Hexnode vs PRTG Network Monitor

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Ratings

Hexnode

PRTG Network Monitor

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Overall

4.6
4.6

4.8

Meets Requirements

9.1
170 responses
9.2
73 responses

9.2

905 responses

Ease of Use

9
169 responses
9.2
73 responses

9.3

912 responses

Ease of Setup

9
151 responses
8.5
55 responses

9.4

804 responses

Ease of Admin

9.1
149 responses
8.5
55 responses

9.5

80 responses

Quality of Support

9.3
162 responses
8.4
63 responses

9.4

876 responses

Ease of Doing Business with

9.2
142 responses
8.8
51 responses

9.6

808 responses

Product Direction (% positive)

9.1
166 responses
9
67 responses

9.8

897 responses

Based on G2 Spring 2024

Competitors

Hexnode

Product Summary

Hexnode is a cloud-based, unified management solution that allows IT teams to manage endpoints from a centralized console. The platform employs monitoring and management features to secure, track, and manage corporate-owned and personal devices.

Use Cases

  • OS support:
    Hexnode supports major desktop operating systems such as Windows and macOS.
  • Remote management:
    The platform allows IT admins to execute various remote actions on their endpoints.
  • Device enrollment:
    Hexnode offers different enrollment methods ranging from no-touch to minimal touch for on-boarding devices.

Shortcomings

  • Linux support:
    Hexnode doesn’t have a direct way to manage on-premise Linux computers, which is a drawback for those who use the operating system.
  • Basic features:
    Some basic features that are available on most UEMs in their basic tiers are only available on Hexnode’s highest plans.
  • Scalability:
    Hexnode’s capability mainly caters to small to medium-sized organizations and might need help handling large-scale enterprises.

PRTG Network Monitor

Product Summary

Praessler PRTG Network Monitor is an infrastructure monitoring solution that empowers sysadmins and IT teams to keep track of network devices around the globe. PRTG Network Monitor simplifies collecting device status and health reports and sending out alerts for unusual metrics. Pricing plans are based on sensor-based licensing.

Use Cases

  • Remote monitoring:
    With remote monitoring functions, PRTG Network Monitor can detect device status, and other metrics that the sensors have been configured to measure.
  • Network management:
    PRTG provides visibility with dashboards that can display network conditions and issues such as network outages and traffic packet loss.
  • IT infrastructure security:
    Its alert and report system acts a first line of defense against malware and other network vulnerabilities, allowing users to act quickly.

Shortcomings

  • Limited features:
    PRTG focuses primarily on network monitoring, and some users have complained about lack of integrations.
  • Pricing:
    While they offer flexible plans, users have said that the sensor-based prices can become expensive with larger networks.
  • Alert issues:
    Reviewers have noted that there are several issues with alerts such as lack of alerts for issues other than outages and disruptive false positive notifications.

NinjaOne

Why your peers choose us over Hexnode and PRTG Network Monitor

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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