Teramind and InterGuard, both are highly regarded as powerful employee monitoring platforms for the modern workforce. Both of them have strong activity monitoring, productivity analysis and reporting features. Especially, after the recent refresh of its UI, InterGuard has been able to up its game in user friendliness – a big factor for this kind of software. On the other hand, Teramind is already known for its intuitive, award-winning interface.

Pricing is another competitive edge in this market. In that regard, Teramind has a simple 3-tier offering while InterGuard’s complicated pricing structure might make things a bit confusing for many customers.

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

Teramind vs. InterGuard Features Comparison

Monitoring Capability

Screen
Live video
Audio
Keystroke
Clipboard
Websites
Applications
Files
Email clients

No dedicated monitoring
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

OCR
Built-in data classification

With optional addon
Custom data classification
Meta data analysis

With optional addon
Data discovery

Limited (Emails & Files)
Regular expression
Fingerprinting/tagging
Support for unstructured data
Contextual analysis
Encrypted document
Partial document matching

Privacy Protection

User privacy setting
Blackout/masking
Anonymization
Access control

Activity Blocking & Control

Policy/rule editor
Activity blocking (i.e. file copy, send an email)
Application blocking
Website blocking
Automated user lockout

With optional addon
Automated command execution
Remote control
Notification
Report scheduler

Alerts & Reports

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

Productivity

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

Deployment

Cloud
On-premise

Windows Servers only
Private Cloud

AWS, Azure

Integration

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

Support

Premium Support

Monitoring Agent

Mobile
Mac
Windows
Linux
Terminal server
Stealth mode
Revealed mode
Remote installation
Uninstall protection

Dashboard

Web Access
Customization options

Reviews & Ratings

PCMag
Capterra
GetApp
G2
FinancesOnline

Pricing

Starting Price$10 user/month$9.99 user/month
Freemium version
Free trial

InterGuard is right for you if…

you know what features you need and are willing to pay separately for each of them. For example, mobile device monitoring, VDI/terminal server monitoring, Active Directory support, data loss prevention (DLP) support etc. While this add-on based pricing might be cost effective to customers who know what they want, it might become cost prohibitive to businesses in need of additional modules down the line.

Pricing aside, InterGuard has a very capable employee monitoring solution offering most if not all features available from market leaders like Teramind and Veriato. It can monitor all the day-to-day user activities such as file sharing, emails, printing, keystrokes etc. It also has a screen capture feature though unlike Teramind, the session player does not have any remote control, live playback, input freeze capabilities. InterGuard has impressive reporting capabilities too. Functionality wise it is similar to Teramind’s BI Reporting tools. For example, both allows you to create custom reports with drag and drop widgets, intuitive visualization tools and various data export options.

Teramind is right for you if…

you need a solution for all your employee monitoring needs in a single product. In addition to user activity monitoring, Teramind comes with insider threat detection, behavior analytics and data loss prevention features. The solution can be deployed on Cloud, On-Premise and Private Cloud (e.g. AWS, Azure etc.). The pricing is similar to InterGuard’s core subscription plans. However, you will get more for your dollar.

Teramind can monitor virtually all user activity including a few data points not usually available in other, more expensive products (e.g. audio recording). Some of its other advanced features include: automated data discovery and classification, OCR, visual policy and rules engine, live video and RDP (remote desktop control). A combination of these features and great customer support – has contributed to Teramind’s rave reviews and established it as a formidable player in the industry. Most recently the company has launched some new features such as time tracking, mobile apps and powerful business intelligence dashboard to make it easy to monitor remote teams effectively.

 

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