CA Spectrum Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of CA Spectrum competitors and alternatives
Zabbix
Real User
PostgreSQL Database Administrator at a tech vendor with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 14 2017

What is most valuable?

* Multi-level infrastructure maps. You can set up highly customizable maps of your infrastructure, including each component status, maps which can contain submaps, and if something’s wrong at the submap level - the submap will be shown with... more»

How has it helped my organization?

As we know how are systems are supposed to work, Zabbix has given us the flexibility of building our checks without relying on special plugins. If some monitoring item is not provided already, building your own is very easy, and any scripting... more»

What needs improvement?

The Java gateway for monitoring Java applications didn’t work for us. Our JMX Service URL’s are somewhat complex, but we were able to write our own JMX checks.
Microsoft
Real User
Senior System Engineer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 20 2017

What do you think of SCOM?

Valuable Features Monitoring specific to Microsoft Windows and apps: native monitoring. It works better than other products I’ve used – namely SolarWinds, which is cumbersome and error prone for web app monitoring. SCOM is not. • Improvements to My Organization It has streamlined alerting and gave us the ability to monitor websites better. • Room for Improvement Non Windows monitoring is fairly weak. Network device monitoring is not reliable. • Use of Solution Five years. • Stability Issues No. • Scalability Issues No. • Customer Service and Technical Support Support was mediocre when I had called once or twice. I drove the call ultimately. • Previous Solutions I used SCOM 2007 prior to 2012. • Initial Setup It’s complex and somewhat painful...
Real User
Administrador de Sistemas
Jun 19 2017

What is most valuable?

* Weblocker service * Perimetral antivirus * Firewall security * VPN service * MultiWAN and Balance service These features are very valuable as they allow productivity to be supported by blocking and monitoring websites accessed by... more»

How has it helped my organization?

I think it has helped in different ways: * It has provided greater security for our most important asset which is the handling of information. * It has given us greater control and management of the flow of information that transits our data... more»

What needs improvement?

* I think it can be improved by a greater provision of specialized technical support, as there are very few trained personnel there. * Improvement in the technical documentation of the system.

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