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Connectwise Automate vs Lansweeper

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Ratings

Connectwise Automate

Lansweeper

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Overall

4.1
4.4

4.8

Meets Requirements

8.4
9.3

9.2

905 responses

Ease of Use

7.2
99 responses
8.7
44 responses

9.3

912 responses

Ease of Setup

6.2
61 responses
8.8
40 responses

9.4

804 responses

Ease of Admin

7.1
61 responses
9
40 responses

9.5

80 responses

Quality of Support

7.4
93 responses
8.8
33 responses

9.4

876 responses

Ease of Doing Business with

8.8
495 responses
9.2
32 responses

9.6

808 responses

Product Direction (% positive)

6.9
97 responses
8.6
42 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.

Lansweeper

Product Summary

Lansweeper is an IT asset management and network inventory solution designed to help businesses and organizations manage their IT infrastructure. It provides insights into hardware, software, and network assets across an organization’s environment.

Use Cases

  • Monitoring:
    Lansweeper offers basic network monitoring capabilities to detect device availability, performance issues, and changes in network topology.
  • Reporting and Dashboards:
    Lansweeper provides customizable reports and dashboards to visualize IT asset data, track trends, and make informed decisions about asset management and network optimization.
  • Automation and Alerts:
    It allows users to set up automated management tasks and receive alerts for critical events or issues within the IT environment.

Shortcomings

  • Slow performance:
    Users have experienced slow performance when using Lansweeper, especially for virtual machines.
  • Minimal reporting:
    Lansweeper reports are minimal and could use more detail for the users.
  • Complicated UI:
    The user interface for Lansweeper is difficult to navigate and is not intuitive for new users.

NinjaOne

Why your peers choose us over Connectwise Automate and Lansweeper

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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