Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics

Published: 01 February 2016

ID: G00276258

Analyst(s): Vivek Bhalla , Sanjit Ganguli


NPMD tools are top of mind among infrastructure and operation leaders looking to manage IT services and network infrastructures. This evaluation of NPMD tool capabilities across five common usage scenarios will help IT leaders to foster better relationships with technical and business stakeholders.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • Automic Streamcore 6.3 and Sysload 6.0
    • CA Technologies Unified Infrastructure Management (UIM) 8.3
    • Cisco Prime Infrastructure 3.0, NAM 6.2 and Collaboration 10
    • Corvil Network Data Analytics Platform Tera (9.0)
    • Flowmon Networks Flowmon 7.03
    • Fluke Networks TruView 10.0 and TruView Live 1.0
    • Genie Networks GenieATM 6.3.1 and VM
    • HPE Network Node Manager i 10.01 and Real User Monitor 9.25
    • InfoVista VistaInsight for Networks 5.3 and 5View Suite
    • NetScout nGeniusONE 5.4
    • Niksun NetVCR Alpine 4.5
    • Paessler AG PRTG Network Monitor
    • Riverbed SteelCentral Suite
    • SevOne PAS 5.4 and PLA 2.0
    • SolarWinds NPM 11.5 and SolarWinds NTA 4.1
    • Viavi Solutions Observer 17
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Endpoint/Component/Link Monitoring
    • Service Delivery Monitoring
    • Diagnostics
    • IT Operations Analytics
    • Integration and Interoperability
  • Use Cases
    • Network Operator
    • Network Architect
    • IT Operations Generalist
    • IT Operations Manager
    • Line-of-Business User
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion Criteria

  • Product-Related Criteria
  • Non-Product-Related Criteria
  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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