Maximo Review - why 4.2 stars?

IBM Maximo Review
ITQlick Score: 80/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.2/5)
Pricing: 7/10 - high cost
Category: Maintenance -> Maximo
Ranking:Ranked 70 out of 272 Maintenance systems
Company: IBM
Pricing: starts at $164 per license
Typical customers: Medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: Maximo pricing, Maximo alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Feb 19, 2022

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What is Maximo and its features?

IBM Maximo is an Asset Management solution that integrates maintenance management and asset management that is deployable on-premise or as cloud-based. IBM Maximo allows users to manage and monitor the whole lifecycle of their enterprise resources which include facilities, transportation, communications, infrastructure, production and more, all from a single system.

The software is a comprehensive suite that includes tools such as asset and inventory management, work order management, predictive & preventive maintenance. IBM Maximo software is modeled to manage all categories of assets, services, work activities, contracts, asset-related inventory, and procurement.

IBM Maximo is a product of IBM Company in the United States. It supports Mac OS, Windows 8 and Web browser (OS agnostic) operating systems.

What is Maximo rating?

The rating of Maximo is 4.2 stars out of 5 and the total score is 80 out of 100. The rating score is based on our unbiased data-based algo. Learn more - rating methodology page.

Who uses Maximo?

The typical customers include the following business size: Medium and large size businesses.

Is it easy to use?

Yes, Maximo makes it fairly easy to use. This product is user friendly and intuitive.

Is Maximo cloud-based?

Yes, they offer cloud based hosting, which means IT resources are retrieved through web-based tools and applications and you don't need to buy servers and additional hardware equipment.

Can it be used on mobile?

Yes, you can access Maximo on your mobile/smart phone.

Is Maximo the best Maintenance system?

Maximo is ranked 70 out of 272 software in their category (Maintenance systems).

Who are their main alternatives?

The two main competitors of IBM Maximo software include Procore and ARCHIBUS. Procore software is a construction management software app that offers firms modernized project communication as well as documentation whereas IBM Maximo is an Asset Management solution that integrates maintenance management and asset management.

Procore software is cloud-based, but in comparison, IBM Maximo is both cloud-based and on-premise. Procore software serves Large Enterprises while IBM Maximo is suitable for companies of every size. IBM Maximo is a product of IBM Company whereas Procore is owned by Procore Technologies. Both IBM Maximo and Procore offers Online, Business Hours, and 24/7 (Live Rep) customer support.

ARCHIBUS software is a cloud-based asset management solution that offers three distinct tools which can also be used together including facility, real estate, and infrastructure management. On the other hand, IBM Maximo is an Asset Management solution that integrates maintenance management and asset management.

ARCHIBUS software is cloud-based while IBM Maximo solution is found both on-premise and the cloud. ARCHIBUS software is owned by ARCHIBUS, but in contrast, IBM Maximo is a product of IBM Company.

What is the cost of Maximo?

The cost of license starts at $164 per license. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 7 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). You can find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Maximo.

What should you ask IBM during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with Maximo and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching Maximo in action. Visit the vendor's website here.

Where Maximo is used?

IBM Maximo software is designed to meet the asset management needs of businesses of all scopes. Companies in various industries including Aerospace and defense, Automotive, Banking, and financial markets, Chemicals, Construction, Education, Electronics, Energy and utilities, and Government among others can use IBM Maximo software.

List of categories

Accounting & Finance
Billing & Invoicing
Inventory Management
Maintenance
Asset Tracking
Aviation Maintenance
CMMS
EAM
Web-Based CMMS
Work Order Management

List of features

Inventory Management
Maintenance Management
Work Order Management
CMMS
Maintenance

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.