APM Showdown: Which APM Tool Is Right For You?

guest post by Anand AkelaProduct Marketing Director, App Dynamics,

In an increasingly digital world, IT operations teams are struggling to monitor their application landscape and third-party dependencies. A major key in their toolbelt is an Application Performance Monitoring (APM) solution, which can provide business and user context and correlations to their application performance.

However, choosing the right APM tool can be a daunting task. There are many solutions in the market that are grasping for a piece of the market share and claim that they are the best tool for you. But are?

Sometimes teams rely on unbiased third-party analysts, such as gartner either Forester, to help differentiate marketing from true product pricing. Gartner’s Annual APM Magic Quadrant Plot Various Solutions From their ability to execute and their vision for the future. However, this research is lacking in how any device is tailored for your specific use case or pain point. he is there Gartner’s APM Critical Capabilities report good Comes. This research is often combined with related Magic Quadrant reports and is designed to provide an in-depth look at the appropriate product for individual use cases.

Gartner selected the following five use cases as key players for APM buyers:

  • Application Support
  • application development
  • IT Operations
  • Application owner or LOB
  • devops release

‘Critical potential’ research report Gartner Research provides a comprehensive and technical product analysis on #APM suites for critical APM capabilities across five different usage scenarios by the company. Fifteen vendor products were selected, evaluated and ranked for each capability, and scored on a five-point scale. Capabilities assessed for each use case include business analysis, service monitoring, anomaly detection, distributed profiling, application debugging, and workload planning.

“Okay, so which APM tool is right for me?”

Well ultimately, it’s your call. Coming from the seller side, I think everything I say will be scattered as biased, so I chose to point you to third party reports by a reputable analyst devoid of any bias.

She said, that’s why I believe App Dynamics The perfect APM solution for large, enterprise-grade complex applications.


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“AppDynamics has replaced 5 tools we once used to try to troubleshoot app problems. Today, everyone turns to AppDynamics to quickly determine the root cause of the problem.” , Jason Briggs, paychex

“AppDynamics helps you focus your efforts in the right areas to expedite troubleshooting, and provides definitive reports and documentation that can be shared among members of the IT operations and development team.” , Glenn Tratner, DirecTV

“AppDynamics enables an innovative approach to the way we monitor a modern application stack. Using AppDynamics allows us to gain valuable business data that only application metrics can provide.” , Eric Poon, NASDAQ

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