IBM BigFix Competitors and Alternatives

The top IBM BigFix competitors are
  • SCCM
  • Tanium
  • Ansible
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection
  • Ivanti Endpoint Security for Endpoint Manager
  • CrowdStrike
  • Puppet Enterprise
  • IBM Tivoli Asset Management for IT
Read reviews of IBM BigFix competitors and alternatives
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SeniorOp7b07
Real User
Senior Operations Engineer at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
Oct 21 2018

What is most valuable?

* The Organizations feature, where I can give clear silos and hand them over to different teams, that's amazing; everybody says that it's their own Tower. It's like they have their... more»

How has it helped my organization?

In terms of staff or the amount of effort involved, Ansible is great. That Tower uses Ansible is amazing. Creating Playbooks takes less time. Tower has its own features. If there... more»

What needs improvement?

We are not using the Dashboard a lot because we have higher expectations from it. The default Dashboard from Tower doesn't give that much information. We really want to get down... more»

What other advice do I have?

In addition to the developers who use it most, we hand over job access to different teams. Security needs some data, we clear jobs for them, we hand it over to them. But most of it... more»
Pablo Dewes
Vendor
Senior Technical Consultant (SE and Strategic Project Manager) - Email Fraud Protection - LATAM at a tech vendor with 201-500 employees
Nov 06 2017

What is most valuable?

SONAR/Auto-Protect feature and Generic Exploit Mitigation: Can detect and prevent attacks that are exploring common... more»

How has it helped my organization?

In a large environment, it is a challenge to manage what areas can have specific rights or functions enabled or... more»

What needs improvement?

Reports: It would be nice to have customized reports integrated on the main console with no additional DB server or BI... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Migrating a platform for a different one, most of the time, has a higher cost. However, considering the impact, risk ,... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We used Kaspersky and Bitdefender. We switched due to the company reputation, negotiation terms, commercial benefits,... more»

What other advice do I have?

Always try to include hours for the project in the budget. Always look for a specialized reseller who the vendor... more»
FernandoDe Los Rios
Real User
Co-Founder and Consulting Engineer at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Oct 17 2018

What is most valuable?

There are two kind of Puppets: Enterprise and Open Source. So, I use Puppet Enterprise, it's helped promote the console and the recording, the... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Puppet Enterprise has reduced the time of production changes or environment changes. It is reducing the time that the engineers spend applying... more»

What needs improvement?

We are constantly improving new features, like deploying. But also, I think that they're very strange. It is how the community contributes with... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

I think that they can only imagine $120 for node. I think it's not expensive for me, from my perspective because of what you gain and all the... more»

What other advice do I have?

I was trying to manage some drops raspberry pi from a Puppet master server. I wasn't able to reach that goal because there is no urgency for... more»

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