Action1 vs PRTG Network Monitor

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Ratings

Action1

PRTG Network Monitor

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Overall

4.9
4.6

4.8

Meets Requirements

9.5
108 responses
9.2
73 responses

9.2

905 responses

Ease of Use

9.6
110 responses
9.2
73 responses

9.3

912 responses

Ease of Setup

9.7
106 responses
8.5
55 responses

9.4

804 responses

Ease of Admin

9.5
105 responses
8.5
55 responses

9.5

80 responses

Quality of Support

9.7
86 responses
8.4
63 responses

9.4

876 responses

Ease of Doing Business with

9.7
99 responses
8.8
51 responses

9.6

808 responses

Product Direction (% positive)

9.9
104 responses
9
67 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.

PRTG Network Monitor

Product Summary

Praessler PRTG Network Monitor is an infrastructure monitoring solution that empowers sysadmins and IT teams to keep track of network devices around the globe. PRTG Network Monitor simplifies collecting device status and health reports and sending out alerts for unusual metrics. Pricing plans are based on sensor-based licensing.

Use Cases

  • Remote monitoring:
    With remote monitoring functions, PRTG Network Monitor can detect device status, and other metrics that the sensors have been configured to measure.
  • Network management:
    PRTG provides visibility with dashboards that can display network conditions and issues such as network outages and traffic packet loss.
  • IT infrastructure security:
    Its alert and report system acts a first line of defense against malware and other network vulnerabilities, allowing users to act quickly.

Shortcomings

  • Limited features:
    PRTG focuses primarily on network monitoring, and some users have complained about lack of integrations.
  • Pricing:
    While they offer flexible plans, users have said that the sensor-based prices can become expensive with larger networks.
  • Alert issues:
    Reviewers have noted that there are several issues with alerts such as lack of alerts for issues other than outages and disruptive false positive notifications.

NinjaOne

Why your peers choose us over Action1 and PRTG Network Monitor

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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