IBM Tivoli Business Service Manager Competitors and Alternatives

Get our free report covering CA Technologies, CA Technologies, and other competitors of IBM Tivoli Business Service Manager.
311,143 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Read reviews of IBM Tivoli Business Service Manager competitors and alternatives
Mark Parkin
Vendor
Enterprise Systems Management (ESM) Engineer at a tech company with 10,001+ employees
Apr 18 2017

What is most valuable?

This product automates much of what is involved in monitoring. For instance, device discovery can be performed in any of a number of ways with... more»

How has it helped my organization?

A good example would be our world map. This organization is international. We built a zoom-able world map in Spectrum depicting every company... more»

What needs improvement?

CA works continuously to upgrade this product, adding new abilities and fixing bugs. They do a very creditable job. The areas I am aware of that... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

This organization previously used the IBM Tivoli product.

What other advice do I have?

This is a very good, refined product that, in the fault-tolerant configuration, approaches being bulletproof. Allow extra time for installation,... more»
Anonymous User
Real User
Systems Management, Technical Specialist HP BSM/BAC at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Mar 01 2017

What is most valuable?

The ability to integrate directly with the RIPM on top of DSM. We're looking to use the event feed into OMI, the metrics feed, and using things... more»

How has it helped my organization?

At the moment, we're still building the system, so I can't say.

What needs improvement?

When installing against IIS, you need to expect a fully locked-down IIS, rather than expecting a fully out-of-the-box. It is sold to enterprise... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We are combining it with other monitoring tools. They did a huge proof of concept to determine what the right fit was. I wasn’t involved in... more»

What other advice do I have?

For people doing this for the first time, if you have support from HPE, use it. Milk it. Use your FlexCare points and grab somebody. You might... more»

Sign Up with Email