Samanage Software


 

Samanage is suitable for companies seeking a more advanced, user-friendly help desk solution that makes life easier for both the support team and the end user. Samanage offers comprehensive service desk functionality that helps your business respond quickly and effectively to service requests, resulting in improved support. 

Samanage is delivered as Software as a Service (SaaS), eliminating software downloads or hardware expenditures. For an affordable annual subscription, you receive access to the always up-to-date solution, empowering you to more effectively manage service tickets and company assets. It also works on the go from any smartphone or tablet equipped with a web browser.

Samanage integrate seamlessly with the applications you already use to extend their functionality. This includes Google Apps, Salesforce.com, OneLogin and over 140 other application. 

Samanage ensures your team delivers exemplary support through the intuitive service desk. Users can submit service tickets through either email or the powerful self-service portal. The portal empowers users to search for a solution independently using the system's configurable Knowledge Base; they can also submit a new request and check on the status of a pending issue.

 

Samanage - Reporting dashboard
 
  • Samanage - Reporting dashboard
    Reporting dashboard
  • Samanage - Incident manager
    Incident manager
  • Samanage - Service desk
    Service desk
  • Samanage - Asset manager
    Asset manager
  • Samanage - Service catalog
    Service catalog
  • Samanage - Risks tab
    Risks tab
Supported Operating System(s):
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Mac OS, Linux, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 2000, Windows 8

270 Reviews of Samanage

 
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from ACHC
Specialty: Food / Beverage
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

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I have only needed to use this a few times as part of our work order system. I have found it hard to navigate at times.....although I have to admit I am probably not the most tech savvy. With that said, you might consider making some things more "user friendly".

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I like the flow of the work order process.

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I do not find all of it particularly intuitive.

 
 

from ACHC
Specialty: Healthcare / Medicine
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

We love Samanage!

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Samanage is the perfect software for group communication! We use the "Incidents" feature the most as a way to request and track marketing work orders. Samanage allows for internal users to see all open work orders, as well as comment with feedback. It provides a great timeline/record for marketing tasks, as well as an archive for completed documents and projects. We

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Get it!

 
 

from ACHC, inc
Specialty: Healthcare / Medicine
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

This software is fairly easy to use

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This program is easy to use. As a work order requester, I do not want to spend time to read the direction. It has everything I need. The interface is very intuitive that I do not have to read helps to understand what I need to do.

 
 

from ACHC
Specialty: Other
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

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The software provides an efficient way to manage work orders.

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Efficient and easy to navigate

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Once an email account is created, it should store those email addresses so that you do not have to keep typing them in

 
 

from ACHC
Specialty: Healthcare / Medicine
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

Great project management software

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As a contract designer, I am not in the office. My boss can easily assign tasks to me and give me all the content, deadlines and details I need in order to fulfill a design request. My boss is able to view the progress of the request without having to be directly involved by looking at the comment trail and proofs that I upload. I can easily communicate to the job requestor and stay on track. I wish more companies I work for had a job tracking software like this.

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able to directly communicate to the job requestor, able to reply to responses via email, tracking, file upload, set deadlines and meet timeframes

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changing categories, not able to change the order (from left to right) of the columns on the service desk

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This software is great

 
 

from ACHC
Specialty: Healthcare / Medicine
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

Good for Work Order Management

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We do not utilize the software like most. We use it for our company to submit design work orders. It let's us easily manage our work load and keep everyone up-to-date on the status of their work orders. I'm able to easily make reports and set approvals and requirements for the requestor so we are able to get all of the information we need. Our requestors love they can reply to the email to leave comments. The only minor complaint I have is customization - like not being able to change the word "Incidents." Overall, I love that we switched to Samanage and love the customer service.

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Ease of use
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Visibility to Users of Work Load

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Customization of fields

 
 

from Sange de Cristo Hospice
Specialty: Healthcare / Medicine
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

Samanage does the job

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Samanage is a good product with a ton of features. We can track and manage our helpdesk tickets with ease. The user interface is quick and easy to learn. I like the ability to use it for many different departments in the organization.

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Good interface, easy to pickup and work with. Customer emails look good. Customer support is knowledgeable.

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No notifications for completed tasks. Service catalog can be difficult to setup correctly. Roles take a bit of time to dial in. Expensive

 
 

from National Radiology Consultants
Specialty: Healthcare / Medicine

Samanage-All your needs rolled into one!

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Samanage has been one of the best products I have implemented. With this software, I have been able to sort through my sea of sticky notes, and found a wonderful way to productively track assets, and help desk requests. Their customer service also rocks! Anytime I have a question, I can shoot an email or even a text to pretty much anyone on my Samanage team and they are immediately responsive to my need.

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So far, I have found nothing about the product I dislike. It is user friendly and robust.

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Samanage has excellent customer service, so if you are unsure of exactly what your needs are, their implementation team will help with every resource they have. When dealing with asset management and help desk needs, customer service for you is as important as customer service for your customers. Samanage outperforms each of their competitors.

 
 

from Service Group
Specialty: Software / IT

Sleek and customizable tool

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I love their willingness to listen to the users and make changes for the better.

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There are so many options for customization, sometimes you can get lost. But I am not sure that is a bad thing.

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Look at this product for a most suitable tool for your environment. You dont always need all of the bells and whistles other products have. Because if you look at Samanage, it can probably do the same thing.

 
 

from Service Group
Specialty: Insurance

A right sized tool for our business

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Easy to understand interface and quick response time to concerns.

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As easy as it is to tailor the tool to your needs within it's limits, it's limits are very definite. There isn't any unique ways to customize the tool outside of the provided features.

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Explorer the single sign on options before taking the leap.

 
 

from Partners Pharmacy
Specialty: Pharmaceuticals

User friendly system

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Sammanage is very user friendly and easy to learn. System design is set up so features are easy to find and understand. Learned to use the system in a matter of minutes because all of the features that I needed were easy to understand and right in front of me. Also I like the Dashboard feature as it lets me see all of the information I need in one place.

Likes Least

Ticket search is not in numerical order by ticket number.

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Thoroughly use the software before making an evaluation.

 
 

from Oneida Total Integrated Enterprises
Specialty: Engineering

An amazing product that is in the top of it's industry.

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Their support is amazing and they are friendly, helpful. The product is innovative and new features come out all the time.

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That some of our community driven requests fall to the way side for more advantageous product updates. It would be nice for more feature requests to make their way into the final product.

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Give Samanage a try. It's pretty awesome. It also has a new look and feel to it that is not "dated" like most other ITSLM products out there.

 
 

from MRIGlobal
Specialty: Non-Profit

A great product

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Samanage brings together Service Desk with it's ticket system and service requests and IT Operations with Problem and Change Controls together in one system and it's supported by a company that actively listens to recommendations and requests and acts on them when the community recommends them.

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the reliance on a third party for Active Directory integration. The process works, it was just cumbersome to get working and keep working.

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We came from a system that was "popular" and evaluated a number of replacements. Samanage let us demo it and see what it had to offer, making it well work the time we spent checking it out.

 
 

from Partners Pharmacy
Specialty: Healthcare / Medicine

Efficient and easy to use!

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The hub customization is very easy and can be very informative. Product can increase efficiency due to simplicity. Easily pull up reports necessary to analyze efficiency. Vendor support is great.

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The search function brings up items unrelated to searched keyword

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Utilize the cloud connector initially which can help the end users utilizing the user portal

 
 

from Scout Marketing
Specialty: Advertising

A great combination of Asset Management and Ticket System.

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The integration of Assets and Tickets, plus the software agent keeping inventory automatically every hour. Support is great too.

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I have nothing too dislike so far. Everything has been top rate.

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Dive in and give it a try. They really thought of everything.

 
 

from Partners Pharmacy
Specialty: Healthcare / Medicine

Perfect Service Desk Software

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This product is perfect for managing incident tickets. Very easy to export reports on demand.

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There is very little to dislike about this product.

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I would greatly recommend Samanage. It is low cost and it get's the job done. Able to export reports as Excel or PDF files.

 
 

from Partners Pharmacy
Specialty: Healthcare / Medicine

Easy to implement and use!

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Live support is a click away, easy user interface, easy implementation, very little training needed!

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Reporting needs a bit of improvement but they are already working on it!

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It is a great tool for the price compared to the other more powerful options out there

 
 

from ACL
Specialty: Software / IT

Great out of the box basic asset tracking

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Very simple rollout, easy to search and to export inventory data

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risks and vulnerabilities are not very usable to identify and mitigate outdated or forbidden software. Features need to be added and automated

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Good basic tool for asset tracking if all you need is an inventory. We are not using the other features

 
 

from Light
Specialty: Other

Great out-of-the-box solution that is also highly customizable

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We enjoyed how Samanage was ready to go out-of-the-box but also offers advanced features and is highly customizable. The service portal can easily be branded, without wasting hours.

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I like most things about Samanage, an in-house LDAP connector would be excellent, but the company has found ways around this by utilizing third party companies. While I wish it was a direct connector, their solution still works well.

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Test-drive all the software thoroughly. There is nothing comparable when it comes to quick deployment, out-of-the-box readiness, and the high degree of customization.

 
 

from Western Wayne Family Health Centers
Specialty: Healthcare / Medicine

What a great software.

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I love the logmein integration. The ease of use to put in tickets. Customization options.

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Nothing 100% happy. If i have to put one thing it would be the logmein setup. its just that i had to call logmein to get the code for setup info samanage.

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Go for it is all i can say. This solution is the best that ive found and have recommended it to other people.