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Connectwise Automate vs Datto

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Ratings

Connectwise Automate

Datto

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Overall

4.1
4.5

4.8

Meets Requirements

8.4
8.9

9.2

905 responses

Ease of Use

7.2
99 responses
7.2
172 responses

9.3

912 responses

Ease of Setup

6.2
61 responses
7.8
32 responses

9.4

804 responses

Ease of Admin

7.1
61 responses
8.2
33 responses

9.5

80 responses

Quality of Support

7.4
93 responses
8.2
42 responses

9.4

876 responses

Ease of Doing Business with

8.8
495 responses
8.5
31 responses

9.6

808 responses

Product Direction (% positive)

6.9
97 responses
9.7
39 responses

9.8

897 responses

Based on G2 Spring 2024

Competitors

Connectwise Automate

Product Summary

ConnectWise Automate, previously known as LabTech, is a remote monitoring and management (RMM) platform that simplifies and automates managing, maintaining, and troubleshooting endpoints. Its scripting function allows managed service providers (MSPs) and IT teams to automate routine processes and workflows and customize the platform to meet their needs.

Use Cases

  • Remote endpoint management:
    From a single view, users can monitor device status and manage endpoints, solving performance or security issues without disruptive downtime
  • Patch and software management:
    Deploy applications and install updates using the solution ensure that devices are configured, optimized, and secure.
  • Automation:
    Cut down on routine IT workloads by automating repeatable tasks.

Shortcomings

  • Difficult implementation:
    Initial implementation of ConnectWise Automate is complex, costly, and time-consuming, and users often need consultants to help implement and use the solution.
  • Complex interface:
    Technicians can take a long time to fully understand how to utilize the platform’s features and settings.
  • Lack of support for non-Windows devices:
    The solution is built more for Windows devices with less patching, actions, and data for other OS.

Datto

Product Summary

Datto, a Kaseya company, is an IT management business that offers RMM, network management, PSA, and data protection solutions. Datto allows IT departments and MSPs to manage their businesses and provide IT services from a single platform. Additionally, Datto solutions are scalable and customizable to adapt to IT environments.

Use Cases

Shortcomings

  • Patch management issues:
    When patches and other related tasks fail, it’s difficult to troubleshoot since Datto does not provide enough specific error information for users.
  • Unreliable support:
    Customer support is inconsistent and unreliable, which can lead to downtime when users experience technical difficulties.
  • High cost:
    The cost of Datto is high, which makes it difficult for small businesses and MSPs to purchase.

NinjaOne

Why your peers choose us over Connectwise Automate and Datto

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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