CA Spectrum Review - why 3 stars?

CA Spectrum Review
ITQlick Score: 81/100
ITQlick Rating: (3/5)
Pricing: 6.4/10 - high cost
Category: Business Intelligence -> CA Spectrum
Ranking:Ranked 98 out of 532 Business Intelligence systems
Company: CA Technologies
Pricing: starts at $295 per license
Typical customers: Start up, Small business, Medium business, Large business
Platforms: Desktop
Links: CA Spectrum pricing, CA Spectrum alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Aug 02, 2022

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What is CA Spectrum and its features?

CA Spectrum is a network infrastructure management solution for businesses of all sizes. It facilitates the modeling of physical and virtual networks as well as LAN, WAN, and others. The software was designed and launched by CA Technologies Inc headquartered in California, United States.


What is CA Spectrum rating?

The rating of CA Spectrum is 3 stars out of 5 and the total score is 81 out of 100. The rating score is based on our unbiased data-based algo. Learn more - rating methodology page.

Who uses CA Spectrum?

The software is a useful product for businesses of all sizes without any restriction on industrial affiliation. Major industries where it can be used include media and entertainment, technology and software development, banking and finance, retail and wholesale, and others. Some notable clients of the software include Hill International, Nets Technology, Telefonica, and others.

Is it easy to use?

Yes, CA Spectrum makes it fairly easy to use. This product is user friendly and intuitive.

Is CA Spectrum cloud-based?

No, the software in not cloud based so you would need to install it locally and connect it directly to a server.

Can it be used on mobile?

No, currently CA Spectrum can't be accessed on mobile, you would need to access it from your computer.

Is CA Spectrum the best Business Intelligence system?

CA Spectrum is ranked 98 out of 532 software in their category (Business Intelligence systems).

What are their main features and functionalities?

The software is capable of automatically identifying all the network assets and displaying all the network elements, including physical and logical ports, in network topology maps. It facilitates over 25% reduction in mean-time-to-repair (MTTR) as well as over 20% reduction in system outages. The platform adopts a holistic and unified approach for management of IT assets.

CA Spectrum offers root-cause analysis to accurately trace the problem in addition to intelligent visual dashboards and guided workflows. Other important capabilities include resource optimization, resource forecasting, network auto-discovery, impact analysis, service level management, automated configuration, change management, and others.

Who are their main alternatives?

Popular alternatives to CA Spectrum: QlikView, SuiteAnalytics, Sisense, Birst, Balanced Scorecard, IBM Cognos Business Intelligence , Enterprise Edition, BioIntelli, SAP Predictive Analysis, SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse. The full list of competitors can be found here.

What is the cost of CA Spectrum?

The cost of license starts at $295 per license. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 6.4 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). You can find here the REAL total cost breakdown for CA Spectrum. You can also find here pricing information from CA Spectrum's website.

What should you ask CA Technologies during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with CA Spectrum and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching CA Spectrum in action. Visit the vendor's website here.

List of categories

Business performance management

List of features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.