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Feature Set Ratings

    IT Asset Management

    Absolute Visibility

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    2.2

    KACE Asset Management Appliance

    22%
    KACE Asset Management Appliance ranks higher in 5/5 features

    Software and hardware inventory tracking

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.0
    70%
    2 Ratings

    License management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    1.0
    10%
    2 Ratings

    Asset lifecycle monitoring

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    1.0
    10%
    2 Ratings

    Contract management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    1.0
    10%
    2 Ratings

    Asset relationship management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    1.0
    10%
    2 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Absolute Visibility is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    9.5

    Absolute Visibility

    95%
    2 Ratings
    5.0

    KACE Asset Management Appliance

    50%
    2 Ratings

    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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    Quest

    The KACE Management Appliance does many different things, but does not do them as well as other products. It is an all-in-one system for Asset tracking, software management, ticketing system, Contact management, and reporting. If you require basic functionality for these, then this product will meet your needs. But when you begin needing advanced/granular functions from the appliance, it will fall short.
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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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    Quest

    • Gives you real time data to systems on my network.
    • I can get information on all applications running on devices on my network.
    • I can get information on what systems are not currently patched and up to date with MS and Virus definitions!
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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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    Quest

    • Configuring automated software installs is difficult, and logs do not present useful information for troubleshooting.
    • Customer support will just refer you to search itninja.com when you call in for support issues.
    • KACE community site (itninja.com), has outdated documentation, and answers to questions are usually vague at best.
    • KACE Amp agent constantly breaks, and has to be re-installed on end user computers.
    • A parent-child relationship in the ticketing system requires you to create a process.
    • Remote provisioning fails consistently and does not provide any useful information as to why it failed.
    • K1000 is overpriced for the jobs it actually performs and the work that is required to maintain it.
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    Pricing Details

    Absolute Visibility

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    Absolute Visibility editions and modules pricing
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    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      Optional

      Additional Details

      KACE Asset Management Appliance

      Starting Price

      Editions & Modules

      KACE Asset Management Appliance editions and modules pricing
      EditionModules

      Footnotes

        Offerings

        Free Trial
        Free/Freemium Version
        Premium Consulting/Integration Services

        Entry-level set up fee?

        No setup fee

        Additional Details

        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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        Quest

        DAM blows away what Free wear we were previous trying to tweak and change for use to benefit the County. But as we looked into DAM we saw much more available with this product compared to what we had been trying to use over the last 10 years. It took a lot of convincing to get County Administration on board with County IT but after we had Dell come in and demo software and appliand to BOS and County Administrator they saw the added benefits of going with DAM! It has been a great addition to our County IT tools!
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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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        Quest

        • Asset Tracking works exceptionally well, until the AMP agent breaks an endpoint machine. Quick re-install of the AMP agent usually resolves the issue.
        • The remote provisioning tool fails 90% of the time. If this worked properly or informed us why the remote provisioning failed, this tool could become an invaluable asset.
        • We canceled the support contact because the renewal price was expensive and cost just as much as the initial purchase price.
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