Action1 vs Automox

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Ratings

Action1

Automox

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Overall

4.9
4.5

4.8

Meets Requirements

9.5
108 responses
8.7
45 responses

9.2

905 responses

Ease of Use

9.6
110 responses
9.3
45 responses

9.3

912 responses

Ease of Setup

9.7
106 responses
9.2
42 responses

9.4

804 responses

Ease of Admin

9.5
105 responses
9.1
44 responses

9.5

80 responses

Quality of Support

9.7
86 responses
9.3
41 responses

9.4

876 responses

Ease of Doing Business with

9.7
99 responses
9.4
41 responses

9.6

808 responses

Product Direction (% positive)

9.9
104 responses
9.5
44 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.

Automox

Product Summary

Automox is a cloud-native endpoint management solution that offers automated patch management and configuration of endpoints across multiple OS. Automox provides managed service providers (MSPs) and IT teams visibility of all endpoints. It allows organizations to automate software patch deployment, create custom scripts for Windows, MacOS, and Linux endpoints, and support third-party software.

Use Cases

  • Patch management:
    Automox automates software updates and the deployment of critical patches for endpoint device systems. Patch automation and custom configurations are available for Windows, MacOS, and Linux, as well as third-party software, including Google, Amazon, Adobe, and Java.
  • Remote monitoring:
    The built-in Automox Remote Control offers full visibility of all endpoints. IT administrators can locate non-compliant devices and remotely access, patch, and troubleshoot any issues.
  • Automated vulnerability remediation:
    Automox can integrate with scanning solutions to detect endpoint vulnerability.

Shortcomings

  • Complexity:
    Some users might find the platform’s advanced features a bit overwhelming, particularly if they are looking for a simple patch management solution.
  • Device recognition:
    Some users have encountered devices incorrectly showing an offline status. This issue requires the device to be manually rebooted to resolve.
  • Reporting:
    Some users have expressed that Automox’s reporting capabilities do not meet their needs as reports have limited information. Furthermore, the lack of multi-tenancy requires users to view reports from each tenant individually.

NinjaOne

Why your peers choose us over Action1 and Automox

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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