Absolute Visibility vs. Ivanti Neurons for ITAM

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Absolute Visibility
Score 8.1 out of 10
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Absolute Visibility is an adaptive endpoint security solution. It provides users with a persistent connection to all of their endpoints and the data they contain. The vendor says, by maintaining a two-way connection with each device, users have the insight they need to assess risk and apply remote security measures so they can protect each endpoint and the sensitive data it contains. This insight is delivered through a cloud-based console that requires no additional IT…N/A
Ivanti Neurons for ITAM
Score 6.6 out of 10
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Ivanti Neurons for ITAM (formerly Ivanti IT Asset Management Suite) consolidates IT asset data and lets users track, configure, optimize and strategically manage assets through the full lifecycle. The solution's configurable design helps users define and follow workflows or implement out-of-the-box processes.N/A
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Free Trial
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Free/Freemium Version
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Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeOptionalNo setup fee
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Features
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IT Asset Management
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Ratings
Ivanti Neurons for ITAM
9.2
2 Ratings
19% above category average
Software and hardware inventory tracking00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
License management00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Asset lifecycle monitoring00 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Contract management00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Asset relationship management00 Ratings10.02 Ratings
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User Ratings
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Likelihood to Recommend
9.5
(2 ratings)
9.0
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
Absolute VisibilityIvanti Neurons for ITAM
Likelihood to Recommend
Absolute
I do think it is well worth the cost and consideration, especially if you are using it on devices containing electronic medical records, personal health information or personal privacy information or devices that contain proprietary information, critical business information or other information that needs to be securely protected. It can also be used to track a device (individual) as well if that is your goal. We use it as an extra precaution to track our mental health clinicians that do home visits. It allows us to keep track of their whereabouts, in case an issue arises at a client's home. We are able to send someone out to check or assist, alert emergency services or send law enforcement if a situation should arise.
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Ivanti
Ivanti ITAM suite is very robust and offers all the features you need in an ITAM solution. Out of the box, you get all you need, but you are able to customize and add processes that are missing very easily. It will work for any organization, regardless of complexity. We have the full suite of Ivanti products and there are nice integration options that make usage very seamless.
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Pros
Absolute
  • I tracked a stolen computer all the way to Africa from USA and disabled it.
  • I set up geofences with alerts. As soon as a computer got a wifi connection outside of our fences it would email me its current location.
  • Absolute's persistent technology was helpful. -Even when a pawn shop would attempt to "wipe" a device before getting it online, as soon as it got online it notified me of the OS re-installation and current location. We could call authorities and they could recover the device for us. And they were happy it made their job easier and deterred the pawn shop from reselling stolen devices.
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Ivanti
  • Remote PC Inventory
  • Remote PC access (PC access)
  • Reporting
  • Offsite PC access (through LANDesk Gateway)
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Cons
Absolute
  • I do not know where I would consider this product to be deficient in functionality, difficult to use or any major changes that needed to be addressed.
  • I wish the pricing of this product was a little lower, but I do think it is well worth the cost and consideration, especially if you are using it on devices containing electronic medical records, personal health information or personal privacy information.
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Ivanti
  • Licensing can be complex and is fairly expensive. I did not research other ITAM solutions as we use the entire Ivanti suite to see how pricing compares, but it does seem expensive.
  • Be careful when you are building you CMDB module in the Ivanti Service Desk tool, we found the hard way that create custom CI processes requires an ITAM license.
  • We have submitted a few bugs and the resolution from support seems slow. I find this is common with many vendors, but was hoping for better resolution times with Ivanti.
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Alternatives Considered
Absolute
I have only used Absolute Data and Device Security (DDS). It was recommended by my Dell sales rep. After reviewing the product info, and loading a demo, it became clear that this is what was needed to add to our existing security to protect us from information loss due to a data breach on our portable devices. I presented this solution to the appropriate departments, and they agreed that this was something well worth the investment.
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Ivanti
This is the only software suite in its category I have any real professional experience with, so I cannot speak to how it stands up to the competition
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Return on Investment
Absolute
  • Recovery of stolen assets.
  • After recovering a few devices and students becoming aware of Absolute being deployed, it had a prevention effect deterring additional theft.
  • It deterred pawn shops from accepting our stolen machines.
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Ivanti
  • We have seen tremendous ROI with custom processes set up to manage the lifecycle of our assets. This was a huge void for us previously and now we can see when assets are coming/going and when they should be retired.
  • Integration with other apps via API has allowed us to automate manual tasks and streamline processes.
  • Tie-ins with the CMDB function of Service Desk have allowed us to create dynamic workflows to manage the lifecycle of assets and other related assets. Very powerful use case.
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Screenshot of Endpoint Data Discovery SummaryScreenshot of Create Smart Device GroupsScreenshot of Software Overview ReportScreenshot of Create Policy GroupsScreenshot of Endpoint Data Discovery Match Score SummaryScreenshot of Endpoint Data Discovery Reporting Data