Best IT Asset Management Software35IT asset management (also hardware asset management or HAM) software manages the physical assets in an IT infrastructure (their selection, maintenance, protection, inspection, and renewal or disposal/replacement). The purpose of the software is to ease and improve the lifecycle management process of the IT infrastructure and inform strategic decisions related to it its growth and maintenance. To that end vendors of asset management tools proffer inventory control with related functions like licensing and software asset management (SAM), patch management, network monitoring and management, IT service management, and security/compliance oriented capabilities specializing in damage control related to device theft and corruption like device lockdown, geolocation (for the wayward laptop), remote control, data obliteration, and more. The solutions offered vary by the anticipated needs of the multifarious enterprises who must track hardware assets.ServiceNow1https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/vendor-logos/aq/Dw/TSWH006RRB3K-180x180.JPEGSamanage2https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/vendor-logos/Kv/kK/TVRD593AXDEN-180x180.PNGServiceDesk Plus3https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/vendor-logos/Tb/S3/GM6HDTKVEP4R-180x180.PNGSysAid4https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/vendor-logos/33/Gr/VLUE50PLCA41.pngBMC Track-It!5https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/vendor-logos/I8/AI/M1BJKI1M3C52-180x180.PNGLansweeper6https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/product-logos/4V/zI/VHS3C59T89BV.PNGSymantec Asset Management Suite7https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/product-logos/wb/R9/N9PDVI2I8QGW.PNGBMC Remedy Asset Management8https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/vendor-logos/I8/AI/M1BJKI1M3C52-180x180.PNGAlienVault OSSIM9https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/vendor-logos/Gr/1i/U8I0UCHEN0SA-180x180.JPEGKACE Endpoint Systems Management Appliance10https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/vendor-logos/12/fY/5HC8NTA1P3NF-180x180.PNGFreshservice11https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/product-logos/A4/H8/81VJAFA7IB5V.PNGAxios Assyst12https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/vendor-logos/53/tf/ZR7TX1E73G2M-180x180.JPEGIvanti IT Asset Management Suite (formerly LANDESK IT Asset Management Suite)13https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/vendor-logos/2m/YN/CD77EEAQ0FMW-180x180.JPEGAsset Manager (formerly HP Asset Manager)14https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/vendor-logos/Zm/IY/D5DAJSH3LPPI-180x180.GIFInvGate Assets15https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/product-logos/E4/DX/NTHEQJJTQTTF.pngManageEngine AssetExplorer16https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/product-logos/nf/rW/BQZTTHXHMOE9.JPEGVMware Service Manager17https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/vendor-logos/7h/Vv/BNEOJTDVNDTJ-180x180.JPEGDell Asset Manager18https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/vendor-logos/QU/Ro/1VKOUZJX2NK3-180x180.PNGTivoli Asset Management19https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/vendor-logos/yf/sf/DNSXTG99HOK3-180x180.JPEGInfor Enterprise Asset Management20https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/vendor-logos/qg/yE/TTWOKM9V0PAB-180x180.JPEGOracle Utilities Work and Asset Management21https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/vendor-logos/VC/02/T4E108T4IWP2-180x180.PNGSymantec IT Management Suite22https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/product-logos/VV/8v/H2UIF0QCLPTT.PNGIvanti Asset Tracker (formerly Heat Asset Tracker)23https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/vendor-logos/2m/YN/CD77EEAQ0FMW-180x180.JPEGSAP Enterprise Asset Management24https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/vendor-logos/sW/OA/CZD3RG21S16S-180x180.JPEGCA IT Asset Manager25https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/vendor-logos/gg/9W/HVBIZE1VBDZ6-180x180.PNG

IT Asset Management Software

Best IT Asset Management Software

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IT Asset Management Software Overview

What is IT Asset Management Software?

IT Asset Management software is designed to inventory all the hardware and software within an organization to aid decision-making regarding hardware and software purchases and redistribution.

IT Asset Management Features & Capabilities

Typical capabilities of IT Asset management software are:

  • Discovery and management of hardware and software inventory

  • Lifecycle monitoring from acquisition to retirement

  • Asset detail drill-down

  • Enduring license agreement compliance

  • Configuration management database for recording all asset data

  • Purchase order and contract management

Typically, inventory, financial and contractual data is discovered and maintained in a central repository. This helps with monitoring assets throughout their entire lifecycle. Requests to purchase assets are handled through approval workflows. The software handles acquisition details such as entitlement, chargebacks, and provisioning. Post-deployment, all maintenance activity is recorded and audits are performed until assets are retired from service.

Pricing Information

Pricing for ITAM cloud services varies is usually priced per agent per month, and there is often an additional charge per device. Enterprise-level solutions have a cost in the region of $100 per user, but SMB options can be significantly cheaper.

IT Asset Management Products

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ServiceNow

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234 Ratings

ServiceNow is a fast-growing service management provider that went public in 2012. The ServiceNow platform has strong social capabilities.

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31 Ratings

Samanage is a cloud-based, multi-tenant IT service desk and asset management software for IT and enterprise service management. Samanage is on a single, always new instance of software. The service desk includes a self-service portal, service catalog, knowledge base, and SLA management tool. The ...

22 Ratings

SysAid is the flagship ITSM and IT help desk software from SysAid Technologies, which offers a rather wide swath of features, supporting asset management (HAM and SAM), remote control, and rich reporting tools.

21 Ratings

Lansweeper is PC and network inventory software that is designed to discover Windows, Linux and Mac machines in an organization’s network. It also inventories network devices such as printers, routers, and switches.

14 Ratings

OSSIM leverages the power of the AlienVault Open Threat Exchange by allowing users to both contribute and receive real-time information about malicious hosts. AlienVault OSSIM is an open source Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) product. It is a unified platform providing: Asset dis...

5 Ratings

Axios is a UK-based vendor and offers the assyst ITSM product in both SaaS and on-premise configurations - the SaaS version is called assystSaaS. This product competes with BMC Remedy, IBM SmartCloud, Cherwell Service Management, and FrontRange ITSM (now Heat Service Management).