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Score 10 out of 100
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Score 7 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

HPE Systems Insight Manager (SIM)

This software is suited for a smaller organization with a small datacenter that uses mainly HP hardware. Once the environment gets larger it would pay to move to some of their paid for products
Alex Gouskos | TrustRadius Reviewer

Neustar Webmetrics

If you need to gauge whether your site is up or down, then Neustar will give you exactly what you are looking for. However, if you need more granularity for specific application or sub-systems and their functionality, this product will need to be subsidized with other applications that provide more data or information on how individual components or systems are working.
Tyler Twitchell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Monitoring Tasks

HPE Systems Insight Manager (SIM)
Neustar Webmetrics
7.5
Remote monitoring
HPE Systems Insight Manager (SIM)
Neustar Webmetrics
8.0
Automated alerts and notifications
HPE Systems Insight Manager (SIM)
Neustar Webmetrics
7.0

Reporting

HPE Systems Insight Manager (SIM)
Neustar Webmetrics
6.3
Performance data reports
HPE Systems Insight Manager (SIM)
Neustar Webmetrics
9.0
Customizable reporting
HPE Systems Insight Manager (SIM)
Neustar Webmetrics
5.0
Data visualization
HPE Systems Insight Manager (SIM)
Neustar Webmetrics
5.0

Security

HPE Systems Insight Manager (SIM)
Neustar Webmetrics
7.0
Adinistraor access control
HPE Systems Insight Manager (SIM)
Neustar Webmetrics
7.0

Pros

HPE Systems Insight Manager (SIM)

  • HP Systems Insight Manager is very good at scanning for devices and adding them for monitoring is almost effortless.
  • HP Systems Insight Manager is very good at detecting most HP hardware and integrating with local management software.
Alex Gouskos | TrustRadius Reviewer

Neustar Webmetrics

  • It allows access to a history of checks, how much time they took, and if any errors were detected.
  • It can alert several people, or many in a group, for information related to the application availability.
  • When drilling down into the check, the logs can pinpoint the exact time and code events and how long each step took to respond.
Tyler Twitchell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

HPE Systems Insight Manager (SIM)

  • I think some of the areas that HP Systems Insight Manager can improve is non HP hardware.
  • This software also sometimes struggles handling larger environments.
  • This software also has issues managing environments that aren't set up perfectly.
Alex Gouskos | TrustRadius Reviewer

Neustar Webmetrics

  • The interface can be buggy.
  • We have experienced false positives of a system outage that was not accurate.
  • It's not a true measure of system performance or uptime, but simply judges up or down from a holistic view.
Tyler Twitchell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

HPE Systems Insight Manager (SIM)

HPE Systems Insight Manager (SIM) 7.0
Based on 1 answer
For basic functions it's very easy to set up and use. However, for more advanced functions it takes a lot of time to figure out its quirks
Alex Gouskos | TrustRadius Reviewer

Neustar Webmetrics

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

HPE Systems Insight Manager (SIM)

HPE Systems Insight Manager (SIM) 7.0
Based on 1 answer
It's good for small organizations that use HP branded equipment
Alex Gouskos | TrustRadius Reviewer

Neustar Webmetrics

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

HPE Systems Insight Manager (SIM)

Some of the other products I use for system management are HP SiteScope and SolarWinds Orion NPM and APM. SiteScope is another good HP product but it isn't very cost effective to use for general system management. It's good for performing complex alerting and monitoring. SolarWinds makes a great product but it is better geared for gathering statistics and performance data real-time and historically. Again the cost of this product makes it ineffective for general system monitoring.
Alex Gouskos | TrustRadius Reviewer

Neustar Webmetrics

To be honest, I am not certain why this product was initially chosen over other products. It was being used when I started working at a new job. I was trained on its use and focused on tracking issues when an alert was given. There are many products that can be used for monitoring site uptime. Neustar definitely has its uses for monitoring if a site is up or down, but its lack of granularity can turn some away.
Tyler Twitchell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

HPE Systems Insight Manager (SIM)

  • Since this software is free if you buy HP hardware the cost is nothing which is nice for cash strapped businesses.
  • This software has a somewhat difficult time handling large environments where systems are not configured perfectly for this software.
  • I would always recommend having multiples of this software installed for redundancy because generally unless it and the environment is properly configured it can require maintenance.
Alex Gouskos | TrustRadius Reviewer

Neustar Webmetrics

  • Our company at one time gauged overall system uptime using Neustar WebMetrics to provide this data
  • Due to the limitations with the applications ability to show system functionality and uptime we have begun using other methods for determining system uptime for our customers.
  • The interface can be a bit tricky to understand during first use. There is somewhat of a learning curve.
Tyler Twitchell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

HPE Systems Insight Manager (SIM)

General

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

Neustar Webmetrics

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

HPE Systems Insight Manager (SIM)
7.0
Neustar Webmetrics
7.0

Usability

HPE Systems Insight Manager (SIM)
7.0
Neustar Webmetrics

Implementation Rating

HPE Systems Insight Manager (SIM)
7.0
Neustar Webmetrics

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