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NinjaOne has been amazing in getting patching done. What has put it above and beyond though is its scripting. It natively works with batch, powershell, and shellscript. This means custom scripting is simple and fast. Some times, especially with shellscripts, they do not run properly but in comes direct access to the different tools from the computer screen. Being able to connect to a system using powershell, CMD, or Shell means you can directly input commands and not rely on a script for those one off issues.
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Spoke is well suited to ingesting the myriad questions and requests I get throughout my workday. If I receive requests directly, they make it easy to change those requests into tickets, which helps my team track and demonstrate the work that we do. Spoke is also great for auto-answering common issues and questions. It only takes three of the same general question for it to start recognizing and offering the answer from our KB. Spoke has also been a great partner in helping our team be more efficient and more effective, something we never got with our old provider. I can’t emphasize enough that Spoke is NOT for external-facing helpdesks. It’s just not. It works best for teams that are supporting their own colleagues. I would also say that, at the moment, it doesn’t scale well past a few hundred users. They’re implementing features this year that will be more helpful for that sort of thing. But it does work great for remote support!
Read full review Pros Ninja does a nice job on providing robust monitoring of network servers. It provides peace of mind with monitoring of clients server infrastructure. Ninja's interface is simple yet clean. It makes navigating and getting where you need to be easy. Ninja's staff is always willing to help and their support is top-notch! They work hard to address any issues quickly and efficiently. Read full review Routes questions to the right team or person via Slack, email or text Obtain status updates on current job requests Allows IT to follow up more efficiently on the job requests from employees Read full review Cons NinjaOne does support Mac, however I would like to have more options for automation and scheduled task on Mac devices. I would like it if NinjaOne also provided an MDM solution. It would be nice is NinjaOne could integrate a PAM solution as well. Read full review Newer company, a lot of features on the road map that aren't yet available. A few bugs with the Slack integration. Filtering/searching tickets is not intuitive. Read full review Usability
Ninja's interface is clean and simple. Overall usability from an interface perspective is good. Some items, policies and scripting for instance, are a bit cumbersome and it's really not clear how to implement with a best practice mind-site. Ninja RMM got the job done for us but as we pushed our needs more into automation and efficiency we felt it wasn't keeping up with our speed of growth. There is definitely usability in the product, and it will get the job done, but there are other RMM's out there that fit better in our business.
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Support has been very responsive and my account rep Brian K. has communicated with me continuously making sure we had everything we need. Not like other MDMs where they sign you up and that's the last you hear from them. NinjaOne makes sure you use the product to its best application and you are successful and continue as the product features grow.
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Any questions we've had were fielded in a very timely manner and their staff have been very helpful in our launch and ongoing inquiries. Internally, it has been very well received amongst staff and has increased efficiency, company wide
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NinjaRMM was easier to work with, better on price, and had less complicated software. Install was simple and use is a breeze. All the other vendors cost more and didn't have everything I wanted all in one place. Also, I like to support local companies when possible or at least work with companies in the same time zone, which they are both.
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Spoke is just... easier. Easier to set up and easier to use, for both admins and users. We already have asset management and didn’t necessarily need our ticketing system to be directly connected to it. We wanted a product that was friendly to use, not crazy expensive, and didn’t require us to purchase an implementation package and/or a multi-day training package to roll-out. It’s not rocket science!
Read full review Return on Investment Pos - Ninja has replaced 3 other software we used for monitoring, Remote Access Pos - Have deployed ticketing to end users for better tracking of issues Neg - Nothing bad about ninja but our teams workload has increased to take care of ticket tracking - Read full review Spoke has been very cost efficient, more than paying for itself in gained productivity hours. Read full review ScreenShots