CA Spectrum vs. IBM Tivoli Business Service Manager

CA Spectrum is ranked 2nd in Event Monitoring with 37 reviews vs IBM Tivoli Business Service Manager which is ranked 14th in Event Monitoring with 1 review. The top reviewer of CA Spectrum writes "It has a REST API and is customisable using standard features". 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 Nagios XI, SolarWinds NPM and CA Unified Infrastructure Management. IBM Tivoli Business Service Manager is most compared with CA OPS/MVS Event Management and Automation 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.It is very pricey. With the current trend of enterprises moving towards cheaper and more modern looking solutions like ManageEngine, SevOne, ServicePilot, and Paesller.

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Ranking
2nd
out of 20 in Event Monitoring
Views
26,401
Comparisons
4,775
Reviews
40
Followers
795
Avg. Rating
8.3
14th
out of 20 in Event Monitoring
Views
1,036
Comparisons
276
Reviews
1
Followers
164
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 Provider25%
Financial Services Firm23%
Retailer9%
Healthcare Company7%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business12%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise72%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business19%
Midsize Enterprise24%
Large Enterprise58%
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