Forrester have published their ‘Wave’ for IT Asset Life-Cycle Management.
The Q2 2009 update places BMC and CA as leaders of the pack; their key differentiators being Vendor and Contracts Management.
LANDesk, BDNA, Eracent, HP, IBM, Novell, Service-now.com, Symantec, and USU were also included in the report.
Forrester claim that the IT Asset Lifecycle Market will be worth $1.04 billion in 2009, representing growth of 24% from 2008, down from 28% growth in 2007-2008.
The Forrester Executive Summary can be found here: The Forrester Wave™: IT Asset Life-Cycle Management, Q2 2009