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Director of Information at Jenkon
Apr 14 2016

What is most valuable?

The alerting process, ease of setup and configuration are certainly valuable to us, as they keep us informed of the environment when things are running well – but the real strength of SpotLight w/PA is the ability to go back in time to find… more »

How has it helped my organization?

The IT and Engineer divisions rely upon the product to analyze existing issues, and QA code changes. This application suite provides us with three different focus points: Customer Support uses it to maintain awareness of current… more »

What needs improvement?

Jenkon is a Microsoft Partner, and we use Hyper-V as our virtualization base. This version of Spotlight provides additional information about “Virtualization Overhead”, but only for VMware (not Hyper-V). Also, a wonderful “extra” of the… more »

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Previously, we were using Confio Ignite to monitor our systems. This product was very reliable, but considerably more complex to setup and configure. Alerting functions were limited, and there was no mobile app available.

What other advice do I have?

The new version has all of the enhancements that we were hoping for. We highly recommend this to any company that relies upon their SQL DB environments for critical data, and cannot afford downtime (or wish to mitigate issues, and shorten… more »

What is Quest Spotlight?

Quest Spotlight ensures peak performance around the clock with unmatched monitoring, diagnosis and optimization of SQL Server environments. Spotlight provides access to the details you need for optimal fitness of your SQL Server databases. Get overviews of health and performance, automated alerts and actions, and mobile device support.
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Dell Spotlight
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