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N-able N-central vs Panorama9

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Ratings

N-able N-central

Panorama9

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Overall

4.3
4.3

4.8

Meets Requirements

8.4

9.2

905 responses

Ease of Use

7.6
89 responses
0 responses

9.3

912 responses

Ease of Setup

7.1
77 responses
4 responses

9.4

804 responses

Ease of Admin

7.6
80 responses
0 responses

9.5

80 responses

Quality of Support

7.7
86 responses
4 responses

9.4

876 responses

Ease of Doing Business with

8.3
76 responses
0 responses

9.6

808 responses

Product Direction (% positive)

9
82 responses
0 responses

9.8

897 responses

Based on G2 Spring 2024

Competitors

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.

Panorama9

Product Summary

Panorama9 offers remote monitoring and management (RMM) tools that allow technicians to monitor client-facing systems and remote workstations. A real-time network monitoring map allows MSPs and IT Teams to track endpoint devices and security vulnerabilities and display asset inventory. This solution keeps endpoint devices secure by ensuring compliance with patch management capabilities.

Use Cases

  • Patch management:
    This platform detects software vulnerabilities and can push out updates for OS or third-party applications to ensure performance and security.
  • Remote management:
    Built-in remote monitoring and remote control capabilities allow users to keep track of remote workstations and resolve issues from anywhere in the world.
  • IT security:
    Compliance management capabilities allow technicians to deal with unauthorized software, missing software licenses, and so on. It can also detect when installed antivirus programs are not installed or running.

Shortcomings

  • Lacks features:
    Users have complained that several vital tools for MSPs are not available for Panorama9, such as a lack of customizability for policies.
  • Price:
    In recent years, there has been a price hike for Panorama9, which makes it less cost-effective relative to the number of features it offers.
  • Patching has limited settings:
    Some users have complained that its patch management capabilities lack granular control

NinjaOne

Why your peers choose us over N-able N-central and Panorama9

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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