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BigFix vs ManageEngine Endpoint Central

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Ratings

BigFix

ManageEngine Endpoint Central

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Overall

4.4
4.4

4.8

Meets Requirements

9.2
8.7

9.2

905 responses

Ease of Use

8.3
59 responses
8.6
560 responses

9.3

912 responses

Ease of Setup

7.7
29 responses
8.6
495 responses

9.4

804 responses

Ease of Admin

8.3
29 responses
8.7
519 responses

9.5

80 responses

Quality of Support

9.2
53 responses
8.2
511 responses

9.4

876 responses

Ease of Doing Business with

8.9
29 responses
8.8
495 responses

9.6

808 responses

Product Direction (% positive)

9.6
54 responses
9.1
542 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.
  • Cost:
    Licensing and implementation costs are quite high for small to medium businesses and MSPs to afford.

ManageEngine Endpoint Central

Product Summary

ManageEngine Endpoint Central is a cloud-based unified endpoint management solution that allows organizations to monitor, manage, secure, and remotely troubleshoot various endpoints. This software enables managed service providers (MSPs) to automate numerous IT tasks. ManageEngine also provides some out-of-the-box tools to new customers.

Use Cases

  • Endpoint management:
    Allows users to manage multiple endpoints from a single console and troubleshoot any issues.
  • Patch and software management:
    Deploy software and patches to endpoints and servers and manage software licensing. Administrators can also block unauthorized software and manage permissions.
  • Remote access:
    Gives users the ability to monitor endpoints remotely, allowing them to access file manager, task manager, registry, and other tools.

Shortcomings

  • High system resource usage:
    This service requires a large amount of resource consumption on the device that’s being managed, which can cause performance issues.
  • Scalability:
    When the number of endpoints and the complexity of the IT environment increases, the solution can struggle to perform and may become difficult to manage.
  • Customer support:
    Some users have mentioned having difficulty getting support for complex issues and that the support team is often slow to respond or follow up.
  • Reporting:
    Some users struggle to customize reports. Pulling or presenting specific data in the user’s desired format can also be challenging.

NinjaOne

Why your peers choose us over BigFix and ManageEngine Endpoint 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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