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Likelihood to Recommend

Fleetsmith

Fleetsmith is well suited for companies with a lot of Macs, Mac minis, Apple tvs, etc., that are all over the place (different offices, states, countries, floors, remote employees, etc). It makes the management of these central where it would be almost impossible otherwise.
Andrew Vo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jamf School

Jamf is user-friendly and easy to set up. It allows Ipads to be managed in easy-to-understand groupings. It also allows teachers to take ownership of choosing and distributing apps. The safety features for students allow restricting of websites, apps, and even clearing some of the "clutter" of built-in IOS apps that you don't want on students screens such as news and measuring apps. I really enjoy using this product.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Fleetsmith

  • Fleetsmith does a great job of being unobtrusive on managed devices. After initial deployment, one might never know it’s there except when it prompts to enforce a software update.
  • Fleetsmith has sensible defaults and relatively few decisions for the administrator to make; for most applications and configurations, it’s sufficient to enforce a minimum version. For more complex use cases, I suggest falling back on Fleetsmith’s ability to install tools such as Puppet and run arbitrary shell commands.
Steve Huff | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jamf School

  • Concise management
  • Data tracking
  • Instructional tool
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Fleetsmith

  • We were told that this was in the works and it would be implemented at the beginning of the year 2019. That has still not happened and whenever we ask about this functionality we cannot get a good answer.
  • Management of devices that are already in the field—we were told that in order to use Fleetsmith as we would like (pushing apps to devices) we would have to get each device and set them up from a Mac.
  • Integration with Windows.
DeMarcus Ketchum | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jamf School

  • Speed of pulling down apps from ASM
  • Device Location Finding
  • Jamf teacher
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Fleetsmith

Fleetsmith 8.5
Based on 19 answers
The installation steps are very easy and the UI for admin panel is user-friendly. Enrolment all based on Gmail accounts and the import function is there to fetch the user accounts. Navigating in Fleetsmith admin panel is simple and clean.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jamf School

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Support Rating

Fleetsmith

Fleetsmith 8.8
Based on 42 answers
Fantastic support. I have had a few queries on how to go about doing things in the best way and the support at Fleetsmith was always very quick to reply and with excellent advice and detail to solve the problem and lead is into our best use of their product.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jamf School

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Alternatives Considered

Fleetsmith

The primary products we checked out were Mosyle, JAMF, and SimpleMDM. In the end it really came down to the simplicity of our needs and the simplicity of Fleetsmith's approach being in tight harmony. We kicked the tires, hard, for about a month and then dove all the way in.
Pax Whitfield | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jamf School

We originally tried an MDM from Cisco and it did not deliver in useability or features like Jamf
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Fleetsmith

  • Lesser cost for managing device, instead of getting more manpower to do it manually.
  • Lesser security threats (which will cause financial damage) as all devices are configured according the the company security policies, such as firewalls, media management, app security updates.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jamf School

  • Significantly reduced the time of managing devices on the class or using configurator
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Fleetsmith

General

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

Fleetsmith Editions & Modules

Edition
Fleetsmith Managed$8.251
  1. per device, per month
Additional Pricing Details
Free unlimited trial for up to 10 devices Device Intelligence free for unlimited devices iOS/tvOS devices free during beta period

Jamf School

General

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

Jamf School Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

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