Compare features and benefits of leading IT expense management partners

Telecom Expense Management

A growing IT expense challenge

Many organizations are facing increased reliance on technology alongside a consistent need to reduce IT budget. As teams grow, so does the amount of mobile devices, fixed line costs, and cloud expenses. IT teams with full transparency over their IT expense ecosystem are able to optimize costs and deploy more resources to strategic technology initiatives.

Use the table below to compare important features of three leading IT expense partners. 

brightfin

Tangoe

Calero MDSL

brightfin

Tangoe

Calero MDSL

Invoice processing & data loading

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Contract management

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Audit, reconciliation & optimization

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Dispute management

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Singular platform for all IT expense data (mobile, fixed & cloud)

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Most TEM providers have acquired different software companies over the years, leaving customers with a fragmented experience using different pieces of software for various expenses.  With brightfin, everything is built on one platform, which allows senior IT and Finance leaders to get full visibility of IT expenses, allocations, and more.

1 unified platform

Multiple platforms

Multiple platforms

Natively integrated with ServiceNow

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brightfin is “Built on Now,” which means its core code base is natively integrated with the ServiceNow platform. Whether you use ServiceNow or not, you can take advantages of the benefits of being Built on Now, such as fast implementations, a unified user experience, and automated workflows to improve efficiency.

Built on Now

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IT Finance Management (ITFM) capabilities

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With the growing complexity of technology, many organizations are challenged with IT Finance Management costs that are scattered in multiple systems. Further, these various systems often measure costs in different ways.

brightfin centralizes data through automated processes to provide a complete picture of the total cost and value of IT services including allocations and charge backs.

Some ITFM capabilities in different platforms, but no consolidated views or capabilities.

Some ITFM capabilities in different platforms, but no consolidated views or capabilities.

Advanced workflow engine

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Many TEMs say they have automated workflows to help you improve efficiency. But when you really dig in, you find that creating custom actions based on your business needs are not possible. 

Because brightfin is built on one platform natively integrated with your ITSM, we help you create advanced workflows without the constraints you face today.

Limited workflows due to disparate platforms

Limited workflows due to disparate platforms

World-class security

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When a software company codes its platform from scratch, they face the incredible challenge of ensuring that no one can hack in and expose data. With every new software push comes the added weight of quality assurance, testing, debugging, and re-checking everything for security vulnerabilities.

Because brightfin uses ServiceNow as its foundation, it inherits the rigid security tactics of a publicly-traded, industry-leading company. brightfin is rigorously tested by ServiceNow and has been proven to meet their strict security and performance best practices.

Limited by internal quality assurance and security testing

Limited by internal quality assurance and security testing

Carrier bill pay rebates

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Carrier bill pay enables clients to consolidate invoice-to-pay processes with a single provider. This allows for a single version of expenses and a simplified payment process regardless of carrier .

brightfin provides spend-based rebates to give clients money back

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Does not provide bill pay rebates

Services

Unified endpoint management (UEM)

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Bill pay

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Cost allocation & charge-back

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Lifecycle management

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Carrier eBonding

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