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Score 8.6 out of 100
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Score 8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Lansweeper

Lansweeper I believe is well suited for any environment - its low cost and small footprint make it an easy addition to any organization, big or small, that is looking for an asset inventory solution that can either replace or supplement existing asset management systems. It may not be well suited for situations where a lot of customization is necessary, such as pulling in custom fields or details from equipment that don't reside in a registry.
Brandon Patton | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tivoli Asset Management for IT (Discontinued)

Tivoli Asset Management for IT can be used very well in a big datacenter to easily manage assets. For linear assets there are other Tivoli Asset Manager products available such as for transportation domain, oil and gas.For a small scale industry, Tivoli Asset management solution is not a big help.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

IT Asset Management

Lansweeper
9.3
Tivoli Asset Management for IT (Discontinued)
9.0
Software and hardware inventory tracking
Lansweeper
9.5
Tivoli Asset Management for IT (Discontinued)
10.0
License management
Lansweeper
9.1
Tivoli Asset Management for IT (Discontinued)
10.0
Asset relationship management
Lansweeper
9.5
Tivoli Asset Management for IT (Discontinued)
5.0
Asset lifecycle monitoring
Lansweeper
Tivoli Asset Management for IT (Discontinued)
10.0
Contract management
Lansweeper
Tivoli Asset Management for IT (Discontinued)
10.0

Pros

Lansweeper

  • Inventory - LANSweeper scans the network for devices - anything with an SNMP trap or using AD or local credentials. We can get an in-depth look at devices.
  • Reporting - LANSweeper can generate just about any report you can imagine. We can check RAM in groups and determine where upgrades are needed. We can find local printers (which aren't allowed on our network) and address that issue with the user. We can check CPU type to help determine end of life without our network.
  • Printers - It's nice to have a quick look at printer statuses. Toner levels, out of paper, and service errors are all reported via LANSweeper.
Michael Metalios | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tivoli Asset Management for IT (Discontinued)

  • The first and foremost is Tivoli Asset Management has a rich set of software catalogs available in the market. On top of it IBM, publishes the latest and greatest often to add/include in the catalog bucket.
  • Easy to integrate with any asset management solution.
  • Can take benefit of all asset module solutions such as procurement, invoicing, PO, receivables, asset lifecyle, vendor and contract management using Tivoli Asset Management.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Lansweeper

  • Can only scan what it sees. Doesn't show every item on the machine. Patches are also absent.
  • Software Recognition is OK with Microsoft. It is dire within our network of multiple products. Recognition is at about 35% with constant manual work needed to baseline for each manufacturer in each network
  • Datacenter compliance is a manual project. We used Excel extensively.
  • License optimization is limited to installations v surplus licenses. We need to know who's using what and how.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tivoli Asset Management for IT (Discontinued)

  • Software bundling can be handled in a better way
  • Should eliminate rotating/non-rotating items concepts or should have an easy way to receive assets
  • Asset Topology can be introduced to see the dependencies between related assets
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Lansweeper

Lansweeper 10.0
Based on 1 answer
The price to function scale is so far towards function it would be stupid to get rid of it
Mike Hempel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tivoli Asset Management for IT (Discontinued)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Lansweeper

Lansweeper 9.8
Based on 5 answers
Lots of info online there are tons of SQL Reports you can copy from the web as Lansweeper and users post many of them. They also send out alerts that pop up on Lansweeper, letting you know of an update that you need for certain software and provide an SQL report so you can scan your system to see what PCs need this update.
Mike Bursack | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tivoli Asset Management for IT (Discontinued)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Lansweeper

Though Lansweeper isn't designed as a live network management tool, it's intended as a static Networked Asset Inventory Manager. It does share many functions with other applications, and the reporting tool in Lansweeper is much easier to use and to customize (create your own SQL queries to extract information) as well.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tivoli Asset Management for IT (Discontinued)

Tivoli Asset Management is comparatively cheap and easy to implement with a rich set of complementing modules. It can also be integrated easily with other asset management solutions and act as a single source of truth for other PMP processes
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Lansweeper

  • We actually saved a decent amount of money by switching to Lansweeper.
  • The way we have Lansweeper currently setup is on a local machine but if that machine goes offline, we have no access to it. Easy to remedy but just something to note.
Matthew James | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tivoli Asset Management for IT (Discontinued)

  • By tracking software assets, we are able to easily manage the license compliance
  • By getting the over/under allocation metrics we are able to get full control on asset procurement
  • Recycle/Reuse asset procedures made simple
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Lansweeper

General

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

Tivoli Asset Management for IT (Discontinued)

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Lansweeper
9.2
Tivoli Asset Management for IT (Discontinued)
8.0

Likelihood to Renew

Lansweeper
10.0
Tivoli Asset Management for IT (Discontinued)

Support Rating

Lansweeper
9.8
Tivoli Asset Management for IT (Discontinued)

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