Compare Cisco Meraki Systems Manager (MDM+EMM) vs. ManageEngine Desktop Central

Cisco Meraki Systems Manager (MDM+EMM) is ranked 8th in Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) with 3 reviews while ManageEngine Desktop Central is ranked 10th in Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) with 2 reviews. Cisco Meraki Systems Manager (MDM+EMM) is rated 9.0, while ManageEngine Desktop Central is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Cisco Meraki Systems Manager (MDM+EMM) writes "No downtime, no breakdowns, all the user readings are exact, and it gives us quick analysis so we can apply security measures". On the other hand, the top reviewer of ManageEngine Desktop Central writes "We can monitor and find out which software products are installed on each desktop then figure out which ones have to get patched". Cisco Meraki Systems Manager (MDM+EMM) is most compared with Microsoft Intune, VMware AirWatch and Jamf Pro, whereas ManageEngine Desktop Central is most compared with Microsoft Intune, ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus and SolarWinds MSP N-central. See our Cisco Meraki Systems Manager (MDM+EMM) vs. ManageEngine Desktop Central report.
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We experience no downtime, no breakdowns, all the user readings are exact, and it gives us quick analysis so we can apply security measures.We use this solution for MDM.It's a very easy solution for the most part, it's very easy to implement and very easy to administer.It's extremely competitive and very good for a product in this sphere.We can reconfigure a client’s setup remotely with minimal effort.The web portal provides status reporting and ease of configuration.

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The most valuable feature of this solution is the Patch Management.ManageEngine has improved my organization because right now we can actually monitor and find out which software products are installed on each desktop. We can then figure out which ones have to get patched and so forth.

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Cons
Because Cisco has improved a lot and is competing with other technologies that are innovative and brand new to the market, the only improvements they have to make are to keep up with the current competition and remain competitive with other solutions.It doesn't seem to be able to establish some VPN tunnels with other devices in a particular way that such as an ASA can do for us.Integration with other tools, such as, ConnectWise Automate.

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The Deployment scheduler needs updating to support various methods for deployment.I would like to see them include the ability to find out the network usage but I believe that might be a feature of it already.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
It's extremely competitive and very good for a product in this sphere.The price is high for the market.

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Meraki MDMDesktop Central, ManageEngine Desktop Management MSP
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Overview

Every user is unique. Every device, a bit different. Systems Manager keeps the network in the loop about constantly changing devices, automatically tracking device posture and adjusting security policies to match.

A web-based windows desktop management software that helps in managing 1000s of desktops from a central location. It can manage desktops both in LAN and across WAN. It automates regular desktop management activities like installing software, patches, and service packs, standardize the desktops by applying uniform configurations such as wallpapers, shortcuts, printer, etc. In simple terms, it helps administrators to automate, standardize, secure, and audit their windows network.
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Hafen Hamburg & Empire Riverside Hotel, Eastview Church, Tourism Holdings, Colegio Sagrada Familia Hijas de Jesús, Tommy Bahama's, Canadian School Mexico, Rosebank CollegeVrije Universiteit Brussel, Strathallan School, BMI Healthcare, Comercial Kywi, First Priority Federal Credit Union, Gerab National Enterprises
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