CA Spectrum vs Operations Bridge

CA Spectrum is ranked 3rd in Event Monitoring with 59 reviews vs Operations Bridge which is ranked 6th in Event Monitoring with 18 reviews. The top reviewer of CA Spectrum writes "It has a REST API and is customisable using standard features". The top reviewer of Operations Bridge writes "The data model and the data flow is pretty good - it adds value for an organization with complex infrastructure". CA Spectrum is most compared with Nagios XI, CA Unified Infrastructure Management and IBM Tivoli NetCool. Operations Bridge is most compared with SCOM, BMC TrueSight Operations Management and IBM Tivoli NetCool OMNIbus. See our CA Spectrum vs Operations Bridge report.
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Pros
It is easy to understand and determine when and/or where the network is failing.The monitoring just comes to us: "Oh, there's something wrong with that machine." It tells us. There are some 50,000 machines or so, all doing different things. And if they go down we hear about it.It helps our NetOps group actually handle alarms in a way that lets them see the bigger picture of those alarms, and how they might affect our services. It helps us communicate information about the network state better to services that might be impacted by a specific network condition.As the kind of enterprise that straddles the line between telco size and enterprise size, it scales for us, because we're not all the way at telco yet.​It covers a lot of different types of hardware. It can do a lot and saves us time.​It is very stable. We have not had any major issues in over 10 years.​The stability of the product is key. It never breaks, really. The stability and reliability of the Spectrum product have been top-notch.​I can use it to detect whenever things go wrong on my network.

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Flexible dashboard with the availability of widgets.It has the capability to display overall health of the infrastructure and is very useful for executive reports on the health of the infrastructure.From our monitoring perspective or from a visibility perspective, HPE UCMDB is a must have. It's an amazing piece of software.Purely, its flexibility is the most valuable aspect. It is hugely configurable.

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Cons
Make it easier to certify devices.If they could interact with the MIBs of vendors better, and have a lot more pre-loaded ones, that would be amazing for us right now.The Spectrum OneClick is a Java-based client, and that's aging. Really, before any new feature integration, I'd love to see a comprehensive rebuild of the UI.The upgrade process could be smoother. More of the steps around upgrading could be automated.A better integration with the UIM, as far as being able to do root cause analysis and that type of analytics.Needs better integration with all the other products in the Agile suite of tools; anything they could do to make that less complex, would be great.If nobody else has said the documentation needs improvement, let's go there. I understand, you can either write about it or you can do it. And most of us would rather they do it, but now that they've done it, those of us that didn't do it, we need to go and find: "Where did they write about this to tell us how to do it?" That's always lacking.We have had one support issue that's been open for a couple of months, and it is currently open.

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Remove the dependency of Java technology. This is a feature used for admin purposes to update the modeling.pology-based event correlation does not work well with NNM events.Reporting has to be tackled a bit more. Conceptually, it is there and conceptually it is amazing, but somehow the module itself is suffering.The latest versions of the service reporting dashboards need improvement, such as service modeling.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
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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Pricing is very flexible and depends on the modules selected as per the requirement.It is competitive.

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Also Known As
Also Known AsMicro Focus Operations Bridge, HPE Ops Bridge, HPE Operations Bridge
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OverviewCA 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.

Micro Focus Operations Bridge provides the ability to sense, analyze and adapt to manage IT services that support digital business. With advanced event correlation, log intelligence, predictive analytics and automation you can remediate issues across all your technologies to prioritize business targets. Micro Focus Operations Bridge consolidates events, metrics, and topology from Micro Focus and 3rd party data collectors, applies correlation across these using a dynamically updated IT service model to accelerate root cause determination and will trigger automatic remediation.

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Sample Customers
Sample CustomersNational Informatics Centre India, Banese, Olympus, AlphaServe Technologies, SicrediGE Money Bank, Bank AlJazira, Tech Mahindra
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Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm
16%
Healthcare Company
12%
Insurance Company
9%
Media Company
7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm
24%
Comms Service Provider
22%
Retailer
10%
Healthcare Company
7%
REVIEWERS
Comms Service Provider
38%
Financial Services Firm
31%
Government
15%
Software R&D Company
8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider
65%
Financial Services Firm
11%
Government
11%
Software R&D Company
7%
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Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business
12%
Midsize Enterprise
15%
Large Enterprise
73%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
18%
Midsize Enterprise
24%
Large Enterprise
58%
REVIEWERS
Small Business
19%
Midsize Enterprise
14%
Large Enterprise
67%
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