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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."

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"This product proactively tells us about issues before the users notice."

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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."

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"Integration with different tools, such as ServiceNow and Excel, can be improved.""There is no mobile version of this product, and our team should be able to access it using a mobile device."

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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."

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Top Answer: The most valuable feature is the auto-discovery, which is nice because you don't have to do anything to add a new component.
Top Answer: The product, support, and maintenance are all expensive, which is another reason that we are switching to another solution.
Top Answer: This solution is too complicated to use for us, especially if you have many components. It's too big for us, which is one of the reasons that we will no longer be using it. It’s Cloud be difficult to… more »
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21st
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8,590
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Reviews
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Average Words per Review
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8.0
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266
Comparisons
189
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
280
Avg. Rating
7.0
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CA SpectrumNetwork Device Monitor
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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. Network Device Monitor is a free tool that makes it easy to monitor the real-time performance and health of a single device on your network with a desktop dashboard that alerts you when your device is in trouble.
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Sample Customers
National Informatics Centre India, Banese, Olympus, AlphaServe Technologies, SicrediAir Rarotonga
Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm16%
Healthcare Company14%
Insurance Company12%
Comms Service Provider10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company35%
Comms Service Provider19%
Government7%
Financial Services Firm6%
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Small Business15%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise71%
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Find out what your peers are saying about DX Spectrum vs. SolarWinds Network Device Monitor and other solutions. Updated: November 2020.
448,896 professionals have used our research since 2012.

DX Spectrum is ranked 21st in Network Monitoring Software with 7 reviews while SolarWinds Network Device Monitor is ranked 49th in Network Monitoring Software with 2 reviews. DX Spectrum is rated 8.0, while SolarWinds Network Device Monitor 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 SolarWinds Network Device Monitor writes "Proactively warns us about infrastructure outages, but event correlation needs to be improved". DX Spectrum is most compared with SolarWinds NPM, DX Performance Management, Zabbix, Splunk and DX Infrastructure Manager, whereas SolarWinds Network Device Monitor is most compared with ManageEngine NetFlow Analyzer. See our DX Spectrum vs. SolarWinds Network Device Monitor report.

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