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Score 9.1 out of 100

Spiceworks Help Desk

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Score 8.7 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

KronoDesk

I advise my customers to use it for all issue tracking, in business development as well as in business operations. An interface to operational systems is therefor very helpful and enlarges the value of the KronoDesk knowledge base, provided that this information is "open" to all users of all departments.
Peter A.A.M. Maas | TrustRadius Reviewer

Spiceworks Help Desk

Spiceworks is well suited for Information Technology departments who have a limited budget. The free version of this software is one of the best tools to help a security practitioner perform a risk analysis on their network. Other similar tools that are free are limited in the IP ranges that they can scan, but not Spiceworks. I can scan several subnets with this tool. Another cool feature is that I don't have to visit each workstation on our network to obtain information about it. Spiceworks gives me all the information I need right at my own desktop. Spiceworks is well suited for small IT shops and small security departments. Other tools of this capability will cost you thousands
BART HUNTER | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Incident and problem management

KronoDesk
8.2
Spiceworks Help Desk
8.7
Organize and prioritize service tickets
KronoDesk
8.2
Spiceworks Help Desk
8.9
Expert directory
KronoDesk
8.2
Spiceworks Help Desk
8.4
Subscription-based notifications
KronoDesk
8.2
Spiceworks Help Desk
8.4
ITSM collaboration and documentation
KronoDesk
8.2
Spiceworks Help Desk
8.2
Ticket creation and submission
KronoDesk
8.2
Spiceworks Help Desk
9.3
Ticket response
KronoDesk
8.2
Spiceworks Help Desk
9.2

Self Help Community

KronoDesk
8.2
Spiceworks Help Desk
8.7
External knowledge base
KronoDesk
8.2
Spiceworks Help Desk
9.2
Internal knowledge base
KronoDesk
8.2
Spiceworks Help Desk
8.3

Multi-Channel Help

KronoDesk
8.4
Spiceworks Help Desk
8.5
Customer portal
KronoDesk
8.2
Spiceworks Help Desk
8.9
IVR
KronoDesk
8.2
Spiceworks Help Desk
9.0
Social integration
KronoDesk
8.2
Spiceworks Help Desk
8.3
Email support
KronoDesk
9.1
Spiceworks Help Desk
8.5
Help Desk CRM integration
KronoDesk
8.2
Spiceworks Help Desk
8.0

Pros

KronoDesk

  • As a system architect I have a clear overview of open issues through clear issue description and assignment to developers.
  • The overview and tracking are most important to me.
Peter A.A.M. Maas | TrustRadius Reviewer

Spiceworks Help Desk

  • Help desk trouble ticket system, which is great for tracking the status of issues within your organization. It allows users the ability to submit help requests themselves, and it allows teams to update and track the tickets.
  • Inventory tracking of all your equipment with lots of details about each piece of equipment, like the patch level of computers and the location for equipment or the last time it was serviced or updated.
  • Spiceworks is free!! You can't beat a free solution, and the community behind Spiceworks is huge. Their forums are filled with fellow IT pros willing to help each other out if you submit a question.
Andrew Shannon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

KronoDesk

  • The possibility to create a system/subsystem/component/interface tree of the system landscape, to be used to more detailed issue associations and subsequent detailed planning and monitoring of issues.
  • A quick issue entry with the most important information would be helpful.
  • A "live" report that can contains my current "hot" issues would be helpful.
Peter A.A.M. Maas | TrustRadius Reviewer

Spiceworks Help Desk

  • As a user, I would like to have a login where I can track my specific requests in one place
  • We currently have a link that we access to enter our requests-it would be cool if we could initiate via email plugin
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

KronoDesk

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Spiceworks Help Desk

Spiceworks Help Desk 8.8
Based on 28 answers
There is no contract to renew, since it's free. Spiceworks has helped me so much that I couldn't imagine trying to replace it with a different product. I'd have a hard time finding a single product that does everything that Spiceworks does, let alone one that does it as well as Spiceworks and for free
Chris Johnson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

KronoDesk

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Spiceworks Help Desk

Spiceworks Help Desk 10.0
Based on 6 answers
1. Its free.2. Its easy to install.3. You can have it up and running in under 1-hour.4. You get dashboards that are easy to read so you know the state of your network.5. You can create your own reports and not just the ones already installed.6. Excellent tool for network administrators and security practitioners.7. Did I mention that its free?
BART HUNTER | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

KronoDesk

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Spiceworks Help Desk

Spiceworks Help Desk 10.0
Based on 6 answers
We use it both locally on our own server so up time is decided by us and we also use the hosted help desk. We have never had an outage of that.
Patrick Yeager | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

KronoDesk

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Spiceworks Help Desk

Spiceworks Help Desk 8.6
Based on 47 answers
Spiceworks has been working out of the box, and some of the basic customizations have been successful with just our internal staff handling. We don't have any other issues with the tool. It provides us with the inventory information we want in a quick and concise report in a variety of formats for our team.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

KronoDesk

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Spiceworks Help Desk

Spiceworks Help Desk 10.0
Based on 12 answers
If you can spin up a VM to run it on, you'll thank yourself later. If you have remote sites, set up a local server (or dedicated computer) at each site and set them up as remote collectors for the main site. You'll save time and bandwidth
Jennifer Metcalf | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

KronoDesk

Several freeware/shareware tools like Bugzilla are missing integration with other systems.HP, IBM and CA like systems are too cumbersome and complicated for "normal" users, for me too much "hassle" to monitor issues and related information and links to other issues.
Peter A.A.M. Maas | TrustRadius Reviewer

Spiceworks Help Desk

I've used a specialized home based Notes database system prior to Spiceworks. That system was a kludge and outgrew what it originally was supposed to be. We had to make things work in it. Spiceworks is a generic system that while basic allows you to track your issues. It's a good system to use for a small shop.
Andrew Murphy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

KronoDesk

  • The ROI is reached faster and exponentially higher, depending on the number of users and cooperating business units.
Peter A.A.M. Maas | TrustRadius Reviewer

Spiceworks Help Desk

  • Spcieworks has saved me time looking for certain machines that might be online—positive.
  • Spiceworks is free, so I am able to manage my inventory for no cost —positive.
  • I can quickly look up what computer a user is logged into when troubleshooting over the phone. This is priceless—positive.
Michael Timms | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

Spiceworks Help Desk

Pricing Details

KronoDesk

General

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

KronoDesk Editions & Modules

On-premise Edition
1-User$791
3-User$661
5-User$591
10-User$491
20-User$4,9992
  1. Lifetime License per Seat
  2. Lifetime License (unlimited seats)
SaaS Edition
Single$191
3-User$231
5-User$191
10-User$161
20-User$101
  1. Per User per Month
Additional Pricing Details

Spiceworks Help Desk

General

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

Spiceworks Help Desk Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

KronoDesk
9.1
Spiceworks Help Desk
8.7

Likelihood to Renew

KronoDesk
Spiceworks Help Desk
8.8

Usability

KronoDesk
Spiceworks Help Desk
10.0

Reliability and Availability

KronoDesk
Spiceworks Help Desk
10.0

Performance

KronoDesk
Spiceworks Help Desk
8.0

Support Rating

KronoDesk
Spiceworks Help Desk
8.6

Implementation Rating

KronoDesk
Spiceworks Help Desk
10.0

Scalability

KronoDesk
Spiceworks Help Desk
10.0

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