11 Ratings
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Score 7.2 out of 100
10 Ratings
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Score 7.9 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management

Well Suited:- Multiple units (you may split Nimsoft per Groups, companies, etc.)- When your Business Teams NEED Dashboards (they'll love it after they learn how to use, for example, if they discover that the may even run SQL queries together with monitor the webpage of the application, and display business data)Less appropriate:- If you are beginning to monitor your environment (because you need to know your environment at least a little bit to check if the entire set of monitoring Nimsoft plugins will really help you or you will only use it to ping your application)- If you don't have at least one (i do recommend 2 or 3 after some short time) people dedicated to deploy and fine-tune the monitoring. The tool is really good, but if you don't have anyone working on it, you will notice that you're spending money in an elephant to kill an ant or worst, that you passed the entire year, and still have the same problems of the last year, cause no one put the hands enough time in the tool. I saw this happening during the first year when I was the only one working with the tool and still supporting the entire team.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

AlertSite

AlertSite works exceptionally well if you need to analyze how your digital assets perform over time and, based on provided reports, determine the potential slow down root cause to make data-driven decisions instantly. In case you are used to analyzing by visually representing your availability and performance, AlertSite might not be the perfect solution for you.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Application Performance Management

Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management
AlertSite
6.9
Application monitoring
Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management
AlertSite
7.1
Database monitoring
Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management
AlertSite
6.9
Threshold alerts
Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management
AlertSite
6.9
Predictive capabilities
Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management
AlertSite
6.0
Application performance management console
Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management
AlertSite
7.3
Collaboration tools
Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management
AlertSite
7.9
Out-of-the box templates to monitor applications
Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management
AlertSite
7.8
Application dependency mapping and thresholding
Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management
AlertSite
7.0
Virtualization monitoring
Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management
AlertSite
7.9
Server availability and performance monitoring
Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management
AlertSite
6.4
Server usage monitoring and capacity forecasting
Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management
AlertSite
6.0
IT Asset Discovery
Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management
AlertSite
5.9

Pros

Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management

  • Ease of management
  • Unified platform
  • Depth of infrastructure management. Has numerous probes which can help you monitor every aspect of your environment.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

AlertSite

  • The Deja-Click Recorder is an excellent tool.
  • Good UI that translates to large NOC screens well.
  • Easy Alerting and Reporting.
Rob Bates | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management

  • I'd like to see improvements in inventory management. Currently node management isn't as efficient as I'd like.
  • I also see a big opportunity to offer greater customization in the Detail Tab. I'd like the ability to pick and chose which metrics are displayed by default in the Detail Tab snapshot.
Abe Shaker | TrustRadius Reviewer

AlertSite

  • The pricing model is very pricey when compared to alternatives.
  • Lost of upfront costs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management

Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Meets our business requirements
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

AlertSite

AlertSite 3.0
Based on 1 answer
Reviewing other cost saving options
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management

Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Easy to configure and use.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

AlertSite

AlertSite 7.0
Based on 1 answer
Pretty good product only issue was cost
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management

Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management 9.0
Based on 2 answers
Exceed Expectations.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

AlertSite

AlertSite 3.6
Based on 3 answers
What we have noticed so far is the fact that AlertSite customer support team is trying to build relationships and go the extra mile to make sure we can overcome any occurring issues. They are quick to respond and provide sufficient guidance about how to implement product features efficiently, integrate new tools, and fix product issues.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management

Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management 9.0
Based on 2 answers
Plan it out based on your requirements.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

AlertSite

AlertSite 7.0
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

Alternatives Considered

Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management

All tools have their own gaps , some seem to do more than others, some just work better. With UIM we have found a sweet spot with features, price point, pros, cons, etc
Todd Adams | TrustRadius Reviewer

AlertSite

We moved all of our services to Site24x7 after several years with AlertSite. We looked at Uptrends and Pingdom to name a few whilst evaluating options. Pingdom lacks functionality and Uptrends we found to have quite a steep learning curve. AlertSites platform and in particular the Deja-Click recorder is a standout tool against the other platforms. Sadly the upscaling costs of multi-location transactions can quickly add up.
Rob Bates | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management

  • Business Units love It - Good for them, but worse for the IT Team until we share the responsibility of the dashboards.
  • If no one put their hands on it, it will take some time to give results. I'm talking about environments with 400 devices, for example, in something about 6 months to one year, if no one is dedicated, and depending on the consulting company. Some, even certified by CA, was not good. If possible, try to use CA services directly.
  • IT Teams, after they start to notice that the tool really work, will want to monitor everything. Depending on the company, this will be more or less easy to measure, as ROI. And I'm telling this because usually IT teams don't know how to sell them to C-Levels, and the tool, because of the price, is always a motivation to questions like: "What is this tool? Do you really need it? Is there another way to monitor this?"
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

AlertSite

  • Creating complex web monitor scripts in just a few clicks reduced time to create monitoring improvements.
  • AlertSite Single Sign-On feature reduced integration costs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

AlertSite

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management
7.0
AlertSite
6.6

Likelihood to Renew

Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management
9.0
AlertSite
3.0

Usability

Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management
9.0
AlertSite
7.0

Support Rating

Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management
9.0
AlertSite
3.6

Implementation Rating

Broadcom Unified Infrastructure Management
9.0
AlertSite
7.0

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