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  • 1.  CA Spectrum 10.2 - Now GA!

    Broadcom Employee
    Posted Dec 16, 2016 02:47 PM

    Hello All,

    The CA Spectrum Product Team is extremely proud to announce the GA of yet another milestone release – Spectrum 10.2

    The release is an epic one as we introduce Web-Based Topology, 2M scale, Spectrum-UIM bi-directional integration & a lot more.


    Below are some of the key features with the release:


    • WebClient Improvements
      • Reduced time to investigate and detect an issue with addition of  topology view with real-time device status updates
      • Additional flexibility for operators through customizations and editing capability
      • Step towards consistent look and feel across IM BU portfolio
    • Increased scale to 2M
      • Reduced total cost of ownership for customers
      • Allows customers to consolidate their distributed setups of CA Spectrum®
      • 20k devices per Spectro Server
    • Spectrum-UIM Bidirectional integration
      • Spectrum users get host and servers information
      • UIM users get root cause analysis and alarm suppression 
      • Bi-Directional sync of alarms and alarm-actions
    • Enhanced SDN support
      • Support for Cisco ACI
    • JasperSoft integration
      • Out of the box and ad-hoc reports provide information handy for optimizing ROI on IT infrastructure expenditure
      • Improved WLC and Access point support
    • Support for Aruba
      • Holistic wireless device management from a single pane of glass
      • Makes it easy for operators to control the network bandwidth utilization by end users within an organization
    • Additionally, multiple other improvements like:
      • Enhancements to Spectrum-CAPC Integration
      • Support for new Service Desk Vendors for Ticketing integration (Remedy, Service Now and others)
      • Support for Virtual Device Context (VDC), VRF & Virtual Firewalls
      • Community Voted Enhancements


    Videos for all key capabilities are uploaded on YouTube. Here is a post that consolidates all of these at one place:

    How-To Videos and Webcasts 


    Also, here is the link to the announcement on CA Support Site where you will find all the relevant details:

    CA Spectrum r10.2 General Availability Announcement


    Thanks for your support and feedback, it all counts and you know, we listen!


    Again, if you haven't done so already, please take the NPS survey, it is this hard data that allows us to showcase the interest in the product line to the management:


    Spectrum Survey 


    Kiran Diwakar

  • 2.  Re: CA Spectrum 10.2 - Now GA!

    Posted Dec 18, 2016 07:44 AM

    That's awesome


    There were certain community ideas that were pegged for the 10.2 release, I don't see mention of them in the release notes.

    One of these is full HA for Archive Manager:



    Are there any such features which are implemented but not yet in the release notes?

  • 3.  Re: CA Spectrum 10.2 - Now GA!

    Broadcom Employee
    Posted Dec 18, 2016 01:48 PM

    Hi lilah


    Please view the complete list of delivered ideas for 10.2 here: CA Spectrum Ideas Update - December 2016