TechValidate Research on CA Infrastructure Management

Case Study: Thales Italia S.P.A.


This case study of Thales Italia S.p.A. is based on a November 2013 survey of CA Spectrum customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Network Infrastructure availability is very vital for our business, CA Spectrum helps us to monitor proactively and to meet our SLA.”


  • Purchased CA Spectrum in order to:
    • Speed fault isolation and resolution
    • Eliminate change and configuration errors that lead to performance issues and outages
    • Understand the impact of outages on users and business services
    • Support for a broad range of vendors and technologies
  • Solved the following challenges with CA Spectrum:
    • Improved the productivity of their IT staff
    • Improved MTTR
    • Increased visibility across their network – physical and virtual
    • Reduced change and configuration errors
    • Reduced the number of alarms

Use Case

  • Has 5,001 – 10,000 monitored devices.
  • Is monitoring and managing the following with CA Spectrum:
    • Physical Servers
    • Network Devices


  • CA Spectrum is differentiated from competitive products in the following ways:
    • Range of vendors and technologies supported
    • Breadth of monitoring/management functionality
    • Reliability
    • Speed /time to value
  • Rated the following Spectrum features in terms of how easy they are to use:
    • overall ease of use: extremely easy
    • out-of-the-box functionality: very easy
    • platform support OOTB: very easy
    • discovery configurations: extremely easy
  • Increased the productivity of their IT staff by < 10% with CA Spectrum.
  • Improved their MTTR by 10% to 24% with CA Spectrum.

About This Data

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