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CA Technologies
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Real User
Developer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Oct 01 2017

What is most valuable?

It has many great features, but in most of the companies that I have done consulting for, they rarely use them as it requires an advanced level of knowledge of the tool. Event Configuration: A tool in its simplest form creates business logic... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Reduces the false positives, by creating our own business logic with the Event Configuration. Allows us to have a single console/notification point, with the alarms of all the tools that we use for monitoring.

What needs improvement?

It’s like having a Ferrari, without a professional driver. Most companies don’t use all the good features. The out-of-the-box features are just too poor: (Ping, CPU, Disk and Memory, Process, and File Systems). CA Spectrum is an... more»
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Writer
Owner at David Strom Inc.
Apr 14 2017

What do you think of CA Unified Infrastructure Management?

Making IT Monitoring a Snap with CA Nimsoft Monitor Snap Snap can be used in a wide variety of monitoring situations, such as to track servers, virtual machines, applications, databases, network and storage devices. We tested version 7.1 of Snap on a network where it quickly discovered our Windows, Mac and Linux machines in February 2014. It is free and fully functional to monitor up to 30 devices, with a paid version for larger networks.
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Microsoft
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Real User
Solution Architect at a cloud provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
Nov 01 2016

What is most valuable?

Extensible dashboards allow us to create customized service-level dashboards for business owners. .NET monitoring capabilities are crucial for our organization to monitor the availability and performance of our IIS-based .NET applications.... more»

How has it helped my organization?

SCOM provided end-to-end monitoring for all aspects of the infrastructure, including web sites, network devices, databases and applications. Now, c-level management can easily see overall service-level dashboards and SLAs for mission-critical... more»

What needs improvement?

I would like to see true multi-tenancy support. When it comes to service provider type of customers, it's quite difficult to have a complete monitoring view for different tenants. The System Center suite is not designed for true multi-tenancy... more»
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Consultant
Senior Technical Pre-Sales Consultant / Project Manager (BSM) at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
May 05 2018

What is most valuable?

Event consolidation Cross domain event correlation Run Time Service Model, hence reducing implementation & upgrade timeline

How has it helped my organization?

The biggest strength of the Operations Bridge is the consolidation of events from various sources. For one customer, we were able to consolidate events from more than 25 sources, most via Traps using a BSM Connector. Once the Head of IT... more»

What needs improvement?

Remove the dependency of Java technology. This is a feature used for admin purposes to update the modeling.
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Consultant
It Consultant at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Jan 31 2018

What is most valuable?

TrueSight Operations Manager is a combination of different components (applications) like Presentation Server, Impact Manager, and AppVisibility Manager and IT's Data Analytics, but it provides a seamless integration and a holistic view with... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Faster, more efficient, better views for the operators to view. A more centralized approach to managing the infrastructures. Improved app visibility features.

What needs improvement?

There are no broader areas of improvement. It would vary, environment by environment. As such, there are no outstanding bugs or defects that are not documented.
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Real User
Event and System Monitoring Engineer at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
May 25 2018

What is most valuable?

The various types of monitors are very useful. We use them all: * Threshold monitors * Log file monitors * Open message templates * SNMP trap monitors * Process monitors * Database and infrastructure SPIs. Additionally, the Performance... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has greatly reduced the number and duration of outages as support teams are notified immediately when something goes wrong or even before something breaks. The integration with the ticketing tool makes sure that there is a record for every... more»

What needs improvement?

Installing and upgrading the HPOM and Operations Agent software is not always easy and the process can be quite fragile. Once it is running, it is very quick and stable, but an upgrade can quite easily break something or terminate... more»

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