Teramind and ActivTrak are both popular employee monitoring software. Each of them has their strengths and weaknesses which might make it suitable (or not) for your unique business needs.

The table below compares Teramind vs. ActivTrak side-by-side in terms of key features and capabilities so that you can decide which solution is right for you.

Teramind vs. ActivTrak Features Comparison

Monitoring Capability

TeramindActivTrak
Screen
Live video
Audio
Keystroke
Clipboard
Websites
Applications
Files
Email clients
IMs
Social Media

No dedicated monitoring
Network
Printer
External drives
Cloud storage

No dedicated monitoring
Geolocation
Privileged user monitoring
Third party vendor monitoring

Detection Capability

TeramindActivTrak
OCR
Built-in data classification
Custom data classification
Meta data analysis
Data discovery
Regular expression
Fingerprinting/tagging
Support for unstructured data
Contextual analysis
Encrypted document
Partial document matching

Privacy Protection

TeramindActivTrak
User privacy setting

Limited
Blackout/masking

Addon needed
Anonymization
Access control

Activity Blocking & Control

TeramindActivTrak
Policy/rule editor
Activity blocking (i.e. file copy, send an email)
Application blocking
Website blocking
Automated user lockout
Automated command execution
Remote control
Notification
Report scheduler

Alerts & Reports

TeramindActivTrak
Built-in Business Intelligence (BI)
Real-time alerts
Custom alerts
Risk analysis report
Productivity report

Productivity

TeramindActivTrak
Productivity tracking
Activity categorization
Time clock
Time tracking
Employee scheduling
Payroll tracking
Project and task management

Deployment

TeramindActivTrak
Cloud
On-premise
Private Cloud

AWS, Azure

AWS

Integration

TeramindActivTrak
Built-in SIEM integration (e.g. Splunk)
Built-in PM integration (e.g. Zendesk)
API
Active Directory
SSO (Single Sign On)

Support

TeramindActivTrak
Premium Support

Monitoring Agent

TeramindActivTrak
Mobile
Mac
Windows
Linux
Terminal server
Stealth mode
Revealed mode
Remote installation

On paid version
Uninstall protection

Dashboard

TeramindActivTrak
Web Access
Customization options

Reviews & Ratings

TeramindActivTrak
PCMag
Capterra
GetApp
Crozdesk
SerchenN/A

Pricing

TeramindActivTrak
Starting Price$10 user/month$7.20 user/month
Freemium version
Free trial

ActivTrak is right for you if…

you are looking for a simple application and web activity monitoring tool with a goal towards tracking employee time and engagement. For are a small-to-medium business (SMB), ActivTrak’s employee monitoring software has all the necessary employee tracking features. For example, employee time tracking, screen recording, application, and website usage monitoring, USB drive blocking etc. It also has a freemium plan that lets you monitor up to 3 users.

While ActiveTrak has some built-in threat detection and alert capabilities, the primary purpose of the software is to measure employee productivity and not security.

Teramind is right for you if…

you are a SMB or large enterprise who would want a more capable product and be willing to pay a little extra for the additional benefits. Teramind UAM is a more comprehensive solution. In addition to powerful employee monitoring capabilities, it also comes with insider threats detection, behavior analysis, data loss prevention and productivity analysis features. Automated data discovery and classification, OCR, a smart policy & rules engine, comprehensive forensic investigation tools – all makes this a formidable employee monitoring and threat prevention solution.

Most recently the company has launched a plethora of features such as time tracking, a mobile app and powerful business intelligence dashboard to make it easy to monitor and manage remote teams effectively.