Top 8 Zylo Alternatives in 2023

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Zylo is a good SaaS management tool used by organizations to manage their SaaS stack effectively. 

Though it's good, it may not be the perfect choice for everyone. It has its own limitations, such as limited integrations, and requires manual tinkering in the implementation. 


Though Zylo is good, it may not be the right fit for your organization, depending on whether you are looking for a SaaS management platform with ease of use, value for money or flexibility to integrate with other tools. There are many other SaaS management tools that may fulfill your requirements. 

In this post, we will discuss the best 8 Alternatives to Zylo. Here is the list of the alternatives that we’ll be focussing on:

  1. Zluri

  2. Blissfully

  3. Ampliphae

  4. Coreview

  5. Binadox

  6. G2 Track 

  7. Apptio

  8. Beamy 

But before discussing the alternatives, let's learn more about Zylo first.

Key Features

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Zylo gives visibility of your SaaS spend and helps to manage to shadow IT. Some of the key features of the Zylo are mentioned below.

  • Zylo discovers, categorizes, and monitor SaaS applications used in the organization.

  • Acts as a single source of truth for SaaS applications and spends

  • Keeps track of applications and how they are used by employees

  • Reduces operational burden by eliminating multi-source purchasing of applications

Zylo Drawbacks

  • Limited direct Integrations: The number of direct integrations with Zylo is very few, and due to this, it provides fine details for limited applications only and provides surface-level information for others.

  • Long manual integration process: The initial setup is time-consuming and requires manual tinkering too.¬†

  • Smaller applications library: The number of applications that Zylo can discover is lesser in comparison to many SMP tools in the market. Due to the lesser application library size, it is possible that Zylo fails to discover many applications.

  • Clumsy interface: The user interface may be confusing to some and may not be easy to navigate.

  • Highly dependent on Okta: If an employee logs in to different applications directly outside of Okta, then Zylo won't register its details.

Customer Rating

  • Capterra- 4.5/5

  • G2- 4.8/5

Pricing: Available on request

Now, let’s see the alternatives to Zylo.

  • Zluri

    Zluri

    Zluri (That's us! ūüôā) is a SaaS management software that helps you eliminate SaaS wastage, automate IT tasks and secure your SaaS ecosystem.

With IT decision-making now decentralized, there has been a SaaS explosion happening in organizations. There has been a constant issue of over-spending, app-redundancy, and underutilization. 

If yours is a bigger company with business units and more employees, then you will be facing additional problems in the form of shadow IT that can push your company to severe security and compliance threats. Zluri has the solution for all these problems. 

Zluri offers control over your third-party SaaS application and helps you maintain security and compliance from a command center. 

Zluri: Key Features 

  • Discovering your organization‚Äôs SaaS subscriptions: Zluri has the largest app library with over 120000+ applications. Zluri discovery engine uses five methods to discover all your apps with near 100% accuracy.

  • Renewal Monitoring: With Zluri, you don't need to worry about surprise renewals. Zluri alerts about your upcoming renewals, giving you enough time to decide whether or not you need the app. You can decide that through the SaaS usage insights from Zluri.

  • Applications Cost Optimization: Zluri helps you standardize your applications and eliminate budget wastage. Zluri traces your SaaS ecosystem and monitors, measures, and helps you take control of your SaaS spend. It also helps you find the hidden applications spend.


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  • Smooth Vendor Management: Zluri has an automated vendor management system with all the features needed to manage your SaaS stack. It maintains a SaaS system of record by integrating with your core business system, after which it prepares to maintain your vendor life cycle with your predefined workflows.¬†

Pros

  1. Discovering your organization’s subscriptions

  2. Category and function of each application

  3. Find unused and underused applications

  4. Removing duplicate applications with overlapping functions

  5. Automating contract renewals

  6. Automating employee onboarding and onboarding

  7. Remove unsecured apps

  8. Maintain audit readiness for compliance

  9. Offers custom integrations with 36 hours TAT

  10. Direct integrations with 320+ popular apps for feature level usage insights

  11. Good choice if you are paying in multiple currencies

Customer Rating

  1. Capterra- 5/5

  2. G2 - 4.9/5

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  • Blissfully

    Blissfully

    Blissfully offers tools to manage SaaS applications used across your organization. It gives complete visibility to free and paid applications used in your organization. It provides workflows and automation to manage, control, and track changes that happen to SaaS applications across your organization.

Features

  • Identifies shadow IT and duplicate applications

  • Gives report about SaaS spend¬†

  • Automated onboarding and offboarding

  • Information about software uses and vendors

Pros

  • Internal access and purchase tracking

  • Provides alerts whenever an application is allocated to someone¬†

  • Provides compliance information of all applications

  • Discover and eliminate unused licenses

Cons

  • Clumsy user interface¬†

  • Smaller application library. Its application discovery engine leaves many applications undiscovered.

  • Limited direct integrations

Customer Rating

  • Capterra- 4.4/5¬†

  • G2- 4.7/5¬†

Pricing: Available upon request

  • Ampliphae

    Ampliphae

Ampliphae offers a SaaS management tool to discover and manage spend on SaaS applications. It is affordable and easy to deploy. You can keep track of applications and check the risks associated with them. Also, you can shift users from non-compliant services to approved ones with its help.

Features

Pros

  • Provides insights about potential optimization¬†

  • Keeps track of users and applications

  • Shadow IT detection

Cons

  • Clumsy user interface

  • Very limited features

  • Does not SaaS buying and negotiation with vendors

Customer Rating

  • Capterra- No rating available

  • G2- No rating available

Pricing: Available on request

  • Coreview

    Coreview

    Coreview is a global leader in providing office 365 management solutions. It offers everything you need to automate, delegate, secure and improve your organization's productivity with office 365. Also, organizations can improve their security, follow compliance regulations, streamline administration, and optimize licensing with it.

Features

  • Complete m365 visibility and control

  • Instantly provides alerts to suspicious activities and keeps activity logs for longer durations.

  • License tracking and monitoring

Pros

  • Intuitive interface and simple to use

Cons

  • Expensive¬†

  • Poor support¬†

Customer Rating

  • Capterra- Not available¬†

  • G2- 4.8/5¬†

Pricing: Available on request 

  • Binadox

    Binadox

    Binadox ensures software license compliance and helps in managing the software assets of the organizations. It enables continuous monitoring and management of software licenses and keeps organizations compliant.

Features

Pros

  • Easy to integrate with various tools like Okta, Flexera, and Office 365

  • Intuitive and simple to use

Cons

  • It does not provide SaaS buying and negotiation

Customer Rating

  • Capterra- Not available¬†

  • G2- 0/5¬†

Pricing: Starts at $99 (Offers free trial)

  • G2 Track

    G2

G2 track enables companies to manage SaaS spend, usage, licenses, contracts, and compliance. It gives complete visibility of the SaaS stack from a centralized and powerful dashboard and acts as a single source of truth for SaaS applications.

Features

Pros

  • Simple to set up and easy to use

  • Provides SaaS spend trends and recommendations

Cons

  • Very few direct integrations

  • Initial setup is time-consuming

  • No license tracking information

Customer Rating

  • Capterra- Not available

  • G2- 4.6/5¬†

Pricing: Starts at $5/month/employee for enterprises (Also, offers a freemium model with limited features)

  • Beamy

    Beamy

Beamy automatically discovers SaaS applications with the help of financial transactions and web browsing data analysis coupled with machine learning algorithms. With Beamy, organizations can reduce compliance risks, manage security breaches, and optimize SaaS expenses. 

Features

  • Automatic detection of SaaS applications

  • Shadow IT monitoring

  • Send alerts when the risk associated with any application is detected

  • Compliance management

  • Employees can request new applications¬†

Pros

  • Shadow IT detection

  • Easy to use

Cons

  • Poor support¬†

  • Does not offers SaaS buying

  • Does not provides complete information about how users use different applications

Customer Rating

  • Capterra- Not available yet

  • G2- Not available yet

Pricing: Available on request

  • Apptio

apptio

Apptio cloud ability helps to understand, manage, optimize and govern your organization's SaaS stack, enabling your team to make data-driven decisions for better business performance. 

Also, it notifies about spending overages, hidden costs, spending on closed projects, and poor forecasting. It uses machine learning and a set of rules to the user's financial, operational, and vendor data to provide a detailed analysis of the application's usage. 

Features

  • Minimizes business risks due to security and compliances issues by continuously monitoring applications

  • Gives insights about license utilization that helps in spend forecasting and optimization

  • Discover all SaaS applications

  • Eliminates shadow IT

Pros

  • Manage SLAs and align with vendor performance¬†

  • Excellent support team

  • Easy to use

Cons

  • Expensive¬†

  • Does not provide SaaS buying and vendors details

Customer Rating

  • Capterra- Not available

  • G2- 4.4/5¬†¬†

Pricing: Available on request

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