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Find out what your peers are saying about DX Spectrum vs. HPE Intelligent Management Center and other solutions. Updated: May 2021.
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Pros
"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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"The most valuable feature is the interface and its ease of use.""The most useful feature is infrastructure monitoring including switches and servers."

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Cons
"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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"The integration with other network devices needs improvement.""I would like to see additional modules included."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"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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"There are licensing costs and they are quite expensive.""The price of this solution is not at all cheap, but it's reasonable compared to SolarWinds."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The presentation layer is pretty simple and straightforward.
Top Answer: The price is very high. It makes it very difficult with respect to the business because, with any other product, we have to look at a lower-cost licensing model. It would have to be much lower than… more »
Top Answer: The visual is good but it's a little archaic. I think it's the way it's compiled, because I've been struggling recently with deploying it in different departments. The software still uses a 32 bit… more »
Top Answer: The most useful feature is infrastructure monitoring including switches and servers.
Top Answer: The price of this solution is not at all cheap, but it's reasonable compared to SolarWinds.
Top Answer: I would like to see additional modules included.
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CA Spectrum
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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.

HPE Intelligent Management Center (IMC) is a comprehensive management platform that was built from the ground up to support the Fault, Configuration, Accounting, Performance, Security (FCAPS) model. It provides features and functions that are designed for comprehensive management of the network infrastructure. IMC was designed to provide the following functions:

  • Supports the ITIL operational center of excellence IT practices model.
  • Uses a single-pane management paradigm to enable end-to-end business management of IT services
  • Provides scalability by supporting distributed and hierarchical system architectures, through additional operating system and database support.
  • Uses an SOA model to provide full resource, service, and user management.
  • Enables integration of traditionally separate management tools using a modular design.
  • Enables enterprises to expand their infrastructure management in scale and to seamlessly accommodate new technologies at the same time.
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Sample Customers
National Informatics Centre India, Banese, Olympus, AlphaServe Technologies, Sicredi
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Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm16%
Healthcare Company14%
Insurance Company12%
Comms Service Provider10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider18%
Government9%
Financial Services Firm7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider29%
Computer Software Company19%
Government9%
Educational Organization7%
Company Size
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Small Business14%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise71%
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Find out what your peers are saying about DX Spectrum vs. HPE Intelligent Management Center and other solutions. Updated: May 2021.
501,499 professionals have used our research since 2012.

DX Spectrum is ranked 1st in Network Management Applications with 9 reviews while HPE Intelligent Management Center is ranked 15th in Network Management Applications with 2 reviews. DX Spectrum is rated 7.8, while HPE Intelligent Management Center is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of DX Spectrum writes "Good monitoring, alerting capabilities, and improved visibility, but AIOps is restricted to Broadcom". On the other hand, the top reviewer of HPE Intelligent Management Center writes "Easy to use with a good interface but the integration and stability need improvements". DX Spectrum is most compared with DX NetOps, SolarWinds NPM, Splunk, Zabbix and DX Performance Management, whereas HPE Intelligent Management Center is most compared with Cisco Prime, Huawei eSight, SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager, Micro Focus Network Automation and ExtremeManagement. See our DX Spectrum vs. HPE Intelligent Management Center report.

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