Datadog Announces Real User Monitoring
July 18, 2019
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Datadog announced Real User Monitoring, a new addition to the Datadog platform that provides actionable insights into how real users interact with web and mobile applications.

Datadog’s Real User Monitoring automatically monitors the performance of customers’ key web and mobile applications, gathering important data, including:

- Frontend latency metrics such as Time To Interactive and Time to First Byte

- Geographic Location

- Operating System

- Browser Types

Additionally, when combined with data from logs, traces, and infrastructure metrics in Datadog's monitoring and analytics platform, Real User Monitoring helps teams identify whether issues originate in the frontend, the backend, or the infrastructure.

“Real User Monitoring provides critical insight into users’ experiences as they interact with a product,” said Gabriel-James Safar, Product Manager at Datadog. “Enterprises need to understand the performance of their websites and applications, as these experiences are directly correlated to business metrics.”

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