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Score 8.1 out of 100

TeamViewer

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Score 8.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)

One key item to consider is the user base. Are they typically all on the network where you can access them directly or is the majority of the workforce you are supporting with the tool remote? If they are always remote, I would probably seek another solution. There are solutions that have the client check in component allowing you to connect as needed without the user having to use a provided link. This may be for support or for updates, etc., that the admin needs to do.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

TeamViewer

TeamViewer is well suited for businesses of all sizes if there is no other apparent option available for use. It can be used by IT support to manage tech issues, software trainers to help users learn new products, and even to allow a small user base to access their PCs from home as needed. it is not a good choice to share content or have meetings vs. products like Zoom or Go To Meeting.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Remote Administration

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)
9.1
TeamViewer
8.3
Screen sharing
SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)
10.0
TeamViewer
9.1
File transfer
SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)
10.0
TeamViewer
8.3
Instant message
SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)
8.7
TeamViewer
7.9
Secure remote access with Smart Card authentication
SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)
9.0
TeamViewer
8.1
Access to sleeping/powered-off computers
SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)
9.0
TeamViewer
7.6
Over-the-Internet remote session
SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)
9.0
TeamViewer
9.0
Initiate remote control from mobile
SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)
9.0
TeamViewer
8.3
Remote management of servers & workstations
SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)
10.0
TeamViewer
8.6
Remote Active Directory® management
SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)
9.3
TeamViewer
8.4
Centralized management dashboard
SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)
8.4
TeamViewer
8.0
Session record
SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)
8.5
TeamViewer
8.4
Annotations
SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)
7.8
TeamViewer
8.2
Monitoring and Alerts
SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)
8.7
TeamViewer
7.9
Multi-platform remote control
SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)
9.6
TeamViewer
8.8

Pros

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)

  • DameWare has been a very reliable solution for remote support for out team.
  • With multiple authentication options, we are able to connect to computers that have been dropped from the domain.
  • The secure file transfer in DameWare provides and quick and easy way to pass files to/from employee computers saving us time during support.
Michael Chambers | TrustRadius Reviewer

TeamViewer

  • Whiteboard feature is super effective when we have to explain a problem or illustrate something to the user (both internal and external).
  • Ability to safely and securely connect with the customer system is a big plus. Since the product has been in existence for a really long time, this makes it easier for us to have customers use them without us having to convince them much
  • One great feature is the ability to drag and drop the files from one computer to another while helping someone solve a problem where we need one particular file, you don’t need to waste the time downloading it to his machine or emailing it over. If you have the file, you can copy it over with few clicks.
Ramprasad Rangachary, PMP® | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)

  • Perhaps popup messages that guide a user to where they need to go when sharing a session with another remote user to allow them full access as well.
  • When the toolbar gets minimized it can be difficult to get it restored.
Brett Davis | TrustRadius Reviewer

TeamViewer

  • The software lacks many tools to control the versions of documents you work with during each session, either to review them in case you have lost some information in a past version and need to recover it, or to review changes to create comparisons between one version and another one.
  • The service does not handle contacts either, so you generally have to communicate with them from another platform even though it is in TeamViewer where the maintenance will take place and you have to waste more time even if you are urgent to start the work session.
  • TeamViewer does not have a calendar tool that allows you to make notes about the dates on which maintenance will be performed, or at least to record the dates so as not to cause confusion or organizational errors once the dates are approaching and you have forgotten these dates.
Richard Delgado | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS) 9.5
Based on 11 answers
This application is one of my most used tools when it comes to supporting end users and the network as well. I don't have to run all over the place to get things done when I can access multiple computers on the network at the same time to accomplish multiple tasks in a minimal amount of time.
Brett Davis | TrustRadius Reviewer

TeamViewer

TeamViewer 9.5
Based on 51 answers
The CEO loves teamviewer and prefers it to logmein so I am sure he will request to renew it when it comes up for renewal. It has proven its worth to the CEO so he will be a lifetime fan of Teamviewer and will always want to keep his subscription active
Andrew Shannon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS) 9.9
Based on 9 answers
Because it has enhanced my ability to trouble shoot more issues during the day. Instead of having to go to each machine and spend time at the machine, I can remote in from my desktop and assist the person 90 per cent of the time. I also use it from home to remote in which saves me the time from having to return back to the workplace.
Jeanne Moffat | TrustRadius Reviewer

TeamViewer

TeamViewer 8.9
Based on 31 answers
I do not have complaints with the product. In fact, TeamViewer is used by some of our support companies (tech support, accounting, software, etc.), and it performs well. It is simply more product than we needed in our application, and more money than we can justify budgeting.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS) 9.0
Based on 2 answers
Yes, always available.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

TeamViewer

TeamViewer 9.0
Based on 5 answers
Always available if setup correctly.
Jackie Ramos | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS) 8.5
Based on 4 answers
The application always seems responsive to me
John Knierim | TrustRadius Reviewer

TeamViewer

TeamViewer 9.0
Based on 5 answers
The application is built on VNC which is a very stable technology.
Mike Robinson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS) 8.9
Based on 16 answers
I use a Samsung mobile device; DameWare Mobile was working and then after an Android update it started crashing. I reported the issue to DameWare and worked with the technicians and developers to gather data for them to correct the issue. They quickly published a beta release for me to test (which corrected the crashes) and then published an update to the Google Play Store.
Michael Chambers | TrustRadius Reviewer

TeamViewer

TeamViewer 7.5
Based on 65 answers
The support from the Teamviewer team has always been top notch. Any support ticket that we have submitted has been handled very quickly and with the best possible resolution. We find in most cases, contacting for a support ticket is not even necessary, as the knowledge base is more than adequate.
Clint Freeman | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS) 9.0
Based on 1 answer
It was excellent
John Knierim | TrustRadius Reviewer

TeamViewer

TeamViewer 5.0
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

Online Training

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS) 9.0
Based on 1 answer
The videos were more than sufficient to learn the product
John Knierim | TrustRadius Reviewer

TeamViewer

TeamViewer 6.0
Based on 3 answers
I have never used the online training either. I have watched a few informational videos that were helpful when learning how to do a specific procedure within TeamViewer and get the most out of the software by utilizing one of the many features that are available with the software. Again, 5 if for neutral.
Jordan Paquette | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS) 9.0
Based on 21 answers
It helps greatly if you know someone already using DameWare Remote Support. I was fortunate as my tech support guys were using it at their hospital and assisted me through the purchase, download and implementation of remote support. As well as, knowing how many licenses to purchase at the time. You have to make sure that anyone assisting in IT can have access to the program with their own license.
Jeanne Moffat | TrustRadius Reviewer

TeamViewer

TeamViewer 10.0
Based on 13 answers
Implementation was easy enough that it didn't pose any problems. Training was minimal and the system works right out of the box
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)

We previously utilized LogMeIn. They increased the pricing of their solution which made us reconsider it. I inherited LogMeIn. I am not a big fan of hosted solutions for some vital IT processes. There was convenience in LogMeIn, but there were also risks about the solution that I was never completely comfortable with. I had utilized DameWare at a previous company, so I knew what I was getting with it. It was an easy decision for me to make. DameWare is an exceptional product.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

TeamViewer

All platforms and products are similar and each have their strengths and weaknesses so it is hard to generalize given that everyone's needs are different, but TeamViewer has proven to us to be not only versatile, easy to deploy and have a small foot print but also very secure and that is critical in this day and age. Its cloud console also offers support for setting up monitors for web services and thus we can keep an eye on our server's availability and know when we have to remote in to troubleshoot
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS) 8.0
Based on 2 answers
You get an 8 because of the constant initial freeze on most connections. Takes a reconnect to have it work.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

TeamViewer

TeamViewer 9.0
Based on 3 answers
Stay up working. Easy to connect and disconnect. easy way to transfer files to another desktop
Jackie Ramos | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)

  • DameWare has allowed us to maintain our non-traditional approach to IT support. It allows our administrators to work from anywhere and has extended their reach to clients domestic and abroad.
  • Return on investment was realized as soon as we purchased the licenses. We don't have to maintain a large office space or overhead costs due to the flexibility it allows our administrators.
  • First call resolution has increased drastically since implementing DameWare company-wide. The user no longer has to wait to reproduce an error. We can screen share and view it as it happens and mitigate the issues.
Marc Cummings | TrustRadius Reviewer

TeamViewer

  • Given that I use TeamViewer all day, every day, the ROI is hard to calculate--but the price is incredibly reasonable for what it does. In my opinion, it paid for itself in a week.
  • The business objective behind my use of TeamViewer is simple: the ability to handle all of my day-to-day tasks as if I were sitting at my desk when I am not.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)

General

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

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS) Editions & Modules

Edition
Dameware Remote Support$3881
Dameware Mini Remote Control$2762
  1. per technician, unlimited end-users
  2. per technician, unlimited end users
Additional Pricing Details
DameWare Remote Support and Mini Remote Control are licensed based on the number of technician users that use the software for remote administration. There are no limits or restrictions for the number of end-users supported or the number of remote endpoints/computers supported. As you buy higher counts of licenses, the per-seat pricing goes down giving you a reduced total price.

TeamViewer

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

TeamViewer Editions & Modules

Edition
Business$50.901
Premium$102.902
Corporate$206.903
Remote Access$24.904
  1. 1 user, up to 200 managed devices
  2. 50 users, up to 300 managed devices
  3. 200 users, up to 500 managed devices
  4. 1 user, 3 computers
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)
9.1
TeamViewer
8.3

Likelihood to Renew

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)
9.5
TeamViewer
9.5

Usability

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)
9.9
TeamViewer
8.9

Reliability and Availability

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)
9.0
TeamViewer
9.0

Performance

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)
8.5
TeamViewer
9.0

Support Rating

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)
8.9
TeamViewer
7.5

In-Person Training

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)
9.0
TeamViewer
5.0

Online Training

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)
9.0
TeamViewer
6.0

Implementation Rating

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)
9.0
TeamViewer
10.0

Scalability

SolarWinds Dameware Remote Support (DRS)
8.0
TeamViewer
9.0

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