Gartner Research

Solution Comparison for Application Performance Monitoring Solutions

Published: 27 June 2019

ID: G00372961

Analyst(s): Gregg Siegfried


APM tools add user experience details to monitoring that bring insight to your digital products. New vendors and a focus on observability are changing the APM market, but three suites remain highly regarded. This research helps I&O technical professionals differentiate these leading products.

Table Of Contents

Solution Comparison

  • Solutions Examined

Solution Assessments

  • Cisco (AppDynamics)
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
  • Dynatrace
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
  • New Relic
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses

Additional Guidance

  • Collaborate During Product Selection and Evaluation
  • Explore Solutions Beyond These Three and Beyond Suite-Based APM
  • Position APM as a Business Resource
  • Prefer Open Standards
  • Assess AI and ML Capabilities With Realistic Expectations

Methodology and Criteria

  • Methodology
    • Criteria

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