Action1 vs Arcserve

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Ratings

Action1

Arcserve

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Overall

4.9
4.2

4.8

Meets Requirements

9.5
108 responses
8.3
12 responses

9.2

905 responses

Ease of Use

9.6
110 responses
8.8
12 responses

9.3

912 responses

Ease of Setup

9.7
106 responses
8.2
11 responses

9.4

804 responses

Ease of Admin

9.5
105 responses
7.9
11 responses

9.5

80 responses

Quality of Support

9.7
86 responses
8.9
12 responses

9.4

876 responses

Ease of Doing Business with

9.7
99 responses
8.8
11 responses

9.6

808 responses

Product Direction (% positive)

9.9
104 responses
6.5
10 responses

9.8

897 responses

Based on G2 Spring 2024

Competitors

Action1

Product Summary

Action1 is a cloud-based management system for internal IT departments and managed service providers. The platform features a typical monitoring and management tool, but the solution mostly highlights its patch management capabilities.

Use Cases

  • Patch management:
    Action1 poised its patch management capabilities as its cornerstone feature, allowing continuous patch compliance for servers and workstations.
  • Vulnerability discovery:
    The management and monitoring tool provides real-time vulnerability discovery, reducing ransomware risks for the IT infrastructure.
  • Easy deployment:
    Technicians can quickly deploy applications and software to their endpoints.

Shortcomings

  • Software compatibility:
    The Action1 agent is strictly Windows. The core platform requires a Windows machine (Windows 7 or later) to function.
  • Navigation:
    More advanced features are buried within the platform, making it hard for technicians to locate them.
  • Reporting:
    Action1’s reporting section could be improved since there’s currently no way to pull a report per device of all the software installed.

Arcserve

Product Summary

Arcserve Unified Data Protection (UPD) offers enterprises data protection and disaster recovery. With its backup functionalities, it can help prevent data loss. This solution also protects IT environments from security threats such as ransomware. Arcserve allows IT administrators to manage all backups from a single cloud-based or private console.

Use Cases

  • Backup and recovery:
    Arcserve’s ransomware data recovery feature allows technicians to recover systems and data quickly, reducing downtime and preventing loss of data.
  • Disaster recovery:
    In the event of a disaster or security threat, this solution restores vital data with instant VM and bare metal recovery (BMR). Granular restore capabilities provide technicians with more control over data and system recovery.
  • Centralized management:
    Users can manage backups, data and restores from a cloud-based single console.

Shortcomings

  • License management issues:
    Users have complained of licensing errors preventing backups from being made.
  • Stability issues:
    Connections with the server or the agents can be lost, which leads to backup failures.
  • Challenging interface:
    Many users have complained that the GUI struggles to work on some browsers and OS. The interface is also outdated and difficult to navigate.

NinjaOne

Why your peers choose us over Action1 and Arcserve

NinjaOne sets itself apart with its exceptional customer reviews, usability and comprehensive integration options, positioning it ahead of its competitors. The platform’s interface is expertly crafted for both quick adoption and ease of use, vital for dynamic IT environments. This focus on user experience doesn’t compromise its robust feature set, which is designed to boost operational efficiency, an area where many competitors struggle.

In terms of integration, NinjaOne shines by offering extensive compatibility with a wide array of third-party applications, an area where other RMM solutions often have limitations. This makes it a more adaptable choice for varied IT ecosystems. Furthermore, NinjaOne’s scalability and performance consistency, even in large network scenarios, mark it as a superior option. Enhanced by advanced, customizable reporting tools, NinjaOne emerges as a leading choice for IT professionals seeking a dependable, efficientRMM platform.

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