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Likelihood to Recommend

CloudBlue PSA (formerly HarmonyPSA)

For organizations with 10+ employees, I think it is suitable. Smaller shops might find it overly complex.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Project Server

Microsoft Project Server I believe is best for any organization from small to large. As I mentioned, it is a little pricey so I would do research into alternative software and depending on your needs maybe look at all options, competing software. This is a tool with a learning curve and some may not be able to easily navigate this software. There isn't really great training, resources available for this tool however there are some free YouTube tutorial videos. This is great for cross company, department project management, sharing, managing of projects and timelines.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

CloudBlue PSA (formerly HarmonyPSA)

  • The help desk ticket system is robust and modern.
  • Billing & invoicing from Harmony meets all our needs and is easy to use.
  • Project management and scheduling features help us stay organized and on schedule.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Project Server

  • Project planning: tasks assignments, resources allocation, progress and cost tracking. The Server version is the natural extension of the Microsoft Project standalone.
  • Provides one place to manage all projects, accessible by everyone in the team. This opens the plan updates to team members as well(on their tasks), as opposed to being done only by the project manager.
  • Reporting and visualization - resources utilization, timeline etc
  • The integration with the Microsoft Project standalone: if you don't like the web version, you can download the latest and work locally. When done just sync it back to the server.
Cristian Bodnarasec | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

CloudBlue PSA (formerly HarmonyPSA)

  • Training resources are still a work in progress.
  • As a software engineer, I'd like to see a more extensive API
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Project Server

  • Resource loading and leveling extremely complicated within the tool
  • Software makes incorrect assumptions and changes without user knowledge
  • Inconsistencies within the tool make it hard to predict & troubleshoot
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

CloudBlue PSA (formerly HarmonyPSA)

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Microsoft Project Server

Microsoft Project Server 10.0
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We don't have to worry about maintenance, upgrades, or compatibility issues. All the capabilities we need are there, and are easily customizable.
Ross Ghiasi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

CloudBlue PSA (formerly HarmonyPSA)

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Microsoft Project Server

Microsoft Project Server 10.0
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Per Microsoft, Project Online provides more value long-term by reducing infrastructure cost and increase feature release cycle time
Ross Ghiasi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

CloudBlue PSA (formerly HarmonyPSA)

Connectwise was the 600 pound gorilla with lots of features, but it was also the titantic, too big to get out of its own way. We found it too complex to use and too archaic to integrate with. As powerful as it was, it was missing a few key features that a modern PSA like CloudBlue had as a matter of course. CloudBlue feels like the new generation, and so far it's only gotten better as they grow.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Project Server

One of the key advantages of Microsoft Project Server (MSPS) is its ecosystem. It gels very well with SharePoint, Office, Office 365. The support from Microsoft is also a key driver and they are very experienced and many ways to resolve issues. Also, Microsoft has bridged the gap of cloud offering from other competitors by providing Project Online. It is an offering through Office 365 which is very lean and low maintenance.
Ved Mishra | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

CloudBlue PSA (formerly HarmonyPSA)

  • It's allowed us to migrate away from home grown solutions to adhere to industry standards and better utilize our engineer's time.
  • Quoting new projects and hardware is easier to delegate and vastly more efficient than our previous methods.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Microsoft Project Server

  • We've been able to reduce the number of staff in our PMO by utilising the Project Server data in Power BI, reducing the need for manual reporting.
  • Being able to forecast utilization in the product allows us to accurately estimate resource needs to ensure optimum staff levels.
David Lean | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

CloudBlue PSA (formerly HarmonyPSA)

General

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

CloudBlue PSA (formerly HarmonyPSA) Editions & Modules

Edition
Annual SaaS$65.001
Monthly SaaSContact Sales
Annual On-PremiseContact Sales
  1. per month (billed annually)
  2. none
Additional Pricing Details

Microsoft Project Server

General

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

Microsoft Project Server Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

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