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Pros
"A valuable feature concerns the ability to integrate with different solutions.""BMC provides great support. As managed service support, they are gold.""The data models are the most useful aspect of the solution."

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"It gives a very good overview of the inventory assessment process, and it can be accessed across our company because it's a global tool."

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Cons
"It would be nice to see more updates to the solution.""The monitoring tools could be more stable.""The CMDB could be improved. Getting data from the CMDB is the greatest challenge."

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"It's not very user-friendly at times and requires in-depth understanding. So, a layman or someone new to Qualys won't be able to easily understand it. You need education to use the solution."

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"BMC is available for a reasonable price compared to ServiceNow — it's half the price."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: A valuable feature concerns the ability to integrate with different solutions.
Top Answer: BMC is available for a reasonable price compared to ServiceNow — it's half the price.
Top Answer: While I consider the solution to be good, it should better be able to integrate with other solutions. The solution does not offer 100 percent availability, but 99 to 99.5 percent. It would be nice to… more »
Top Answer: It gives a very good overview of the inventory assessment process, and it can be accessed across our company because it's a global tool.
Top Answer: One thing that can be improved is the flexibility and the fact that Qualys Asset Inventory provides too much detail, which makes it not very easy to understand. It's not very user-friendly at times… more »
Ranking
6th
out of 42 in IT Asset Management
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3,477
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1,579
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
457
Rating
8.7
9th
out of 42 in IT Asset Management
Views
566
Comparisons
451
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
491
Rating
8.0
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Also Known As
Discovery, ADDM, Atrium Discovery & Dependency Mapping
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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. 

Qualys Asset Inventory is a powerful cloud-based solution for a complete, continuously updated inventory of all IT assets, wherever they reside.

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Sample Customers
Windstream Communications, News UK, Mercator Group, Wageningen University and Research Centre (WUR)
London Gatwick Airport
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company35%
Comms Service Provider20%
Government6%
Financial Services Firm5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company24%
Comms Service Provider18%
Retailer9%
Government7%
Find out what your peers are saying about ServiceNow, Device42, IFS and others in IT Asset Management. Updated: November 2021.
554,382 professionals have used our research since 2012.

BMC Helix Discovery is ranked 6th in IT Asset Management with 3 reviews while Qualys Asset Inventory is ranked 9th in IT Asset Management with 1 review. BMC Helix Discovery is rated 8.6, while Qualys Asset Inventory is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of BMC Helix Discovery writes "Stable with good data modelling and excellent technical support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Qualys Asset Inventory writes "Provides an overview of the inventory assessment process and can be accessed across the company". BMC Helix Discovery is most compared with ServiceNow, BMC Remedy Asset Management, Device42, IBM Tivoli Asset Management for IT and BMC Track-It!, whereas Qualys Asset Inventory is most compared with ServiceNow, BMC Remedy Asset Management, Quest KACE Asset Management Appliance, ManageEngine IT Asset Management and Lansweeper.

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