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Score 8 out of 100
4 Ratings
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Score 9.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

DeskRoll Remote Desktop

DeskRoll Remote Desktop is well suited for consultant and remote support. It's less appropriate for clients worried about security and anytime remote access.
Matt Karcher | TrustRadius Reviewer

HelpSpot

HelpSpot is well suited for streamlining support ticketing within the organization. By providing a single point of contact to email for support, we were able to increase response time and case resolution by approximately 30% through the increased efficiency of ticket routing via workflows and the ability for IT support staff to grab tickets from the queue instead of having them pile up in a mailbox that contains other emails as well.
Kenneth Harrington-Colon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Remote Administration

DeskRoll Remote Desktop
8.2
HelpSpot
Screen sharing
DeskRoll Remote Desktop
9.0
HelpSpot
File transfer
DeskRoll Remote Desktop
8.0
HelpSpot
Instant message
DeskRoll Remote Desktop
7.0
HelpSpot
Over-the-Internet remote session
DeskRoll Remote Desktop
9.0
HelpSpot
Initiate remote control from mobile
DeskRoll Remote Desktop
8.0
HelpSpot
Multi-platform remote control
DeskRoll Remote Desktop
8.0
HelpSpot

Incident and problem management

DeskRoll Remote Desktop
HelpSpot
9.0
Organize and prioritize service tickets
DeskRoll Remote Desktop
HelpSpot
9.0
Ticket creation and submission
DeskRoll Remote Desktop
HelpSpot
9.0
Ticket response
DeskRoll Remote Desktop
HelpSpot
9.0

Self Help Community

DeskRoll Remote Desktop
HelpSpot
9.0
Internal knowledge base
DeskRoll Remote Desktop
HelpSpot
9.0

Multi-Channel Help

DeskRoll Remote Desktop
HelpSpot
9.0
Email support
DeskRoll Remote Desktop
HelpSpot
9.0

Pros

DeskRoll Remote Desktop

  • Ability to remote in at any time
  • Can support unlimited clients with hardware and software issues
  • Multiple remote client logins
  • Cost!
Matt Karcher | TrustRadius Reviewer

HelpSpot

  • HelpSpot was great for organization. Having different queues allowed each of my team members to organize their conversations with the customer and quickly retrieve the history of the ticket.
  • HelpSpot is a fairly simple tool that has a friendly user interface. With it's more modern look, it made it easier for me personally to navigate and train team members on how to use it successfully.
  • HelpSpot allowed our team to view the responses section, which allowed our team to cut down on the time we spent responding to a ticket.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

DeskRoll Remote Desktop

  • DeskRoll has really done a great job with this software and I don't see any need for improvement
Matt Karcher | TrustRadius Reviewer

HelpSpot

  • The UI is a little dated but to be fair, shows most of the pertinent information at a glance on a well designed dashboard.
  • The UI can also be buggy at times with controls appearing in strange places. These glitches are usually corrected within a reasonable amount of time.
Njon Weinroth | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

DeskRoll Remote Desktop

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

HelpSpot

HelpSpot 2.3
Based on 2 answers
My current job does not use this platform as it is not necessary for my job function.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

DeskRoll Remote Desktop

Cost, ease of use, file transfer and chat capabilities.
Matt Karcher | TrustRadius Reviewer

HelpSpot

HelpSpot appears to be more of an old-school product but much of the recent technology is running under the surface. It has much of the compexity and customization available with Jira in tandem with the easy communications interface, not unlike Zendesk ,and some of the potential archival intelligence (in the works) of Fogbugz
Njon Weinroth | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

DeskRoll Remote Desktop

  • Positive: Cost of software versus other vendors
  • Positive: Instant access to clients makes them very happy
  • Positive: Cost of gas and labor reduced
  • Negative: Less time spent at client locations
Matt Karcher | TrustRadius Reviewer

HelpSpot

  • Improved ticket response time
  • Workload reporting to upper management
  • Ticket category reporting to identify training opportunities
Kenneth Harrington-Colon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

Pricing Details

DeskRoll Remote Desktop

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
$29.95*

* per seat

DeskRoll Remote Desktop Editions & Modules

Edition
DeskRoll - 1 Month29.951
DeskRoll - 1 Year299.51
  1. per seat
Additional Pricing Details
With each license a user can configure unlimited remote computers to access from any location. Also, users can make unlimited parallel remote connections - each will open in a new browser tab. Users can pause and resume remote sessions.

HelpSpot

General

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

HelpSpot Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

DeskRoll Remote Desktop
8.0
HelpSpot
9.0

Likelihood to Renew

DeskRoll Remote Desktop
HelpSpot
2.3

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