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ManageEngine Endpoint Central vs PRTG Network Monitor

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Ratings

ManageEngine Endpoint Central

PRTG Network Monitor

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Overall

4.4
4.6

4.8

Meets Requirements

8.7
9.2

9.2

905 responses

Ease of Use

8.6
560 responses
9.2
73 responses

9.3

912 responses

Ease of Setup

8.6
495 responses
8.5
55 responses

9.4

804 responses

Ease of Admin

8.7
519 responses
8.5
55 responses

9.5

80 responses

Quality of Support

8.2
511 responses
8.4
63 responses

9.4

876 responses

Ease of Doing Business with

8.8
495 responses
8.8
51 responses

9.6

808 responses

Product Direction (% positive)

9.1
542 responses
9
67 responses

9.8

897 responses

Based on G2 Spring 2024

Competitors

ManageEngine Endpoint Central

Product Summary

ManageEngine Endpoint Central is a cloud-based unified endpoint management solution that allows organizations to monitor, manage, secure, and remotely troubleshoot various endpoints. This software enables managed service providers (MSPs) to automate numerous IT tasks. ManageEngine also provides some out-of-the-box tools to new customers.

Use Cases

  • Endpoint management:
    Allows users to manage multiple endpoints from a single console and troubleshoot any issues.
  • Patch and software management:
    Deploy software and patches to endpoints and servers and manage software licensing. Administrators can also block unauthorized software and manage permissions.
  • Remote access:
    Gives users the ability to monitor endpoints remotely, allowing them to access file manager, task manager, registry, and other tools.

Shortcomings

  • High system resource usage:
    This service requires a large amount of resource consumption on the device that’s being managed, which can cause performance issues.
  • Scalability:
    When the number of endpoints and the complexity of the IT environment increases, the solution can struggle to perform and may become difficult to manage.
  • Customer support:
    Some users have mentioned having difficulty getting support for complex issues and that the support team is often slow to respond or follow up.
  • Reporting:
    Some users struggle to customize reports. Pulling or presenting specific data in the user’s desired format can also be challenging.

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 ManageEngine Endpoint Central 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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