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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

RDCMan

Perfect for troubleshooting and solving a software issue without having to travel to the persons office. Especially with COVID now! Sometimes I require the user to be logged out to access their machine and it's not always the most ideal situation when they need a quick fix. It's a great tool in the tool box.
Chris Rader | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Remote Administration

Cisco Webex Support
7.0
RDCMan
7.5
Screen sharing
Cisco Webex Support
5.9
RDCMan
7.7
File transfer
Cisco Webex Support
6.6
RDCMan
8.1
Instant message
Cisco Webex Support
7.4
RDCMan
9.0
Secure remote access with Smart Card authentication
Cisco Webex Support
8.9
RDCMan
5.0
Access to sleeping/powered-off computers
Cisco Webex Support
9.3
RDCMan
7.0
Over-the-Internet remote session
Cisco Webex Support
5.9
RDCMan
6.7
Initiate remote control from mobile
Cisco Webex Support
8.9
RDCMan
7.0
Remote management of servers & workstations
Cisco Webex Support
4.8
RDCMan
8.6
Remote Active Directory® management
Cisco Webex Support
4.8
RDCMan
8.0
Centralized management dashboard
Cisco Webex Support
5.0
RDCMan
8.0
Session record
Cisco Webex Support
9.1
RDCMan
7.0
Annotations
Cisco Webex Support
6.9
RDCMan
8.0
Monitoring and Alerts
Cisco Webex Support
4.6
RDCMan
7.0
Multi-platform remote control
Cisco Webex Support
9.3
RDCMan
8.0

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

RDCMan

  • One thing it does well is being able to deploy it quickly and easily. It takes very little space to install the actual program and also installs quickly. Once installed, it is relatively to start creating groups and adding servers/machines, without users needing to be trained in how to do this, or consulting the documentation.
  • Another thing it does well is having an easy to use layout within the Microsoft Remote Connection Manager (RDCMan) window. There is a tree directory structure, showing groups, and corresponding servers/machines. There are also thumbnails of servers/machines that are displayed. This helps IT, Administrators, to see what is connected and what is not, along with understanding what is on the actual screen of the live server/machine in realtime.
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

RDCMan

  • Security
  • parallel support
  • chat log
Chris Rader | 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

RDCMan

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

RDCMan

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

RDCMan

RDCMan 8.7
Based on 3 answers
We haven't had a particular need to find support for help with Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection Manager (RDCMan) since it was both easy to deploy and install, and is also very easy to use overall. If someone requires finding support for this product, there are several support options available, from technical documentation to user support forums, to phone/web/email support.
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

RDCMan

Like with everything IT, we have many tools in the tool box. Sometimes you can use different tools to do the same job. It can often depend on the user and experience of the situation. Many things have it's pro's and cons. But the main thing is that you fix the issue and the user is happy with the solution. It's the techs job to know what the best tool to use per situation.
Chris Rader | 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

RDCMan

  • One positive impact it's had was that it has made it easier to manage servers since this could be done from a central location and through only one program. This, in effect, has helped to increase efficiency and save the time of those doing server management.
  • Another positive impact was that it is a product that could be deployed/installed by almost anyone, and one that fits reasonably quickly. It also doesn't use a whole lot of system resources when running, so this, in turn, helps the IT/Server Administrators still be efficient in the other work they have to do.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Cisco Webex Support

General

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

Cisco Webex Support Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

RDCMan

General

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

RDCMan Editions & Modules

Edition
1 User$199.001
5 Users$779.001
  1. Starting Price
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco Webex Support
4.6
RDCMan
8.1

Likelihood to Renew

Cisco Webex Support
9.1
RDCMan

Usability

Cisco Webex Support
7.0
RDCMan

Support Rating

Cisco Webex Support
5.7
RDCMan
8.7

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