IBM Tivoli NetCool OMNIbus Competitors and Alternatives

The top IBM Tivoli NetCool OMNIbus competitors are
  • BMC TrueSight Operations Management
  • IBM Tivoli NetCool Impact
  • SCOM
  • PagerDuty
  • BigPanda
  • Micro Focus Operations Manager
Read reviews of IBM Tivoli NetCool OMNIbus competitors and alternatives
Mike Duffy
Real User
HP Openview/Unix Admin at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jan 01 2017

What is most valuable?

This is a mature product. There is good support from HPE and it involves constant updates. There is a path to move on to the next product.

How has it helped my organization?

It's our monitor of managers. It's our monitoring tool and it looks after all our servers.

What needs improvement?

At the moment, I don't know what the roadmap is for this solution. There's a product that's been out for two or three years now, called Operations Bridge. There is a migration path... more»

What other advice do I have?

When selecting a vendor, I look for attention to the customer and the support you're going to get when you're going through this. If we do move, it will be a fairly fraught... more»
Stefan Timmermann
Real User
CEO at a tech services company
Mar 22 2017

What is most valuable?

The Event Management is outstanding; still is the most interesting part of the product.

How has it helped my organization?

We do work as independent consultants, but mainly the focus is on a crisp and reliable base layer for Service Level and... more»

What needs improvement?

The sizing (which is difficult), the maintenance of it and the upgrade paths. This is a difficult area which is not... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Use conservative figures. In terms of hardware, monitored servers and also effort. The product is not cheap. But as... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Some of the clients I have came from other solutions; mainly because they were outdated they switched, or because they... more»

What other advice do I have?

Estimate enough time for the implementation. Never trust anyone who tells you that you will be finished in three... more»
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BigPanda
GlobalNoc3d1
Real User
Global NOC Manager at a software R&D company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Mar 19 2018

What is most valuable?

* Alert deduplication and correlation - In an environment like the NOC where you're ingesting hundreds and thousands of alerts from various... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Since implementing BigPanda, we have reached and sustained our highest SLA hit rate in four years.

What needs improvement?

Analytics is an area for improvement, being able to break down the actions that are being taken by users of BigPanda, as well as the... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We previously used a different solution. We switched because it did not provide all the things we needed (alert correlation on top of... more»

What other advice do I have?

If you're looking for a SaaS which truly believes in software as a service, BigPanda is definitely the solution to go for. They believe in a... more»

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