ITRS Geneos Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of ITRS Geneos competitors and alternatives
Micro Focus
Real User
Engineer at a transportation company with 10,001+ employees
Dec 06 2017

What is most valuable?

For host monitoring, agentless monitoring requires no installs or special permissions, just a regular user account on the host and firewall access to SSH, WMI, NetBIOS, etc. DBQuery, URL, and Web Service monitoring were also valuable until we... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The Monitor Templates functionality allowed us to spin up monitoring with .csv files pretty easily. We ended up using the "script" monitor the most, because the canned monitors didn't always do what we needed. It was easy enough to use, and... more»

What needs improvement?

It was a great tool for a long time. My go-to tool for everything. However, something happened at HPE years ago and investment in the development of the tool seems to have tanked. They have not kept up with browser security requirements or... more»
AppDynamics
Real User
Assistant Vice President at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Dec 01 2016

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is giving end-to-end, about the business transactions, specifically, which is an area everybody struggles with. What they are looking for, basically, is how customers are viewing the transaction, from the end-user... more»

How has it helped my organization?

A benefit is ease of use, compared to other products that we have seen before, such as Wily. You get to the information a lot quicker, instead of spending an hour trying to get to the point that you're looking for, especially with the... more»

What needs improvement?

Specific to what our experience is, because we're using Cloud Foundry, we're using an extension to monitor the infrastructure for that; that's probably the weakest point for it, because it basically collects JMX metrics. One of the things... more»
Splunk
Vendor
Specialist Master, Cyber Risk at a tech vendor with 10,001+ employees
Jun 26 2017

What is most valuable?

Splunk Enterprise Security is most valuable, my clients use it as a SIEM solution. Splunk gives them the ability to bring multiple, disparate types of data together, then correlate and report on them.

How has it helped my organization?

Some of my clients had rudimentary home-grown security solutions that Splunk ES has completely replaced. In these cases, the improvement was dramatic; they had visibility into systems and activities that they never had before. In the case of... more»

What needs improvement?

The GUI can be improved. Splunk has always suffered from having a kind of goofy UI, it needs some updating.

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