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Likelihood to Recommend

OpenVoice

OpenVoice works really well for large 80+ conference calls. We've hosted over 30+ calls on the system and never once had any service outages. It is a stable platform that works reliably!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

TeamViewer

Teamviewer is best suited for any team who can afford their commercial licensing costs and have a good enough bandwidth to support its connection for a seamless work experience. It could be a bit pocket heavy for small team sizes where budget is stringent and if budget is a problem, then one should look at other cheaper options
Rahul Dhangar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Remote Administration

OpenVoice
TeamViewer
8.4
Screen sharing
OpenVoice
TeamViewer
8.9
File transfer
OpenVoice
TeamViewer
8.4
Instant message
OpenVoice
TeamViewer
8.1
Secure remote access with Smart Card authentication
OpenVoice
TeamViewer
8.0
Access to sleeping/powered-off computers
OpenVoice
TeamViewer
7.9
Over-the-Internet remote session
OpenVoice
TeamViewer
8.8
Initiate remote control from mobile
OpenVoice
TeamViewer
8.0
Remote management of servers & workstations
OpenVoice
TeamViewer
8.7
Remote Active Directory® management
OpenVoice
TeamViewer
8.5
Centralized management dashboard
OpenVoice
TeamViewer
8.1
Session record
OpenVoice
TeamViewer
8.5
Annotations
OpenVoice
TeamViewer
8.4
Monitoring and Alerts
OpenVoice
TeamViewer
8.1
Multi-platform remote control
OpenVoice
TeamViewer
8.7

Pros

OpenVoice

  • Simple dial-in instructions.
  • Multiple number choices to call in with.
  • Recording!
  • Web portal to control the call.
  • Simple billing.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

TeamViewer

  • Sharing a screen via TeamViewer is generally very responsive, even if the internet connection (on either the client or host side) isn't great. TeamViewer seems to use an adaptive compression algorithm, that will sacrifice some screen clarity for a more responsive and pleasurable experience.
  • TeamViewer includes a built-in file sharing mechanism that allows for the easy and secure transfer of files from host to client (or vice versa).
  • During the initial install of TeamViewer, you can set it up to "run-only." As in, it will not actually install itself on the computer but will allow for a one-time use remote session. This is ideal for a quick tech support session where the client doesn't want to, or can't, fully install TeamViewer.
  • TeamViewer is a very secure platform, providing multiple layers of security. First, the only way to connect to a client is by knowing the client's machine id - a 9 or 10 digit randomly generated number created on install. In addition, for one-time connection, a randomly generated pin is created on each use. This pin can be set as a simple 4 digit pin, up to a 10 digit strong password including uppercase, lowercase, number and non-alphanumeric characters. In addition, TeamViewer is initially set NOT to open upon login - meaning the computer is not accessible until TeamViewer is manually opened on the client computer.
  • TeamViewer can be used as both an on-demand screen sharing platform - wherein a client only opens TeamViewer when someone needs to get on remotely, and promptly closes it afterward - as well as an always-on screen sharing system. TeamViewer can be set to open automatically at login, and run in the background. A "personal password" can then be created for unattended access - this password can be as strong or as weak as you choose. One the password is set, you can connect to your computer remotely via TeamViewer at any time by knowing the machine ID and the personal password.
  • Initial setup of TeamViewer is a fairly simple procedure, especially useful when talking a client on how to install it over the phone.
  • While screen sharing is TeamViewer's bread and butter, it also includes a plethora of other features including file sharing as well as both video and audio sharing (great for remote tech support).
  • With a TeamViewer account, multiple computers can be logged in via the account and easily accessible within an instance of TeamViewer.
  • TeamViewer is truly cross-platform, with version for Mac, Windows and Linux, as well as for mobile OSs such as iOS and Android.
  • A personal license is free.
Aaron Pinsker | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

OpenVoice

  • No built-in video options.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

TeamViewer

  • - A difficulty that we have experienced in the company and that has been detected with each stumble that has been had, is the fact that the different versions are not compatible with each other, so if some user accidentally updates his version (very normal fact ), compatibility problems are generated that have caused our support department to have to communicate with each user who is under that condition to ask him to delete the new version, and then reinstall the correct version.
  • Although it really does not have to be a limitation, the software does not have the functionality to work through proxy servers, which could become a limiting factor of some relevance for those who want to take care of "their presence" when working in an open network.
Rafael Becemberg | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

OpenVoice

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

TeamViewer

TeamViewer 9.0
Based on 40 answers
As long as I continue to provide remote support for my clients, it's a no brainier. For what I pay out, I probably make it back tenfold in the ability to provide remote support from wherever and whenever. Not to mention the saved gas money for a fix that only takes 5 minutes but it takes you 20 minutes to get there. As my business continues to grow, and I support more and more clients, my need for TeamViewer will only grow.
Justin Kuhlman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

OpenVoice

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

TeamViewer

TeamViewer 9.4
Based on 17 answers
TeamViewer is a system that is very easy to understand and grasp the concept of which is a very nice thing because users that don't have much technology and computer background can use the system easily. While being easy to understand for the average user, it doesn't lose the functionality and features that IT people love to see with software that makes it easier for us to do our jobs.
Jordan Paquette | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

OpenVoice

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

TeamViewer

TeamViewer 8.0
Based on 2 answers
It's usually without problem, but we have had connectivity issues on occasion.
Mike Robinson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

OpenVoice

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

TeamViewer

TeamViewer 9.0
Based on 2 answers
The application is built on VNC which is a very stable technology.
Mike Robinson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

OpenVoice

OpenVoice 8.0
Based on 2 answers
It's been years since I've had to call into OpenVoice for any technical support issues. The main issues I had were more on the billing side, but those billing issues were cleared up quickly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

TeamViewer

TeamViewer 7.6
Based on 28 answers
I was stonewalled with no compassion. To be clear, their business practice is to auto-renew accounts, and Team Viewer's fine print states you must cancel 28 days or more before the auto-renewal. Despite contacting them within 2 hours of the auto-renewal I was held to the fine print and must pay for an entire year. No option to prorate even 50% of it back despite being 0.001% into the contract. Are they abiding by terms, yes. Am I responsible, yes. Is this how you want to be treated? Your call.
Logan Baker | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

OpenVoice

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

TeamViewer

TeamViewer 8.9
Based on 2 answers
I have never used the online training either. I have watched a few informational videos that were helpful when learning how to do a specific procedure within TeamViewer and get the most out of the software by utilizing one of the many features that are available with the software. Again, 5 if for neutral.
Jordan Paquette | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

OpenVoice

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

TeamViewer

TeamViewer 9.9
Based on 6 answers
Well I don't have any key insights regarding implementation of TeamViewer.
Ratulsnigdha Saha | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

OpenVoice

OpenVoice provides a quick, simple way to gather users together for conference calls. We've tried using WebEx's audio bridge, but many times users find themselves confused by the prompts. We've tried numerous times to educate users on WebEx, but it always seems to fall back on OpenVoice.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

TeamViewer

TeamViewer was the best option for remote control and with the ability for participants to point on the screen during presentations. It was the fastest/smoothest experience for remote control, and allowed logging into the computer before logging in after a reboot. It was also the only one with a concurrent user licensing model, which was a huge selling point.
Kristopher Kauth | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

OpenVoice

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

TeamViewer

TeamViewer 10.0
Based on 2 answers
I've rarely had problems with the product.
Mike Robinson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

OpenVoice

  • The built-in recording feature allows us to post recordings of conference calls with ease.
  • Attendance to OpenVoice calls have been positive.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

TeamViewer

  • TeamViewer has saved my company a great deal of time, my team members and I are able to deploy our solutions to our overseas customers without having to travel there.
  • TeamViewer has also saved my company good amount of finances, other PC sharing software are mostly premium and require payment to take advantage of all the features, TeamViewer is free yet has excellent service delivery.
  • TeamViewer has generally improved our organization's relationship with our clients.
Majute shivugu | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

OpenVoice

General

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

TeamViewer

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

OpenVoice
10.0
TeamViewer
8.4

Likelihood to Renew

OpenVoice
TeamViewer
9.0

Usability

OpenVoice
TeamViewer
9.4

Reliability and Availability

OpenVoice
TeamViewer
8.0

Performance

OpenVoice
TeamViewer
9.0

Support Rating

OpenVoice
8.0
TeamViewer
7.6

In-Person Training

OpenVoice
TeamViewer
5.0

Online Training

OpenVoice
TeamViewer
8.9

Implementation Rating

OpenVoice
TeamViewer
9.9

Scalability

OpenVoice
TeamViewer
10.0

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