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"We have an annual contract with Kentik that we renew each year for a set number of licenses. We also have some burstable licenses which we can spin up and spin down, and those are paid as they are used."

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"Our licensing fees are approximately $30 per user, per month.""If you have a Microsoft Enterprise Agreement, then this is part of the agreement.""It is more expensive than the competition.""SCOM is part of the System Center suite and I am satisfied with the pricing."

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System Center Operations Manager, SCOM 2012
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Overview

Kentik's AIOps Network Traffic Intelligence platform unifies network operations, performance, security, and business intelligence. 

With a purpose-built big data engine delivered as public or private SaaS, Kentik captures a high-resolution view of actual network traffic data and enriches it with critical application and business data, so every network event or analysis can be tied to revenue & costs, customer & user experience, performance & risk.

ObserverLIVE helps IT operations and network teams in hybrid IT environments ensure that their users can access and use the business applications they need – wherever they are hosted.

System Center Operations Manager provides infrastructure monitoring that is flexible and cost-effective, helps ensure the predictable performance and availability of vital applications, and offers comprehensive monitoring for your datacenter and cloud, both private and public.
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Sample Customers
Pandora, Yelp, Neustar, Box, University of Washington, Zoom, Tata, and Cogent.  Exmark Manufacturing, Foskor, US Deptartment of Veteran AffairsDialog Telekom
Top Industries
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Comms Service Provider43%
University14%
Computer Software Company14%
Music Company14%
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Comms Service Provider31%
Computer Software Company21%
Manufacturing Company6%
Financial Services Firm6%
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Financial Services Firm16%
Retailer13%
Healthcare Company10%
Government10%
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Computer Software Company33%
Comms Service Provider17%
Government8%
Manufacturing Company6%
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Small Business9%
Midsize Enterprise18%
Large Enterprise73%
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Small Business17%
Midsize Enterprise27%
Large Enterprise57%
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Small Business5%
Midsize Enterprise28%
Large Enterprise67%
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ObserverLIVE is ranked 102nd in Network Monitoring Software while SCOM is ranked 9th in Network Monitoring Software with 14 reviews. ObserverLIVE is rated 0.0, while SCOM is rated 7.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of SCOM writes "Best all-around, multi-features single interface, cross-platform monitoring solution for complex environment groupings". ObserverLIVE is most compared with , whereas SCOM is most compared with Zabbix, Dynatrace, Nagios XI, PRTG Network Monitor and AppDynamics.

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