TechValidate Research on CA Infrastructure Management


Case Study: Large Enterprise Health Care Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise health care company is based on a April 2014 survey of CA Nimsoft Monitor customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“CA Nimsoft Monitor is platform agnostic, provides centralized administration and wide breadth range of monitoring capabilities.”

“CA Nimsoft Monitor reports problems before our customers do. It allows us to be proactive instead of reactive.”

Challenges

  • Implemented CA Nimsoft Monitor in order to solve the following:
    • Reduce the cost and complexity of IT monitoring
    • Accelerate problem resolution
    • Improve IT staff productivity
    • Solve scalability and performance issues with existing tools

Use Case

  • Uses CA Nimsoft Monitor to monitor the following:
    • Physical servers
    • Virtual machines
    • Applications
    • Storage
    • Databases
    • Network devices
    • Public/private cloud
  • Monitors 1001 to 5000 devices with CA Nimsoft Monitor.
  • Replaced the following monitoring tools with CA Nimsoft Monitor:
    • IP Sentry

Results

  • Rated the following CA Nimsoft Monitor features on a scale of 1 to 5:
    • Ease of use and management: 4
    • APIs and extensibility: 4
    • Dashboards, alerts and reports: 4
    • Monitoring coverage (probes): 4
  • Was able to achieve the following percentages:
    • Improve IT staff productivity: up to 15%
    • Reduce system & network outage: 15%-25%




About This Data

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