HP OpenView Under Attack (Again)
Small, nimble software companies — some of them promoting open source, many of them leveraging closed source — continue to attack big, legacy network and systems management platforms.
The latest assault involves ManageEngine taking aim at the big four systems administration tools: Hewlett-Packard Co. OpenView, IBM Tivoli, CA Unicenter and BMC. ManageEngine’s strategy is summarized in a simple marketing message, stating:
“90% of the features of the Big 4 at 10% of the price.”