IBM Security MaaS360 vs N-able N-central

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Ratings

IBM Security MaaS360

N-able N-central

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Overall

4.1
4.3

4.8

Meets Requirements

9.4
117 responses
8.4
89 responses

9.2

905 responses

Ease of Use

8
118 responses
7.6
89 responses

9.3

912 responses

Ease of Setup

7.5
81 responses
7.1
77 responses

9.4

804 responses

Ease of Admin

7.9
77 responses
7.6
80 responses

9.5

80 responses

Quality of Support

7.9
113 responses
7.7
86 responses

9.4

876 responses

Ease of Doing Business with

7.9
76 responses
8.3
76 responses

9.6

808 responses

Product Direction (% positive)

8
122 responses
9
82 responses

9.8

897 responses

Based on G2 Spring 2024

Competitors

IBM Security MaaS360

Product Summary

IBM Security MaaS360 is a unified endpoint management system designed to streamline and secure the management of diverse endpoints within an enterprise. This solution centralizes the monitoring and management of Windows, macOS, iOS, Android, and IoT endpoint devices. MaaS360 provides visibility of devices’ health and compliance status to maintain security policies and operational efficiency.

Use Cases

  • Mobile device management (MDM):
    MaaS360 enables IT professionals to manage, secure, and monitor mobile devices across various OSs with remote wiping and application deployment features.
  • IT automation:
    Users can utilize MaaS360’s automation to customize policies that automate routine tasks such as device configuration and update rollout.
  • Patch management:
    MaaS360 can detect when devices are missing critical patches and allow users to push out those missing updates to all devices or to a single device.

Shortcomings

  • Pricing:
    MaaS360 reviews on G2 have found the platform more expensive than other UEM solutions, which can be prohibitive for startups and small to medium-sized businesses.
  • Complex interface and set-up:
    Users have complained about the difficulty of setting up and managing MaaS360. This solution requires additional training and support so technicians can fully leverage all its capabilities.
  • Customer support:
    Reviewers have complained that MaaS360’s technical support needs more training and that customer support takes a while to respond.

N-able N-central

Product Summary

N-central is an IT management solution by N-able that allows organizations to manage, monitor, and secure their endpoints. N-central provides RMM, patch management, data backup, and IT automation features that enable IT professionals to streamline processes and gain control over their entire IT infrastructures. From the N-central platform, users can integrate their PSA solutions in order to manage both their businesses and IT environments.

Use Cases

  • RMM:
    With RMM, IT teams can monitor, manage, and secure their remote or on-premise IT infrastructures.
  • Patch management:
    N-central patch management helps IT teams secure and update their endpoint devices.
  • IT automation:
    Using IT automation features, MSPs and IT professionals can automate tasks to streamline workflows.
  • Remote access:
    With remote access, IT teams can provide IT support for all devices regardless of their locations.

Shortcomings

  • Steep learning curve:
    N-Central’s interface can be complex, making it more challenging and resource-intensive for new users to utilize the platform’s capabilities fully.
  • Customer support issues:
    Customer support sometimes points users to pre-made guides and issues canned responses rather than working with the users to solve their technical issues.
  • IT automation challenges:
    IT automation setup on the platform is challenging and time-consuming.

NinjaOne

Why your peers choose us over IBM Security MaaS360 and N-able N-central

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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