2018-11-06T13:09:00Z
Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Service Delivery Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
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What is your experience regarding pricing and costs for BigFix?

Hi,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

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Jim Skidmore - PeerSpot reviewer
VP of Solutions at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Reseller
Top 10
2022-09-20T09:27:01Z
Sep 20, 2022

The patching tool is $250 per client device per year. The inventory and discovery tool is $15 per client per year. They have a lifecycle management tool that is the central component for managing endpoints, which costs around $43 per year. BigFix Compliance is the other part, and that's also around $43.

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Ali Dahbi - PeerSpot reviewer
Head of IT Onsite Support at a energy/utilities company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
Top 10
2022-07-26T12:42:03Z
Jul 26, 2022

The price of BigFix could be lower. However, I am always seeking a lower price.

Paul Aage Aasheim - PeerSpot reviewer
Marketing Coordinator and Project Manager at Attend IT AS
Real User
Top 5
2022-05-06T09:26:24Z
May 6, 2022

The price of BigFix is better than the solutions. You are able to pay monthly or annually. There are not any hidden costs with BigFix. There is an additional cost for the SQL database. I rate the price of BigFix a five out of five.

VivekSaini - PeerSpot reviewer
IT Consultant at Aon Corporation
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
2021-12-14T12:29:00Z
Dec 14, 2021

We have a subscription-based contract with BigFix.

AG
Senior System Administrator at a legal firm with 201-500 employees
Real User
Top 20
2021-11-18T22:41:20Z
Nov 18, 2021

You are charged per server and per workstation when using BigFix. ManageEngine is a lot cheaper than BigFix. There are some additional costs, such as support.

Nagaraj Sheshachalam - PeerSpot reviewer
Lead Cyber Security engineer at a manufacturing company with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
2021-06-08T15:19:58Z
Jun 8, 2021

It is too costly. It is one of the best tools, but because of pricing, not all clients support it. Its licensing is on a yearly basis.

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Thomas Rabl - PeerSpot reviewer
IT Architect at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Reseller
Top 10
2021-01-12T15:56:36Z
Jan 12, 2021

The price is reasonable, but our customers find it expensive.

Paul Aage Aasheim - PeerSpot reviewer
Marketing Coordinator and Project Manager at Attend IT AS
Real User
Top 5
2020-12-10T17:13:38Z
Dec 10, 2020

The licens price of the HCL BigFix is very fair. The challenge is the license of the MS SQL server. If you can handle DB2 - The DB2 database server that is included with BigFix is free to use. Because the MS SQL -server express cannot be used unless demo purposes, I recommend and SPLA license for the MS SQL server wich gives you the oppuritiny to connect an unlimited numbers of clients to the BigFix server.

FD
Security Solutions Architect at Thuthukani Technology Solutions
Real User
2020-10-26T21:45:27Z
Oct 26, 2020

BigFix does license per server and per workstation. The cost depends on how many servers or work stations you are dealing with, and which tier of service you use. BigFix consists of four modules. You get what we call the Platform Edition, which you get for free. The patch service is maybe $0.50 per workstation per month. Then there's the basic server cost, which is about $1.50 per server per month. You also get into Lifecycle which does power management, OSD remote control, and those types of things, and that might be about 10 times the price - which works out to about $13 per server and, maybe $5 per workstation per month. It's all pretty customizable and you can just get the bare minimum or trade-up for a bit more.

 Connie Lamicela - PeerSpot reviewer
CTO at ESM Technology
Real User
2019-02-18T10:06:00Z
Feb 18, 2019

We always were able to get our client the best cost from the vendor, so pricing was not really an issue.

JM
Endpoint Management Engineer at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
2019-02-18T10:06:00Z
Feb 18, 2019

License management isn't quite as easy as it should be to deal with the licensing. You need to take the server down to import the new licenses which I find to be annoying.

Onyegbule Uche - PeerSpot reviewer
Technical Consultant at Activedge Technologies
Consultant
2019-02-11T08:11:00Z
Feb 11, 2019

Compliance, and lifestyle are a bit pricey especially to customers that get SCCM included as part of their ELA. It's makes convincing harder.

Nirmal  Kumar - PeerSpot reviewer
Talent Acquisition Executive at Trianz
MSP
2018-11-06T13:09:00Z
Nov 6, 2018

It is cheaper than other solutions on the market.

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