Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics

Published: 21 February 2017

ID: G00301180

Analyst(s): Sanjit Ganguli , Vivek Bhalla


NPMD tools enable infrastructure and operations organizations to support and deliver IT services. To choose the correct tool, I&O leaders responsible for network performance should determine which of the popular NPMD products are best-suited to their requirements and maturity level.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • AppNeta Suite
    • CA Technologies CA Performance Management
    • Cisco Prime Infrastructure, NAM and Collaboration
    • Corvil Analytics Platform Tera+
    • ExtraHop Platform
    • Flowmon Networks Flowmon Platform
    • Genie Networks GenieATM
    • HPE Network Node Manager i and Real User Monitoring
    • InfoVista VistaInsight for Networks and 5View Suite
    • Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
    • LiveAction LiveNX
    • NetScout nGeniusONE Platform and nGeniusPULSE
    • Paessler PRTG Network Monitor
    • Riverbed SteelCentral Suite
    • SevOne PAS, SevOne PLA and SevOne EUE
    • SolarWinds NPM and SolarWinds NTA
    • Viavi Observer Performance Management Platform
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Endpoint/Component/Link Monitoring
    • Service Delivery Monitoring
    • Diagnostics
    • Algorithmic IT Operations (AIOps)
    • 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
  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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