Sonar Review - why 4.8 stars?

Sonar Review
ITQlick Score: 54/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.8/5)
Pricing: 3.8/10 - low cost
Category: Freight -> Sonar
Ranking:Ranked 9 out of 10 Freight systems
Company: Awareness Technologies
Pricing: starts at $100 per month
Typical customers: Medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile
Links: Sonar pricing, Sonar alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Mar 18, 2020

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What is Sonar?

SONAR is an employee monitoring solution designed to help users control, record and monitor employee computer activity on any computer including those computers that are not connected to the corporate network. The software can be installed in just a few minutes and can be managed centrally from any web browser.

Awareness Technologies, the company behind SONAR, was founded back in 2002 and is headquartered in Westport, CT. The company is also known for their product InterGuard and WebWatcher.

What is Sonar rating? ()

The rating of Sonar is 4.8 stars out of 5 and the total score is 54 out of 100. The ratings are based on our unbiased experts. Learn more in our rating methodology page

Who are Sonar's typical customers?

SONAR is suitable for a wide range of industries including education, government, law enforcement agency, financial services and healthcare. Windows XP, Vista and 2000 OS users can also use this employee monitoring software.

Is Sonar the best Freight?

Sonar is ranked 9 out of 10 software in their category (Freight systems).

What are their main features and functionalities?

SONAR comes with instant messaging, complete 360 degree recording and monitoring, application blocking, web filtering, instant messaging, whitelisting, keystroke recording, screenshots of any activity carried out on computers, blocking access to time-wasting software like games, video players, monitor all types of communications and time schedule setting features for when applications can be used. The solution can be easily integrated with your existing back-office systems and is delivered as a Software as a Service deployment option.

Who are their main alternatives?

Popular alternatives to Sonar: LoadPilot Software, ShippersEdge, Cirrus TMS, Transplace, MercuryGate TMS Software, Magaya Cargo System, Gocomet, DispatchMAX. The full list of competitors can be found here.

What is the cost of Sonar?

The cost of license starts at $100 per month. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 3.8 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Sonar

What should you ask Awareness Technologies during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with Sonar and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching Sonar in action.

Sonar's list of categories:

Human Resources
Employee Management

Sonar's list of features:

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support

Sonar Vs. Alternatives

ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing pricing Score is a 1 to 10 score, based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
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Sonar
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
54/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
3.8/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$100 per month
Functionality
5
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LoadPilot
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
90/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
5/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$99 per month
Functionality
3
ShippersEdge
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
83/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2.6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$199 per month
Functionality
20
Cirrus
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
80/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2.8/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Pricing not available
Functionality
17
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Transplace
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
80/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Pricing not available
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