CA Performance Management Primary Use Case

Travis Blablack
Manager Network Operations at a energy/utilities company with 10,001+ employees
Our primary use case for Performance Management is the health and performance of our networks. To be able to baseline, trend, historically view performance information, as well as to see in real time how the infrastructure is performing relative to what our expectations are. It's performed really well. As a matter of fact, when we deployed it, right out of the box we were able to stand up Performance Management within two weeks, in our production environment, with full discovery and relevant information, actual information, that we could use in our command center, our 24/7 operations center. To date we've been very happy with it, and we also use CA's Mediation Manager so that we can bring information in from non-traditional network gear, like layer 1 telecom transport, among others, using various protocols, and translate the legacy protocols to give us performance information for infrastructure that we haven't been able to see before. View full review »
Supervis4b56
Supervisor Of Event Management And Monitoring at a insurance company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Our primary use case for the product was to actually monitor the devices in our network. To actually help alert on problems and issues, then do some type of self-healing for the issue. It was also there to find a way to build trends and look at our network to see what we look like now, and where we may have to plan going into the future. The tool does pretty well. It is pretty new to us. We are still learning it. It is a broad value. People were a little hesitant when they started using the product. Now, it has become a vital tool for our use in the company, from a network perspective. View full review »
NetworkS4cce
Network Specialist
We use it for monitoring up/down, fault management, and trending. Although it's a really good tool, it very much needs to be rebuilt so that it can be updated on a regular basis. View full review »
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it_user489675
Senior Consultant at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Our primary use case is for network operations. We use it for customer information, as well as for information for our operations team. We are a service provider and we give our customers access to the Performance Center interface because it gives them information about the health of their network in different locations. For example, for a large customer with, say, 100 locations, each of the customer's employees can see the network health in his area. That means that they provide them, for example, the WAN bandwidth and DNS requests and network-related metrics. View full review »
SeniorSy38e7
Senior Systems Engineer
We are gathering the SNMP data from many input devices, especially those which are used to monitor the status of the switches, the routers. It is very helpful to know about any CPU spike, rate of the CPU memory utilization of the network devices, along with interface utilization. Also, we are using this product to get some QoS metrics from the network devices within our network. We are also using the Network Flow Analysis, to analyze the traffic, the conversation between the offices. We have one more product called SNMP Trap Explorer which we are using to receive the traps from the network devices. The network devices are configured to send these traps to the CA application, which is all set on our internal network. Then we use the traps to send out the notifications to our internal support teams. View full review »
Jeremiah Dinardo
Network Engineer at Wells Fargo
Performance management for capacity monitoring of the Wells Fargo network. Performance-wise so far, so good. We have been ramping up close to the limit of the application: four million polled metrics. We are at approximately 3.6 million. So far, it has been doing alright. A couple of hiccups here and there, but overall we are happy with it. View full review »
Infrastr4a17
Infrastructure Services Engineer Sr, Enterprise Network at a insurance company
* Network performance reporting * Incident monitoring View full review »
TeamLead1ec1
Team Lead at a insurance company with 10,001+ employees
We use the Performance Center to do performance monitoring. It is used throughout the organization by both our engineers, our support staff, and our troubleshooters. View full review »
Consulta1872
Consultant at a tech vendor with 11-50 employees
The primary use case is to report on performance metrics of routers and switches. View full review »
PrfMgmt2510
Consultant Engineer at a healthcare company with 10,001+ employees
* Troubleshooting * Capacity planning * Alerting View full review »
Zaldy Biete
Global Network Operations | Infrastructure Services at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Most of of our CA suite is for network infrastructure monitoring, reporting, and fault management. View full review »
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