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Jason Hohmann
Real User
Communication Systems Analyst at a healthcare company with 10,001+ employees
Feb 25 2018

What is most valuable?

The fact that I don't have to sit and watch things. They get monitored, and then I hear about them and take care of them as needed.

How has it helped my organization?

The monitoring just comes to us: "Oh, there's something wrong with that machine." It tells us. There are some 50,000 machines or so, all doing different things. And if they go down we hear about it. It's improved things because we know when… more»

What needs improvement?

If they could interact with the MIBs of vendors better, and have a lot more pre-loaded ones, that would be amazing for us right now.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

A couple other solutions. It cancelled some of those out. We switched because it was a bigger thing. We swapped so we could have support for just one monolithic thing, as opposed to a lot of little things. It just had more support, we could… more»

What other advice do I have?

My most important criteria when selecting a vendor are * knowledgeable tech support * reasonable forums * documentation. I give it an eight out of 10 because it's not perfect, but it's better than a lot of what's out there. There is still a… more»
Ilson Baltazar
User
Coordenador de Suporte - Command Center with 51-200 employees
Jun 20 2018

What do you think of CA Spectrum?

What is our primary use case?

We migrated all monitoring, which was previously monitored by the Applications Manager for CA Spectrum/CA eHealth.

How has it helped my organization?

All networks (or network equipment) are monitored through CA Spectrum. However, the service monitoring part of the tool is not the best solution.

What is most valuable?

For networks: CA Spectrum CA eHealth For applications: CA UIM Zabbix has always supported us in custom monitoring, scripting, etc.

What needs improvement?

OS monitoring needs to be better developed, as well as their services, e.g., cluster monitoring, URLs, etc.

For how long have I used the solution?

Three to five years.
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Scotty Orr
Real User
Advanced Solutions - Sr. Strategy Advisor at GDT - General Datatech
Jul 03 2018

What do you think of CA Spectrum?

What is our primary use case?

Global deployment for AIG NOC Deployment in customer networks, as well as multi-tenant deployment at Affiliated Computer Services (ACS) 

How has it helped my organization?

The Spectrum tool improved our network assurance levels for our business units. However, the CA Technologies sales team destroyed their relationship with our business units.

What is most valuable?

Monitoring The dashboard 

What needs improvement?

It needs better integration with other CA products.

For how long have I used the solution?

More than five years.
Juan Pablo Ferrari
User
Support Engineer Management Area with 201-500 employees
May 22 2018

What do you think of CA Spectrum?

What is our primary use case?

The primary use case is to monitor networks.

How has it helped my organization?

It is easy to understand and determine when and/or where the network is failing. 

What is most valuable?

All the features are working fine.

What needs improvement?

Make it easier to certify devices. 

For how long have I used the solution?

More than five years.

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What is CA Spectrum?

CA Spectrum can enable your organization to discover, optimize and improve its infrastructure and the business services running on top of it. By delivering large-enterprise scalability, robust features and superior root cause analysis, this solution can help your organization effectively manage its dynamic, complex IT infrastructure including physical, virtual and cloud environments as well as network virtualization.
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