Top 7 Alternatives to LeanIX in 2022

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LeanIX integrates with all financial, contract management, and Single sign-on systems and helps to quickly discover SaaS apps. 

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LeanIX helps you to negotiate contracts with vendors by providing information about benchmarks, pricing, and plans ahead to stay within budget.

It helps to discover and track the SaaS stack to ensure compliance with GDPR, SCO2, and other regulatory requirements. It also tracks SaaS vendors that comply with the organization's policies.

Though LeanIX is a good SaaS management platform, it is expensive. There are other affordable alternatives to LeanIX that also have the same or more beneficial features.

In this post, we’re going to discuss 7 LeanIX alternatives that you can consider. Before discussing that, let’s learn more about LeanIX first.

Key features of LeanIX

  • Track usage and improve adoption

  • Determine compliance exposure 

  • Helps to mitigate risks associated with applications

  • Gives visibility into the SaaS ecosystem of your organization

  • Identity savings and optimize SaaS costs

Drawbacks of LeanIX

  • The provided data can sometimes be inaccurate

  • Extra support during implementation is required

  • The new pricing model is expensive 

Ratings 

  • G2- 4.3/5

  • Gartner- 4.6/5

Best 7 LeanIX Alternatives

1. Zluri 

Zluri

Zluri discovers, manages, secures, and optimizes all SaaS applications in a single dashboard. It helps to eliminate SaaS wastage like abandoned apps, unused licenses, duplicate apps, duplicate apps, etc.

You can automate IT tasks like onboarding, offboarding, and more with Zluri. Zluri gives you complete visibility into your company's SaaS ecosystem; this helps to discover apps that are purchased without the approval of IT, eliminate apps that are non-compliant, and remove apps having security issues.  

Features 

Discovery of applications

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Zluri app library has over 225,000+ applications. This is the largest SaaS library and discovers almost 100% of the SaaS apps in your organization. Zluri's discovery engine consists of five discovery methods; these are SSO, finance/expense management system, direct integration with apps, desktop agents, and browser extensions.

The applications module in Zluri gives visibility into all applications. You can bucket the apps as managed (centrally by IT teams or managed by teams/departments) or unmanaged. It also gives details about the approved apps, apps that are deployed centrally across the organization, and apps that are used by specific teams. 

You can also mark apps with security or compliance issues as restricted. When an employee tries to access apps marked as restricted, they get an alert along with the SaaS operations manager, ITAM, or SAM—whoever is in charge of managing SaaS apps.

Visibility of users

user module

Zluri provides a user module that gives insights about the users whose activity needs to be tracked. This is done by mapping users from their email IDs that they were provided by Google space integration. Admins can select the email IDs of the users they wish to track.

With this module, admins can mark uses for onboarding and offboarding and get visibility for groups, services, and external users.

Departmental application view

department

The department module helps you manage SaaS spend at a departmental level. This page offers details about the number of apps each department is using, along with the total number of users in each department. 

You can keep track of the budget allocated vs. actual spend and reach out to the departmental head in case there is a huge difference. If the budget is crossed by any department, Zluri sends a notification to the department head.

Transaction visibility

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The transaction module gives information about every transaction made for SaaS applications in the organization. 

You get the following details on this page—transaction description, transaction date, the amount spent, the source, and the payment method provided in this module. It also gives information about the credit card and the bank accounts used for each application transaction.

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Licensing application data

licensing

Zluri provides a licensing module that gives information about all licenses,  subscriptions, contracts, and perpetual for each application. In this module, admins can get data on vendors for each application.

Zluri gives alerts about the upcoming payments and contract renewals in the renewal calendar. This gives IT teams enough time to decide whether they want the app or not and strategies for the negotiation of any contract renewal.

renewals

Alerts are sent 30 days, 15 days, and one day in advance for contracts. While for payments, it is sent seven days and one day in advance. Further, you can set custom alerts.

Stay secure and compliant.

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Zluri offers a security module that provides information about the threat level, risk score, and risk level. This module helps to keep all applications in the SaaS ecosystem compliant. 

The type of data shared between apps and the SSO gives the threat level. Threat level, security probes, compliance, and any recent security incident related to a particular app contributes to the risk score. The risk level can be calculated from the risk core and is set as low, medium, or high risk by the administrator.

Data shared with each application is divided into sensitive and non-sensitive data. Zluri also shows critical apps and critical users in the security module. 

Detailed reports 

Zluri offers a report module that provides in-depth information on organization data, workable insights, and spend reports. 

In the organization data, detailed information is provided about apps, users, departments, and the transaction. In the workable insight section, a list of inactive users, restricted apps that need review, archived apps, and archived users, along with license optimization reports and user activity reports, are provided. 

In the spend report section, departmental-wise budget and app-wise monthly spending are given systemically.

Pros

  • Helps manage all vendor contracts in one place

  • Easy to understand and very efficient

  • Availability of a large bank of applications for integration 

  • Very helpful customer support team

Customer Rating 

  • Capterra- 4.9/5

  • G2- 4.9/5

2. Torii

Torii

Torii is a SaaS management platform that allows IT teams to discover and control all the SaaS applications that employees use in an organization. It helps to optimize SaaS license utilization and to set up an automated workflow. This free up the IT team from many of their regular mistake-prone tasks and reduces manual tasks.

IT admins can understand and optimize the company's app usage and software spending and drive employee productivity, all from one SaaS management platform. It also reduces subscription costs and finds and addresses security concerns.

Features

  • Eliminate shadow IT

  • Automated onboarding and offboarding

  • Drives SaaS ROI with spend visibility and optimization

  • Takes control of SaaS renewals and vendor management

Pros

  • Has an easy-to-use interface

  • Easy to setup

Cons

  • It is a little expensive 

  • Sometimes the software hangs

Customer Rating 

  • Capterra- 5/5

  • G2- 4.7/5

3. Setyl

Setyl

Setyl is a complete IT management platform that oversees all of an organization's IT equipment from one place. It monitors all of the company's software subscriptions from one register.

With Setyl, IT admins can streamline employee onboarding and offboarding and visualize company IT expenditure with real-time data to create reports and budget projections. 

Features

  • Helps to track and manage technology spending

  • Ensures compliance and safety regulations

  • Provides subscription tracking and management

  • Monitors team status, access, and assignments

  • Keeps track of all devices with Setyl asset labels

Pros

  • The interface is intuitive 

  • Helps to manage IT spending

  • Easy to learn from the tutorial, and assistance is provided 

Cons

  • The asset tag can have more variety 

  • Can incorporate more functionalities 

Customer Rating  

  • Capterra- 4.9/5

  • G2- 4.8/5

4. Zylo 

ZYLO

Zylo is a SaaS management platform that helps IT teams manage SaaS spend and risks. It has an AI-powered discovery engine that has processed more than $21B in SaaS spend and delivers actionable insights to quickly optimize a company's SaaS portfolio. 

This software application ensures governance by uncovering shadow IT and making a catalog of approved applications available to the users.

Features

  • Provides complete SaaS visibility

  • Reduces SaaS spending and increases purchasing efficiencies. 

  • Gives data-driven insights to eliminate apps with overlapping functionality.

  • Takes control of renewals and benchmarks data for better negotiations. 

  • Ensures SaaS compliance.

Pros

  • Shows good visibility of spending on particular SaaS offerings

  • The platform is highly intuitive and easy to use

  • The support team is good

Cons

  • Everything has to be done through only Okta 

  • Less number of app integrations

Customer Rating  

  • Capterra- 4.5/5

  • G2- 4.8/5

5. SailPoint 

Sailpoint SaaS Management

SailPoint SaaS Management improves identity security visibility so that IT teams can uncover and mitigate hidden access risks due to shadow IT and over-provisioned accounts. It brings all SaaS applications under centralized management and governance to security risks. 

With SailPoint, IT admins can discover their entire SaaS footprint and any unauthorized or hidden applications. IT teams can start managing and governing access to all SaaS apps with policy-driven access controls. SailPoint also helps to automate time-consuming and error-prone processes for tracking and audit management.

Features

  • Provides a view into the company's entire SaaS footprint, including any hidden apps and access.

  • Empowers to manage and govern access with policy-driven access controls.

  • Strengths security and compliance stance with end-to-end identity and access strategy.

  • Automates onboarding and offboarding process.

Pros

  • The expert service team is up to the mark

  • Robust to maintain security compliance 

  • User friendly, need not put efforts to educate users on how to use

  • The onboarding and the offboarding process is easy 

Cons 

  • The UI still needs improvement

  • Requires a considerable amount of customization to get it to work 

Customer Rating  

  • Capterra- 4.2/5

  • G2- 4.4/5

6. Cledara

Cledara

Cledara is a SaaS purchasing and management platform. It lets IT admins issue virtual cards instantly to use for saas subscriptions. The admin can set up permissions, rules, and limits as per requirements. This software helps to manage and control software stack, processes, and security with centralized SaaS purchasing, management, and compliance. 

Cledara gives IT admins one place to track and monitor all their organization's software subscriptions. It also helps track all the tools that employees are using to avoid shadow IT and keep data security in check. It embeds compliance checks in software purchasing and management processes, making complying with regulations quick and straightforward.

Features

  • Automates all the manual software administration.

  • Offers the first card rewards program built just for software.

  • Links approvals and purchasing to provide a lightweight procurement process.

  • Provides SaaS subscription management.

  • Embeds the key steps required by ISO27001 and SOC2 in the company processes.

Pros

  • Great onboarding experience and support

  • Helps to easily manage routine expenses

  • Great service and efficient support 

Cons

  • Slow and inconvenient ways to top up the account balance

  • Setting up providers with new payment cards can be a difficult  

Customer Rating  

  • Capterra- 4.5/2

  • Trustpilot- 3.5/5

7. Genuity 

Genuity

Genuity builds tools to help IT leaders navigate the IT market and optimize their technology spending. It manages software usage, contracts, and compliance and optimizes the entire tech stack. 

The Genuity IT contract management solution is a contract monitoring platform designed to help track contract lifecycle, automate a manual process, and take control of vendor contracts. At the same time, the Genuity asset management software makes it easy to stay on track with IT investments. It gives centralized visibility for every company asset.

Features

  • Analyzes cost and utilization to trim run costs and maximize return.

  • Asset management and SaaS tracking.

  • Tracks all IT assets and investments.

  • Manages usage, expenses, services, and network assets across all vendors.

  • Helps to identify and tackle any crisis, error, or performance issues.

Pros

  • Customer service is responsive 

  • Admins can create roles for users and limit their access to certain modules.

Cons

  • Requires more features and connectivity between modules 

  • Can incorporate granular control over user permissions

Customer Rating  

  • Capterra- 5/5

  • G2- 4.8/5

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