Action1 vs. Pulseway

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Action1
Score 9.8 out of 10
N/A
Action1 supports patch management with a scalable platform configurable in 5 minutes. It integrates real-time vulnerability assessment and automated remediation for third-party software and OS, peer-to-peer patch distribution, and IT ecosystem integrations, to ensure continuous patch compliance, and to reduce ransomware and security risks . Action1 is certified for SOC 2/ISO 27001 and is used by enterprises to manage endpoints globally. The company was founded by…N/A
Pulseway
Score 9.1 out of 10
Mid-Size Companies (51-1,000 employees)
Pulseway is an IT monitoring and management solution that enables users to monitor, manage and control all systems and servers from a smartphone, tablet or browser. For system administrators, Pulseway sends a notification, so they can see an issue and sort it in seconds. Pulseway features: Automation: Auto-remediation workflows, so that IT issues are fixed before users even notice them. Mobile Access: Customers can monitor, manage, connect with…
$0.80
per month per installation
Pricing
Action1Pulseway
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
Enterprise
$0.80
per month per installation
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Action1Pulseway
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeOptionalNo setup fee
Additional DetailsNo hidden fees or contracts. Term-based discounts.
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User Ratings
Action1Pulseway
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(7 ratings)
8.0
(12 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
9.6
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
Action1Pulseway
Likelihood to Recommend
Action1
If you need a solution to help you remotely manage your endpoints this is a no-brainer. I highly recommend signing up for the trial and pushing the agent out to a few endpoints to test
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Pulseway
If you have to manage a large number of computers, especially spread over multiple clients or a large physical area. This is one of the main products that allows us to act as a Managed Service Provider (MSP) and actually manage our clients devices and not just react to issues as clients call them in. Clients really love the proactive approach it allows us to take.
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Pros
Action1
  • Customer service and support team are easy to reach and response time is really fast
  • Interface is really user friendly and easy to use
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Pulseway
  • It monitors computers and notifies us of any issues with any computer.
  • It allows remote control of computers, such as requesting a computer to reboot itself.
  • It is very highly configurable to monitor exactly what we need to monitor. For example, on server, we can have it notify us any time the server is shutdown or rebooted. On the other hand, for a desktop computer, we don't have to be bothered with notifications when a user decides to reboot his computer.
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Cons
Action1
  • I wish the remote connection has a file transfer feature.
  • I hope Action1 will implement DLP and Secure Web Gateway features in the future.
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Pulseway
  • It would be nice if they increased their scope of supported third-party apps.
  • It would be great if they would create an ios app for their ticket system.
  • If they could possibly build in a location service for tracking devices, that would be helpful.
  • If they had two-factor authentication, it would be nice.
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Usability
Action1
No answers on this topic
Pulseway
Pulseway is very user friendly. The system is labeled in terms and grouped together by function so that anyone can understand and locate the functions that they need. We use this system to monitor a file server that we have that can have an unstable power supply. This allows us to easily see that the system is offline and get it back to operational with minimal downtime.
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Support Rating
Action1
No answers on this topic
Pulseway
I haven't really needed much support for Pulseway, so I can't really say a whole lot about their support. Pulseway has been pretty much trouble-free for us. There are regular updates and new features. The updates never seem to break anything or cause problems. It just works.
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Alternatives Considered
Action1
Action1 Cloud Remote Monitoring and Management Solution may not be as feature rich as SCCM and Intune, but it does its job without having to set up and support additional infrastructure on your network. It's more user friendly than ManageEngine's Desktop Central but does most of the same tasks you would be getting from ManageEngine's cloud version of their desktop management system.
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Pulseway
Pulseway has the most features, the best looking app with the best design and better usability than any others we evaluated. We liked the uniformity of the app design across all platforms (Windows, Android, Apple) and the notifications displayed on each platform. The price was a major contributor to our selection of Pulseway compared to the competition.
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Return on Investment
Action1
  • ROI = Time saved for us.
  • The Action1 agent has allowed us to maintain the security of our endpoints by allowing us to update all software on our fleet of devices.
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Pulseway
  • Problems can be dealt with more rapidly because I have access to systems from anywhere. I don't have to carry a computer with me nor do I have to find a location with potentially non-secure wifi to gain access to my systems.
  • I can handle 99% of my system admin tasks using Pulseway and never have to touch a system or connect to the console.
  • Pulseway gives so much control over a system that I don't need to spend extra money on other software to perform management tasks.
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ScreenShots

Action1 Screenshots

Screenshot of Action1 DashboardScreenshot of Action1 Patch ManagementScreenshot of Action1 Software DeploymentScreenshot of Action1 Endpoint ManagementScreenshot of Action1 Vulnerabilities ViewScreenshot of Action1 Vulnerabilities Remediation

Pulseway Screenshots

Screenshot of Cross-device functionalityScreenshot of Auto-Remediate IT IssuesScreenshot of Visibility Across the Entire NetworkScreenshot of Remote Control to Any SystemScreenshot of Systems and Application patchingScreenshot of Detailed Custom Report