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Score 7.1 out of 100
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Score 6 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco Webex Support

We use WebEx Support Center in the IT department to support users as well as work with vendors remotely. This applies to physical desktops, laptops, and Virtual Desktops. We have around 200 employees. Most employees work in one of our offices, but we do have at least 5-10 users who are more frequently remote than they are in the office. It helps us remotely access machines we wouldn't otherwise have access to, due to lack of physical access. It's excellent for troubleshooting access problems from users' personal machines, as well.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Impero Remote Manager (discontinued)

Where we use the Impero Remote Manager is in a school setting and it works really well for us. We have our teachers use it every day to make sure their students are always on track. It works really well for students that we know are likely to get off track. We can see their screen and know exactly when they get off track and can get them back on track quickly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Remote Administration

Cisco Webex Support
6.9
Impero Remote Manager (discontinued)
4.5
Screen sharing
Cisco Webex Support
5.9
Impero Remote Manager (discontinued)
7.0
File transfer
Cisco Webex Support
6.6
Impero Remote Manager (discontinued)
4.0
Instant message
Cisco Webex Support
7.4
Impero Remote Manager (discontinued)
5.0
Secure remote access with Smart Card authentication
Cisco Webex Support
8.9
Impero Remote Manager (discontinued)
5.0
Access to sleeping/powered-off computers
Cisco Webex Support
9.3
Impero Remote Manager (discontinued)
2.0
Over-the-Internet remote session
Cisco Webex Support
5.9
Impero Remote Manager (discontinued)
5.0
Initiate remote control from mobile
Cisco Webex Support
8.9
Impero Remote Manager (discontinued)
4.0
Remote management of servers & workstations
Cisco Webex Support
4.7
Impero Remote Manager (discontinued)
6.0
Remote Active Directory® management
Cisco Webex Support
4.7
Impero Remote Manager (discontinued)
3.0
Centralized management dashboard
Cisco Webex Support
5.0
Impero Remote Manager (discontinued)
3.0
Session record
Cisco Webex Support
9.1
Impero Remote Manager (discontinued)
6.0
Annotations
Cisco Webex Support
6.8
Impero Remote Manager (discontinued)
3.0
Monitoring and Alerts
Cisco Webex Support
4.6
Impero Remote Manager (discontinued)
5.0
Multi-platform remote control
Cisco Webex Support
9.3
Impero Remote Manager (discontinued)
5.0

Pros

Cisco Webex Support

  • Simple Remote Access - WebEx Support Center works with either a permanent install or temporary executable, so you don't have to worry about users being particularly comfortable or knowledgeable about software installation. It also doesn't matter if the user is on an account without admin rights, you can still connect and see what's going on using the temporary executable.
  • Robust Access Options - You can take see the user's screen, take control of their screen, send files, and retrieve files. It's a great tool for troubleshooting issues that users might be experiencing and doesn't depend on them being able to find the files that you need to properly troubleshoot their issues.
  • Great performance - Even when users don't have a particularly great internet connection, you can still typically get good results and help them quickly. You're not going to do it over dial-up (if that even still exists for anyone), but it works acceptably well even over very modest DSL or satellite internet connections.
Kurt Ferguson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Impero Remote Manager (discontinued)

  • It allows us to keep track of our students.
  • The user interface is really easy to use and understand.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cisco Webex Support

  • During initial setups it can be a little confusing.
  • The look and feel is a little rigid. It feels like it is in need of a smoother UI update.
  • When a new user is introduced to webex and they are asked to share their desktop, it maybe a little difficult for the user to navigate to the correct buttons.
Shawn Oudavanh | TrustRadius Reviewer

Impero Remote Manager (discontinued)

  • It crashes frequently, so that could be fixed.
  • The ability to take over a student's screen could be a little easier as well.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Cisco Webex Support

Cisco Webex Support 9.1
Based on 3 answers
The Enterprise package we purchased (Event Center, Remote Support, Meeting Center, and Training Center) for 100 users is the same annual price as GoToMeeting for 25 users. We will renew as it is a package deal. If it were just WebEx Remote Support, we would not renew at all.
Zak Gunnells | TrustRadius Reviewer

Impero Remote Manager (discontinued)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Cisco Webex Support

Cisco Webex Support 7.0
Based on 1 answer
Honestly, there are people available. But none of them will help you with your issues. They just keep assigning new service engineers who are often clueless.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Impero Remote Manager (discontinued)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Cisco Webex Support

Cisco Webex Support 5.7
Based on 4 answers
As a user of Cisco Webex Support, I have never had to contact Cisco for technical support as it is a very easy to use tool.
Julio Cesar Lara Favela | TrustRadius Reviewer

Impero Remote Manager (discontinued)

Impero Remote Manager (discontinued) 8.0
Based on 2 answers
The support for Impero Remote Manager is actually really good and I have been pleased every time I have had to work with them. Any time I've had an issue with the software, I've been able to call support and have the issue resolved very quickly and things start working again.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Cisco Webex Support

Logmein GoToAssist
    • Logmein-GoToAssist is the product we used previously and still to some degree use with WebEx Support Center. It was not always reliable and suffered with network congestion but worked quite well for us, we as a team feel that WebEx Support Center is a more reliable and a better overall product. This to me is due to the simplicity of the UI and ease of use as well as the quality of the network performance.
Kaseya with VNC Connect
  • We use within Kaseya for our internally servers and local office users due to cost and efficiency, but it is more intended as console-level access and has a bit more features then WebEx Support Center, however is not good for remote support for our users who travel as it is slow.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Impero Remote Manager (discontinued)

In overall features and what LanSchool can do, we actually like that product better than Impero. The reason why we went with Impero was because of the price. It has similar features but ultimately was a lot cheaper, so we chose Impero. We are a small charter school, so our budget is a lot smaller than in other school districts.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Cisco Webex Support

  • WebEx Support Center works fabulously for us. We're all a very tech-savvy, experienced team, and WebEx Support Center is an excellent product for that skillset. We can get in and out of a machine quickly to diagnose an issue, with very little effort on the part of the user we are assisting.
  • WebEx Support Center is certainly more expensive than the previous product we had for this, GoToAssist. It is a bit less user-friendly of a UI, but overall performance is better.
  • We use WebEx as our primary collaboration/meeting software across our entire enterprise, as it integrates well with our Cisco DX, MX, and SX video teleconferencing units. Our users are used to WebEx, so using it for support purposes was only logical. The tight integration across a wide variety of products is great form a licensing cost standpoint and UX standpoint.
Kurt Ferguson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Impero Remote Manager (discontinued)

  • It keeps students on task.
  • It allows our teachers to better manage how their students are using Chromebooks.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Cisco Webex Support

General

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

Impero Remote Manager (discontinued)

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco Webex Support
4.5
Impero Remote Manager (discontinued)
6.0

Likelihood to Renew

Cisco Webex Support
9.1
Impero Remote Manager (discontinued)

Usability

Cisco Webex Support
7.0
Impero Remote Manager (discontinued)

Support Rating

Cisco Webex Support
5.7
Impero Remote Manager (discontinued)
8.0

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