Compare IBM Maximo vs. Rackwise DCiM

IBM Maximo is ranked 1st in Enterprise Asset Management with 3 reviews while Rackwise DCiM is ranked 1st in Data Center Infrastructure Management with 1 review. IBM Maximo is rated 8.0, while Rackwise DCiM is rated 2.0. The top reviewer of IBM Maximo writes "Reliable and integrated in a single database but needs better dashboards for KPIs". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Rackwise DCiM writes "Horrible support for a product that can be improved in every way possible". IBM Maximo is most compared with ServiceNow, Oracle Enterprise Asset Management and JIRA Service Desk, whereas Rackwise DCiM is most compared with Panduit, nlyte and Device42.
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Pros
The Preventive Maintenance feature, especially in its inspection routines and KPI abilities, is valuable.Work order management and scalability enables the businesses' needs to be met.Reliable, very configurable, and it's all integrated in the same database.We can manage, organize, and track incidents, claims, jobs, tasks, preventive and corrective maintenance, locations, and assets.​Maximo is very stable. We really do not have problem with stability.​We were able to scale perfectly.​Its capabilities let us organize our work.

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The only features that we have found valuable are related to rack elevation and layout, where it has the ability to build rack elevations.

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The standard reports that shipped with the package need to be enriched with more advanced reports, especially for the Inventory Management sections.It's not user-friendly. It could use shortcuts for frequently requested services.Areas for improvement include: an enhanced Service Catalog on Mobile; Agent intelligence; better dashboards for KPIs.It needs full-service visibility. There are a lot of things that are hard for users to find out. For example, the Service Catalog is not too friendly. You really have to know what you're looking for.It's quite reliable, but new versions often are not too stable. They bring in enhancements but they break other stuff.The mobile solution has a lot of room for improvement, especially in geopositioning capabilities, tracking capabilities, and configuration capabilities, in order to let the tech operate online and offline.​​Maximo is a big system, so the initial setup is complex.

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It uses a cobbled together Excel spreadsheet as a database, mixed in with poorly developed and outdated Visio layouts and stencils.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
​Explore internal processes in order to evaluate the correct number of users in each Maximo module, then evaluate the different offers of pricing and licensing.​

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Overview
Organizations of all sizes reduce equipment downtime, closely control and track maintenance expenses, cut spare parts inventories.Rackwise DCiM is leveraged by hundreds of commercial and government customers worldwide to track, manage, measure, plan, optimize and reduce operational costs for operating their data centers and Enterprise IT infrastructures. Rackwise Data Center Infrastructure Management Software helps monitor, manage, optimize, visually map and proactively assess risk across all your data center assets. It provides the information crucially required for making informed and critical decisions from within a centralized environment where facility engineering disciplines, IT engineering disciplines, and business management disciplines all converge within a common framework. RACKWISE DCiM XTM provides an unlimited and unrestricted real-time monitoring capability for measuring critical information such as power, current, temperature and other elements from a broad range of devices including servers, switches, power equipment, smart power-strips, dedicated sensors, and other devices by leveraging industry standard communication protocols.
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Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., DTE Energy, Swedish Match, Projetech, Fingrid, East Coastsalesforce.com, Verio, Lilly, AAA, Acxiom, metroPCS, Kelly services, Bae systems, Christian Dior, CDM, Iron Mountain, Telstra, Mentor Graphics
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