TechValidate Research on MainView Data

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2,015 Customers Surveyed

12,577 Data Points Collected

205 Published TechFacts

76 Published Charts

340 Published Case Studies



Featured Research Collections for MainView Data

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Selected Research Highlights


Case Study: Global 500 Computer Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 computer services company is based on a November 2012 survey of BMC MainView customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“BMC MainView has resulted in reduced costs.”

Challenges

  • Addressed the following mainframe environment monitoring challenges by deploying BMC MainView:
    • Lack of visibility across mainframe environment resulted in slow identification of performance problems
  • Solved the following mainframe monitoring challenges with BMC MainView:
    • Reduced mainframe operating costs by reducing MIPS/MSU consumption

Use Case

  • Replaced or selected BMC MainView over the the following solutions:
    • IBM RMF
    • ASG TMON
  • Deploys > 25,000 General Purpose MIPS in their data center.
  • Have implemented the following BMC MainView monitoring components:
    • CMF MONITOR

Results

  • Achieved the following results with BMC MainView:
    • Reduced operating expenses: By 75% or greater
  • Return on Investment (ROI) payback period for their investment in BMC MainView was 6 – 11 months.

Case Study: Large Enterprise Professional Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise professional services company is based on a August 2013 survey of BMC Middleware Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Chose BMC Middleware Management over the competition for the following reasons:
    • Provide an enterprise view of middleware environment

Use Case

  • Has deployed the following BMC Middleware Management solutions:
    • BMC Middleware Monitoring
    • BMC Middleware Administration
  • Manages the following middleware technologies with BMC Middleware Management:
    • IBM WebSphere MQ
    • IBM WebSphere Application Server
  • Chose BMC Middleware Management over the following competitors:
    • IBM

Results

  • Finds the following to be key benefits of BMC Middleware Management:
    • Reduced time isolating problems

Global Outsourcer Increases Staff Productivity

A large enterprise professional services company increased IT staff or application developer productivity by > 75% with BMC Middleware Management.

Improved System Performance

When thinking about the deployment of BMC MainView, by approximately what percentage have you improved system performance?

By 75% or greater: 8%
By 50% - 74%: 19%
By 25% - 49%: 20%
By 10% - 24%: 22%
By less than 10%: 31%

Emerging Role of the IT Data Scientist

Does your IT organization currently employ a data scientist to help with IT analysis and planning needs?

Yes: 23%
No: 66%
No, but we have plans to hire a IT Data Scientist: 11%

MainView Reduced MTTR, Increased Performance & System Availability

A large enterprise financial services company reduced time required to diagnose performance problems across complex mainframe environment and increased application and system availability/uptime through proactive monitoring with BMC MainView.



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