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Application Performance Mnagement Specialist at a insurance company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Jul 04 2019

What is most valuable?

There are some wonderful, very rich, deeply embedded aspects of the tool that allow things like workload characterization. Workload characterization is super-important… more»

How has it helped my organization?

On the capacity management side, just within the last month, there have been three systems that we've gone back to review, and we've said, "Oh my gosh, these are way… more»

What needs improvement?

Since I already have a sneak peek into the next releases, I'm very happy about what's going to be included. I would like to see continued support for the legacy parts of… more»

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

Right now, the licensing structure is by server. Everybody is licensed somewhat differently, depending on how big they are, how many licenses they have.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We did not have a capacity management discipline or a capacity planning team in 1998 or 1999. There was a desire within our senior management that we have that team. I was… more»

What other advice do I have?

Ask questions, ask to meet other customers. Ask for customer references, for whatever products you're looking at. Talk to others who are using the products. If they're… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We did a bake-off. We were doing a lot of business with Dell computing, as far as purchasing servers from them, and they opened up their labs to us. We brought both tools… more»
Real User
Staff CTO at a financial services firm with 51-200 employees
Jan 16 2018

What do you think of BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization?

What is our primary use case?

We use the product to verify daily the correct sizing of the server farm, from the point of view of the applications. We have a rightsizing process and an undersizing process.

How has it helped my organization?

Daily, we extract reports of undersized or oversized business services. Then, we notify the server owner.

What is most valuable?

The most interesting feature is the simulation of the load using different servers or different KPI parameters of the business.

What needs improvement?

No specific area, but certainly the memory management of Java application servers should be implemented to be able to size GC and footprint.

For how long have I used the solution?

Three to five years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?



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What is BMC TrueSight Capacity Optimization?

TrueSight Capacity Optimization is a digital enterprise management solution that aligns IT resources with service demands and business priorities, resulting in on-time service delivery and optimized costs. 

Applications and IT infrastructure need to work together

  • Reserve and schedule IT infrastructure resources for onboarding applications day-one
  • Forecast and model changes in demand to adjust IT resources as needed
  • Optimize the use of cloud services with visibility for best placement and cost of service
  • Plan and optimize your Hadoop infrastructure and budget
  • Report the cost of IT resources to business and IT stakeholders

Also known as
BMC Capacity Optimization, TrueSight Capacity Optimization
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