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"One feature I like about CA Performance Management is the certification of the devices."

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"I have found the cross analysis feature to be the most valuable.""We were able to standardize the internal processes across all internal departments, resulting in almost an elimination of non-standard process flows through our organization.""The most valuable feature is the auto-discovery, which is nice because you don't have to do anything to add a new component.""This product provides good visibility into applications at the backend.""What I like best is the configuration management functionality.""The most valuable feature is automatic discovery.""The fault management is perfect.""The most valuable feature is the ability to put health checks in place not only for the infrastructure but for some of the services that are on top of the infrastructure."

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"This solution is not very scalable."

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"For us, the implementation was quite complex but it's because of the large number of different environments we're dealing with.""We want to make our own choice for the AIOps solution and do not want to be forced to use the Broadcom OI solution by default.""The interface is not nice and needs to be improved.""There should be a facility to integrate with other monitoring applications that are currently running in the environment.""Huawei devices are not properly supported, and there are incompatibility issues related to certain protocols.""Event correlation only works on one server, rather than on all of the servers in the same cluster environment.""I think the management or configuration of devices needs some improvement.""Integration with some other tools, and integration with some Network Packet Broker, need some improvement."

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"In general, the license cost will be about 30% of the total TCO for this tool (hardware/support team, OS costs, and OS management).""The product, support, and maintenance are all expensive, which is another reason that we are switching to another solution.""The price is very high."

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Overview

CA Performance Management is a comprehensive and highly scalable network performance monitoring and analytics platform. It was built to meet the unique demands of big data and modern networks architectures, including highly dynamic and complex hybrid cloud and software-defined networks (SDN).

The platform is design to reduce complexity inherent in modern networks built across numerous technology stacks through advanced network performance monitoring and relationship mapping for improved operational assurance.

Combined with CA Virtual Network Assurance, the platform extends operator visibility through advanced discovery and network performance monitoring of highly sensitive cloud and multi-layered SDN networks and service chains.

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.
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Sample Customers
Jack Henry & Assoc, Target, CenturyLink, Bell Canada, BrightHouse Networks, Telus, Unisys, Verizon, Southern California Edison, GEICO, Fidelity Investments, Wells Fargo, American Family Insurance Group, Deutsche Telekom AG 
National Informatics Centre India, Banese, Olympus, AlphaServe Technologies, Sicredi
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Insurance Company33%
Financial Services Firm20%
Retailer13%
Comms Service Provider13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company46%
Comms Service Provider15%
Government8%
Financial Services Firm6%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm16%
Healthcare Company14%
Insurance Company12%
Comms Service Provider10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider19%
Government9%
Financial Services Firm7%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business6%
Large Enterprise94%
REVIEWERS
Small Business14%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise71%
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DX Performance Management is ranked 50th in Network Monitoring Software with 1 review while DX Spectrum is ranked 19th in Network Monitoring Software with 9 reviews. DX Performance Management is rated 6.0, while DX Spectrum is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of DX Performance Management writes "Very functional but not suitable for small or medium size customers". On the other hand, the top reviewer of DX Spectrum writes "Good monitoring, alerting capabilities, and improved visibility, but AIOps is restricted to Broadcom". DX Performance Management is most compared with Cisco DNA Center, SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager, SolarWinds NPM, DX Infrastructure Manager and SevOne, whereas DX Spectrum is most compared with SolarWinds NPM, DX NetOps, Zabbix, Splunk and IBM Tivoli NetCool.

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