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What is the best Remote Access Software for my situation?

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Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I am about to takeover 5 networks. Each one is diferent. They contain 2000, XP, Vista, 7, OSX, Linux, Server 2003, 2008.

I need an industrial remote control package to manage all of the systems on all of these networks remotely.
Is there a product out there that can handle 50-500 nodes and give me access to all the information on them with a few clicks.
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I'm very partial to Radmin for its sheer ease of use and how smooth it works with regard to remote control (little fuss). Only catch is that it's a bit on the pricier side...


A free way to gain remote access that is cross platform is VNC...

To "access all the information on them with a few clicks" check out Spiceworks also free... http://www.spiceworks.com/
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I agree with activematx.  I use Logmein Pro2 and Logmein Central to monitor servers.  I use LogMeIN Rescue for secure on-the-fly access to user workstations.
I Use DameWare Mini Remote Control and NT Utilities. http://www.dameware.com/

I don't know if you have multiple domains or are on a domainless environment but it should handle it greatly.  The Mini Remote Control is nothing special and honestly you could just use one of the free VNC clients, but the NT Utilities integrates AD administration, computer management, and remote control.
You may want to try Desktop Authority.
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Althou i am in favour or Logmein and Teamviewer.
You can always have a look at http://www.bomgar.com/
I have tested this solution for my network and for users out side my network using citrix webinterface. It will provide you al most all the functionalities you need including multiple screen sharing.
but bomgar is expensive !
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I have been using an appliance called BOMGAR. By far the best product out the as far as managing offsite systems and networks
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