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Score 8 out of 100
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Score 7.8 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Incident and problem management

    7.1

    Autotask PSA

    71%

    N-able N-central

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Datto Autotask PSA ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Organize and prioritize service tickets

    7.6
    76%
    29 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Expert directory

    7.5
    75%
    23 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Service restoration

    6.7
    67%
    19 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Self-service tools

    7.0
    70%
    23 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Subscription-based notifications

    7.4
    74%
    20 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    ITSM collaboration and documentation

    5.7
    57%
    20 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    ITSM reports and dashboards

    7.8
    78%
    23 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    ITSM asset management

    7.1

    Autotask PSA

    71%

    N-able N-central

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Datto Autotask PSA ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Configuration mangement

    6.9
    69%
    22 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Asset management dashboard

    6.4
    64%
    20 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Policy and contract enforcement

    8.0
    80%
    17 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Change management

    7.5

    Autotask PSA

    75%

    N-able N-central

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Datto Autotask PSA ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Change requests repository

    7.3
    73%
    24 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Change calendar

    7.0
    70%
    19 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Service-level management

    8.3
    83%
    26 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Datto Autotask PSA is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend
    • N-able N-central is rated higher in 3 areas: Likelihood to Renew, Usability, Support Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    7.6

    Autotask PSA

    76%
    29 Ratings
    6.9

    N-able N-central

    69%
    21 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    9.0

    Autotask PSA

    90%
    1 Rating
    9.1

    N-able N-central

    91%
    2 Ratings

    Usability

    9.0

    Autotask PSA

    90%
    1 Rating
    9.1

    N-able N-central

    91%
    3 Ratings

    Support Rating

    8.4

    Autotask PSA

    84%
    8 Ratings
    8.8

    N-able N-central

    88%
    14 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    Autotask PSA

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.4

    N-able N-central

    84%
    4 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Datto Inc

    In my opinion, Datto Autotask is exceptionally complicated to set up, manage, and use on a daily basis. I would think the target market for this product would be someone managing a team of 20 - 50 people, possibly more. In my experience, for it to run properly you will need to dedicate at least half an FTE to running this product in an organization of that size per month. I would not recommend it for companies with less than 10 people or for companies that value quick communication with their clients. I would not recommend it for companies using Datto's RMM product. The integration exists, but it is clearly a bolt-on. They were not developed together and they are slow to talk to each other. Frequently you cannot add details from RMM sessions into the PSA without manually copying the ticket number, and if the ticket is more than a week old, then you can't even find it with the ticket number.
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    N-able

    N-able N-central is highly suitable for IT Admins within large organizations that need oversight of all it equipment. Ideal for managing organizations that need inventory and management of more than 10 IT devices. Highly inappropriate for smaller scale companies that mange less than 10 PCs
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    Pros

    Datto Inc

    • The graphical calculations on time spent on requests, how long they were open for, who worked on a ticket last.
    • Grouping by priority so you can determine easier what needs to be addressed sooner rather then later. This also helps if Account Management has conversations a technician is not aware of so they can prioritize efficiently.
    • The email updates that are sent out to the technicians so they are aware of upcoming or stale tickets.
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    N-able

    • Remote tasks - entry-level techs can run basic tasks without physically touching a piece of equipment.
    • Remote support - remote controlling user devices is easy and saves a lot of time with having to initiate a remote session.
    • Management of devices, particularly patch management and anti-virus management - you can automatically approve and deploy patches and schedule automatic AV scans.
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    Cons

    Datto Inc

    • The GUI is a little dated.
    • Some integrations are limited for not being a Datto product.
    • While not as complex to set up as Connectwise, it definitely requires some serious thought during the initial setup.
    • Email processing could offer more options for parsing keywords and allow for more automation.
    • The mobile app is just not worth using in my experience.
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    N-able

    • Expensive software
    • The support team are terrible
    • Sales team will promise the world to get you over the line
    • Subscription management is tedious
    • Old software with very little development and the support team will not provide any further information on this - no roadmap
    • Integrations galore - but none of them are effective
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    Pricing Details

    Autotask PSA

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    Autotask PSA editions and modules pricing
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    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      No setup fee

      Additional Details

      N-able N-central

      Starting Price

      Editions & Modules

      N-able N-central editions and modules pricing
      EditionModules

      Footnotes

        Offerings

        Free Trial
        Free/Freemium Version
        Premium Consulting/Integration Services

        Entry-level set up fee?

        No setup fee

        Additional Details

        Likelihood to Renew

        Datto Inc

        After using multiple products on the market, Autotask was intuitive and easy to manage.
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        N-able

        Overall we have liked our solar winds experience, however, as our company has grown to support larger enterprises, this product does not have the functionality that our teams need in order to fully support them. The lack of granularity with backups and lack of ability to support nutanix environments is slowly drawing us into the use of other tools.
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        Usability

        Datto Inc

        The work flow is much better then other competitors
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        N-able

        The user interface is fairly straight forward, with logic groupings for objects. I did not deploy this software, but am one of the daily administrators. Once you get the correct agent package (Which can be a challenge) the integration into AD is not bad. The UI could be more customized, but that may have been a design choice.
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        Support Rating

        Datto Inc

        They are fairly quick at returning a response to a problem and have been able to fix all issues for the most part.
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        N-able

        For the most part, support has been good, but often we need to reach out to our account manager to ask that cases be escalated. First level support can often be frustrating to work with. There are particular support engineers that we know we won't get good service from when they are assigned to cases. The level of support offered did become worse when the company was sold to SolarWinds.
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        Implementation Rating

        Datto Inc

        No answers on this topic

        N-able

        Make sure if you your using a vm you follow the instructions for provisioning to the letter or it will be starting from square one
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        Alternatives Considered

        Datto Inc

        The portion of Autotask that we've used other companies for prior to using Autotask is the Endpoint Management. The Autotask Endpoint Management (AEM) portal integrates perfectly with their PSA/CRM tools. It's alerting features are much better than the above software as there aren't a bunch of superfluous and unneeded alerts. Instead, it only alerts for things that you specify that you want. Alerts aside, for the PSA/CRM, I don't have much to compare it to as Autotask was the first PSA we tried. It's hard to imagine a PSA having more features or doing a better job than Autotask.
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        N-able

        N-Central has automation manager, which allows you to automate multiple tasks, thereby saving time and effort through Automated patching. AV and Backups are built into the system, and can be deployed by checking a box. It's easy to update and keep secure. File transfer and remote controls are great and make easy work from off-site.
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        Return on Investment

        Datto Inc

        • We were able to identify the profitability of our entire client base.
        • We identified a loss of over 1 million dollars for time unbilled consultancy fees using metrics derived from Autotask.
        • Autotask helped us serve our client base in a professional manner, it's like having an entire department at your finger tips.
        • Autotask is the heartbeat of our operation.
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        N-able

        • Reduced time to manage and support servers and endpoints.
        • Provides support dept with more accurate information to assess and resolve issues quicker and more efficiently.
        • The subscription cost associated with N-central, to our clients has a good profit margin for us.
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