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Score 7.1 out of 100
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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

ShowMyPC

The primary use case is to assist an IT team working on computers across offices, or at times a server handled by another department. If it is offsite work and we need quick access. It also helps in getting access of BYOD devices of all employees and its file sharing feature is one of the most used in a few departments although support for integration with cloud service providers is a sore point.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Remote Administration

Cisco Webex Support
7.0
ShowMyPC
6.8
Screen sharing
Cisco Webex Support
5.9
ShowMyPC
8.0
File transfer
Cisco Webex Support
6.6
ShowMyPC
5.0
Instant message
Cisco Webex Support
7.4
ShowMyPC
7.0
Secure remote access with Smart Card authentication
Cisco Webex Support
8.9
ShowMyPC
6.0
Access to sleeping/powered-off computers
Cisco Webex Support
9.3
ShowMyPC
7.0
Over-the-Internet remote session
Cisco Webex Support
5.9
ShowMyPC
8.0
Initiate remote control from mobile
Cisco Webex Support
8.9
ShowMyPC
Remote management of servers & workstations
Cisco Webex Support
4.8
ShowMyPC
7.0
Remote Active Directory® management
Cisco Webex Support
4.8
ShowMyPC
Centralized management dashboard
Cisco Webex Support
5.0
ShowMyPC
7.0
Session record
Cisco Webex Support
9.1
ShowMyPC
8.0
Annotations
Cisco Webex Support
6.9
ShowMyPC
7.0
Monitoring and Alerts
Cisco Webex Support
4.6
ShowMyPC
8.0
Multi-platform remote control
Cisco Webex Support
9.3
ShowMyPC
3.0

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

ShowMyPC

  • Easy access to help with software issues.
  • Technical support
  • Access to Remote desktop control
  • Recording sessions for paper trails
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

ShowMyPC

  • No support for Mac
  • Software produces lags at times, not the smoothest
  • No integration with CSP's for file transfer
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

ShowMyPC

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

ShowMyPC

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

ShowMyPC

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

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

ShowMyPC

ShowMyPC lags behind its competition when it comes to usability and smoothness in operations, its UI on the web is complicated and seems out of place. The high point of this product is its customer service provided through chat support for any issues which is instant. The product also lacks integration with rd party CSPs for file sharing and it does not have a MAC client which works against it.
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

ShowMyPC

  • It allowed us to provide support even in remote locations
  • Its website support is very useful as it has allowed us to gain instant access without need of software installation
  • Remote Desktop Connection freezes at times and might require more testing and upgrading
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Cisco Webex Support

General

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

ShowMyPC

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco Webex Support
4.6
ShowMyPC
6.0

Likelihood to Renew

Cisco Webex Support
9.1
ShowMyPC

Usability

Cisco Webex Support
7.0
ShowMyPC

Support Rating

Cisco Webex Support
5.7
ShowMyPC

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