Connectwise Automate vs SysAid

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Ratings

Connectwise Automate

SysAid

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Overall

4.1
4.5

4.8

Meets Requirements

8.4
98 responses
8.9
523 responses

9.2

905 responses

Ease of Use

7.2
99 responses
8.9
525 responses

9.3

912 responses

Ease of Setup

6.2
61 responses
8.4
454 responses

9.4

804 responses

Ease of Admin

7.1
61 responses
8.7
463 responses

9.5

80 responses

Quality of Support

7.4
93 responses
9
518 responses

9.4

876 responses

Ease of Doing Business with

8.8
495 responses
9.1
458 responses

9.6

808 responses

Product Direction (% positive)

6.9
97 responses
9
496 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.

SysAid

Product Summary

SysAid is a cloud-based help desk platform that provides visibility and control over IT service operations. This solution focuses on automation and ticketing capabilities to help organizations generate, organize, and assign tickets and resolve issues.

Use Cases

  • IT support automation:
    With SysAid’s automation, technicians can automate repeating tasks, freeing up IT support teams to work on more complex and strategic tasks.
  • Ticketing system:
    SysAid’s ticketing system has a self-service portal for ticket submission and makes it easy to assign, track, sort, and monitor tickets.
  • Asset inventory:
    SysAid provides visibility of all IT assets, allowing technicians to track all the hardware and software in an IT environment.

Shortcomings

  • Remote access:
    SysAid offers embedded TeamViewer for their remote access, which limits options for IT support teams.
  • User interface:
    G2 reviews have stated that the interface is clunky. The designs also differ between pages, resulting in a disjointed user experience.
  • Initial setup:
    SysAid has a steep learning curve that requires more time and resources to get up and running.

NinjaOne

Why your peers choose us over Connectwise Automate and SysAid

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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