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Score 7.7 out of 101
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Score 8 out of 101

Likelihood to Recommend

Micro Focus 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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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.
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Feature Rating Comparison

IT Asset Management

Micro Focus Asset Manager
7.0
Tivoli Asset Management for IT (Discontinued)
9.0
Software and hardware inventory tracking
Micro Focus Asset Manager
8.0
Tivoli Asset Management for IT (Discontinued)
10.0
License management
Micro Focus Asset Manager
4.0
Tivoli Asset Management for IT (Discontinued)
10.0
Asset lifecycle monitoring
Micro Focus Asset Manager
9.0
Tivoli Asset Management for IT (Discontinued)
10.0
Contract management
Micro Focus Asset Manager
7.0
Tivoli Asset Management for IT (Discontinued)
10.0
Asset relationship management
Micro Focus Asset Manager
7.0
Tivoli Asset Management for IT (Discontinued)
5.0

Pros

Micro Focus Asset Manager

  • Export Excel function
  • Notifications
  • Display set up
  • Contract to asset relationship
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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.
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Cons

Micro Focus Asset Manager

  • 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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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
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Likelihood to Renew

Micro Focus Asset Manager

Micro Focus Asset Manager 6.0
Based on 1 answer
I find HP Asset Manager useful but sometimes too much data needs to be entered.
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Tivoli Asset Management for IT (Discontinued)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Micro Focus Asset Manager

Micro Focus Asset Manager 6.0
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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Tivoli Asset Management for IT (Discontinued)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support

Micro Focus Asset Manager

Micro Focus Asset Manager 5.0
Based on 1 answer
Have not interacted with HP support that much
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Tivoli Asset Management for IT (Discontinued)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Micro Focus Asset Manager

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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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
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Return on Investment

Micro Focus Asset Manager

  • 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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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
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Pricing Details

Micro Focus Asset Manager

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

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