SCOM Review

Microsoft Product monitoring is very valuable but monitoring non-Microsoft products has room for improvement

What is most valuable?

Microsoft Product monitoring and VMware monitoring using Veeam extension.

How has it helped my organization?

This product is really easy to use and has best monitoring capabilities when used to monitor Microsoft products.

What needs improvement?

Monitoring non Microsoft products and 3rd party applications.

For how long have I used the solution?

From 2007 starting with SCOM 2007.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I have used Big Brother monitoring software before being acquired by Quest software.

How was the initial setup?

The deployment of the server is really straightforward. You can follow step by step the installation wizard.

What about the implementation team?

All the implementation has been done by an in-house team.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

No, due to the fact there was a global decision at higher level.

What other advice do I have?

Test it, you do not have what to loose.
**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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