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Sematext allows you to correlate logs with performance metrics quickly, easily and without contracts or commitments both in the cloud and on-premises. Here is a review of all the pros and cons you might need to consider before deciding if AppDynamics is the right solution for you.

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Why try Sematext vs AppDynamics:

AppDynamics’ pricing & licensing are hard to understand and hard to scale

Unlike AppDynamics, who does not publish pricing, Sematext strives to be as transparent as possible. As well as publishing pricing on our website, we also use a licensing model that is easy to understand. For APM functionality, customers are charged per agent used for monitoring. Simple!

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Hello, usage-based plans for businesses of all sizes. Goodbye software licensing and enterprise subscription costs!

Whereas traditional APM vendors such as AppDynamics have a pricing model set up to favor Enterprise customers, Sematext has plans for organizations of all sizes, from small startups to Fortune 100 companies. Sematext Cloud pricing is metered and based on the running time of the app/server being monitored. This means that users are only charged for actual usage and can scale up, down or even stop using the service at any time. Our customers found a dramatic TCO improvement when they have moved from AppDynamics to Sematext, regardless of the size of their implementation.

Trying to compare AppDynamics, New Relic, Elastic Cloud or Splunk? We rival all of them.

Ease of Use: Install in Minutes, No Training Needed

Traditional APM solutions require too much training, can take far too long to install and require the user to build out their own custom dashboards and alert rules. On the other hand, it takes as little as a few minutes to set up Sematext thanks to out-of-the-box agents, dashboards, alerts, and anomaly detection rules, built specifically for the technology you are monitoring and requiring very little configuration. No need for extra documentation, cheat sheets or training.

Best in class: Correlate application, infrastructure & log monitoring all in one

Unlike other vendors who typically offer only performance monitoring tools, logging tools, or only Big Data consulting services, Sematext pulls together all of these related core competencies into one suite of products and services. Thanks to this expertise, we boast a feature rich monitoring/logging platform with a particular specialty in web applications written in Java plus best in class Solr, Elasticsearch and Docker monitoring.

Sematext Cloud allows you to jump from alerts, to metrics, to root cause log analysis all in one platform. This not only makes life easier but also saves on the cost of licensing for multiple tools. Unlike other vendors, who traditionally have specialized in APM and infrastructure monitoring and have built out minimum functionality in logging, Sematext has built a feature-rich platform that allows correlation of application, infrastructure and log monitoring all in one.

What our users say about us on G2?

Quality of Support93%82%
Ease of Setup89%78%
Good Partner in Business95%85%
Ease of Use93%85%
Meets requirements90%86%
Product Direction (% positive)96%86%
Likelihood to Recommend94%86%
Avg. Time to go Live2mo3mo
Avg. ROI (months)5mo22mo

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