Last week, we compared Wayk Now vs. TeamViewer. Today, worthy remote desktop access tool Bomgar is putting on the gloves, stepping into the ring, and getting set to face off against Wayk Now. And so, without further delay: for those about to fight, we salute you!

Wayk Now

About: Wayk Now is a flexible, easy-to-use and lightweight remote desktop access solution that reduces implementation time, increases security, enables scalability and boosts efficiency through a single, unique platform for all remote sessions. Wayk Now, which is fully integrated into our Remote Desktop Manager solution, delivers the best of both worlds for IT professionals and executives alike: efficiency, security and control on the one hand, and affordability and investment protection on the other.

Cost: Wayk Now Free is free for both personal and commercial use. Wayk Now Enterprise delivers a more sophisticated feature set, offers a free 30-day trial, and can be purchased on a yearly subscription base. User, Site, Country and Global license options are available.

Bomgar

About: Bomgar is a cloud-based or on-premise remote support solution, which allows support technicians to remotely connect to end-user systems through firewalls from their computer or mobile device. Bomgar also provides security and IT professionals with a platform to control, manage and secure remote access, which helps organizations improve tech support security, efficiency and overall performance.

Cost: Bomgar offers a free 7-day trial, but after that users must purchase a Cloud, Term Appliance or Owned Appliance license. For Cloud and Term Appliance licenses, fees are billed annually. For the Owned Appliance license, there is a one-time fee.

Features Description Bomgar Wayk Now
Cross-Platform Compatibility Works on all major operating systems: Windows, macOS and Linux. X X
Mobile Access Works on iOS and Android devices. X X
Quick Start Instantly use the tool without installation or elevated privileges. X X
Automatic Discovery Automatically discover nearby contacts and devices, which makes collaboration and interaction easier X X
LAN Access Access any remote computer on a LAN. X X
Wake-on-LAN Remotely power on a computer or wake it up from sleep mode. X
Setting policies Create, distribute and enforce policies. X
Chat Send and receive instant messages. X [coming soon]
File Transfer Send or receive files simultaneously. X X
Clipboard Sharing Copy and paste files, images, and text from one computer to another via clipboard interoperability. X X
Whiteboards Use an online whiteboard during remote control sessions. X
Multi-Monitor Easily switch between multiple remote screens. X X
Multi Concurrent Sessions Open multiple remote connections simultaneously, and easily navigate between them. X X
Access Control Control access to certain resources shared by the server when someone is connected. X X
Rights Management Set access levels based on role (organizer, presenter, and participant). X
Unattended Access Access unattended computers and servers. X [coming soon]
Remote Audio and Video Hear sound and see videos from remote computers. X
Session Recording Record remote control sessions. X
Remote Restart Restart a computer remotely. X
Remote Printing Print documents from a remote computer on your local printer X
Black Screen Make a remote computer monitor go dark to prevent anyone from seeing the screen while accessing a remote device. X
Key combinations Send key combinations to the remote computer (e.g. Ctrl+Alt+Shift). X X
Reports Access built-in report logs of incoming and outgoing connections. X
Video Calls Communicate with multiple participants simultaneously in a video call.
Technical Support Get 24/7 technical support. X X
Free for Personal use Free version available for personal use. X
Free for Commercial use Free version available for commercial use. X
RDM Integration Launch the application directly from Remote Desktop Manager. Fully Integrated
Price for Enterprise version Price for the enterprise version based on a yearly subscription plan. $$$ $

There you have it, folks! You now have a clearer idea of the features that are supported by Wayk Now and Bomgar. And speaking of Wayk Now: don’t forget that we’re working hard on the next addition to the Wayk Now family, which is our on-premise edition, Wayk Den. This product will open the door to many new features. Stay tuned for updates.

Also stay tuned for the next head-to-head contest, which will feature Wayk Now vs. LogMeIn. As legendary Anchorman sports announcer Champ Kind would say: it’s going to be a WHAMMY!

As always, please let us know your thoughts by using the comment feature of the blog. You can also visit our forums to get help and submit feature requests, you can find them here.