- Easy GUI administration
- Unified alarm console
- Support for multi-tenancy
- Intelligent high availability
- Alarms suppression
- Easy dashboard creation with several data sources such such as SQL, Oracle, and MS SQL databases
UIM has given us a platform to pro-actively monitor infrastructure and applications as a unified solution. We can have access to reports on applications and of the servers on which the applications are hosted from the same dashboard which can be exported as a PDF for historical data as well as a predictive data. Apart from which, it gives us many out of the box probes classified as -
I have been using this solution since 2011, almost five years.
There were no issues with the deployment.
There have been no issues with the stability.
There have been no issues scaling it.
It's very simple and straightforward. The steps for implementation should be prepared keeping in mind that the pre-requisites are met.
I have implemented this product in five or six environments and do have a strong knowledge and troubleshooting approach.
The ROI, based on a rough calculation for a five year project, would be 50% for sure.
Pricing is one of the lowest for such a product in the market. If you have an experienced tools administrator you may want to go with this product over any other market product considering the cost efficiency.
I evaluated BMC Patrol and HP OVO. We chose CA as the license cost was much cheaper and almost all the functionality/requirements could be achieved via this product as well.