SCOM vs. SiteScope

As of April 2019, SCOM is ranked 3rd in Event Monitoring with 3 reviews vs SiteScope which is ranked 18th in Application Performance Management (APM) with 4 reviews. The top reviewer of SCOM writes "It’s complex and powerful giving the ability to monitor websites better". The top reviewer of SiteScope writes "The GUI is cumbersome, and it requires a Java client". SCOM is most compared with Zabbix, PRTG Network Monitor and Nagios XI. SiteScope is most compared with Dynatrace, AppDynamics and CA APM. See our SCOM vs. SiteScope report.
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Find out what your peers are saying about SCOM vs. SiteScope and other solutions. Updated: May 2016.
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Pros
It can send messages to our ticketing system.It has good graphs of what is going on within the operating system.​We are able to do problem determination on runaway processes.It works better than other products I’ve used – namely SolarWinds, which is cumbersome and error prone for web app monitoring. SCOM is not.The product has helped our organization with in-depth monitoring.

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SiteScope has built-in flat file DB, hence it removes the dependency of an external DB for higher stability.Has a simple setup. It can be up and running within hours.It can monitor over a 100 technologies with built-in solution templates.The Monitor Templates functionality allowed us to spin up monitoring with .csv files pretty easily.Simplest tool for monitoring servers, web content, databases and other hardware. Its dashboard is really good.Simple deployment: The deployment uses protocols such as NetBios, SSH, WMI, SNMP, which means that any device with any of these protocols will be monitored.

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Cons
​I would like to better be able to monitor Oracle processes.​Non Windows monitoring is fairly weak. Network device monitoring is not reliable.It could use some system enhancements, such as better dashboards.

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Direct integration with an SMS gateway for sending critical alerts to the support SME. This will help customer investing in third party middleware solutions for SMS.They have not kept up with browser security requirements or advances in GUIs, they switched to a corruptible database architecture instead of text config files.They should provide more templates for new vendor devices.It could be more reliable using a database repository instead of a log repository.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
The pricing and licensing are fair.

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SiteScope licensing can be node based-or monitor-based. I would recommend for node-based licensing.You have to pay for their "solution templates". Other tools do not charge you for knowledge-based monitoring bundles.

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Ranking
3rd
out of 20 in Event Monitoring
Views
38,509
Comparisons
14,794
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
215
Avg. Rating
8.0
Views
8,207
Comparisons
2,204
Reviews
4
Average Words per Review
335
Avg. Rating
7.5
Top Comparisons
Compared 15% of the time.
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Also Known As
System Center Operations Manager, SCOM 2012Micro Focus SiteScope, HPE SiteScope
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Overview
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.SiteScope is an agentless application monitoring software that provides heterogeneous and hybrid support, quick time to value, and ease of installation, configuration, and use.
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Sample Customers
Dialog TelekomVodafone Ireland, Kuveyt Turk Participation Bank
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Retailer22%
Healthcare Company11%
Financial Services Firm11%
University6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm16%
Transportation Company15%
University12%
Retailer9%
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Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business20%
Midsize Enterprise29%
Large Enterprise51%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business17%
Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise66%
REVIEWERS
Small Business31%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise54%
Find out what your peers are saying about SCOM vs. SiteScope and other solutions. Updated: May 2016.
333,928 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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