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349 Ratings
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Score 9 out of 100

Freshdesk

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Score 8.5 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Monitoring Tasks

    8.6

    Atera

    86%

    Freshdesk

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Atera ranks higher in 5/5 features

    Remote monitoring

    8.7
    87%
    52 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Network device monitoring

    7.9
    79%
    42 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Multiple Server Monitoring

    9.0
    90%
    51 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Multi-device monitoring

    8.8
    88%
    52 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Automated alerts and notifications

    8.7
    87%
    53 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Management Tasks

    7.9

    Atera

    79%

    Freshdesk

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Atera ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Patch Management

    8.1
    81%
    51 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Service configuration management

    7.8
    78%
    45 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Software and hardware inventory

    8.4
    84%
    52 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Policy-based automation

    7.1
    71%
    40 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Reporting

    8.1

    Atera

    81%

    Freshdesk

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Atera ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Performance data reports

    8.5
    85%
    47 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Customizable reporting

    7.8
    78%
    43 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Data visualization

    7.9
    79%
    44 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Risk analysis

    8.1
    81%
    36 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Security

    8.0

    Atera

    80%

    Freshdesk

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Atera ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Data backup and recovery

    7.8
    78%
    27 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Antivirus and malware management

    8.0
    80%
    34 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Administrator access control

    8.3
    83%
    84 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Incident and problem management

    Atera

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.4

    Freshdesk

    84%
    Freshdesk ranks higher in 6/6 features

    Organize and prioritize service tickets

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.7
    87%
    60 Ratings

    Expert directory

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.8
    78%
    43 Ratings

    Subscription-based notifications

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.4
    84%
    3 Ratings

    ITSM collaboration and documentation

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.6
    76%
    4 Ratings

    Ticket creation and submission

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.9
    89%
    61 Ratings

    Ticket response

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.8
    88%
    61 Ratings

    Self Help Community

    Atera

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.1

    Freshdesk

    81%
    Freshdesk ranks higher in 2/2 features

    External knowledge base

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.8
    78%
    52 Ratings

    Internal knowledge base

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.4
    84%
    53 Ratings

    Multi-Channel Help

    Atera

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.2

    Freshdesk

    82%
    Freshdesk ranks higher in 5/5 features

    Customer portal

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.4
    84%
    52 Ratings

    IVR

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    21 Ratings

    Social integration

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.9
    79%
    37 Ratings

    Email support

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.9
    89%
    60 Ratings

    Help Desk CRM integration

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.6
    76%
    38 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Atera is rated higher in 3 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Likelihood to Renew, Support Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    9.0

    Atera

    90%
    54 Ratings
    8.4

    Freshdesk

    84%
    131 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    9.1

    Atera

    91%
    1 Rating
    7.5

    Freshdesk

    75%
    8 Ratings

    Usability

    Atera

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.6

    Freshdesk

    86%
    29 Ratings

    Availability

    Atera

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.2

    Freshdesk

    92%
    2 Ratings

    Performance

    Atera

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.3

    Freshdesk

    73%
    2 Ratings

    Support Rating

    9.0

    Atera

    90%
    7 Ratings
    8.7

    Freshdesk

    87%
    32 Ratings

    In-Person Training

    Atera

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2

    Freshdesk

    82%
    1 Rating

    Online Training

    Atera

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.3

    Freshdesk

    73%
    1 Rating

    Implementation Rating

    Atera

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.7

    Freshdesk

    87%
    60 Ratings

    Configurability

    Atera

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.2

    Freshdesk

    92%
    4 Ratings

    Contract Terms and Pricing Model

    Atera

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.2

    Freshdesk

    92%
    2 Ratings

    Ease of integration

    Atera

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2

    Freshdesk

    82%
    2 Ratings

    Product Scalability

    Atera

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.2

    Freshdesk

    92%
    2 Ratings

    Vendor post-sale

    Atera

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2

    Freshdesk

    82%
    2 Ratings

    Vendor pre-sale

    Atera

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.3

    Freshdesk

    73%
    2 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Atera

    For me, Atera has been a great tool that I added to my arsenal. I wanted something where I could manage my clients' Windows updates. As I used the software, I began to realize all of the various things Atera could do. Now it is a critical component of my business and I would not be able to properly function without it.
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    Freshworks Inc

    Freshdesk works great when it comes to ticket escalation and moving the request from queue to queue. We have different support tiers as well as different levels of urgency that we assign to tickets. Having the option to move those tickets across different support queues that are assigned to various representatives is a must have for us. We also have queues assigned to our various teams (support, product, account management, development, etc.) since not all tickets end up being support related.
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    Pros

    Atera

    • Easy to deploy, both in general or to a specific customer.
    • Remote management tools that are in line with every other major solution out there.
    • Real-time alerts that allow for easy monitoring of vital systems.
    • Configurable threshholds on alerts so the system can be tuned to only notify when there is a problem according to certain metrics.
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    Freshworks Inc

    • Follow up on all conversations that enter and are easy to use by the employee and save responses ready for use.
    • Find out the average rate of the number of conversations that occur in the company and conduct the analysis.
    • There is a feature it allows one to take a permit in the name of the employee who responds to the conversation and to know the problem faced by the customer and the solution.
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    Cons

    Atera

    • Ticket automation, more options to specific cases or conditions, and change client assigned to ticket, or be able to assign a ticket for the client without hassle of emailing them back or having to create a fake contact.
    • Include notes for client that are not file attachments, maybe integration with a cloud service like Google Docs or OneDrive.
    • Integration with other remote access tools would be helpful.
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    Freshworks Inc

    • To be honest I never noticed any
    • It was smooth for me but one thing I found an issue for me as a developer I was required to send code sometimes but due to Freshdesk internal security scanning it was not allowing me to do so.
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    Pricing Details

    Atera

    Starting Price

    $99 per month

    Editions & Modules

    Atera editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules
    Pro$991
    Growth$1292
    Power$1693

    Footnotes

    1. Per Technician
    2. Per Technician
    3. Per Technician

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    Unlimited devices & agents. No hidden fees. No contracts.

    Pricing Info

    Freshdesk

    Starting Price

    $0 Up to 10 agents per user

    Editions & Modules

    Freshdesk editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules
    Pro$491
    Free$02
    Growth$153
    Enterprise$694

    Footnotes

    1. per month per agent
    2. Up to 10 agents
    3. per month per agent
    4. per month per agent

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    Pricing Info

    Likelihood to Renew

    Atera

    As of right now, we have found nothing that can offer as many features as Atera does along with the affordability. They are doing monthly releases each month and not just making small changes (shared scripting library, chocolatey support, Install packages, Splashtop SOS support, Scheduled tickets to name a few). The uptimes are great and accessibility to the dashboard has yet to be limited. We are a happy customer and bordering on fanboy status now
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    Freshworks Inc

    We are extremely happy with Freshdesk and can foresee using it for the next year. We might only consider using a different platform if our average daily ticket volume reaches four digits and its AI isn’t enough to handle our needs by then. While we haven’t tested this yet, we have read reviews that it’s AI capabilities are lacking
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    Usability

    Atera

    No answers on this topic

    Freshworks Inc

    I gave it a rating of 9 out of 10 because they delivered on everything we asked them to do. Easy to setup, easy to deploy to end users, easy to customize, easy to enter tickets and so much more. Our experience with their support is top notch! After opening a ticket for support they call use back within 10 minutes every time!
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    Reliability and Availability

    Atera

    No answers on this topic

    Freshworks Inc

    I have encountered a lot of errors in the Freshdesk, however, they tend to resolve it on priority or at least they will share the timeline by when this can be resolved. Most of the time the issue has been from the other partner's end. They take time to resolve their vendor issues and they don't have any timelines in case of developed app errors.
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    Performance

    Atera

    No answers on this topic

    Freshworks Inc

    The reports take a lot of time to download if the time period is large. Also, the tickets take their sweet time to open and load. It is not fast as Zendesk. Only 30 tickets are visible in a single go and there isn't any option to select all. If we need to change the pages and dashboards it takes a lot of time to open.
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    Support Rating

    Atera

    Atera support provides answers to my questions lightning fast. They have never left me feeling like I'm out there on my own. I can ask questions by email, or by chat, or by opening a ticket with them and they are always on it quickly. They also have a forum where other Atera users can help you if you need it, and you can also add feature requests via the forum.
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    Freshworks Inc

    The main thing about Freshdesk user service is that once a request has been made for information about a feature of the platform, the support team responds to tickets quickly, within a day of writing and submitting them, with information that is concise enough so that there is no need to ask for help on the same topic again.
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    In-Person Training

    Atera

    No answers on this topic

    Freshworks Inc

    In-person training is provided to all the agents and it is very easy to learn the basics of the Freshdesk interface. Solving tickets via dashboards, replying to the guest queries in bulk via Freshdesk. The training which is a bit hard is creating the logic according to the ticket flow and intergeration.
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    Online Training

    Atera

    No answers on this topic

    Freshworks Inc

    This tool is no doubt easy to learn but in-person training is a lot better than online training. It takes time to grasp things in the online training, however, in pandemic we have done all the training online. Apart from a bit more time we haven't faced any issues with online training.
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    Implementation Rating

    Atera

    No answers on this topic

    Freshworks Inc

    For the three years of using and implementing Freshdesk in the company, it has progressed massively. I can still remember that the features it had before are nothing compared to now. It has a lot of app integration which makes system communications effective and easier. Everything in the business now complements Freshdesk. The processes and workflows we have is the best fit with Freshdesk.
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    Alternatives Considered

    Atera

    We had tried Syncro, Naverisk, Pulseway - dollar for dollar stack for stack, Atera blew them out of the water. Atera is easy to use, easy to manage, has flourishing facebook and reddit groups for support and they update their knowledge bases daily. Their communication and support has been bar none.
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    Freshworks Inc

    Freshdesk offers a free trial of 21 days and the onboarding is a very smooth process. It is comparatively cheaper than its competitors and the UX is far more simple than the other products in the market. Also, the customer support that we get post the purchase is brilliant and the available in-app integrations prove to be very efficient and helpful.
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    Contract Terms and Pricing Model

    Atera

    No answers on this topic

    Freshworks Inc

    The pricing we had taken is on yearly basis but the subscription and billing frequency that we have is on monthly basis. I would not want to make any changes to it, it is a seamless process with all the contract terms and we both agreed on it. It should be as per the customer's need.
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    Scalability

    Atera

    No answers on this topic

    Freshworks Inc

    The product they have developed is amazing. They have made different products for emails, tickets, chats & calls as well. It is flexible according to multiple departments. The finance team can use it, the Customer support team is using it, we can use it in call centres, emails etc. We can use these tickets internally as well to create child tickets and assign them to different departments for query resolution.
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    Return on Investment

    Atera

    • The lack of cost per unit is a great asset. Our team consists of two members who really use the product, and the cost being per member means we can have hundreds of machines and still only pay for two users.
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    Freshworks Inc

    • Freshdesk has greatly reduced the time we spend assisting our customers by leveraging features such as canned replies and integrated support articles.
    • We've integrated automated alerts for support tickets which allow us to multitask - we focus on other issues and switch to providing support only when needed.
    • Our resolution time and turnaround time have decreased dramatically.
    • We are able to easily keep track of our support performance.
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