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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring


Along with greater support for cloud infrastructure, digital experience and business journeys, APM vendors are expanding their ability to predict how application performance impacts digital business. I&O leaders selecting APM software must weigh these capabilities against ease of use and automation.

Published: 22 April 2020

ID: G00466308

Analyst(s): Charley Rich, Federico De Silva

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Broadcom
    • Cisco (AppDynamics)
    • Datadog
    • Dynatrace
    • IBM
    • Instana
    • ManageEngine
    • Micro Focus
    • Microsoft
    • New Relic
    • Oracle
    • Riverbed (Aternity)
    • SolarWinds
    • Splunk (SignalFx)
    • Tingyun
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Product Requirements
  • Business Requirements

Evaluation Criteria

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players


  • Monitoring the New Remote Workforce
  • Conclusion

Market Overview

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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