Compare BMC TrueSight Server Automation vs. Operations Orchestration

BMC TrueSight Server Automation is ranked 5th in Configuration Management with 7 reviews while Operations Orchestration is ranked 11th in Process Automation with 1 review. BMC TrueSight Server Automation is rated 9.0, while Operations Orchestration is rated 6.0. The top reviewer of BMC TrueSight Server Automation writes "Works across multiple operating systems, enabling data collection without worrying about the underlying OS". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Operations Orchestration writes "It has alacrity, but lacks ability to scale". BMC TrueSight Server Automation is most compared with Ansible, SCCM and Chef, whereas Operations Orchestration is most compared with Ansible, Puppet Enterprise and BMC TrueSight Orchestration.
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It gives us more speed to deliver services and applications, and we rely on security.The most important feature is the schedulings.The most valuable feature is its ability to remediate quickly and efficiently across a number of IT assets at the same time. It takes away manual efforts from the team to go out and fix those vulnerabilities through patching, conflict updates, etc.Among the most valuable features is its flexibility and ability to work across multiple operating systems. Being able to execute some form of data collection and not have to worry about whether I'm working on a Linux box, or a Windows box, or the underlying OS, I can do these collections, get these results, and put them together in a uniform format which makes it easier to present back to management.Compliance is also huge... By tying it to Atrium Orchestrator, our workflow tool, we'll be able to have a closed loop where we identify a compliance issue, cut CRs, get them approved, and then be able to execute these CRs and more seamlessly fix these issues on the fly.Technical support is good.It makes deployment easier and allows us to put restrictions on the server using role-based authorization.BladeLogic lets users view the filesystem with minimal authorization to the server.

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It has reduced the time taken to go to market. In the past, we were struggling with building these integrations, but now the process has sped up and there is an added advantage of quick delivery. In addition, it is an agent-less solution, which provides more flexibility in terms of multiple options.

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I would like to see more container integration in the next release of this solution.We would like to see this solution handle more multitasking.The number of APIs available within the tool needs improvement. At the moment, we have a couple of different scanning tools used within the organization, but only one of those is integrated back into Server Automation. There is another tool that they use in another part of the business where it doesn't have an out-of-the-box adaptor for it. We would have to go and create or develop something bespoke to be able to integrate it with that scanning tool. Whereas, with the other scanning tool, there was an API available. To make it easier, I would like to have more APIs available for different scanning tools within that line of business.I would like to see a better methodology for handling REST calls and integration into the APIs. They add new APIs as they add functions, but they've missed some from older components which they still haven't added in. Some of the APIs are there but the CLI calls are not there.Needs more use cases into compliance management and the remediation process.Provisioning needs to be more user-friendly. We were using BladeLogic for provisioning, but due to a lot of issues and complications, we had to stop using provisioning with this tool.A better CLI Database cleanup tool would help us with our regular maintenance of BladeLogic Server Automation.

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There were a lot of scalability issues that we initially faced. Whenever I tried to deploy 100-200 endpoints, it became a huge challenge. We had to actually start using other tools like Tivoli Endpoint Management in order to patch the issues.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
We're looking at less than $100,000 USD for this solution.Licensing is a bit pricey. Be mindful about the components that you need and buy as appropriate.

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I do not have experience with the pricing or licensing of the product.

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Also Known As
TrueSight Server Automation, BladeLogic Server Automation, BladeLogic Automation SuiteMicro Focus Operations Orchestration, HPOO, HPE Operations Orchestration
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Overview

BladeLogic Server Automation allows you to quickly and securely provision, configure, patch, and maintain physical, virtual, and cloud servers. 

·         Threat remediation: Combine with BMC SecOps Response Service to link vulnerabilities to identified patches and create a remediation plan

·         Compliance: Integrates role-based access control, pre-configured policies for CIS, DISA, HIPAA, PCI, SOX, NIST, and SCAP, documentation, and remediation

·         Provisioning: Supports unattended installs and image-based, script-based, or template-based provisioning

·         Configuration: Consistently manage change and configuration activities across a broad range of server environments with one tool

·         Reporting: Assess change impact or complete an audit using multiple dashboard views

·         Patching: Supports and follows maintenance window guidelines to ensure timely delivery of patches

Micro Focus Operations Orchestration is the next-generation IT Process Automation solution for those businesses who want to automate their processes, operations, and IT tasks from the data center to the cloud. This solution allows IT to focus on innovation instead of on mundane tasks, and has many business benefits, which are discussed in detail below.

Micro Focus Operations Orchestration supports multiple IT domains, such as Cloud, Virtualization, SAP Orchestration, Security Ops, and Dev/Ops.

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Sample Customers
State of Michigan, Fujitsu FSAS, Transamerica Life Insurance Company, SAP Casablanca INT, Internet Initiative Japan, Railway Information Systems, Samsung SDS, and Turkcell.
Top Industries
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Government25%
Financial Services Firm25%
Comms Service Provider13%
Pharma/Biotech Company13%
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Software R&D Company45%
Comms Service Provider15%
Financial Services Firm12%
Government6%
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Comms Service Provider25%
Financial Services Firm17%
Energy/Utilities Company8%
Transportation Company8%
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