CA Spectrum Competitors and Alternatives

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SolarWinds
Matthew Reingold
Real User
Network Systems Engineer at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
May 03 2017

What is most valuable?

I find there to be three areas in which this suite provides significant value. It integrates well as an ‘everything’... more»

How has it helped my organization?

In a more recent example, we rely on this tool to let us know when a site is about to go down, before it does so. We do... more»

What needs improvement?

I feel there are two areas of improvement. One of which SolarWinds employees will probably roll their eyes about and... more»

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

I’d suggest that people be aware that licensing has tiers. Sales will negotiate on new product purchases as well as... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

I’ve used SCOM and CA before. We switched off of both because they were awful. CA cost a boatload and had a very... more»

What other advice do I have?

It’s a super easy tool to use, but you need to make sure you have a plan for what you want to do with it.
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Evanios
Samuel Womble
Real User
Infrastructure Engineer II (Monitoring) | Compute Services at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jan 25 2017

What is most valuable?

* The ability to change rules on the fly * The ease of the built-in, and creation of, integrations * The support of the... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Maintainability of a single pane of glass for a NOC must be easy and not cause downtime. Deduplication, ease of use and... more»

What needs improvement?

* System information and status (easy to read for all levels of IT) * Clearer instructions on setting up alert... more»

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

This is much cheaper than ServiceNow's built-in product and the vendor is very flexible in helping you pick the right... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We previously used CA Spectrum. We switched because the software interface was very bulky, it required a very large... more»

What other advice do I have?

With its ease of use and setup, I wish this product had come out before my company bought CA Spectrum.

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