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31 Ratings

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Score 8.9 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Monitoring Tasks

    8.5

    Atera

    85%

    Pulseway

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

    Remote monitoring

    8.5
    85%
    51 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Network device monitoring

    7.8
    78%
    41 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Multiple Server Monitoring

    8.9
    89%
    50 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Multi-device monitoring

    8.7
    87%
    51 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Automated alerts and notifications

    8.5
    85%
    52 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Management Tasks

    7.8

    Atera

    78%

    Pulseway

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

    Patch Management

    7.9
    79%
    50 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Service configuration management

    7.8
    78%
    44 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Software and hardware inventory

    8.4
    84%
    51 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Policy-based automation

    7.0
    70%
    39 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Reporting

    8.0

    Atera

    80%

    Pulseway

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

    Performance data reports

    8.5
    85%
    46 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Customizable reporting

    7.8
    78%
    42 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Data visualization

    7.8
    78%
    43 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Risk analysis

    8.0
    80%
    35 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Security

    7.8

    Atera

    78%

    Pulseway

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

    Data backup and recovery

    7.6
    76%
    26 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Antivirus and malware management

    7.8
    78%
    33 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Administrator access control

    8.0
    80%
    83 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Pulseway is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Support Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.8

    Atera

    88%
    53 Ratings
    9.6

    Pulseway

    96%
    11 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    9.1

    Atera

    91%
    1 Rating

    Pulseway

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Usability

    Atera

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0

    Pulseway

    100%
    2 Ratings

    Support Rating

    8.9

    Atera

    89%
    7 Ratings
    9.6

    Pulseway

    96%
    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.
    Mike Ward | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pulseway

    Pulseway is well suited for just about any situation where there is a need to remotely monitor and manage computers. The most basic features are available to anyone with a free account, so even a home user can set it up and use to keep an eye on computers. The more sophisticated features require a fairly inexpensive subscription, but are well worth the cost for a business wanting to monitor the health of their servers, etc.My experience with Pulseway is limited to using it in situations where there are fewer than a dozen or so computers/servers being monitored. I'm not really sure how well it scales up, so I can't say if it is a good solution for a large corporation with hundreds or thousands of machines that need to be monitored.
    Richard Hogan | TrustRadius Reviewer

    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.
    Caleb Yankus | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pulseway

    • Running windows updates: Pulseway really helps us keep our end-user devices up to date, without the need to handle each device individually.
    • Sending notifications on our servers really helps with taking care of issues before they cause downtime.
    • Pulseway's remote desktop client works very well, even over slower internet connections.
    Nathan Weber | TrustRadius Reviewer

    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.
    Maycon Menezes | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pulseway

    • I would like to be able to connect to the managed system's console if the app's capabilities still don't meet my needs.
    • I'd like for it to be easier to configure. Some operating systems, Linux for example, are not that easy to setup for disk space management. Windows and Mac are very easy to setup for it.
    • I'd like to be able to configure process restarts in case of a failure.
    Kenneth Hess | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    Atera

    General

    Free Trial
    Yes
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Yes
    Entry-level set up fee?
    No

    Starting Price

    $79 Per Technician

    Atera Editions & Modules

    Edition
    Pro$791
    Growth$1191
    Power$1491
    1. Per Technician
    Additional Pricing Details
    Unlimited devices & agents. No hidden fees. No contracts.

    Pulseway

    General

    Free Trial
    Yes
    Free/Freemium Version
    Yes
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Yes
    Entry-level set up fee?
    No

    Starting Price

    $176 per endpoint

    Pulseway Editions & Modules

    Edition
    Enterprise1.761
    1. per endpoint
    Additional Pricing Details
    Pay as you go. No hidden fees or contracts. Term based discounts!

    Likelihood to Renew

    Atera

    Atera 9.1
    Based on 1 answer
    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
    Chris Miller | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pulseway

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Usability

    Atera

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Pulseway

    Pulseway 10.0
    Based on 2 answers
    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.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Support Rating

    Atera

    Atera 8.9
    Based on 7 answers
    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.
    Terry Irwin | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pulseway

    Pulseway 9.6
    Based on 2 answers
    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.
    Richard Hogan | TrustRadius Reviewer

    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.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    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.
    Brian Heersink | TrustRadius Reviewer

    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.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pulseway

    • Simplified management of helpdesk queries made for improved customer satisfaction
    • Simplicity of reporting on client tickets helped reveal common faults and training requirements
    • Reduced costs of server management with excellent server monitoring, reporting and the ability to complete real world server management tasks simply
    Alex Taylor | TrustRadius Reviewer

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