Here are a list of products, in no particular order, which will help improve the quality of end user experience for Azure hosted applications. This list is an organic aggregation of tribal knowledge and is not a definitive one.
If you have any suggestions, please feel free to send it to me through comments.
Application Availability Management
- Azure Watch by Paraleap Technologies
- Azure Check from from Apica Systems
- Azureops from Opstera
- Spotlight from Quest Software
Application Performance Management (APM)
Application Load testing
- Gomez Web Load Testing from Compuware
- Loadstorm from Loadstorm.com
- CloudTest from Soasta
- Visual Studio Ultimate Stress Testing from Microsoft
- HP LoadRunner from Hewlett Packard.