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Likelihood to Recommend

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

Oracle Enterprise Manager

OEM is very well suited for all Oracle products, especially Oracle databases and Exadata machines; even not Oracle hardware, it is very good and displaying high level details.OEM is not well suited for older hardware vendors like AIX, HP-UX, DEC/Digital, Microsoft (sql server). This is a big negative as most large companies have a heterogeneous environment with many different vendor hardware and (database) software products.
Maurice Samuels | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Monitoring Tasks

Neustar Webmetrics
7.5
Oracle Enterprise Manager
8.6
Remote monitoring
Neustar Webmetrics
8.0
Oracle Enterprise Manager
9.1
Automated alerts and notifications
Neustar Webmetrics
7.0
Oracle Enterprise Manager
8.4
Network device monitoring
Neustar Webmetrics
Oracle Enterprise Manager
7.2
Multiple Server Monitoring
Neustar Webmetrics
Oracle Enterprise Manager
9.4
Multi-device monitoring
Neustar Webmetrics
Oracle Enterprise Manager
8.9

Reporting

Neustar Webmetrics
6.3
Oracle Enterprise Manager
8.0
Performance data reports
Neustar Webmetrics
9.0
Oracle Enterprise Manager
8.1
Customizable reporting
Neustar Webmetrics
5.0
Oracle Enterprise Manager
7.7
Data visualization
Neustar Webmetrics
5.0
Oracle Enterprise Manager
8.7
Risk analysis
Neustar Webmetrics
Oracle Enterprise Manager
7.6

Security

Neustar Webmetrics
7.0
Oracle Enterprise Manager
7.4
Adinistraor access control
Neustar Webmetrics
7.0
Oracle Enterprise Manager
7.8
Data backup and recovery
Neustar Webmetrics
Oracle Enterprise Manager
8.3
Antivirus and malware management
Neustar Webmetrics
Oracle Enterprise Manager
6.2

Management Tasks

Neustar Webmetrics
Oracle Enterprise Manager
7.6
Patch Management
Neustar Webmetrics
Oracle Enterprise Manager
7.1
Service configuration management
Neustar Webmetrics
Oracle Enterprise Manager
7.5
Software and hardware inventory
Neustar Webmetrics
Oracle Enterprise Manager
7.7
Policy-based automation
Neustar Webmetrics
Oracle Enterprise Manager
8.1

Pros

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

Oracle Enterprise Manager

  • Database status. Being able to see which databases are up/down, at a glance, allows us to quickly react to issues.
  • Reporting. We report on last backups, daily status, a host of metrics, and compliance levels of all our databases. With reporting we come into the office with a set of "status" reports and we know instantly if a database has issues.
  • Metrics. We have a number of KPI's and SLA's we need to meet. Metrics applied to the databases allow us to stay on top of those requirements as well as fix common issues without a DBA needing to log in to assess the issue.
Joseph Szupiany | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

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

Oracle Enterprise Manager

  • We also use OEM to monitor SQL Server. However, OEM only provided limited features for SQL Server. It would be nice if we can schedule backup jobs for SQL Server in OEM.
  • The ability to run SQL queries. You can't run queries in OEM. I have to go to SQL Developer or SQL PLUS to run. queries.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

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

Oracle Enterprise Manager

Toad for Oracle is more suited for individual users who have a strong focus on database development, and it is not as comprehensive as Oracle Enterprise Manager. While it is quite decent in logical database layer tasks, such as schema objects and SQL, it lacks visibility into host level and I/O layer performance stats.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

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

Oracle Enterprise Manager

  • You are practically blind without OEM. There are other tools available but are expensive and negatively impact database performance.
  • If a bug hits OEM and it skips monitoring or doesn't catch something, it can have extremely negative consequences.
  • Being able to deploy scripts through OEM has replaced thousands of hours of work.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Neustar Webmetrics

General

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

Oracle Enterprise Manager

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Neustar Webmetrics
7.0
Oracle Enterprise Manager
8.8

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