TrueSight Operations Management vs. IBM Turbonomic

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
TrueSight Operations Management
Score 9.1 out of 10
N/A
TrueSight Operations Management is an IT infrastructure monitoring and management application, supporting application performance management and event monitoring offering. It offers end-to-end application topology and management.N/A
IBM Turbonomic
Score 8.2 out of 10
Enterprise companies (1,001+ employees)
IBM Turbonomic is a performance and cost optimization platform for public, private, and hybrid clouds used by cloud, infrastructure operations, and architecture to assure application performance while eliminating inefficiencies by dynamically resourcing applications through automated actions. IBM states that Turbonomic customers report an average 33% reduction in cloud and infrastructure waste without impacting application performance, and return-on-investment of 471% over three years over…
$3,333
per month per installation
Pricing
TrueSight Operations ManagementIBM Turbonomic
Editions & Modules
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IBM® Turbonomic Cloud Optimization Essentials
$3,333
per month per installation
IBM® Turbonomic Hybrid Standard (Software)
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per month Advanced hybrid cloud optimization capabilities for customers with 200 managed virtual servers (MVS) or more
IBM® Turbonomic Cloud Standard
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per month For customers with more than $2 million USD annual cloud spend
IBM® Turbonomic Hybrid Standard
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per month Advanced hybrid cloud optimization capabilities for customers with 200 managed virtual servers (MVS) or more
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
TrueSight Operations ManagementIBM Turbonomic
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesYes
Entry-level Setup FeeOptionalOptional
Additional Details* Estimated prices do not include tax and are for new Turbonomic customers, initial purchase only. Volume discounting available.
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Community Pulse
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Features
TrueSight Operations ManagementIBM Turbonomic
Cloud Management
Comparison of Cloud Management features of Product A and Product B
TrueSight Operations Management
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Ratings
IBM Turbonomic
7.8
6 Ratings
10% below category average
Cloud Management Security00 Ratings8.06 Ratings
Automation and Orchestration00 Ratings7.96 Ratings
Cost Management00 Ratings7.86 Ratings
Cloud Management Performance Monitoring00 Ratings7.96 Ratings
Governance and Compliance00 Ratings7.76 Ratings
Resource Management00 Ratings7.46 Ratings
Systems Integration00 Ratings7.86 Ratings
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User Ratings
TrueSight Operations ManagementIBM Turbonomic
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(5 ratings)
8.4
(138 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(24 ratings)
Usability
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8.0
(20 ratings)
Availability
-
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10.0
(3 ratings)
Performance
-
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7.9
(6 ratings)
Support Rating
-
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8.3
(25 ratings)
In-Person Training
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(3 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(3 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
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9.7
(18 ratings)
Configurability
-
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10.0
(3 ratings)
Contract Terms and Pricing Model
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9.1
(2 ratings)
Ease of integration
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8.0
(4 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
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10.0
(3 ratings)
Professional Services
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
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10.0
(3 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
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10.0
(3 ratings)
User Testimonials
TrueSight Operations ManagementIBM Turbonomic
Likelihood to Recommend
BMC Software Inc.
If you have a large or complex environment then this tool can be the perfect fit. From many types of OS, database, applications and web sites supported out of the box and powerful customization ability, TrueSight can manage the most complex. If you have a simple or small IT shop then this tool suite may be over-kill and not worth the complexity to set up
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IBM
Turbonomic helps us see what uses resources and what needs more and how to reorganize to maximize hardware use. I think companies with multiple VMware clusters would benefit from this software. Perhaps not if the company is small. However, Turbo Operations Manager is best for virtualizing data-intensive platforms like SQL.
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Pros
BMC Software Inc.
  • Centralize all monitoring agents in one tool.
  • Big catalog of monitoring types (KMs).
  • Powerful event manager.
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IBM
  • Presentation is nice. Its easy to understand what your looking at and the data that is being presented to you.
  • Properly identify resource utilization and recommendations for action on how VMs can be improved and resources can be better utilized.
  • It was also able to tell us the same information and analysis for cloud resources. I was not expecting that.
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Cons
BMC Software Inc.
  • The interface is functional and adaptable but I kind of wish it looked like its predecessor Patrol Monitor.
  • It is somewhat hard to understand the integrations into the UI.
  • Hoping for more metric choices.
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IBM
  • It would be nice if the UI included a break-down of features that are both licensed as well as un-licensed. That way, you could not only see what you have, but what you don't.
  • The right-sizing recommendations are great, but very little info is given about why the recommendation is being made. More info would not only increase understanding, but would also help drive decision-making.
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Likelihood to Renew
BMC Software Inc.
No answers on this topic
IBM
We are certainly happy with Turbonomic as a whole and have invested quite a bit of time and effort into learning the ins and outs of the product. We have our reporting setup the way we want it and have gained definite value from these features. I will say though that many products nowadays are offering more native monitoring, reporting, and alerting features which may eventually steer us away from this product
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Usability
BMC Software Inc.
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IBM
Excellent approach to larger VM organizational management. They have an very clean integrated dashboard that allows us to see everything in our environment and what that is doing in real-time. It works on multiple hyper-visors really well and integrates capacity planning on my local site as well as my cloud locations.
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Reliability and Availability
BMC Software Inc.
No answers on this topic
IBM
VMTurbo has not caused any outages by not doing what we expect it to do.
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Performance
BMC Software Inc.
No answers on this topic
IBM
It allocates resources among applications by showing more on the cost breakdown by cloud service, with metrics on cloud provider information like Azure Management, Identity, Networking, Storage with costs per day, and total services costs. This then could facilitate and show the corresponding actions thereafter upon scaling.
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Support Rating
BMC Software Inc.
No answers on this topic
IBM
When I contact support I get a quick response and they are able to solve my problem quickly. I also get a sense that they want to make sure that we are getting value from the product and walk me through whatever steps are needed to accomplish my goals.
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In-Person Training
BMC Software Inc.
No answers on this topic
IBM
Alex (from VMTurbo) has worked with the product for years and helped develop the product. He was very knowledgeable and was able to provide our support team with details knowledge on how to get our deployment configured correctly as well as help with another VMTurbo POC within another customers environment.
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Online Training
BMC Software Inc.
No answers on this topic
IBM
After buying VMTurbo Operations Manager, I was invited to an online user training event. I felt this training was effective and dug just deep enough to be informative yet still keep my attention. Additionally, the webinar was free.
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Implementation Rating
BMC Software Inc.
No answers on this topic
IBM
The implementation was very simple. Just upload an OVA file and power on the VM. Once it comes up enter some networking information and you can then access the web interface. From there, just begin configuring the system for your environment by adding you license and the various virtual environments and storage through the inventory tab
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Alternatives Considered
BMC Software Inc.
Datadog seems to have more freedom to build dashboards. They have more visualization types. However, Pulse seems to be better from a cost stand point. Pulse is able to accomplish everything we need, so no need to spend the extra cost.
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IBM
As the organization had experience of years in using IBM products, we had the confidence that they will provide us with great support. And we needed a reliable solution as a financial institute to ensure continuous operations. Even though the price was very high, we made the correct decision to go ahead with IBM Turbonomic as the feedback from existing users in the region was very positive. We needed a solution which was capable of handling our automation requirements. All these were green in IBM Turbonomic.
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Scalability
BMC Software Inc.
No answers on this topic
IBM
easy scalable, adding new clusters in, no big deal.
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Professional Services
BMC Software Inc.
No answers on this topic
IBM
Professional services were always there to guide us in our transformation to the cloud. They understood our business model and then were able to provide guidance on what we needed from the tool.
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Return on Investment
BMC Software Inc.
  • We have not figured ROI at this time.
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IBM
  • Application performance has been a big one. With Turbonomic keeping everything running at top performance, it can make changes when extra resources are need, quicker than somebody being notified and then making the necessary changes.
  • Turbonomic has been a great cost savings for us on multiple occasions. We use it every time we are improving servers.
  • With the planning feature we get the best performance form new hardware purchases
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IBM Turbonomic Screenshots

Screenshot of IBM Turbonomic Action Center, where it shows the list of optimization actions across the global environment—on-prem and cloud—that should be taken to minimize cost while assuring performance.Screenshot of IBM Turbonomic Application, a view that shows the global environment across private and public infrastructure from the context of individual application components. Users can optimize one application at a time by viewing each app's pending actions. The Supply Chain at left shows all of the entities across applications and their interdependencies.Screenshot of the IBM Turbonomic Cloud Executive Dashboard, an out of the box dashboard that allow users to rapidly communicate value to executives. This view shows the cloud cost savings opportunities realized and not yet realized over any time period.Screenshot of the IBM Turbonomic Action Center, a display of the list of optimization actions across the global environment—on-prem and cloud—that should be taken to minimize cost while assuring performance.Screenshot of an IBM Turbonomic Cloud view, where the public cloud environment(s) and all of the pending actions required to bring them into an efficient, performant state. The Supply Chain at left shows all of the entities in the public cloud(s) and their interdependencies.Screenshot of the IBM Turbonomic On-Prem viewl that shows the user's private data center environment(s) and all of the pending actions required to bring them into an efficient, performant state. The Supply Chain at left shows all of the entities in data center(s) and the interdependencies between them.