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"The licensing is very easy to understand and pricing is right for what you get.""Choose wisely between the Professional and Enterprise editions, based on your needs.""I have been using the free version and am in the stage where I have to decide if I will proceed with the paid license, or instead choose another product.""We pay about $250 a year for our license."

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Top Answer: The initial setup is pretty straightforward.
Top Answer: The pricing of the solution could be better. The solution should be better at integrating with other solutions. Right now, it's not the best.
Top Answer: We primarily use the solution to run on all the desktops in our company. We have unique requirements, and this was the only solution that really met them.
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Also Known As
Desktop Central, ManageEngine Desktop Management MSP
SolarWinds N-central, SolarWinds MSP N-central
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Overview

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.

Conquer network complexity with uncompromising precision. N‑ableN‑central® is our flagship remote monitoring and management platform that gives you the power to manage, automate, and protect at scale—and do more than you ever thought possible.

  • Available as an on-premises or hosted solution.
  • Scale easily to hundreds or thousands of devices.
  • Powerful automation tools for global or granular management.
  • Simple, efficient visibility and management from a single dashboard.
  • Proactive alerting with self-healing capabilities.
  • Advanced security solutions to protect in layers.
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Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Strathallan School, BMI Healthcare, Comercial Kywi, First Priority Federal Credit Union, Gerab National Enterprises
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Financial Services Firm21%
Manufacturing Company11%
Engineering Company11%
Retailer11%
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Comms Service Provider26%
Computer Software Company18%
Government8%
Educational Organization5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company37%
Comms Service Provider21%
Government6%
Construction Company5%
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Small Business24%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise55%
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ManageEngine Desktop Central is ranked 1st in Client Desktop Management with 11 reviews while N-able N-central is ranked 7th in Remote Monitoring and Management Software. ManageEngine Desktop Central is rated 8.8, while N-able N-central is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of ManageEngine Desktop Central writes " Patch and upgrade many devices simultaneously in a DevSecOps pipeline which is effective but demanding on resources". On the other hand, ManageEngine Desktop Central is most compared with Microsoft Intune, SCCM, ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus, VMware Workspace ONE and Cisco Meraki Systems Manager (MDM+EMM), whereas N-able N-central is most compared with N-able Remote Monitoring & Management, ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus, ConnectWise Automate, Kaseya VSA and Datto Remote Monitoring and Management.

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