Applications Manager is an an all-in-one application performance monitoring tool that supports over 150 technologies like servers, applications, databases, cloud, virtualization, big data, containers, middleware, ERP, etc. - both on premise and cloud. This eliminates the need to buy and integrate with multiple solutions which is time-consuming, effort intensive, and requires training.
To monitor a diverse business infrastructure and get performance metrics similar to Applications Manager, users need to purchase multiple solutions like Server & Application Monitor (SAM), Web Performance Monitor, Database Performance Analyzer, Virtualization Manager, Pingdom and AppOptics.
Applications Manager follows an instance based licensing model.
SolarWinds SAM follows node-based and component-based licensing.
In Component-based licensing, Additional Polling Engine (APE) requires extra licensing cost. There is also extra licensing cost for High Availability.
Free 24/7 premium customer support for all customers irrespective of deployment size or purchase order.
Provides three types of support: Professional (Included with cost but with limitations), Premium (additional $15000/year), and Premium Enterprise (additional $45000/year) support.
Applications Manager is easy to set up and use. Download and install. Run the automated discovery. Start monitoring. It is that simple.
SolarWinds SAM requires a steep learning curve and takes time to set up. Onboarding and implementation is a complex process that requires assistance.
Customer-focused approach, hence we develop solutions organically in-house, leading to all systems working seamlessly. Our Company is privately held and profitable since its inception. So we are able to improve our focus on research and product development.
Aggressive acquisition style of operation. This can lead to interoperability issues between different products in the portfolio as the company tries to "fit in" acquired solutions
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