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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."
  • "The solution is very affordable."
  • "We had perpetual licenses. The cost was around 36,000, and then you'd have the yearly maintenance fee of 2,000 or 3,000."
  • "The pricing is very low, compared to other products. Compared to Intune or SCCM, it's much less. I can say it's a good product for less of a price."
  • "Affordable for any customer."
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    ManageEngine Desktop Central is very easy to set up, is scalable, stable, and also has very good patch management. What I like most about ManageEngine is that I can log on to every PC very easily and… more »
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    The initial setup is pretty straightforward.
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    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.
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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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    Sample Customers
    Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Strathallan School, BMI Healthcare, Comercial Kywi, First Priority Federal Credit Union, Gerab National Enterprises
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    Top Industries
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    Financial Services Firm18%
    Manufacturing Company11%
    Non Profit7%
    Healthcare Company7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider30%
    Computer Software Company19%
    Government8%
    Manufacturing Company4%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company33%
    Comms Service Provider27%
    Government7%
    Construction Company4%
    Company Size
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    Small Business26%
    Midsize Enterprise21%
    Large Enterprise52%
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    ManageEngine Desktop Central is ranked 1st in Client Desktop Management with 22 reviews while N-able N-central is ranked 11th in Remote Monitoring and Management Software. ManageEngine Desktop Central is rated 8.4, while N-able N-central is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of ManageEngine Desktop Central writes "Useful for patching and software deployment, but needs a proactive remediation feature ". On the other hand, ManageEngine Desktop Central is most compared with Microsoft Intune, Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager, VMware Workspace ONE, ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus and BMC Client Management, whereas N-able N-central is most compared with NinjaRMM, Datto Remote Monitoring and Management, Kaseya VSA, N-able Remote Monitoring & Management and ConnectWise Automate.

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