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We performed a comparison between IBM Tivoli Business Service Manager and IBM Tivoli NetCool OMNIbus based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Event Monitoring solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.

To learn more, read our detailed IBM Tivoli Business Service Manager vs. IBM Tivoli NetCool OMNIbus report (Updated: September 2022).
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  • "Its license cost is a little bit more than other solutions. Our customers expect a standard market price that is comparative to other products. For each and every NetCool OMNIbus component, we have to purchase a separate license. These components are not free with the product."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:I can't speak to the cost of the solution. I have no visibility on that.
    Top Answer:The solution just isn't being updated enough. IBM is not updating to make it possible to use cloud infrastructure. The product is very late to the game and the new technology is hard. A simple example… more »
    Top Answer:Probes are the best feature because they are well written which rarely requires you to write additional rules. These probes monitor activity within your environment.
    Top Answer:Its license cost is a little bit more than other solutions. Our customers expect a standard market price that is comparative to other products. For each and every NetCool OMNIbus component, we have to… more »
    Top Answer:I would like for the next release to be more user-friendly and out of date. The next release should focus on the cloud, AI, and ML technologies.
    Ranking
    15th
    out of 18 in Event Monitoring
    Views
    269
    Comparisons
    156
    Reviews
    0
    Average Words per Review
    0
    Rating
    N/A
    7th
    out of 18 in Event Monitoring
    Views
    2,862
    Comparisons
    1,623
    Reviews
    2
    Average Words per Review
    552
    Rating
    6.5
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    Also Known As
    Tivoli Business Service Manager, BSM
    Tivoli NetCool OMNIbus
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    Overview
    IBM Tivoli Business Service Manager monitors business services and tracks them against business objectives and technology infrastructures. It shows the operational status of services using prebuilt reports, scorecards and dashboards for fast data analysis. Tivoli Business Service Manager helps you assess service levels throughout an organization for more effective service management.
    Tivoli Netcool OMNIbus provides near real-time service assurance for business infrastructure, applications, servers, network devices and protocols, Internet protocols, storage and security devices.
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    Sample Customers
    SSGC
    Consolidated Communications, €sterreichische Bundesbahnen (€BB), Capgemini
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company20%
    Insurance Company17%
    Financial Services Firm14%
    Comms Service Provider13%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Financial Services Firm37%
    Computer Software Company15%
    Comms Service Provider9%
    Government5%
    Company Size
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business9%
    Midsize Enterprise11%
    Large Enterprise80%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business25%
    Midsize Enterprise25%
    Large Enterprise50%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business11%
    Midsize Enterprise8%
    Large Enterprise80%
    Buyer's Guide
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    IBM Tivoli Business Service Manager is ranked 15th in Event Monitoring while IBM Tivoli NetCool OMNIbus is ranked 7th in Event Monitoring with 2 reviews. IBM Tivoli Business Service Manager is rated 0.0, while IBM Tivoli NetCool OMNIbus is rated 6.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM Tivoli NetCool OMNIbus writes "It is customer-centric and has support for multi-layered protocols, but it needs better integration and GUI". IBM Tivoli Business Service Manager is most compared with SCOM and CA OPS MVS Event Management and Automation, whereas IBM Tivoli NetCool OMNIbus is most compared with IBM Tivoli NetCool Impact, BigPanda, SCOM, ScienceLogic and Micro Focus Operations Bridge.

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