Tivoli Asset Management for IT
November 04, 2016

Tivoli Asset Management for IT

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Overall Satisfaction with Tivoli Asset Management

We have asset sources (hardware and software) from multiple sources. Tivoli Asset Management is used as a source of truth to consolidate all assets from various sources. These assets are in turn used for various processes such as change management, incident and problem management, service requests etc.

It also used to measure license metrics by providing information such as over utilized and under utilized based on which we can procure or retire software.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • BMC Atrium CMDB
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.
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.

Tivoli Asset Management for IT (Discontinued) Feature Ratings

Software and hardware inventory tracking
License management
Asset lifecycle monitoring
Contract management
Asset relationship management