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"The most valuable features are the rich reports, high performance, and the look and feel of the WebEx webpage are very good.""The solution has a very good business event manager tool.""The event management part of TrueSight Operations Management, in my experience, is probably the best in the market. You have endless flexibility. You can build your own rules, you have the MRL language, and you can implement any kind of logic on the alerts. It may be correlation, abstraction, or executing something as a result of the alerts. You have almost the whole range of options available for event management using the available customization.""I like the deep-dive detail and end-user metrics data. The synthetic monitor is the best one. The best point of the new one is that there's no need for configuration. You can inject the Java script and start to change major developments in the application. This is a good approach, and we received all the data using this."

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"It is a user-friendly product that requires almost no maintenance.""I enjoy its integration with the Microsoft Active Directory functions, which means users, computers, or other group policies can connect with Windows Active Directory.""It discovers the components automatically, which is a fantastic thing. The discovery works in an automatic way, and it has a dynamic way of discovering the components, assets, and applications. It doesn't require any manual intervention.""It's easy to use.""I like some of their newer features, such as maintenance schedules, because SCOM records SLA and SLO time.""Because it's Windows-based, it actually reports quite well. It reports everything you can think of on the Windows server and allows you to monitor anything. It's excellent for those in the Windows world as it's very good at it.""Availability monitoring is the feature I have found most valuable, as well as the capacity and ability to send notifications.""The advantages of SCOM are that it is definitely user friendly and a more appropriate solution for what we need."

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Cons
"I would like them to improve the deep-dive details, tracing, and data agents in this product. We have EUEM, an end-user experience monitoring appliance. This one's quicker than the current one, and reporting side and filtration side are very bad. There are many details we look at and explain what we receive information in the current one, but we cannot have historical data like we do with EUEM. We cannot have a powerful point to look for specific traffic from a specific application and a specific browser. We don't have it in the new one. The current BMC also needs to add the thing that control versions.""It's too complex, too many servers are required, there are too many different components in the solution, and a lot of agents are required.""The solution is overly complex."

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"I would like to see them improve their network monitoring.""The interface is a little bit cumbersome and certain actions could be simplified.""I would like more customized reports. People should have some customization option on the dashboards for whenever they put multiple lists into it. Beyond customizing the content, there should be the ability to customize the colors so that they can engage some priority and mark challenges separately.""There are some negative points about this product. Sometimes, the capabilities of the software don't appear, and you can't directly see the results. You have to wait for a long period to refresh the policy to push it to the software or other patches.""The initial setup should be easier to complete.""The configurations could be better. There are multiple tests where you can do something, but they can be a trigger as well. The overriding methodologies are not that easy. The configurations are difficult. The configuration and thorough day-to-day operations to get them to the level you want takes some time. It's very difficult.""System Center just provided upgrade and update features for Windows clients, and Windows systems, and did not support Linux, Android, or iOS, and other operating systems. They need to provide better integration with other operating systems if they don't already.""In terms of features that could be improved, I would say the agent integration into the operating system. We are having difficulties integrating Linux into some of the networking devices."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"The price of BMC TrueSight Operations Management is very high. If there was more flexibility with the sizing of the licensing it would be helpful, especially during the pandemic. We have wanted to expend but the licensing cost is too high.""Consider scalability very carefully: how much you want to monitor and what components are very important. Then, depending on these two things, filter out unwanted metrics or attributes. If you do a good job at filtering the data, then your licensing costs will be manageable."

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"We have an enterprise agreement that includes this product as part of it.""SCOM is part of the System Center suite and I am satisfied with the pricing.""It is more expensive than the competition.""The pricing is good, and it's part of their system center suite.""We have an EA with Microsoft, and it comes as part of the EA.""Our Enterprise Agreement includes the price.""We have to pay for a license and the price is fine for us."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: I like the deep-dive detail and end-user metrics data. The synthetic monitor is the best one. The best point of the new one is that there's no need for configuration. You can inject the Java script… more »
Top Answer: The price of BMC TrueSight Operations Management is very high. If there was more flexibility with the sizing of the licensing it would be helpful, especially during the pandemic. We have wanted to… more »
Top Answer: I would like them to improve the deep-dive details, tracing, and data agents in this product. We have EUEM, an end-user experience monitoring appliance. This one's quicker than the current one, and… more »
Top Answer: I like some of their newer features, such as maintenance schedules, because SCOM records SLA and SLO time.
Top Answer: Our Enterprise Agreement includes the price. All of the Systems Center products have a backup, which we don't use, but SCCM is included in the pricing. As a result, we can afford it because we have… more »
Top Answer: I would like to see them improve their network monitoring. We use Solar Winds, and it has a direct interface into SCOM. We can see all the Solar Winds dashboards from the SCOM interface, which is nice… more »
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Also Known As
ProactiveNet, TrueSight Operations Management
System Center Operations Manager, SCOM 2012
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Overview

TrueSight Operations Management is a broad ITOM solution that delivers performance monitoring, event management, end user experience management, AIOps use cases and automated remediation and ticketing . It deploys machine learning and analytics to dynamically learn behavior, correlate, analyze, and prioritize event data so IT operations teams can predict, find and fix issues faster across complex, hybrid environments. TrueSight Operations Management provides a converged view of application and infrastructure performance across physical, virtual, multi-cloud and container environments. With visibility into web, mobile, and on-premises applications, TrueSight provides the insight IT operations needs to deliver high-quality digital services quickly and effectively enough to keep pace with business demands. TrueSight helps IT to ensure that the applications and services that drive the business continue to perform optimally by examining operational norms, automatically revealing abnormalities, measuring service impact, and proactively identifying risk.

System Center Operations Manager provides infrastructure monitoring that is flexible and cost-effective, helps ensure the predictable performance and availability of vital applications, and offers comprehensive monitoring for your datacenter and cloud, both private and public.
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Sample Customers
Ensono, Transamerica, Boston Scientific, Park Place Technologies, inContact, TD Ameritrade, PNC Bank
Dialog Telekom
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Comms Service Provider30%
Healthcare Company20%
Manufacturing Company20%
Financial Services Firm10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company40%
Comms Service Provider15%
Government7%
Financial Services Firm7%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm26%
Government10%
Retailer10%
Healthcare Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider17%
Government10%
Financial Services Firm8%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business48%
Midsize Enterprise9%
Large Enterprise42%
REVIEWERS
Small Business17%
Midsize Enterprise23%
Large Enterprise59%
Find out what your peers are saying about BMC TrueSight Operations Management vs. SCOM and other solutions. Updated: November 2021.
553,954 professionals have used our research since 2012.

BMC TrueSight Operations Management is ranked 2nd in Event Monitoring with 4 reviews while SCOM is ranked 1st in Event Monitoring with 14 reviews. BMC TrueSight Operations Management is rated 8.6, while SCOM is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of BMC TrueSight Operations Management writes "Monitors a mix of on-prem and cloud, and predictive alerts help maintain availability". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SCOM writes "Feature rich, scalable and user-friendly, but open-source products are free and do the same thing". BMC TrueSight Operations Management is most compared with BMC Helix Monitor, Dynatrace, Splunk, AppDynamics and Zabbix, whereas SCOM is most compared with Zabbix, Dynatrace, Nagios XI, PRTG Network Monitor and SolarWinds NPM. See our BMC TrueSight Operations Management vs. SCOM report.

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