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Top Answer: The nice thing about Spiceworks is always it's free. Monitoring of printers for low toner. Finding machines that have low memory or low hard disk space.
Top Answer: There are a lot of disadvantages to Spiceworks because it's not an agent-based solution. So you don't get near the quality of discovery versus something that's got an agent on it. It's not really… more »
Top Answer: Spiceworks is for the IT guy that wants to monitor systems that he doesn't have a managed service partner behind him. And that's where Spiceworks has a really good place.
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Symantec Altiris Asset Management Suite
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Overview
From network inventory and network monitoring to help desk software, and mobile device management (MDM) to cloud services detection, Spiceworks helps you manage everything about your IT workday from one easy place.

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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Sample Customers
Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Symantec, Webroot, EMC, Pertino
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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Manufacturing Company11%
Construction Company7%
Hospitality Company7%
Retailer7%
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Comms Service Provider30%
Computer Software Company19%
Government7%
Educational Organization7%
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Small Business51%
Midsize Enterprise29%
Large Enterprise20%
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Spiceworks is ranked unranked in IT Asset Management with 5 reviews while Symantec Asset Management Suite is ranked 20th in IT Asset Management. Spiceworks is rated 8.4, while Symantec Asset Management Suite is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Spiceworks writes "Has good policy enforcement but the network mapping could be improved". On the other hand, Spiceworks is most compared with Zabbix, SolarWinds NPM, JIRA Service Management, Nagios Core and ServiceNow, whereas Symantec Asset Management Suite is most compared with ServiceNow.

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