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Impero Connect vs. other Solutions

We'll help you compare Impero Connect to your current software. See how our solution fares by checking out the competitors below.

Impero Connect as an Alternative to your Remote Access Solution

As remote work surged over the past few years, IT teams scrambled to adapt. They quickly added VPNs, policies, trainings, and a variety of remote access tools to keep businesses operational. Those stopgap measures led to a lot of vulnerabilities. Cybercriminals took advantage of the situation. Over 37 billion records were exposed in 2020 and a number of high-profile breaches made headlines in 2021.

Thinking it's time to evaluate those tools and consider alternatives? Keep reading. 


Make the Switch to Impero Connect

While we introduced Impero Connect to the world, our competitors found themselves in the headlines this year, including SolarWinds-owned Dameware along with TeamViewer and MSPs like Kaseya.

Here are some relevant articles:


Address VPN Vulnerabilities

Another point of attack came via VPNs, which were exploited constantly in 2021. Download our VPN vs. Remote Access checklist to see how a more secure solution can work for your organization.


Build with Secure Remote Access from the Start

See why our technology partners choose Impero. Keep your business safe and productive.

Impero Connect as Alternative to Other Remote Access Software

Our competitive advantages: enhanced security and better pricing. Check out the comparison

Our competitive advantage: superior security. Check out the comparison

Our competitive advantage: enhanced security & increased flexibility. Check out the comparison

TeamViewer has become something of a cautionary tale in the remote support software community because of its security vulnerabilities. Check out the comparison

Impero Connect's competitive advantage: superior security when accessing critical infrastructure and sensitive data. Check out the comparison

Impero Connect FAQs

Start your  free trial of Impero Connect.  No credit card is required.  You will have access to the Impero Connect Portal and the ability to create up to four additional user accounts.  You will also be able to download the Impero Connect Host – to install on target computers and devices – and the Impero Connect Guest – the desktop app for users who want full-featured remote control.  We will check in with you to make sure you have the components you need to have a great trial.

Our customers have extremely high security requirements.  Impero Connect exceeds industry standards with: 256-bit AES encryption, centralized multi-factor authentication, integration with Directory Services, and complete logging with customizable audit trails and full session recordings.  Impero also gives you granular control over all user permissions, closed user group license keys and lets you create access parameters for specific end users or devices. 

Learn more about Impero Connect's security features here.

  • Remotely monitor machines and devices
  • Communicate with end users through chat
  • Send and retrieve clipboard content
  • Transfer files with two-way drag-and-drop, delta transfer and crash recovery
  • Conduct collaborative remote control sessions with colleagues
  • Use marker mode to create screen annotations
  • Execute common Windows functions
  • Lock the end user's keyboard and mouse
  • Restrict applications and close displays for privacy
  • Customize and share hotkeys
  • Share screens with customers
  • Notify end users of restart, log-off, lock and shutdown

Impero Connect offers broad platform support so you can have a single solution to manage access to the widest array of end-user machines and embedded technology possible. Supported platforms include:

  • Windows -  Impero supports current and legacy versions of Windows and Windows Server. 
  • Linux - Impero supports a broad array of Linux servers and devices - including embedded and unattended systems. 
  • Mac - Impero Connect gives you the tools you need to support Mac users and BYOD initiatives. 
  • iOS - the Impero Connect OnDemand service allows a support technician to view the entire screen of an iOS device from a browser based console in the Impero Connect Portal. 
  • Android - support Android devices from the Impero Connect Portal through an integration with one of Impero's technical Partners. A wide array of Android devices, tablets and phones are supported by our Partner. 
  • Windows Mobile & CE - support legacy devices running Windows Mobile or Windows CE from the Impero Connect Portal through an integration with one of Impero's technical Partners.
  • Toshiba 4690 & TCxSky - Impero offers the only complete remote control authorized by Toshiba for use with 4690 / TCxSky retail point-of-sale systems.

You can read more about cross-platform connectivity here

We offer Impero Connect through a subscription as well as offering perpetual licenses.

For more information on pricing please visit our pricing page on our website.

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Don't just take our word for it...

Gilbarco Veeder-Root

"It’s like magic, it just works. I can’t think of anything I would change"

- Gary Buchelt, Support Center Manager


CKE Restaurants Holdings

"In addition to the guests and hosts, we now use Impero Security Servers integrated with RSA two-factor authentication so we can provide access for our support teams while maintaining compliance."

- Brian Jensen, Vice President of Technical Services


First Interstate Bank

“It’s hard to believe that one tool can consolidate resources, help us train staff and support such a vast array of devices. We couldn’t be happier with the solution”

- Laura Kolterman, Systems Engineer


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