CA Spectrum Review

Review about CA Spectrum

What is most valuable?

Implemented with Enterprise Customers across region. Very strong Fault Management tool , Extra ordinary correlation & alarming. Not to difficult to implement but eventually adv. correlation is not easy to implement.

How has it helped my organization?

It helps our customer in managing the events , correlations & creation of auto tickets with CA Service Desk. Eventually it helps customer in automation.

What needs improvement?

Its not performance management tool for Network Performance Management you need to have CA UIM or CA eHealth.

For how long have I used the solution?


What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

We encounter multiples issues , difficult to list all. Some of them far beyond out of the box implementation. Other CA Support helps us to resolve it.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?


What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Not at all .

How is customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:

Customer complains it lags for performance management which CA has other solution of it.

Technical Support:

4-5 No good technical support from CA

Which solutions did we use previously?

CA NSM, Solarwind

How was the initial setup?

its depend on the scope of project. But initial setup is not difficult for this solution.

What about the implementation team?

We are solution implementer , and we had implemented across various ent. customer.

What was our ROI?

Different customer has different.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Pricing generally is high but you need aquire multiple products in order to accomplish complete infrastructure management. Cant get everything with CA Spectrum alone when it comes to network monitoring. Netflow is not there too.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?


Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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