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Management Portal
Blancco Cloud


The tables below will explain the major differences between the feature sets available between Blancco Management Portal and Blancco Cloud.

(warning)Partially supported/Limited support
(error)Not supported/Not available

Product Support

Product nameBlancco Management Console - On-premiseBlancco CloudBlancco Management PortalAdditional Details
Blancco Drive Eraser / Blancco Drive Verifier(tick)(tick)(tick)
Blancco Mobile Diagnostics & Erasure(tick)(tick)(tick)
Blancco Eraser for Apple Devices(tick)(tick)(warning)

Blancco Cloud account required during the installation of the software.

Full support to be included in BEAD 4.15.

Blancco File Eraser(tick)(tick)(tick)
Blancco Removable Media Eraser(tick)(tick)(tick)
Blancco LUN Eraser / Blancco Drive Eraser for Mac(tick)(tick)(tick)
Blancco Virtual Machine Eraser(tick)(tick)(tick)
Blancco Mobile Solutions(error)(error)(warning)

Limited support in BMP:

  • License Key Generation
  • App Download
  • Reporting

Full support planned for BMP 2.3.0 release.

Enterprise USB Enablement Tool (error)(tick)(error)Enterprise USB Enablement Tool only supports consuming licenses from Blancco Cloud.
Blancco Label Printer(tick)(tick)(error)
Blancco Xcelerate(error)(tick)(error)
Blancco Secure Data Erasure(error)(tick)(error)
Blancco Mobile Software Development Kit(error)(error)(tick)

Feature Comparison

FeatureBlancco CloudBlancco Management PortalDetails
Login Screen: LanguagesEnglish, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, TurkishEnglish, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, KoreanIn BMP language can only be changed after login.
Dashboards: Custom Dashboards(tick)(tick)
Dashboards: ESG and Sustainability(error)(tick)
Dynamic Workflows / Intelligent Business Routing


Reporting: Import Reports (XML)(tick)(tick)
Reporting: Product Specific Custom Views(tick)(tick)
Reporting: By Date Filtering(tick)(tick)
Reporting: Quick Search(tick)(tick)
Reporting: Custom Columns(tick)(tick)

Maximum number of selected columns:

  • Blancco Cloud - 16
  • Management Portal - 25
Reporting: Custom Views(tick)(tick)

Management Portal only supports string based fields for filtering.

Reporting: Clone View(tick)(tick)
Reporting: Share Custom Views(error)(tick)
Reporting: Export Custom View(tick)(tick)
Reporting: Import Custom View(error)(tick)
Reporting: Export Reports(tick)(tick)
Reporting: Create New Report(tick)(error)
Reporting: Add Barcode/Embed Verification Percentage(tick)(error)As part of PDF report export.
Reporting: Edit Reports(tick)(error)
Reporting: View Original / Edited Reports(tick)(error)
Reporting: Delete Reports(tick)(error)
Reporting: Custom Signature Keys for Report Signing(tick)(error)
Reporting: Custom Logo in Report(error)(tick)
Reporting: Custom Report Templates(error)(tick)
User Management: Create Sub-groups(tick)(error)
User Management: Invite/Create Users(tick)(tick)
User Management: Predefined User Roles(tick)(tick)Predefined roles include Manager, Basic User and Auditor.
User Management: Custom User Roles(tick)(error)
User Management: Enable / Disable User(tick)(tick)
User Management: User Expiration Date(tick)(tick)
User Management: Share Reports Between Users in the Same Group(tick)(tick)

In Blancco Cloud this setting is configurable.

In Management Portal all reports are always visible between all the users in the tenant.

User Management: Active Directory / LDAP authentication(error)(error)
User Management: SSO/SAML authentication(tick)(error)
User Management: Azure Authentication(error)(error)
Licensing: Available Licenses(tick)(tick)
Licensing: Individual License Pools(tick)(error)In Management Portal all licenses are available to all users in the tenant.
Licensing: License History(tick)(tick)
Licensing: License Alerts(tick)(error)
Licensing: EMS Entitlement Creation(tick)(tick)
Support: Product Manuals(tick)(tick)
Support: Product Downloads(tick)(tick)
Support: Support Links(tick)(error)Includes direct links to Blancco Technical Support portal, Knowledgebase and News feed.
Support: Videos(error)(tick)
API: Report Export API(tick)(tick)

Note! Format, content type and endpoint are different.

API: Report Import API(tick)(error)
API: Time API(tick)(error)
API: User Management API(tick)(warning)Management Portal only supports "Create users" endpoint.
API: License API(tick)(error)