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Asset Manager

5 Ratings

Lansweeper

21 Ratings

Asset Manager

5 Ratings
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Score 7 out of 101

Lansweeper

21 Ratings
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Score 8.2 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

Asset Manager

Asset Manager is great for people who understand the Software Development Lifecycle and are familiar with the terminology, however for a new assistant, or a new novice user, the software can seem over-whelming with the rather confusing terminology and a multitude of tabs that open up. It's definitely great software to use for a professional PM, however an assistant would be lost in the tools being offered.
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Lansweeper

Lansweeper would be ideal for an educational setup, for example, where there are just a few VLANs where nothing is moved around. Lansweeper will suffice, but is not ideal for a call center enterprise scenario where a company owns sites in several different locations, with many different VLANs, and is moving machines back and forth between locations.
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Feature Rating Comparison

IT Asset Management

Asset Manager
7.0
Lansweeper
6.5
Software and hardware inventory tracking
Asset Manager
8.0
Lansweeper
8.2
License management
Asset Manager
4.0
Lansweeper
5.1
Asset lifecycle monitoring
Asset Manager
9.0
Lansweeper
Contract management
Asset Manager
7.0
Lansweeper
Asset relationship management
Asset Manager
7.0
Lansweeper
6.3

Pros

  • One place to track, document and analyze all your Asset Management queries.
  • Love the new layout. It gives you quite a few options to customize your dashboard.
  • HP has included great help topics with their new updates. With the keyword search, all the information is at your fingertips.
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  • Easy and quick configuration
  • A large number of tools available for administration
  • An excellent scanner that does not overload endpoints
  • Ability to create very detailed custom reports
  • All the infrastructure information in one place
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Cons

  • Need more video tutorials - Although HP has great FAQs and has included the keyword search for topics, but some video tutorials would be great to help a new user.
  • Overwhelming at times. I remember when I first started using the software, just the magnitude of tools were too much. However even though I don't use half the tools even now, just the possibility of more functions available to me, makes it a great software.
  • Secure Log-in - I would like HP to invest into single sign-on where you don't need to put in your user ID & password constantly. A push notification to a personal device would a great added feature.
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  • I would like lansweeper to be more flexible to combine assets to logical groups (PCs, monitors, IP phones and users)
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Likelihood to Renew

Asset Manager6.0
Based on 1 answer
I find HP Asset Manager useful but sometimes too much data needs to be entered.
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Lansweeper10.0
Based on 1 answer
The price to function scale is so far towards function it would be stupid to get rid of it
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Usability

Asset Manager6.0
Based on 1 answer
I have used 2 systems (chevron and HPAM), each has it's pluses and minuses.Once I was comfortable with the system I gave it an above average score
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Support

Asset Manager5.0
Based on 1 answer
Have not interacted with HP support that much
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Alternatives Considered

HP Asset Manager is definitely enterprise grade, whereas the other asset Management programs I have are specific to either one industry or a smaller locations that might not need the deep analysis & reporting functionalities & tools that are provided by HP. The cost is indeed higher than other programs like Fox Graphic Tracker (Internal Software) and Samange that I have used in the past, but for a large enterprise with multiple ongoing projects, HP Asset Manager is the way to go !
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  • Ability to create and run granular custom reports
  • Software management, pushing and removing software
  • Automatic scanning of new assets appearing on the network
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Return on Investment

  • HP Asset Manager is great for compliance purposes. We know we have all the licenses in place when needed for upgrades or yearly reviews. Saves us times.
  • Ability to track & print reports saves PMs time in quartely reviews.
  • Great way to prepare for any presentations by the use of analytical tools which saves us money in investing in other software for presentation purposes.
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  • Saves time by easily generating reports.
  • Make managing a software deployment less of a headache.
  • Met our budget and needs.
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Pricing Details

Asset Manager

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details

Lansweeper

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details