usage, availability, and response time metrics, giving your IT organizations and CSPs the ability to analyze and know the factors that impact network and application quality. The 5View suite delivers total application visibility, proactive alarms, and LAN / WAN / Server performance quick analysis for each flow and each user.
Instana is an application performance monitoring solution that includes fully automated APM in addition to service, infrastructure, container, and website management. The tool delivers continuous full-stack observability of all server and application components and automatic distributed tracking for complete visibility. It can be delivered as a SaaS or as an on-premises deployment. Instana provides application perspectives that logically group app components, services, and transaction requests together for analysis, visualization, and alerting via UI configurations.
LogicMonitor is an agentless SaaS-based monitoring solution that monitors business-critical applications’ performance and availability from a unified platform. The platform provides full-stack application insights and tracks app availability and performance alongside an entire IT infrastructure. With LogicMonitor, users can track the availability of multi-step transactions and flows on websites and apps, gaining deeper insights into modern service architectures and tracking the performance of containerized applications.
ManageEngine Applications Manager is an application and server performance monitoring solution that provides total visibility from the URL to the line of code. The product features integrated application performance monitoring for all server and application monitoring needs, from server and infrastructure components that support a business to business-critical applications responsible for service delivery. Applications Manager supports over 100 popular technologies across cloud applications, application servers, web services, and more.
NETSCOUT nGeniusONE is a network and application performance monitoring platform that offers full visibility into infrastructure, interdependencies, and applications. The tool utilizes adaptive service intelligence technology to allow for continuous monitoring and analysis of network and application traffic data. nGeniusONE users can test wired and wireless network performance to stay ahead of performance problems pre-and-post-deployment. NETSCOUT can analyze wire-traffic, NetFlow, and MIB2 data in the same solution.
New Relic One is an observability platform that offers users numerous performance observability capabilities, including application performance. The solution’s Telemetry Data Platform acts as the single source of truth for businesses, ingesting and storing operational data in one place with real-time alerting and the ability to build custom applications. Users can also monitor distributed services, applications, and serverless functions, no matter how or where they’re developed, as well as fully understand their digital customer experiences.
Plixer FlowPro is a network sensor that delivers application performance monitoring capabilities. The platform provides insights into application performance and security. Just from using a single probe, your network operations team can efficiently manage and optimize the network, while your security operation team can simultaneously lower risk, gain data context, and respond quickly to security incidents. FlowPro allows users to monitor performance with Layer 7 precision, including real-time applications like video and voice.
Riverbed AppResponse is a network-based application performance monitoring solution that delivers full-stack application analysis from packets to pages. The platform delivers actionable insights on packet data and rich app analysis, including network forensics, application metrics, end-user experience monitoring, web transaction analysis, and database analysis. Using powerful network and application analytics and flexible workflows, AppResponse speeds problem diagnosis and resolution, helping users get to the answers they need fast.
Splunk APM is an IT operations and application performance monitoring solution designed to predict and prevent application performance problems. The platform provides a view of the high-level health and performance of applications and services. It also lets users dive deep into performance investigations to help predict outages and find the root cause of a problem faster. The tool’s machine learning capabilities can detect patterns to help baseline and automatically adapt behaviors for better monitoring and incident prediction.
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