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User at a government with 10,001+ employees
Jan 16 2018

What is most valuable?

The ability to script and create BL packages to perform various functions. This makes automating our environment... more»

How has it helped my organization?

When WannaCry appered, it was very simple and easy to create an audit job that scanned our servers for the... more»

What needs improvement?

A better CLI Database cleanup tool would help us with our regular maintenance of BladeLogic Server Automation.

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

Not applicable.

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

Before, we used SCCM. I believe we made the switch because patching, compliance, and auditing were much better than... more»

What other advice do I have??

Make sure you have a DBA.
Lavanya Bobba
Consultant
Infrastructure Operations Manager at Cognizant
May 22 2018

What do you think of BladeLogic Automation Suite?

Primary Use Case: OS provisioning Patch management IT audit and compliance Application deployments Data gathering and reporting • Valuable Features: Awesome compliance, inventory, provisioning, patch, and deployment. • Room for Improvement: Agentless software More use cases into compliance management and the remediation process. • Use of Solution: More than five years. • Stability Issues: In some versions, we do have stability, especially 8.5. • Scalability Issues: Not really. • Customer Service and Technical Support: Technical support is good. • Previous Solutions: We used shell scripting and other legacy tools. • Initial Setup: The initial setup is straightforward, unless you need most of the custom configurations. • Pricing, License Cost...
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Orwin Lopes
Consultant
Senior Consultant at a tech services company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Nov 01 2017

What do you think of BladeLogic Automation Suite?

Valuable Features: BMC Bladelogic Automation can be used across many OS platforms, providing us flexibility for deployments. • Improvements to My Organization: We were able to automate patching, provisioning, and compliance for our servers and network devices. • Room for Improvement: The setup of this suite is very complicated. It needs to be simplified. • Use of Solution: We have used it for two years now. • Deployment Issues: Deploying it was very complicated. • Stability Issues: We have had no issues with stability. • Scalability Issues: We have had no issues with scalability. • Customer Service and Technical Support: Customer Service: In my experience with their customer service, they are excellent. Technical Support: From my experience in...

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BladeLogic Automation Suite is an integral part of BMC's Automation Passport and Intelligent Compliance strategies and manages even the biggest change and configuration tasks simply and easily.

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Cisco, BNY Mellon, Duke Energy, Lockheed Martin, Southern Company, JB Hunt, Unum, Sands
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