BMC TrueSight Operations Management vs. Quest Foglight for APM

BMC TrueSight Operations Management is ranked 8th in Application Performance Management (APM) with 8 reviews vs Quest Foglight for APM which is ranked 13th in Application Performance Management (APM) with 2 reviews. The top reviewer of BMC TrueSight Operations Management writes "Before choosing this product, we evaluated other options, and we still do. Mainly, it ends in a mixture of tools, and using open source-based tools reporting up into it". The top reviewer of Quest Foglight for APM writes "Drill-down monitoring shows us the entire transaction chain, from the front end to back end. It needs HTML5 interface". BMC TrueSight Operations Management is most compared with AppDynamics, Dynatrace and SCOM. Quest Foglight for APM is most compared with Oracle Enterprise Manager, AppDynamics and SCOM. See our BMC TrueSight Operations Management vs. Quest Foglight for APM report.
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Pros
Valuable features include wide support for monitoring, strong event management, service management capability, baselining (analytics) and easy to integrate other tools with it.It provides common administration, and a Single Sign-On Platform with RBAC, which eases the cross launch between multiple toolsThe tailoring of the knowledge modules has been particularly useful as I can streamline the agents to only report on critical events.It is very helpful to be able to apply rule-based routing to alerts.TSOM's ability to consolidate alerts into a single location and provide filtering of alerts is great.It has provided us with a single location to host all events to be viewed/monitored by our NOC. This has greatly helped them to streamline their processes.It allows our operations team to have one single application to reference when investigating issues in our environment.Signature baselines, which have allowed us to fine tune many of our events and significantly reduce the number of events generated.

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The most valuable feature is drill-down monitoring, which shows us from one interface the transaction chain from the front end to back end.It provides a history of the activities on our SQL servers.

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Cons
Deployment requires lots of resources (servers). It has too many consoles.The knowledge modules could be more lightweight in size. At present, the installation packages can be quite large.BMC's solutions for cloud monitoring (monitoring of AWS and Azure resources) are very poor in stability and customization.BMC's online documentation is often incorrect or incomplete.I would really like to see out-of-the-box support for monitoring uninterruptible power supplies.More modules for less popular applications and better documentation.I think the ease of deployment needs to be looked at. It would be great if the deployment was faster and easier.The sizing (which is difficult), the maintenance of it and the upgrade paths. This is a difficult area which is not easy to cover, as every client has a different approach of implementing the product.

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I want to see a new interface that contains HTML5 features. The current version of Foglight (on-premise edition) is so fusty in comparison with leaders of Gartner APM Quadrant - i.e. Appdynamics, NewRelic, Dynatrace.I would perhaps like to see more SSMS connections.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
Pricing is very high.The solutions are not the cheapest but are robust and stable. License model is rather complex and BMC do often change the model.Use conservative figures. In terms of hardware, monitored servers and also effort. The product is not cheap. But as with other products, you get what you pay for.

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Also Known As
ProactiveNet, TrueSight Operations ManagementFoglight, Dell Foglight
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Overview

The BMCProactiveNet Performance Management Suite is made up of a number of essential components that will allow end-users to proactively manage their physical,virtual and cloud environments.

By combining capacity and performance analytics, ProactiveNet aligns IT enterprise and cloud systems to business demands, ultimately creating more intelligent and proactive business processes. ProactiveNet allows business needs and demands to be the driver of the IT system, and not the other way round, with the result being optimized resources, reduced risks and costs, and higher performance levels within the business.

Manage your application infrastructure by monitoring the IT components that affect application performance.
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Sample Customers
Bank of East Asia and China E-Port. Anji Automotive Logistics, Unimat, Priceline.com
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm34%
Insurance Company11%
Comms Service Provider10%
Manufacturing Company8%
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Financial Services Firm44%
University11%
Software R&D Company11%
Retailer11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm21%
Media Company16%
Manufacturing Company6%
Retailer5%
Company Size
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Small Business54%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise31%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business19%
Midsize Enterprise3%
Large Enterprise78%
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Small Business13%
Midsize Enterprise30%
Large Enterprise57%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business18%
Midsize Enterprise29%
Large Enterprise53%
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