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AppManager

Features

  • Scalable architecture to match your environment

    Scalable architecture to match your environment

    Robust, flexible architecture lets you manage thousands of servers from one central console. This enables fewer administrators to efficiently manage large server configurations.

    Scalable architecture to match your environment
  • Flexibility to suit enterprise business requirements

    Flexibility to suit enterprise business requirements

    No two IT environments are alike, and even in the same company, multiple business units want things their own way. AppManager provides industry-leading flexibility within the user interface.

    Flexibility to suit enterprise business requirements

VoIP and unified communications (UC) monitoring and management

Out-of-the-box VoIP management modules enable you to rapidly establish performance monitoring of leading VoIP and unified communication (UC) technologies and applications.

  • Automatically discover and deploy

    Automatically discover and deploy

    Detects changes, alerts you to initiate change management, and deploys monitoring according to policy, reducing the risk of monitoring gaps and the manual labor required to stay current with changes.

    Automatically discover and deploy
  • Automatic self-monitoring and configuration support

    Automatic self-monitoring and configuration support

    Market-leading reliability is provided by using automatic self-monitoring for problem notification and recommended configuration changes to optimize performance.

    Automatic self-monitoring and configuration support
  • Rule-based management groups

    Rule-based management groups

    Newly discovered components are assigned to management groups based on pre-determined rules. You can base these rules on things like a location or a business unit.

    Rule-based management groups

Scheduled jobs

Efficiently perform critical tasks using AppManager's job scheduling and script execution engine.

  • Efficient Data Collection

    Efficient Data Collection

    A single agent and a single repository are used to collect and store all your management information, both events and performance data. This gives you a central view of all servers and resources.

    Efficient Data Collection
  • OLAP-based data warehousing and reporting

    OLAP-based data warehousing and reporting

    Long-term data retention and three-dimensional analysis is provided by Analysis Center, which enables capacity and problem management.

    OLAP-based data warehousing and reporting
  • Remote diagnosis

    Remote diagnosis

    Diagnose and resolve common problems on Windows servers with the AppManager Diagnostic Console.

    Remote diagnosis
  • Service maps to visualize problems

    Service maps to visualize problems

    The display provides visual representations of groups or geographies to indicate current red, yellow or green status and give you a perspective of what is affected in the environment.

    Service maps to visualize problems

AppManager 8 vs. Microsoft Systems Center Operations Manager 2007 R2

Feature/Capability

AppManager

Microsoft

Explanation/Benefit

Out-of-the-box, native support for dozens of 3rd party applications and OSs Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Support for all your IT applications and infrastructure, not just Microsoft or UNIX OSs
Support for Cisco, Avaya & Microsoft VoIP/Unified Communications applications Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Get the cost benefits of VoIP/UC and manage it with the same platform as other systems
Out-of-the-box integration with BMC, HP, IBM, CA and EMC tools Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Integrate with service management products for ITIL deployments
Dynamic, rule-based management groups Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Groups are self-maintaining as the environment changes
Out-of-the-box, drag-and-drop Knowledge Scripts Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Monitoring is selectively implemented rather than one-size-fits-all rules that may not match your monitoring policies or needs and result in event overload
Flexible monitoring policies and exceptions, which are supported and appear in reports Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Reduces the cost of supporting diverse monitoring policies between multiple groups
Central view and control of entire environment beyond 85,000 servers Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Provide enterprise-wide central visibility and reporting
Rich drill-down service maps without additional third-party software Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Reduced administration cost from less effort spent in building and maintaining maps
Highly-granular secure delegation model by feature Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Allow more users to securely interact with the tool and access information needed
Single data store for event & performance data, beyond 85,000 servers Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Efficiently store data and generate reports for the largest environments
Architecture of middle / mgmt tier supports 100% virtualization with VMware Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Gain more efficient use of hardware and support enterprise virtualization initiatives
End-user experience monitoring for Web and/or Windows desktop based applications Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Monitor any application that is accessed via browsers or desktop clients, not just web apps or Microsoft Exchange
Unlimited transaction executions at no additional cost Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Reduce costs and license accounting efforts
Self-maintaining transactions using Optical Character Recognition and bitmap comparisons Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Less time and cost spent maintaining transactions
Screen shots taken when the transaction generates events Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Identify what errors users are seeing for faster troubleshooting
High-scalability for integrated monitoring of 10,000 + URLs Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Reduces infrastructure costs and allows for centralized transaction management
Measure specific-step transaction failures Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Quickly identify where transactions fail to reduce troubleshooting time
Support for DHTML, Java Script, applets, XML, SSL and Flash objects Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Monitor web apps that use these market-leading technologies
GUI-based click and type recording of synthetic transactions Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Perform transactions exactly as users would for accuracy and ease of deployment
Measure and report service levels from the end-user's perspective Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Provide true service-level metrics as opposed to infrastructure availability metrics
Run synthetic transactions from multiple locations Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Diversify visibility of application/service performance to isolate network problems
Real-time charting and snapshot reports Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Useful for troubleshooting
Out-of-the-box P2V candidate analysis reporting Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Identify physical server candidates for virtualization
Out of the box reporting for VMware Host, Guest and vCenter Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Supports this mission-critical infrastructure with data collection and reporting
Long-term trend analysis and multi-dimensional (OLAP-based) comparative analytics Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Large data sources can efficiently produce reports with longer retention times
Auto-discovery and deployment as the environment changes (less than 15-minute lag) Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Reduces administrator workload and ensures that monitoring policy is accurately in place
Deployment servers designed to operate in DMZs Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Full support for servers located in a DMZ from auto deployment to monitoring policy management
Automatic self-monitoring and configuration support Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Problem notification and recommended configuration changes provided to optimize performance
Scheduled jobs Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Efficiently perform critical tasks with the job scheduling and script execution engine
Control and command of monitoring function via email based triggers (i.e., start/stop monitoring via email, results sent via email, approval/deny via email, etc.) Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Use of secure email allows remote administrative response to events, reducing the time to respond for administrators and reducing unplanned downtime
Integrated remote diagnostic console for servers Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Access real-time performance data without needing server permissions
Deep diagnostic data collection on problematic servers Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Useful for troubleshooting by exposing more data than is regularly collected with agents
Agent or agentless server diagnostic collection method Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Icon/Symbol/Checkmark Created with Sketch. Provides flexibility based on policy and desired level of metric collection
release-rel-2021-11-2-7085 | Wed Nov 17 15:06:12 PST 2021
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