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Microsoft Intune vs N-able N-central

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Ratings

Microsoft Intune

N-able N-central

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Overall

4.5
4.3

4.8

Meets Requirements

8.4
8.4

9.2

905 responses

Ease of Use

8.6
132 responses
7.6
89 responses

9.3

912 responses

Ease of Setup

8.6
132 responses
7.1
77 responses

9.4

804 responses

Ease of Admin

8.6
93 responses
7.6
80 responses

9.5

80 responses

Quality of Support

8.3
127 responses
7.7
86 responses

9.4

876 responses

Ease of Doing Business with

8.5
232 responses
8.3
76 responses

9.6

808 responses

Product Direction (% positive)

9.3
129 responses
9
82 responses

9.8

897 responses

Based on G2 Spring 2024

Competitors

Microsoft Intune

Product Summary

Microsoft InTune offers cloud-based endpoint management with comprehensive support for Microsoft product integration. Intune allows managed service providers (MSPs) and IT teams to set up laptops and mobile devices, manage corporate devices, and enforce security policies. It offers features such as app management, data protection, device configuration, and software updates, all from a single cloud-based platform. With Intune, customers can remotely secure their data and ensure device compliance with company security policies.

Use Cases

  • Centralized device management:
    Streamlines device onboarding, configuration, and administration for highly homogenous environments and device configurations.
  • Application management:
    Intune is commonly used to deploy applications, push updates, and manage user permission for multiple device types.
  • Easy integration with Microsoft products:
    Built for seamless integration with Azure Active Directory and other Microsoft products such as Office and Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager.

Shortcomings

  • Inefficient speed:
    From deploying and assigning configuration profiles to applications and showing the status of items, Intune can be frustratingly slow.
  • Lack of support for non-Windows devices:
    Users have reported that configuring macOS devices is difficult, and fewer functionalities are available for these devices.
  • Pricing:
    Full functionality is locked behind higher-priced licenses, limiting what Intune can do for users.

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

  • Complex UI:
    N-central users find the user interface unnecessarily complex, and new users experience a steep learning curve.
  • Unusual reporting:
    Device reporting is not real-time, and users are not able to acquire all the information they need from the reports.
  • Customer support issues:
    Customer support 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 Microsoft Intune 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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