IT Asset Management - Enterprise
Top IBM Control Desk Alternatives and Competitors

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IBM® Control Desk unified IT asset and service management software provides a common control center for managing business processes for both digital and physical assets. It enables control, governance and compliance to applications, endpoints and assets to protect critical data and prevent outages.

8.1

Composite Score

+82

Emotional Footprint

94

Reviews

Best Alternatives and Competitors to IBM Control Desk

Compare how IBM Control Desk stacks up to the competition in the areas that matter most to real users to short list options that will best fit your business needs.

Micro Focus

Asset Management X

8.5

Composite Score

+92

Emotional Footprint

27

Reviews

Reviews Say

Compared to IBM Control Desk, Asset Management X is:

More Transparent

More Innovative

More Efficient

More Caring

More Reliable

More Inspiring

Broadcom Inc.

CA Asset Portfolio Management

8.0

Composite Score

+82

Emotional Footprint

30

Reviews

Reviews Say

Compared to IBM Control Desk, CA Asset Portfolio Management is:

More Innovative

More Transparent

More Efficient

More Caring

Less Reliable

Harder to Customize

BMC Software, Inc.

BMC Helix Discovery

8.0

Composite Score

+81

Emotional Footprint

25

Reviews

Reviews Say

Compared to IBM Control Desk, BMC Helix Discovery is:

More Efficient

More Transparent

More Innovative

Better at Training

Less Reliable

Harder to Use

ServiceNow

ServiceNow Asset Management

7.7

Composite Score

+75

Emotional Footprint

56

Reviews

Reviews Say

Compared to IBM Control Desk, ServiceNow Asset Management is:

Less Transparent

Less Inspiring

Harder to Customize

Harder to Implement

Worse at Training

Less Reliable

Broadcom Inc.

Symantec Asset Management Suite

7.6

Composite Score

+75

Emotional Footprint

74

Reviews

Reviews Say

Compared to IBM Control Desk, Symantec Asset Management Suite is:

More Transparent

Less Inspiring

Less Reliable

Less Respectful

Worse at Training

Harder to Customize

Eracent

Eracent IT Management Center™

7.5

Composite Score

+74

Emotional Footprint

30

Reviews

Reviews Say

Compared to IBM Control Desk, Eracent IT Management Center™ is:

Less Reliable

Less Inspiring

Worse at Training

Harder to Use

Harder to Customize

Less Innovative

Ivanti

Ivanti Neurons for ITAM

7.5

Composite Score

+74

Emotional Footprint

51

Reviews

Reviews Say

Compared to IBM Control Desk, Ivanti Neurons for ITAM is:

More Innovative

Less Inspiring

Harder to Use

Less Reliable

Harder to Customize

Harder to Implement

Micro Focus

ZENworks Asset Management

7.2

Composite Score

+69

Emotional Footprint

27

Reviews

Reviews Say

Compared to IBM Control Desk, ZENworks Asset Management is:

Less Inspiring

Less Innovative

Less Reliable

Worse at Support

Harder to Customize

Harder to Implement