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Last updated: May 25, 2019

System Center Operations Review

ITQlick rating
(3.1/5)

Starting from $34 Per license

System Center Operations Manager is a network performance and fault management solution for businesses of all sizes. The software offers the two main modules of fault and performance management. It was designed...

  • Categories :

    • Data Center Management
    • Cloud solutions

What is System Center Operations? Updated: May 25, 2019

System Center Operations Manager is a network performance and fault management solution for businesses of all sizes. The software offers the two main modules of fault and performance management. It was designed and launched by Microsoft Corporation based in Washington, United States.

System Center Operations Average Rating -

The rating of System Center Operations is 3.1 stars. The rating is based on ITQlick expert review

System Center Operations Typical Customers

Customers of the software belong to all business sizes and almost all major industries, given the widespread use of the system. It has been deployed in such industries as education, IT infrastructure, financial services, automation, and manufacturing etc. Some major customers of the software include Life Time Fitness Inc., Marana Unified School District, and Wells Fargo.

System Center Operations Features

The software features two main modules of fault management and performance management. In the fault management module, you have the features of alarm filtering, alarm generation, alarm handling, email alerts, error logging, fault detection, and SMS alerts.

The performance management module of the software features availability monitoring, conditional alerts, historical logs, network discovery, network topology, performance data analysis, and performance data collection etc.

System Center Operations 3 Pros

  • System Center Operations Manager features regular and timely SMS alerts in case of faults.
  • Constant analysis of incoming and outgoing traffic is performed to keep a check on the performance levels.
  • System Center Operations Manager is accompanied with round the clock customer support for network administrators.

System Center Operations 2 Cons

  • Unlike most major competitors, System Center Operations Manager does not offer a separate configuration management module.
  • The performance management module of the software does not feature bandwidth utilization data and capacity planning.

System Center Operations Alternatives

Two other alternatives of System Center Operations Manager are Spiceworks and Pandora FMS. In addition to fault and performance management, Spiceworks features a separate module for configuration management. In the performance management module, it offers additional features of bandwidth utilization data, traffic analysis, and CPU load data.

Pandora FMS also features a separate configuration management module. In the fault management module, it offers extra features of network discovery, fault isolation, clear correlation, and active fault detection. Additional features of Pandora in the performance management module include interface error data, network latency data, and bandwidth utilization data.

System Center Operations Pricing Information

The price is available upon request.

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System Center Operations Categories

Data Center Management
Cloud solutions

Specifications

Company:
Address: Microsoft Corporation, 157th Avenue Northeast, Redmond, WA
Customers: Medium business, Large business
Business Area: Cross Business Areas
Platforms: Desktop, Cloud
Operating Systems:

System Center Operations Features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support

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