Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics

Published: 21 February 2018

ID: G00326771

Analyst(s): Pankaj Prasad , Sanjit Ganguli , Vivek Bhalla


NPMD tools enable organizations to measure and improve 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
    • Accedian (Performance Vision) Performance Vision 4.2
    • AppNeta Performance Manager 10.8
    • CA Technologies Network Operations and Analytics
    • Cisco Prime Infrastructure, NAM and Tetration Analytics
    • Colasoft UPM, nChronos and Capsa
    • Corvil Analytics 9.2
    • ExtraHop Platform 7.0
    • Flowmon Networks 9.0
    • H3C iMC 7.3
    • InfoVista VistaInsight for Networks, VistaGo and 5View Suite
    • Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold 2017 Plus
    • LiveAction LiveNX 6.2
    • ManageEngine OpManager 12.3
    • Micro Focus NNMi and RUM
    • NETSCOUT nGeniusONE and nGeniusPULSE
    • Paessler PRTG Network Monitor 17.3
    • Riverbed SteelCentral
    • Savvius Omnipliance, Spotlight, Insight and Omnipeek
    • SevOne Platform and RetinaVu
    • SolarWinds Network Operations Manager 2017.3
    • Statseeker 5.1.2
    • VIAVI Solutions Observer Platform 17.3
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Endpoint/Component/Link Monitoring
    • Service Delivery Monitoring
    • Diagnostics
    • 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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