Synthetic transaction monitoring tools

Synthetic transaction monitoring tools allow you to identify problems anywhere along the web application delivery path—from the user’s mobile device or web browser to your backend servers and databases and across cloud and third-party service providers. Whether it’s a slow-loading image, third-party API outage, or incorrectly configured DNS, synthetic transaction monitoring helps you find and fix performance issues fast to ensure that your users enjoy a frustration-free online shopping, banking, learning, gaming, or working experience.

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Why use synthetic transaction monitoring tools

Synthetic transaction monitoring tools are used to evaluate and track the performance and availability of websites, mobile apps, and cloud-based or SaaS applications. Through external agents, synthetic testing and synthetic monitoring tools simulate multi-step actions or clickpaths through a website or web application. Using pre-recorded behavioral scripts, synthetic transaction monitoring tools can test a transaction such as searching for a product, adding it to a shopping cart, and checking out or logging in, watching a film, and logging out—periodically verifying the performance and availability of transactions that affect conversion rates, revenue flows, and customer satisfaction.

Synthetic website monitoring tools provide you with granular visibility into business-critical transactions, showing how individual objects load across your site and helping you better assess the user experience.

Synthetic transaction monitoring tools can be used throughout the development lifecycle: to test functionality and stability in pre-production environments and regularly monitor and capture detailed performance metrics on availability and performance once you’ve gone live. Synthetic transaction monitoring tools also allow you to:

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Monitor web, mobile, and cloud applications with the leading digital performance management platform

Dynatrace is a powerful yet easy-to-use full-stack digital performance management platform for your business, IT operations, and development teams. Bringing together deep dive application analytics with real user and synthetic transaction monitoring tools, our platform can help you isolate and eliminate bottlenecks anywhere in the application delivery ecosystem and offers you a comprehensive view of the user experience.

Featuring the largest dedicated global testing and monitoring network – with last-mile locations in over 168 countries – Dynatrace Synthetic Monitoring lets you carry out the most realistic testing of your websites, mobile apps, or cloud-based applications.

Dynatrace is a sophisticated automated web application monitoring solution that makes your job easier by automatically detecting, classifying, and monitoring all third-party services and components and providing you with end-to-end visibility into the performance of each synthetic and real user transaction. And with our smart analytics engine, which dynamically and automatically identifies the root cause of performance issues—ranking problems by impact level, your teams can be alerted to, troubleshoot, and resolve incidents faster than ever before.

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