Compare IBM Tivoli Asset Management for IT vs. SCCM

IBM Tivoli Asset Management for IT is ranked 13th in IT Asset Management while SCCM is ranked 2nd in Server Monitoring with 13 reviews. IBM Tivoli Asset Management for IT is rated 0, while SCCM is rated 8.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of SCCM writes "Enables us to set up schedules, according to security needs, to automate server and desktop patching". IBM Tivoli Asset Management for IT is most compared with BigFix, SCCM and ServiceNow, whereas SCCM is most compared with BigFix, Ansible and Quest KACE Systems Management.
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The licensing is good because they have various options, depending on what you are looking for.SCCM comes with its own version of SQL Server. If you use that SQL Server with SCCM and don't use it for another applications than you get an SQL Server for free.Overall, I think it's fine. It's pretty much in-line because there are ways to offset it with the Office 365 licensing.Pricing and licensing are a downside of SCCM. It's expensive. I'd have to confirm this, but I think they changed the licensing to core-based instead of socket-based. It's not cheap, because you have to buy the software, you have to buy SQL. Another thing we learned from talking to Microsoft is that they provide you a license for SQL if you run it on the same box as the primary server. If you run it outside that box, you have to buy SQL. Microsoft does recommend you running it on the same box because of performance. But then, in order to run SQL, SCCM, and everything on the same box, you better have some resources. It's an expensive solution. There's no doubt about it.Pricing and licensing are horrible. You have to not look at dollar value to use SCCM. It's super-duper expensive but it works. The acquisition cost is expensive, it's labor-intensive. But it works.

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Ranking
13th
out of 35 in IT Asset Management
Views
555
Comparisons
460
Reviews
0
Average Words per Review
0
Avg. Rating
N/A
2nd
out of 34 in Server Monitoring
Views
36,869
Comparisons
25,974
Reviews
13
Average Words per Review
510
Avg. Rating
8.2
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Also Known As
Tivoli Asset Management for ITSystem Center Configuration Manager
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Overview
IBM Tivoli Asset Management for IT is designed to help track and manage your hardware and software IT assets, with particular emphasis on inventory, asset life-cycle management, and license management. Asset Management for IT includes inventory, asset tracking, asset reconciliation, financial management, contract management, procurement management, and, optionally, Service Level Agreement (SLA) management. This asset life-cycle functionality permits the tracking and management of IT assets through initial request, approval, procurement, contract, receipt, inventory, deployment, asset installs-moves-adds-changes (IMACs), and retirement.With System Center Configuration Manager, you can manage PCs and servers, keeping software up-to-date, setting configuration and security policies, and monitoring system status while giving your employees access to corporate applications on the devices that they choose.
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Sample Customers
Migros Zurich, Tyr_ns AB, Port Otago Limited, BTC, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., AIG, Swedish Match, DTE EnergyBank Alfalah Ltd., Wªrth Handelsges.m.b.H, Dimension Data, Japan Business Systems, St. Lucie County Public Schools, MISC Berhad
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Government14%
Financial Services Firm14%
Transportation Company14%
Software R&D Company14%
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Software R&D Company29%
Comms Service Provider11%
Government7%
Media Company5%
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