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"It is agentless, which means you don't have to install anything on all the different pieces of hardware that you are looking to discover.""It now comes with a very flexible deployment solution, whether you want to keep it inside your data center or want to have the cloud, depending on if you're cloud forward or not.""The speed at which it's able to collect a wide-range of information, then make it useful for you, like asset management, knowledge management, and incident management."

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"It has a good peer sharing module."

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"I would like to see the ability to scan some of the newer cloud platforms. I know that BMC has them on the roadmap, and they are coming soon, but they can't come fast enough. Being able to scan more of GCloud, Alibaba Cloud, or whatever the public clouds that our customers are buying, we need to make sure that Discovery can find them as well."

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"Could be more user friendly for admins to manage."

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Top Answer: BMC Discovery has been around much longer so has more out of the box 'connectors' than service now. Look up uControl from Tekwurx, which provides better Service Mapping than BMC Discovery amongst… more »
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Discovery, ADDM, Atrium Discovery & Dependency MappingRemedy Asset Management
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Overview

BMC Discovery, formerly ADDM, is a digital enterprise management solution that automates asset discovery and application dependency mapping to build a holistic view of all your data center assets and the relationships between them. 

BMC Remedy Asset Management 9 provides complete lifecycle management of your IT assets, from procurement to end-of-life, giving full visibility into ownership, deployment, state, context, and cost of ownership and operation.

Seamless integration with Remedy Service Management aligns ITAM to day-to-day business processes. Integration to the BMC Atrium CMDB enables IT assets to be managed from legacy hardware through to the public cloud and Internet of Things. BMC Remedy Asset Management combines financial, contractual, and IT data to provide complete visibility over your assets.

  • Asset costing: Track depreciation over time.
  • Compliance: Software licenses management helps you avoid audit costs.
  • Contract management: Proactively identify contract infringements and purchasing opportunities.
  • Asset tracking: Know where your assets are located, who’s using them, and how many there are.
  • Effective change: Make informed decisions about IT changes.
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Windstream Communications, News UK, Mercator Group, Wageningen University and Research Centre (WUR)Scripps Networks
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Computer Software Company47%
Comms Service Provider21%
Financial Services Firm4%
Government4%
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BMC Helix Discovery is ranked 3rd in IT Asset Management with 1 review while BMC Remedy Asset Management is ranked 8th in IT Asset Management with 2 reviews. BMC Helix Discovery is rated 10.0, while BMC Remedy Asset Management is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of BMC Helix Discovery writes "The initial setup is amazingly straightforward because the entire system is provided as a virtual deployment". On the other hand, the top reviewer of BMC Remedy Asset Management writes "Key beneficial features are the peer sharing module and software asset management ". BMC Helix Discovery is most compared with ServiceNow, Qualys Asset Inventory, Micro Focus Asset Manager, BMC Track-It! and FlexNet Manager, whereas BMC Remedy Asset Management is most compared with ServiceNow, BMC Track-It!, Symphony SUMMIT IT Management Suite, FlexNet Manager and LANDesk Asset Lifecycle Manager.

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