A few reasons why companies pick Dynatrace for Microsoft Azure monitoring

Dynatrace vs Cisco AppDynamics vs New Relic

Side-by-side comparison

How do other APM tools compare to Dynatrace when it comes to Microsoft Azure performance monitoring? This side-by-side comparison highlights the differences between Dynatrace, AppDynamics and New Relic, based on available information and to the best of our knowledge.

Built for cloud-native Microsoft Azure environments

Dynatrace Cisco AppDynamics New Relic
One click installation via Azure extensions
First class support (auto-injection, auto-instrumentation) for .NET
First class support for .NET Core 2.0 and ASP.NET 2.0
First class support for Java, Node.js
Auto-installation of .js agent for user experience monitoring
Available as on premise solution
Azure Marketplace integration

AI-powered analytics & embedded expertise

Dynatrace Cisco AppDynamics New Relic
Self-learning AI automatically locates problem inflicting components and identifies the root cause while eliminating alert spam
Real-time discovery and visualisation of application topologies enterprise-wide: components, dependencies and deployments
Orchestration layer integration and automated problem remediation
AI-powered VoiceOps and ChatOps

Fully automated hyper-scale monitoring

Dynatrace Cisco AppDynamics New Relic
Single agent deployment, automated instrumentation including log file discovery, full-stack coverage
SaaS, On-premises and hybrid deployment models, architectural high availability
Scalability to 100,000+ hosts
Elastic pricing models: consumption based, annual plans, perpetual licenses

Enterprise unified monitoring

Dynatrace Cisco AppDynamics New Relic
Full-stack monitoring in a single solution: users, applications, cloud and infrastructure including process and network metrics and log analytics
User experience analytics: individual session visibility, web and mobile applications, all digital touchpoints
100% technology coverage: cloud-native, enterprise technologies and packaged apps
Built for DevOps & Continuous Delivery processes

Dynatrace provides complete insight into Microsoft Azure
... and everything running on it

Easy Installation: Install the Dynatrace OneAgent with a single command using the Azure Portal extension. Instrument 1000+ hosts in a matter of a few hours.
Full Stack Auto-Discovery: Don’t bother with manual configuration. Dynatrace auto-discovers all the elements and dependencies in your infrastructure including hosts, services, processes, applications, and databases, so you have total monitoring coverage of all your systems and user transactions.
Code Maintenance and Coverage: The Dynatrace agent monitors the performance of all your code without gaps, so you don’t need to re-instrument when you change or add source code.
Ease your migration into the cloud: Dynatrace lets you visualize your architecture and all dependencies (even into the millions) in an interactive blueprint called Smartscape®. New cloud instances are auto-discovered as they are spun up and down.
  • Real User Monitoring: Gain full visibility into customer experience across every digital transaction. No sampling of data, Dynatrace gives you a complete picture, from the frontend to the backend..
  • Auto-Determine Root Cause: Dynatrace uses artificial intelligence to automatically determine the root cause of problems within seconds, effectively eliminating late night war-room panic.
  • Easy Dashboards and Reporting: Dynatrace has easy to use pre-configured dashboards, alerting and reporting. Dynatrace is easily customized for different user preferences, including dev, ops, DBAs, and more. Check out davis, the new VoiceOps interface.

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