Action1 vs N-able N-sight

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Ratings

Action1

N-able N-sight

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Overall

4.9
4.2

4.8

Meets Requirements

9.5
108 responses
8.6
111 responses

9.2

905 responses

Ease of Use

9.6
110 responses
8.3
110 responses

9.3

912 responses

Ease of Setup

9.7
106 responses
8.2
90 responses

9.4

804 responses

Ease of Admin

9.5
105 responses
8.2
89 responses

9.5

80 responses

Quality of Support

9.7
86 responses
8
109 responses

9.4

876 responses

Ease of Doing Business with

9.7
99 responses
8.3
90 responses

9.6

808 responses

Product Direction (% positive)

9.9
104 responses
8.1
106 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.

N-able N-sight

Product Summary

N-able N-sight is a remote monitoring and management solution that provides endpoint management, remote access, and ticketing tools to improve IT management. MSPs and IT professionals remotely monitor and manage devices,complex networks, and their IT infrastructures using N-sight. N-able’s services are designed to manage and secure small- and mid-size enterprises, simplifying physical, hybrid, and cloud environments with a secure platform.

Use Cases

  • Remote support:
    This feature can enable IT technicians or support personnel to access and control devices or systems remotely for troubleshooting, maintenance, and assistance purposes:
  • Remote tasks feature:
    IT administrators can remotely execute various tasks on computers or devices within a network. It automates routine maintenance, deploys software updates, and manages configurations across multiple endpoints.
  • Automation:
    N-sight provides IT automation features and preconfigured scripts, enabling IT professionals to streamline workflows and boost efficiency.

Shortcomings

  • Customer support:
    Some users have stated that N-able’s customer support could be further improved, including offering more comprehensive online guides.
  • Delayed actions:
    Scripts & patches take some time to deploy, and it can be hard to troubleshoot and ensure the success of actions taken.
  • Alerts:
    Customers complain that N-able generates a lot of false alerts, which require manual validation by technicians.

NinjaOne

Why your peers choose us over Action1 and N-able N-sight

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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