Lansweeper vs. ManageEngine Endpoint Central

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Lansweeper
Score 8.7 out of 10
N/A
Lansweeper - Network Discovery and IT Asset Management Software Lansweeper is an IT asset management solution that provides network…
$1
per year per asset
ManageEngine Endpoint Central
Score 8.9 out of 10
N/A
Desktop Central from ManageEngine is a client desktop management with patching, remote control, and configuration.N/A
Pricing
LansweeperManageEngine Endpoint Central
Editions & Modules
Free (up to 100 assets)
$0
Enterprise
$1
per year per asset
Additional Help Desk Agents
$120
per year per user
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
LansweeperManageEngine Endpoint Central
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
LansweeperManageEngine Endpoint Central
Top Pros
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Features
LansweeperManageEngine Endpoint Central
IT Asset Management
Comparison of IT Asset Management features of Product A and Product B
Lansweeper
8.2
12 Ratings
7% above category average
ManageEngine Endpoint Central
-
Ratings
Software and hardware inventory tracking8.212 Ratings00 Ratings
License management8.38 Ratings00 Ratings
Asset lifecycle monitoring8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Asset relationship management8.311 Ratings00 Ratings
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LansweeperManageEngine Endpoint Central
Small Businesses
ConnectWise RMM
ConnectWise RMM
Score 8.1 out of 10
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Score 9.2 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
ManageEngine ServiceDesk Plus
ManageEngine ServiceDesk Plus
Score 9.3 out of 10
NinjaOne
NinjaOne
Score 9.2 out of 10
Enterprises
ManageEngine ServiceDesk Plus
ManageEngine ServiceDesk Plus
Score 9.3 out of 10
Citrix Endpoint Management
Citrix Endpoint Management
Score 8.3 out of 10
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User Ratings
LansweeperManageEngine Endpoint Central
Likelihood to Recommend
8.4
(14 ratings)
8.9
(39 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
10.0
(1 ratings)
9.5
(4 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
9.9
(3 ratings)
8.2
(7 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
LansweeperManageEngine Endpoint Central
Likelihood to Recommend
Lansweeper
Lansweeper I believe is well suited for any environment - its low cost and small footprint make it an easy addition to any organization, big or small, that is looking for an asset inventory solution that can either replace or supplement existing asset management systems. It may not be well suited for situations where a lot of customization is necessary, such as pulling in custom fields or details from equipment that don't reside in a registry.
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ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
ManageEngine Endpoint Central is fantastic for a set and forget patching tool. This is great for the Windows clients that we have and provides good reporting and ensures machines are kept up to date and gives us good reporting on which machines are vulnerable in our organisation. Linux machines are not as well handled due to the multiple flavours of Linux that are out there. ManageEngine Endpoint Central only manages specific versions of Mac and Linux so it is best to check compatability ahead of time.
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Pros
Lansweeper
  • Inventory - LANSweeper scans the network for devices - anything with an SNMP trap or using AD or local credentials. We can get an in-depth look at devices.
  • Reporting - LANSweeper can generate just about any report you can imagine. We can check RAM in groups and determine where upgrades are needed. We can find local printers (which aren't allowed on our network) and address that issue with the user. We can check CPU type to help determine end of life without our network.
  • Printers - It's nice to have a quick look at printer statuses. Toner levels, out of paper, and service errors are all reported via LANSweeper.
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ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
  • Patch Management is very easy to use and deploy patches each month
  • Inventory Reporting is straight forward with multiple premade reports available
  • Remote Connections are very simple to use, it only takes 15 seconds to find and connect to a device.
  • Software Deployment and the Self serviceportal give you multiple ways of deploying your apps.
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Cons
Lansweeper
  • Can only scan what it sees. Doesn't show every item on the machine. Patches are also absent.
  • Software Recognition is OK with Microsoft. It is dire within our network of multiple products. Recognition is at about 35% with constant manual work needed to baseline for each manufacturer in each network
  • Datacenter compliance is a manual project. We used Excel extensively.
  • License optimization is limited to installations v surplus licenses. We need to know who's using what and how.
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ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
  • More granular access level controls for technicians (restrictions for juniors) on the Mobile Device Management add-on
  • Monitoring mobile data usage on mobile devices, this has been in the product pipeline for 5 years, but not yet implemented
  • Ability to remotely support company-owned mobile devices with no end-user permission. End-user needs to allow the remote session, when sometimes that's what we don't want since we're doing an investigation.
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Likelihood to Renew
Lansweeper
The price to function scale is so far towards function it would be stupid to get rid of it
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ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
ManageEngine is considered an excellent product due to its comprehensive suite of solutions for IT management, with ManageEngine Endpoint Central specifically excelling in endpoint management. The platform stands out for its user-friendly interface, robust features, and versatility in addressing diverse IT needs. It offers organizations a centralized solution for endpoint security, patch management, software deployment, and asset management
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Usability
Lansweeper
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ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
Responds well to basic needs: 1. Update 2. Image/Re-image endpoints 3. Mass deployment 4. Pop-Up communications
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Support Rating
Lansweeper
Lots of info online there are tons of SQL Reports you can copy from the web as Lansweeper and users post many of them. They also send out alerts that pop up on Lansweeper, letting you know of an update that you need for certain software and provide an SQL report so you can scan your system to see what PCs need this update.
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ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
The local distributor of the product is always available, however most support is received within an hour from India. We've had complex requirements and the support team went so far as to customize their mobile application to suit our unique needs. We honestly can't complain about any support we've received and it's always been very quick.
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Alternatives Considered
Lansweeper
Microsoft System Center needs to install agents on all IT asset for discovery and sometimes the agents can easily get corrupted. Lansweeper is a SaaS solution and it's easier to deploy to all IT asset that are connected to the network. This save us a lot of deployment time without the need to engage vendor for professional service.
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ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
WSUS (provided by Microsoft) is a MUCH inferior product, no flexibility at all, updates when it wants and how it wants and was generally not suit for purpose. In addition, endpoint offers all the other functionality that WSUS doesn't (as said earlier in my review, remote control, endpoint security and much more).
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Return on Investment
Lansweeper
  • It had a positive impact on solutions expense cause several teams we're using different solutions with different costs that used several servers and DB resources. Now, we've been able to simply that a lot with Lansweeper.
  • With my previous point, people had to train and learn about each of their solutions. Now we can put a team in charge and so the other teams can focus on other tasks.
  • Last year Lansweeper changed their licencing prices a lot so it slashed our budget.
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ManageEngine, A Div of Zoho Corporation Pvt Ltd
  • With software metering, the real use of applications by users has been identified; in this case, when the license renewal date arrives, users who do not use this application have stopped renewing it. This has achieved savings for the business.
  • The deployment of images has made the onboarding of collaborators faster, this means less downtime and more productivity for the company.
  • By having the laptops patched and without vulnerabilities, there is greater productivity, because the equipment is no longer out of service due to an attack or vulnerability.
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