Are you looking for an alternative to TeamViewer?
Have you scoured the Internet checking user opinions and comparative studies?
Maybe you’ve decided it’s not worth the bother, and you’re going to stick with the tool you use at the moment, despite its costly licensing (currently just over €1000 for a multi-user license) its recent security issues and subsequent PR disaster. If you do feel like you’re ready to move on, however,be aware that there are several alternatives available, like Ammy Admin, Logmein, AnyDesk, RealVNC, WebEx from Cisco or UltraVNC, among others.
You can read comparative analyses of these different tools online (and if not, tell us, and we’ll do our own). But we’re not here to cheer for the competition, good as they are. Instead we want to draw your attention to another alternative, which is starting to make a name for itself, particularly among adherents of the Open Source philosophy, and those who who use Open software: Pandora RC.
Why look for an alternative to TeamViewer?
In recent years, many users have the need to look for an alternative to Teamviewer, and even more so after seeing the scandal related to Paypal accounts of thousands of users.
For those who don’t know this news, many devices suffered a theft of bank and Paypal accounts through Teamviewer, giving rise to many scares and complaints from the clients of this tool. TeamViewer’s response further angered users, as they replied that they were “dismayed by what happened, but TeamViewer had not been hacked, there was no security hole, and it was completely safe.” to use, that the data pointed to careless use by users.”
Thus, many clients decide to look for solutions and improve security with virtual machines such as VMware or Virtualbox to run the program from another point, while others decide to stop using it and look for other alternatives.
Advantages of Pandora RC over TeamViewer
The free, downloadable version of Pandora RC is powerful and complete enough for personal or basic network use, such as in academic institutions or small companies. With this option you can provide remote desktop management for up to 10 devices and you won’t need to share your credit card details.
There’s also a competitively-priced Enterprise version, which works on a pay-to-use model.
If you can get online, you can access Pandora RC, without needing to install a client server, only a client web.
Universal in general
Whether it’s for academic or professional use, you can download it absolutely free with no need for subterfuge or creating a false user and declaring that the software “is not for commercial use”.
It’s designed to be user-friendly and within the scope of any user.
From any device
It runs on Windows, Mac and Linux.
Simultaneously, if need be.
Requires no installation, just a web browser.
It’s there where you need it, when you need it. This alternative to TeamViewer doesn’t need to be installed to view your information, as it’s done from the web browser, only requiring an agent to be installed to send information remotely to up to 10 devices and completely for free.
One of the prime considerations we kept in mind when designing Pandora RC. You can get more details about architecture and security features at our website: https://ehorus.com/wiki/index.php/Ehorus:FAQ_EN
Often lacking on other remote management software, such as, for example, bidirectional file downloads, third-party sessions, administering system services and processes like access to CPU consumption, memory or system status. Not forgetting the remoting basics, “remote office”, “online presentations”, etc.
A favorite of system admins, but you can also use a remote shell with privileges from your browser, for any machine under your management: Windows, Linux or Mac.
If you want to check your systems are running correctly, for example, you only need to log in with your user and password and take a look at the colors; green means ‘all good’, yellow means you have a recently unresponsive agent, and red means that the agent is not responding.
To connect with an agent displaying ‘green’ just click on its icon, and you’re in. If it’s ‘red’, check if the icon is active (IMAGE). If so, then the agent is in use. When it’s available again you can make use of it.
We humbly think that Pandora RC is a valid alternative to TeamViewer, check it out for yourself at https://pandorafms.com/en/remote-control/
Consultor SEO y colaborador de Pandora FMS desde 2021. Revisa que la arquitectura de la información sea la más adecuada para que Pandora llegue hasta todos los que necesitan utilizar su solución de monitorización flexible. Y es un corrector inflexible.
SEO consultant and Pandora FMS collaborator since 2021. Checks that the information architecture is the most appropriate for Pandora to reach everyone who needs to use its flexible monitoring solution. Yes it is an inflexible corrector.