BigFix vs Cisco Meraki (MDM)

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Ratings

BigFix

Cisco Meraki (MDM)

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Overall

4.4
4.3

4.8

Meets Requirements

9.2
59 responses
8.8
151 responses

9.2

905 responses

Ease of Use

8.3
59 responses
9
152 responses

9.3

912 responses

Ease of Setup

7.7
29 responses
9.1
129 responses

9.4

804 responses

Ease of Admin

8.3
29 responses
9.2
131 responses

9.5

80 responses

Quality of Support

9.2
53 responses
8.3
141 responses

9.4

876 responses

Ease of Doing Business with

8.9
29 responses
8.6
126 responses

9.6

808 responses

Product Direction (% positive)

9.6
54 responses
8.5
149 responses

9.8

897 responses

Based on G2 Spring 2024

Competitors

BigFix

Product Summary

BigFix is an endpoint management and security platform that automates device management, compliance management, and remediation. This solution ensures endpoints remain safe and uncompromised by discovering and patching security threats. IT Teams and MSPs can manage endpoints from initial deployments to retirement from a single platform.

Use Cases

  • Endpoint management:
    Technicians have visibility and control over all endpoints, allowing them to configure, deploy, and secure them.
  • Patch management:
    Bigfix enhances endpoint security posture through automated patching to comply with popular security frameworks and regulatory requirements.
  • Endpoint Security:
    BigFix detects and analyzes critical vulnerabilities, highlighting which issues need to be prioritized. Technicians can remediate any vulnerabilities fast, thanks to automation.

Shortcomings

  • Mobile device management:
    Several users have complained that the mobile device management system is lacking.
  • Integration challenges:
    A lack of integrations is a concern for users and the current integrations could use some improvement.
  • Complex interface:
    BigFix reviews say that the interface is outdated and can take extensive time and training to learn.

Cisco Meraki (MDM)

Product Summary

Cisco Meraki is a brand within Cisco that specializes in cloud-managed networking solutions. Its mobile device management (MDM) feature, offered through Systems Manager, provides centralized management and security for various mobile devices within your organization.

Use Cases

  • Security:
    Cisco Meraki’s MDM enforces security policies to protect device data, apply restrictions, and control usage with passcode policies.
  • Content management:
    The platform’s on-device content management lets technicians deploy and manage apps, images, documents, and other files on Android devices.
  • Geolocation:
    Cisco Meraki’s geolocation capabilities allow users to locate managed devices and enforce security policies based on a device’s location.

Shortcomings

  • Brand customization:
    It would be helpful if the platform had more flexibility for customizing the user interface (UI) to match your company’s branding.
  • Log information:
    The customer portal lacks some necessary log information, making it challenging for technicians to swiftly analyze and troubleshoot.
  • Limited integrations:
    Cisco Meraki MDM reviews state that there are few third-party integrations available.

NinjaOne

Why your peers choose us over BigFix and Cisco Meraki (MDM)

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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