FixMe.IT vs. Wayk Bastion (Discontinued)

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
FixMe.IT
Score 4.5 out of 10
N/A
FixMe.IT is a cost-effective remote support application that is designed to enable instant, secure, and trouble-free connections between remote computers anywhere in the world. The vendor's value proposition is that with FixMe.IT, support teams can quickly and securely view, diagnose, and resolve technical issues on a remote computer without pre-installing software.
$30
per seat
Wayk Bastion (Discontinued)
Score 9.1 out of 10
N/A
Wayk Bastion is a self-hosted remote access management server for machines running Wayk Agent. All remote desktop connections made by technicians using Wayk Client are authorized and monitored with corresponding session audit trails. Allowing remote access is one thing, but keep track of who accessed what, when and for how long is just as important for security. Zero Trust Security Freedom Devolutions Gateway relay servers configured with Wayk Bastion ensure independence from…
$99.99
Per Technician
Pricing
FixMe.ITWayk Bastion (Discontinued)
Editions & Modules
Monthly subscription
$30
per seat
Yearly subscription
$300
per seat
Technician CAL License
$99.99
Per Technician
Site License
$2,499.99
Unlimited Technicians, Single Site
Country License
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Unlimited Technicians, Multiples Sites, Single Country
Global License
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Unlimited Technicians, Multiples Sites, Worldwide
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
FixMe.ITWayk Bastion (Discontinued)
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
More Pricing Information
Features
FixMe.ITWayk Bastion (Discontinued)
Remote Administration
Comparison of Remote Administration features of Product A and Product B
FixMe.IT
6.7
6 Ratings
21% below category average
Wayk Bastion (Discontinued)
8.7
10 Ratings
5% above category average
Screen sharing9.06 Ratings9.110 Ratings
File transfer7.06 Ratings9.19 Ratings
Instant message7.05 Ratings9.34 Ratings
Access to sleeping/powered-off computers2.93 Ratings6.14 Ratings
Over-the-Internet remote session9.06 Ratings9.110 Ratings
Remote management of servers & workstations9.04 Ratings00 Ratings
Session record6.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Annotations4.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Initiate remote control from mobile00 Ratings9.18 Ratings
Centralized management dashboard00 Ratings8.55 Ratings
Multi-platform remote control00 Ratings9.18 Ratings
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User Ratings
FixMe.ITWayk Bastion (Discontinued)
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(6 ratings)
9.1
(10 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
10.0
(1 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
9.0
(1 ratings)
9.8
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
FixMe.ITWayk Bastion (Discontinued)
Likelihood to Recommend
Techinline
FixMe.IT is an absolute price-performer. Far less expensive than many of its competitors, it offers all the major features small outfits like mine need. While not nearly as robust as other offerings such as TeamViewer and GoToAssist, its price point simply can't be beat. Thus, small consulting firms that primarily deal with Windows-based PCs will see a huge cost benefit. Larger MSPs are probably better off with a more expensive but flexible solution.
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Devolutions
It is a product that is very small footprint that allows remote control.Can be used very efficiently and effectively in a small environment. That would be up to 50 computers. You can use this in a larger environment but it would require multiple techs to cover. Currently I am the only helpdesk tech in my company.
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Pros
Techinline
  • Unattended access always works
  • Deployment through MSI to all PCs in the company
  • Stable and dependable. The app never has issues.
  • Option to follow users' mouse if they have more than one screen but you are only using one screen to display their computer. It allows them to show you things without fighting for the mouse or having our view of their screen be too small.
  • Lightweight. The app for on-demand remote controll, unattended access, and even the expert are all very small and not resource intentsive
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Devolutions
  • Wayk Now has 3 authentication methods to use when connecting in to a remote Wayk Now instance - Secure Remote Password (the app password), Secure Remote Delegation (the OS credentials which is used to gain elevated rights should they be required) and finally Prompt for Permission which is very handy if your client isn't IT literate so they just get a prompt to click on to authenticate with the app that way. From what I've seen in other remote assist apps, this is fairly unique.
  • Another new feature that I think gives Wayk a slight edge over the competition is a new graphics codec for the video feed from the client app called GFWX. Again its certainly a unique take on this problem of streaming the video to the client ends app. Basically it means that the image quality is a lot better for a lot less bandwidth because of the codec's compression.
  • The last point that Wayk Now does well is its integration with the other Devolutions products such as Remote Desktop Manager in which you can create Wayk Now session entries so that you can build up a DB of your clients/your own unattended Wayk Now instances that you can open from within RDM.
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Cons
Techinline
  • Not sure if we are able to display multiple screens at the same time. For example the server and some workstations. I know we can click back and forth easily, but not sure if we can display them at the same time.
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Devolutions
  • Requires an agent install on the remote computer (or a full Wayk install). Would like to see a tool that allowed someone to connect to my WAYK invite, and use the services remotely so that it is a true no-touch on the remote server.
  • Limited feature set (by design, but if you are looking for a full featured remote support product, this probably isn't it). Of course since this is by design it could be considered a pro.
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Likelihood to Renew
Techinline
Great product for the price. I would buy it again. We now have 6 licenses of it and it's completely worth the investment.
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Devolutions
Considering that Wayk Now comes in a free edition that can be used commercially, even if I wasn't to renew Wayk Now for whatever reason, I would still use it, but I do actually require the unattended access feature which is available for free now with the new free business licence.
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Usability
Techinline
No answers on this topic
Devolutions
I feel Wayk Now is very useable as it's still a very simple concept packaged basically the same way that the competition does with their remote assist type apps
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Support Rating
Techinline
It is all just done through email so there is no tracking of tickets but there is not much need since they will respond multiple times a day if needed. I never have any issue with them though. They are very well trained.
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Devolutions
My experience with their support is for a related product, not Wayk Now; however Devolutions support has always been superior to most regardless of the product being used. I left it at a 9 instead of a 10 simply because I haven't used it, but I would expect nothing less than a 10 from my experiences with RDM - both free and paid versions.
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Alternatives Considered
Techinline
TeamViewer I use for Mac clients, I like fixme.it better because of ease of client to get me a client id
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Devolutions
I think they're great tools also. But. Skype for Business, it's only for 365 users or, with external users, be prepared to download a nice 50Mb PLUGIN.... And TeamViewer, I think it's great, but lots of companies around the world block it thinking it's a malware, more than a support tool.
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Return on Investment
Techinline
  • During COVID, we simply would not have been able to work without it.
  • Integration with our website and customized branding gives clients a good sense of security of who they're letting in.
  • After 11 years, I see no reason to switch.
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Devolutions
  • There is a no-cost version of the tool which has an immediate positive Return on Investment as it allows remote support users to efficiently assist users
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