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Score 6.7 out of 100
41 Ratings
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Score 7.1 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • ManageEngine AssetExplorer ranks higher in 1 feature set: IT Asset Management

IT Asset Management

5.9

ManageEngine AssetExplorer

59%
5.7

BMC Track-It!

57%
BMC Track-It! ranks higher in 3/5 features

Software and hardware inventory tracking

6.1
61%
4 Ratings
6.7
67%
15 Ratings

License management

7.1
71%
4 Ratings
5.7
57%
15 Ratings

Asset lifecycle monitoring

5.2
52%
4 Ratings
6.0
60%
12 Ratings

Contract management

7.0
70%
3 Ratings
4.0
40%
9 Ratings

Asset relationship management

4.1
41%
3 Ratings
6.3
63%
12 Ratings

Attribute Ratings

  • BMC Track-It! is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

6.1

ManageEngine AssetExplorer

61%
4 Ratings
7.0

BMC Track-It!

70%
18 Ratings

Support Rating

6.0

ManageEngine AssetExplorer

60%
2 Ratings
8.5

BMC Track-It!

85%
8 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

ManageEngine AssetExplorer

The purchase order module can be very useful if you put a process in place. It is miles ahead of using a spreadsheet or something simple to do purchase orders and track spending.It can be good to keep track of equipment and software you have in house. However it is imperative you have dedicated staff and processes in place to maximize the utility of the software else it can become a white elephant if not implemented properly as it is a complex piece of software that does many things.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

BMC Track-It!

Track-It! is great for a small-to-medium sized enterprise that has a fairly small IT department but needs far more control of tickets than just email and spreadsheets. It scales well enough as IT departments grow, adding techs is simple enough, as is changing the workflow.A large company would probably be better off with a different solution. The lack of easy customization, and the shortcomings it has in workflow templates (which would be a nightmare for project management) means it won't scale up that far.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

ManageEngine AssetExplorer

  • The asset discovery across the network is great.
  • The periodic scanning and updating of asset status is super valuable.
  • The software discovery is outstanding. Receiving list of installed software helps greatly with license compliance.
Steve P | TrustRadius Reviewer

BMC Track-It!

  • The software is simple to use. There doesn't seem to be a lot of bells and whistles which could be attractive to some users.
  • It includes email notifications where users are able to respond to an email and it updates the ticket.
  • The system gives you the ability to customize your view so that you only need to see that tickets that are relevant to you or your group.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

ManageEngine AssetExplorer

  • You can fill the database and link it.
  • You can also add assets that aren't connected with the offline script, I would prefer to get a .exe but this import XML works well.
  • All is handled via the web, I would prefer a GUI standalone client.
Jorge Flores | TrustRadius Reviewer

BMC Track-It!

  • Configuration is convoluted in my opinion. Getting the email to flow how you'd like is difficult.
  • A lot of the configuration option names aren't very clear. It seems they use their own terminology for things I would have never guessed.
  • Support is lacking - asking them for help always results in them directing you to a KB article. Sometimes you just want hand holding.
Michael Metalios | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

ManageEngine AssetExplorer

General

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

Starting Price

BMC Track-It!

General

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

Starting Price

Support Rating

ManageEngine AssetExplorer

ManageEngine AssetExplorer 6.0
Based on 2 answers
It is not a perfect solution. I don't believe it is the best software for some of the components it offers but I do like and appreciate what it does offer. It offers complexity and a range of features for a company to take advantage of if planned and implemented properly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

BMC Track-It!

BMC Track-It! 8.5
Based on 8 answers
We have rarely needed to use Support for BMC Track-It!, but in the times that we did need to use it, they were excellent. The biggest issue is that after not paying for support for about three years, now that we NEED support, it is too expensive for us to receive. This is due to the way their support is billed. So long as you never drop support, then you should be fine.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

ManageEngine AssetExplorer

Altiris is very daunting for users that have never worked with it. AssetExplorer was much easier to use for our team that had no experience with asset management.
Christopher Treece, CISSP | TrustRadius Reviewer

BMC Track-It!

BMC Track-It! is much more bare bones compared to ServiceNow products, and if your department has the money, ServiceNow is a much better option. Not only is the Knowledge Base much easier to create and publish articles, but the asset management in BMC Track-It! is practically useless. BMC Track-It! is more cost effective, and with a small amount of technicians there's likely no reason to need a bigger solution, but it leaves a lot wanting.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

ManageEngine AssetExplorer

  • Allow us to stay in compliance with licensing requirements. We usually have just the right amount of licenses +2 or 3. We don't have to guess on where we are.
  • Allows us identify older assets and proactively replace them. Reduces downtime.
  • No negative impacts I can think of.
Steve P | TrustRadius Reviewer

BMC Track-It!

  • The biggest positive impact it had on ROI was that the software itself didn't require any expensive ongoing maintenance contracts since it was installed and managed by our organization.
  • The negative aspect of this is if there was a major problem with the software, then it would require contacting the vendor, at which point it could become expensive for a service call.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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