Compare CA Spectrum vs. IBM Tivoli Business Service Manager

CA Spectrum is ranked 3rd in Event Monitoring with 21 reviews while IBM Tivoli Business Service Manager which is ranked 14th in Event Monitoring with 1 review. CA Spectrum is rated 8.0, while IBM Tivoli Business Service Manager is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of CA Spectrum writes "Great network discovery means we have high confidence in our inventory". On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM Tivoli Business Service Manager writes "The most valuable feature for my team is the ability to taken event feeds from all/any source tool and put them in a single pane of glass. It's being replaced for our work by another Tivoli tool". CA Spectrum is most compared with SolarWinds NPM, Nagios XI and Zabbix, whereas IBM Tivoli Business Service Manager is most compared with CA OPS/MVS Event Management and Automation, SCOM and CA Unified Infrastructure Management.
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The cost of some of these products are a little cost prohibitive, which is unfortunate. We have to find lower cost solutions for some of the things that we have to pull in. For the most part, CA has capabilities in pretty much everything that you would need. You just have to figure out where are you going to spend the most money for what you have to actually get done. You can do all these things but, which ones do you have to do? And that's hard to choose sometimes because you want to do them all.It’s a great tool, but an expensive one. Learn how to use it properly.

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Ranking
3rd
out of 20 in Event Monitoring
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29,259
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4,872
Reviews
22
Average Words per Review
550
Avg. Rating
8.0
14th
out of 20 in Event Monitoring
Views
1,098
Comparisons
268
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
332
Avg. Rating
7.0
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Also Known As
Tivoli Business Service Manager, BSM
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Overview
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. IBM Tivoli Business Service Manager monitors business services and tracks them against business objectives and technology infrastructures. It shows the operational status of services using prebuilt reports, scorecards and dashboards for fast data analysis. Tivoli Business Service Manager helps you assess service levels throughout an organization for more effective service management.
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Sample Customers
National Informatics Centre India, Banese, Olympus, AlphaServe Technologies, SicrediSSGC
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Healthcare Company17%
Financial Services Firm14%
Insurance Company12%
Manufacturing Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider28%
Healthcare Company19%
Financial Services Firm17%
Insurance Company7%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business13%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise72%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business8%
Midsize Enterprise10%
Large Enterprise82%
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