KACE Systems Management Appliance (SMA) vs. Vyapin Office 365 Management Suite

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
KACE Systems Management Appliance
Score 10.0 out of 10
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Quest now offers the KACE Systems Management Appliance (SMA) as an IT Asset tracking and management appliance (also available as a virtual deployment if hardware requirements are met). Beyond discovery, inventory tracking and license management, KACE emphasizes automating software upgrade distribution with minimal end-user disruption, featuring remote replication for multi-site upgrades and rollouts. KACE SMA may be bundled with KACE Cloud Mobile Device Management (MDM) to form a complete UEM…N/A
Vyapin Office 365 Management Suite
Score 7.3 out of 10
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Automated Office 365 Solution for Administration, Governance, Security and Compliance. Vyapin Office 365 Manager is an O365 solution that bridges the gaps in native Office 365 Portal to manage Users, Groups, Licenses, and Permissions.N/A
Pricing
KACE Systems Management Appliance (SMA)Vyapin Office 365 Management Suite
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
KACE Systems Management ApplianceVyapin Office 365 Management Suite
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Community Pulse
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Features
KACE Systems Management Appliance (SMA)Vyapin Office 365 Management Suite
IT Asset Management
Comparison of IT Asset Management features of Product A and Product B
KACE Systems Management Appliance (SMA)
8.6
12 Ratings
12% above category average
Vyapin Office 365 Management Suite
-
Ratings
Software and hardware inventory tracking10.012 Ratings00 Ratings
License management9.011 Ratings00 Ratings
Asset lifecycle monitoring8.010 Ratings00 Ratings
Contract management6.06 Ratings00 Ratings
Asset relationship management10.08 Ratings00 Ratings
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KACE Systems Management Appliance (SMA)Vyapin Office 365 Management Suite
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ManageEngine ServiceDesk Plus
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KACE Systems Management Appliance
KACE Systems Management Appliance
Score 10.0 out of 10
Enterprises
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KACE Systems Management Appliance
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Score 10.0 out of 10
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User Ratings
KACE Systems Management Appliance (SMA)Vyapin Office 365 Management Suite
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(12 ratings)
7.3
(1 ratings)
Usability
8.6
(3 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
Support Rating
9.5
(4 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
KACE Systems Management Appliance (SMA)Vyapin Office 365 Management Suite
Likelihood to Recommend
Quest
I think it has added value for any organization. It reduced our Tech Support cost by: -Supporting users anywhere -Reducing users downtime as well keep them informed with the status of their tickets -Managing software and hardware actively -Processing automation -deploy mass software installs, patching or updates - Provide approved software's to users to install without IT help
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Vyapin Software Systems Private Limited
Best use scenarios are:- Easy migration function of the Vyapin Office 365 Export- Migrate and Manage Office 365 mailbox and folder permissions - Office 365 User Provisioning and Deprovisioning – Assign, Remove & Recycle O365 User licenses effectively - Automation: Office 365 Management without using PowerShell -Security overview of user permissions, memberships and Onedrive.
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Pros
Quest
  • Inventory: KACE provides a ton of hardware and software inventory information that is easy to search, filter, and export. This is critical when we need to find the answers to questions about how many of such and such we have in our fleet.
  • Patch Management: We were using WSUS before and it was altogether too cumbersome. KACE has given us the power, flexibility, and verification we need to feel comfortable our patches are up-to-date.
  • Service Queue: We made KACE our help desk system and it does everything we need it to do. Great improvement over our old system.
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Vyapin Software Systems Private Limited
  • Manage User and Group properties in Bulk in Azure AD
  • Automated reports for all actions performed using the application
  • Ability to create email accounts, business skype and assign security to Office 365 accounts.
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Cons
Quest
  • The KACE SMA needs a better way to handle different roles in the software so certain users can access or administrate certain parts of the software, but not the entire software installation.
  • The KACE SMA could improve the ticketing process of projects. The aspects of the title and some information do not always flow down from the parent ticket to its child tickets.
  • The KACE SMA could improve the UI of the software with the addition of different CSS color schemes.
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Vyapin Software Systems Private Limited
  • Although already good enough, more UI improvements with help would make the suite even better
  • Some performance issues during migrations
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Usability
Quest
Overall, the software is simple to understand and use. That said, most vendors have been slowly updating their user interfaces to HTML5 so that they have a clean updated look and feel. This is where KACE falls short in that the UI is great for a packaged software 10 years ago. This isn't a major limitation as the software is really meant primarily for technology users.
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Vyapin Software Systems Private Limited
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Support Rating
Quest
KACE does exactly what you need it to do, it maintains your computer environment. You can set patch schedules, inventory computers, setup software catalogs; basically everything you need to ensure the computers on your network are being actively managed. This is all with little need for constant configuration or updating the setup.
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Vyapin Software Systems Private Limited
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Alternatives Considered
Quest
We have selected this software because it rolls several different systems into one. We have a helpdesk system with this and an asset and inventory management system as well. We pay one price for the whole system instead of paying multiple companies different amounts that would have totaled more than we pay for the single system.
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Vyapin Software Systems Private Limited
The selection was done by the client after a competetive price offer. There are many other alternatives in the market for Vyapin Office 365 Management Suite like Datto's offerings however ease of use, speed, and general User Interface was the reeason I prefered it over the other competitors. Price and other agreements usually play an important role when selecting these options
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Return on Investment
Quest
  • KACE has saved us from having to spend several days of employee hours in crafting DVDs and duplicating them (100+ DVDs)
  • KACE has saved us on the postage required to send out those DVDs for every update (monthly) to all of our customers electronically
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Vyapin Software Systems Private Limited
  • Unified and standardized accounts with security policies assigned according to the group to which the user belongs.
  • Smooth and easy migration
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