What is most valuable?
The most important part is the user experience. CA Service Desk Manager provides a great and helpful experience. It's a tool with constant updates and always thinking about and looking out for the user.
It's a powerful tool that is able to do everything. Anything you need, CA SDM can help.
CA Technologies have been improving the customer experience when we're talking about UI, probally it's comming soon a great UI about usability.
It's comming with v17 a great functionality about upgrade - it's easier than ever.
How has it helped my organization?
I've been implementing the solution for more than a decade, in different companies of different sizes and in different industries. It's adaptability is incredible; you can codify and change almost everything. Therefore, the solution is working for our needs.
What needs improvement?
The solution could include in your own license other products to help your own customers embrace more disciplines to their needs.
With a small licensing of these products, it's possible to present all the power of the power of suite.
For how long have I used the solution?
I have used it for more than a decade.
What was my experience with deployment of the solution?
What do I think about the stability of the solution?
I have never encountered any stability issues.
What do I think about the scalability of the solution?
I encountered a scalability issue with an older version. Nowadays, it is better.
How are customer service and technical support?
Customer service is really good. Technical Support
CA Support is improving its work. The support workers have a lot of experience, and they think fast to solve our problems.
Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?
I previously used other solutions, but they were not as powerful. I'm working as a single MSP and work with different solutions.
How was the initial setup?
It's as easy as a Windows install. You can check on CA Communities.
What about the implementation team?
Using CA Service Desk, the companies grow up.
What was our ROI?
I do not know. I never can compare these numbers.
What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?
No comment. Ask me privately.
Which other solutions did I evaluate?
I can help you to check and evaluate options; compare the solutions. Therefore, the first step is: Compare the same thing with the same thing, apples to apples, but I cannot tell you which is the better choice of fruit.
Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
Nov 06 2017