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Atera

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Score 8.9 out of 100

SolarWinds Pingdom

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Score 8.7 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Monitoring Tasks

    8.5

    Atera

    85%

    SolarWinds Pingdom

    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

    8.6
    86%
    52 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Management Tasks

    7.8

    Atera

    78%

    SolarWinds Pingdom

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

    Patch Management

    8.0
    80%
    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%

    SolarWinds Pingdom

    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%

    SolarWinds Pingdom

    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

    7.9
    79%
    33 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Administrator access control

    8.0
    80%
    83 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Atera is rated higher in 1 area: Support Rating
    • SolarWinds Pingdom is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Renew
    • Atera and SolarWinds Pingdom are tied in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.9

    Atera

    89%
    53 Ratings
    8.9

    SolarWinds Pingdom

    89%
    40 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    9.1

    Atera

    91%
    1 Rating
    10.0

    SolarWinds Pingdom

    100%
    4 Ratings

    Usability

    Atera

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0

    SolarWinds Pingdom

    100%
    7 Ratings

    Performance

    Atera

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.0

    SolarWinds Pingdom

    60%
    2 Ratings

    Support Rating

    8.9

    Atera

    89%
    7 Ratings
    7.9

    SolarWinds Pingdom

    79%
    38 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

    SolarWinds Pingdom

    I've found Pingdom to be the best solution for relatively simple uptime checks when you need a reliable way to run those checks and alert on failures. I haven't used their transaction monitoring or Real User Monitoring features but it may be great at those too.
    Ryan Park | 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

    SolarWinds Pingdom

    • Monitoring as many websites as we can throw at it.
    • Customer Service has been extremely great with quick responses and resolution.
    • The ability to integrate with our chat client or via web hook with allows for maximum visibility amongst team members.
    John Birks | 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

    SolarWinds Pingdom

    • sometimes sends false alerts
    • there should be some threshold value for when an application is not reachable, it should alert after 30 seconds and keep sending hello packets for those 30 seconds and if still there is no response, then it should send the alert.
    • too many unwanted metrics.
    Fazal Azeem | 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

    $99 per month

    Atera Editions & Modules

    Edition
    Pro$991
    Growth$1291
    Power$1691
    1. Per Technician
    Additional Pricing Details
    Unlimited devices & agents. No hidden fees. No contracts.

    SolarWinds Pingdom

    General

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

    Starting Price

    $14.95 per month

    SolarWinds Pingdom Editions & Modules

    Edition
    Synthetic Monitoring$101
    Real User Monitoring$101
    EnterpriseCustom Pricing
    1. per month
    2. none
    Additional Pricing Details

    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

    SolarWinds Pingdom

    SolarWinds Pingdom 10.0
    Based on 4 answers
    Recently added features have made Pingdom less intuitive for our requirements. While Pingdom has a broad offering and remains a good value, it is becoming more than we need. Our customer base is becoming more and more global and Pingdom still lacks Asia-Pacific monitoring, which we will need within a year.
    Ted White | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Usability

    Atera

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    SolarWinds Pingdom

    SolarWinds Pingdom 10.0
    Based on 7 answers
    Pingdom is easy to use, very intuitive and has a very short learning curve. From the onset, we've been able to jump in and leverage the tool to accomplish our goals for page speed performance and discover the insights we need to make improvements. Its a well-designed tool and makes for a good user experience.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Performance

    Atera

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    SolarWinds Pingdom

    SolarWinds Pingdom 6.0
    Based on 2 answers
    Interface is unnecessarily complicated and frequently responds slowly.
    Ted White | 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

    SolarWinds Pingdom

    SolarWinds Pingdom 7.9
    Based on 38 answers
    Customer service from Solarwinds has always been stellar. We've never gone unnoticed, even though we're currently within their tail segment. They're a great partner to us and indeed an important one. When we've had to submit a ticket, we've always received a response within 24 hours. I'd highly recommend SolarWinds to any organization with a server network
    Anonymous | 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

    SolarWinds Pingdom

    Some of the products mentioned here are much more "holistic solutions" for monitoring, analyzing, logging, alerting, etc., but for the use case, we use SolarWinds Pingdom. I think that SolorWinds Pingdom is much simpler and friendlier for configuring and maintaining. We selected SolarWinds Pingdom for this case due to our previous acquaintance which left a good impression on us.
    Yaniv Vararu | 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

    SolarWinds Pingdom

    • Makes sure people trying out Quepid.com don't experience broken onboarding experiences.
    • Confidence that when I bring up a demo for a customer, it is up and responding!
    • Keeps my cloud-deployed services "warm" by hitting them every minute, so when I go to hit them, they are up and running.
    • Confidence in your infrastructure.
    Eric Pugh | TrustRadius Reviewer

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