Compare BMC Helix Discovery vs. Symantec Asset Management Suite

BMC Helix Discovery is ranked 3rd in IT Asset Management with 2 reviews while Symantec Asset Management Suite is ranked 16th in IT Asset Management. BMC Helix Discovery is rated 9.6, while Symantec Asset Management Suite is rated 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, BMC Helix Discovery is most compared with ServiceNow, Micro Focus Asset Manager and Qualys Asset Inventory, whereas Symantec Asset Management Suite is most compared with ServiceNow.
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CA Asset Manager, ITAM, IT Asset Manager, CA SAM, CA Software Asset Manager, Asset Portfolio Management, Asset Portfolio ManagerDiscovery, ADDM, Atrium Discovery & Dependency MappingSymantec Altiris Asset Management Suite
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CA Asset Manager gives you the confidence to deliver real business value throughout the asset lifecycle by enabling essential business functions such as
procurement, contract, vendor, license and financial management across your enterprise IT asset base. CA Asset Manager has recognized technology leadership in the areas of financial and contract management, and it is also an IT asset management market share leader.

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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. 

Are you paying for unused software licenses? Are you prepared for your next vendor software audit? Take control with SymantecTM Asset Management Suite 8.0. In combination with Symantec Client Management Suite, you’ll get an accurate picture of your organization’s assets, ensure compliance during software audits, avoid vendor penalties and fines and uncover savings by eliminating the purchase of unnecessary licenses. Without an in-depth understanding of your organization’s software licenses, vendor contracts, and assets, it’s difficult to make smart business decisions. Asset Management Suite helps you take control with a complete and accurate picture of the relationships between all of them.

Asset Management Suite discovers, inventories, and tracks all the hardware and software assets in your IT infrastructure through a CMDB. The CMDB manages assets’ hierarchical relationships to other configuration items, users, locations, departments, cost centers, and associated contracts. This information gives you credible information on the location and license status of every important OS, virtualization platform, or application instance. With this detailed, up-to-date information, your team can quickly identify problems, apply solutions, and document compliance.

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First Horizon National Corporation, Logicalis, Racing and Wagering Western AustraliaWindstream Communications, News UK, Mercator Group, Wageningen University and Research Centre (WUR)Amway (China) Co. Ltd., Barnabas Health, Cabela's Inc., Carrington Holding Company, Comparex, ForceTEC Co. Ltd., Hillsborough County Public Schools, Hutchison Whampoa (China) Commerce Limited, Johnson County Community College, Molina Healthcare Inc., Office of the Senator for Education and Science, Pima Community College, TIVIT, Travelport
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