TechValidate Research on CA Infrastructure Management

CA Spectrum Case Study: Educational Institution


This case study of a educational institution is based on a November 2013 survey of CA Spectrum customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“CA Spectrum is the fastest tool for up/down (outage) reporting, and it has fault isolation!”


  • Purchased CA Spectrum in order to:
    • Speed fault isolation and resolution
    • Support for a broad range of vendors and technologies
  • Solved the following challenges with CA Spectrum:
    • Reduce the number of alarms

Use Case

  • Has 10,000+ monitored devices.
  • Is monitoring and managing the following with CA Spectrum:
    • Network Devices


  • CA Spectrum is differentiated from competitive products in the following ways:
    • Breadth of monitoring/management functionality
    • Scalability
  • Rated the following Spectrum features in terms of how easy they are to use:
    • overall ease of use: very easy
    • out-of-the-box functionality: very easy
    • platform support OOTB: very easy
    • spectrum report manager: Easy
    • discovery configurations: Easy

About This Data

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