We performed a comparison between Spiceworks and Symantec Asset Management Suite based on real PeerSpot user reviews.
Find out in this report how the two IT Asset Management solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"It lets us know whether devices are getting out of date and tracked warranties. Spiceworks also gave me visibility in terms of what software was installed on each device and its status."
"Spiceworks is generic and free."
"It's easy to understand."
"Symantec Asset Management Suite has better features than some of its competitors, such as the Microsoft Configuration Manager."
"Once a device was recognized on the network, Spiceworks never got rid of it even after you took it off the network. You had to go in and manually remove it."
"Sometimes, it can be difficult to integrate what you need."
"Since Spiceworks is a free tool, it's not very scriptable or customizable."
"The solution has not been updated in a while and parts appear to be outdated, such as the pictures. It is a reactive product in terms of development and features. They do not follow the market trends or have many innovations."
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.
Spiceworks is ranked 12th in IT Asset Management with 3 reviews while Symantec Asset Management Suite is ranked 11th in IT Asset Management with 1 review. Spiceworks is rated 6.0, while Symantec Asset Management Suite is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Spiceworks writes "Helpful for ticketing and visibility, but doesn't remove unused devices automatically". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Symantec Asset Management Suite writes "Plenty of features, stable, and scalable". Spiceworks is most compared with Zabbix, SolarWinds NPM, Lansweeper, JIRA Service Management and ServiceNow, whereas Symantec Asset Management Suite is most compared with ServiceNow.
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