BigFix vs Pandora FMS

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Ratings

BigFix

Pandora FMS

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Overall

4.4
4.6

4.8

Meets Requirements

9.2
59 responses
9.3
127 responses

9.2

905 responses

Ease of Use

8.3
59 responses
8.9
127 responses

9.3

912 responses

Ease of Setup

7.7
29 responses
8.7
93 responses

9.4

804 responses

Ease of Admin

8.3
29 responses
8.4
68 responses

9.5

80 responses

Quality of Support

9.2
53 responses
8.9
124 responses

9.4

876 responses

Ease of Doing Business with

8.9
29 responses
9
63 responses

9.6

808 responses

Product Direction (% positive)

9.6
54 responses
9.7
125 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    BigFix reviews say that the interface is outdated and can take extensive time and training to learn.

Pandora FMS

Product Summary

Pandora FMS is a comprehensive IT management solution that includes audit, monitoring, configuration management, remote control, ITSM, inventory, and system security. Its platform helps IT teams of all sizes find and solve problems quickly to keep their IT network healthy.

Use Cases

  • Real-time monitoring:
    Pandora FMS continuously scans your IT network to offer reliable, up-to-date data.
  • Remote control:
    Pandora FMS offers remote shell access on Linux, Windows, and Mac.
  • Log management:
    The software helps you search for information across all your monitored systems in a single click.

Shortcomings

  • Learning curve:
    The software solution may be initially difficult to understand, especially for beginner IT technicians.
  • Complex initial set-up:
    Some G2 users have stated that Pandora FMS can be initially complicated and time-consuming.
  • Integration issues:
    Pandora FMS may have compatibility issues with different business applications.

NinjaOne

Why your peers choose us over BigFix and Pandora FMS

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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