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Ratings

Automox

N-able N-central

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Overall

4.5
4.3

4.8

Meets Requirements

8.7
8.4

9.2

905 responses

Ease of Use

9.3
45 responses
7.6
89 responses

9.3

912 responses

Ease of Setup

9.2
42 responses
7.1
77 responses

9.4

804 responses

Ease of Admin

9.1
44 responses
7.6
80 responses

9.5

80 responses

Quality of Support

9.3
41 responses
7.7
86 responses

9.4

876 responses

Ease of Doing Business with

9.4
41 responses
8.3
76 responses

9.6

808 responses

Product Direction (% positive)

9.5
44 responses
9
82 responses

9.8

897 responses

Based on G2 Spring 2024

Competitors

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.
  • Pricing:
    Automox’s pricing can be on the higher end for small to mid-sized businesses, which may pose a challenge for budget-conscious organizations.
  • 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.

N-able N-central

Product Summary

N-central is an IT management solution by N-able that allows organizations to manage, monitor, and secure their endpoints. N-central provides RMM, patch management, data backup, and IT automation features that enable IT professionals to streamline processes and gain control over their entire IT infrastructures. From the N-central platform, users can integrate their PSA solutions in order to manage both their businesses and IT environments.

Use Cases

  • RMM:
    With RMM, IT teams can monitor, manage, and secure their remote or on-premise IT infrastructures.
  • Patch management:
    N-central patch management helps IT teams secure and update their endpoint devices.
  • IT automation:
    Using IT automation features, MSPs and IT professionals can automate tasks to streamline workflows.
  • Remote access:
    With remote access, IT teams can provide IT support for all devices regardless of their locations.

Shortcomings

  • Complex UI:
    N-central users find the user interface unnecessarily complex, and new users experience a steep learning curve.
  • Unusual reporting:
    Device reporting is not real-time, and users are not able to acquire all the information they need from the reports.
  • Customer support issues:
    Customer support points users to pre-made guides and issues canned responses rather than working with the users to solve their technical issues.
  • IT automation challenges:
    IT automation setup on the platform is challenging and time-consuming.

NinjaOne

Why your peers choose us over Automox and N-able N-central

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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