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    Alternative to Impero

    Can anyone suggest other alternatives to Impero. Ive been asked by manager to look and price alternatives.

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    Ab tutor is much cheaper and does the job fine.

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    LanSchool was our preferred option when we looked at classroom management a couple of years ago - we didn't get on with ABTutor (problems with install, not as user friendly) and NetSupport was too expensive and far more than we required. LanSchool works brilliantly, looks good, and is a one off purchase - no year-on-year support.

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    thanks for the great replies I will check them out

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    No experience (yet), but I'm looking too and another one I came across is Ranger Remote Control reviewed in PC Pro

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    What features are you after and do you have any idea ref budget ?

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    ABtutor (Class room Management, IT Support, Remote Control etc) and Burconix Ltd BCX Management Tools (Network Management, User Management, Printer Management, App Deployment etc)

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    Quote Originally Posted by macboy81 View Post
    Can anyone suggest other alternatives to Impero. Ive been asked by manager to look and price alternatives.
    Just out of interest are using Impero and or just looking at solutions at the moment.



    Quote Originally Posted by adhutton View Post
    obviously I need to point out that AB tutor just replaces the classroom management part and not ALL of Impero.

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    AB tutor is the best, it's also much cheaper and it does a really good job.

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    Policy Central Business & Education Internet Monitoring software - Policy Central Enterprise but I do know it does't do the classroom management aspect. So you would need a additional app such as AB Tutor to cover that base.

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    Quote Originally Posted by robriley View Post
    Policy Central Business & Education Internet Monitoring software - Policy Central Enterprise but I do know it does't do the classroom management aspect. So you would need a additional app such as AB Tutor to cover that base.
    You would also need application/url blocking, print,power and patch management if you are truly replacing Impero as policy central is just a e-safety monitoring solution.

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    AB Tutor (currently use, works great does the job), Ranger, LANSchool,

    However finding a product that does everything Impero does will be hard if not impossible! the features are amazing however the price is not. I would like to see a "lite" version where you can pick the add ons.
    Last edited by RichB; 26th June 2013 at 08:22 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RichB View Post
    However finding a product that does everything Impero does will be hard if not impossible! the features are amazing however the price is not. I would to see a "lite" version where you can pick the add ons.
    +1. I would like the option to use Impero purely as a classroom management and support tool and be able to choose not to have things such as the print, power and patch management to save money.

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