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We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"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."
"Real time network monitoring application: It is very stable, which provides quick root cause analysis (RCA) for any network faults."
"Most valuable function would have to the internal causal engine and its root cause analyzer which keep us updated on critical errors and incidents in our network environment."
"You can utilize the main file from various vendors for integration."
"If you install one node on Network Node Manager and want to scale it up, it's pretty easy to create more nodes."
"It's quite a mature solution."
"It is a scalable product."
"We do not have any issues stability-wise."
"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."
"Only to improve the GUI."
"Reporting. Even though this is available in separate software (iSPI) there is potential in making the reporting more SLA-aware and more intuitive."
"The resources utilized could be a bit higher, and that is one of the challenges that isn't optimized"
"The way the solution currently works means I'm not able to customize my own reports."
"Right now, we have open tickets and they are not closing as expected."
"We had some issues with some of the features, some modules are not meeting expectations."
"When I open a ticket, usually they respond very late. Some of the people I negotiate with seem undertrained."
"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."
"The solution is priced mid-range compared to the competition."
"I wasn't involved in the pricing, but I think it's quite expensive."
DX Spectrum is ranked 1st in Network Management Applications with 9 reviews while Micro Focus Network Node Manager is ranked 6th in Network Management Applications with 7 reviews. DX Spectrum is rated 7.8, while Micro Focus Network Node Manager is rated 7.8. 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 Micro Focus Network Node Manager writes "Has the ability to carry out customized polling for certain parameters, so that is an add-on to enable a customer to utilize it efficiently". DX Spectrum is most compared with DX NetOps, SolarWinds NPM, Splunk, Zabbix and Infoblox NetMRI, whereas Micro Focus Network Node Manager is most compared with SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager, IBM Tivoli NetCool, Infoblox NetMRI and Fortinet FortiManager. See our DX Spectrum vs. Micro Focus Network Node Manager report.
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