Compare CA OPS/MVS Event Management and Automation vs. IBM Tivoli NetCool OMNIbus

CA OPS/MVS Event Management and Automation is ranked 5th in Event Monitoring with 4 reviews while IBM Tivoli NetCool OMNIbus is ranked 10th in Event Monitoring with 1 review. CA OPS/MVS Event Management and Automation is rated 9.8, while IBM Tivoli NetCool OMNIbus is rated 10.0. The top reviewer of CA OPS/MVS Event Management and Automation writes "It automates responses, preventing issues from becoming more severe". On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM Tivoli NetCool OMNIbus writes "Easy to use with good monitoring capabilities and good stability". CA OPS/MVS Event Management and Automation is most compared with BMC MainView, CA SYSVIEW and IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON, whereas IBM Tivoli NetCool OMNIbus is most compared with BMC TrueSight Operations Management, IBM Tivoli NetCool Impact and SCOM.
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Pros
Valuable features include: SSM, which provides for orderly startup and shutdown; OPSLOG, which enables filtering by message-id, and/or jobname(s); Rules, as OPS/REXX interface streamlines deployment, interfaces easily with JES2 and z/OS.OPS/REXX is valuable because it allows us almost unlimited flexibility in automating our system.Once automatic IPL has been defined, anyone can perform an IPL with very little intervention. We know that all of the components will be started correctly.Because we can define complex commands, the training of new operators is quicker. We can also put checks in place, that will prevent user errors.

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The monitoring is the solution's most valuable feature.

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The interfaces to USS, CA UIM could be better. CA Common Services interfaces - namely Zdata Mover, Zmessage Service, Zdatacolletcor - are poorly documented.One thing that comes to mind is the MQ interface. The last time we tried to use it, it seemed a little clunky.Performing a stop/restart of OPS/MVS could be a little smoother. Without special coding, some undesired tasks will be started and some necessary tasks will be stopped if we have to bounce OPS/MVS during the day.​It’s a complex product. The initial installation is easy, but implementing various functions is a constant process.​

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The cost of the product is quite high. They should work to adjust their pricing models.

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Unicenter CA-OPS/MVS Event Management and AutomationTivoli NetCool OMNIbus
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Overview
z/OS, its subsystems, databases, middleware, applications, and software generate thousands of event messages daily. IT professionals need a tool to filter, prioritize, and respond quickly to these events before they impact availability and threaten business processing and associated service level agreements. CA OPS/MVS EMA automates processes, enabling you to resolve problems as they arise. It also automates more routine tasks, simplifying IT management and operations.Tivoli Netcool OMNIbus provides near real-time service assurance for business infrastructure, applications, servers, network devices and protocols, Internet protocols, storage and security devices.
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TietoConsolidated Communications, €sterreichische Bundesbahnen (€BB), Capgemini
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