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Jenzabar, Inc.

Jenzabar SONIS

6.8 / 10

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What is Jenzabar SONIS?

Jenzabar SONIS is a powerful yet cost-effective student information system that helps you improve efficiencies for all your on-the-go constituents. Designed specifically for smaller or specialized schools, Jenzabar SONIS empowers you to manage all aspects of your school’s administrative tasks online and provides integrated services for admissions, registration, grading, billing, course management, and other administrative functions. Jenzabar SONIS connects students, faculty, and administrators through a centralized database. The system allows students to apply online, register for courses, pay bills, conduct degree audits—and more—at any time, from any device.

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Awards & Recognition

Jenzabar SONIS won the following awards in the Higher Education Student Information category

Jenzabar SONIS Ratings

Real user data aggregated to summarize the product performance and customer experience.
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71 Likeliness to Recommend

Up 4
Since last award

88 Plan to Renew

Up 3
Since last award

71 Satisfaction of Cost Relative to Value

Up 2
Since last award


Emotional Footprint Overview

+65 Net Emotional Footprint

The emotional sentiment held by end users of the software based on their experience with the vendor. Responses are captured on an eight-point scale.

How much do users love Jenzabar SONIS?

14% Negative
6% Neutral
80% Positive

Pros

  • Respectful
  • Acts with Integrity
  • Reliable
  • Saves Time

Cons

  • Vendor's Interest First
  • Less Caring
  • Under Delivered

Feature Ratings

Average 69

Scheduling

79

Student Admissions

78

Registration and Enrollment

76

Communications

74

School Administration

74

Student Records

72

Analytics and Reporting

70

Student Portal

68

Mobility Support

64

Curriculum Management

59

Gradebook

49

Vendor Capability Ratings

Average 67

Ease of IT Administration

73

Vendor Support

72

Business Value Created

69

Ease of Data Integration

68

Availability and Quality of Training

68

Breadth of Features

68

Product Strategy and Rate of Improvement

67

Usability and Intuitiveness

65

Quality of Features

65

Ease of Customization

61

Ease of Implementation

60

Jenzabar SONIS Reviews

Giria A.

  • Role: Student or Academic
  • Industry: Education
  • Involvement: End User of Application
Validated Review
Verified Reviewer

Submitted May 2022

Likeliness to Recommend

67

Pros

  • Effective Service
  • Helps Innovate
  • Continually Improving Product
  • Unique Features

Michael C.

  • Role: Information Technology
  • Industry: Education
  • Involvement: IT Development, Integration, and Administration
Validated Review
Verified Reviewer

Submitted Feb 2020

Relatively Easy to upgrade - once established.

Likeliness to Recommend

67

What differentiates Jenzabar SONIS from other similar products?

Unfamiliar with other products. Although I have heard of other products. Not sure which is better. It always comes down to specific reasons/functions/features that an educational institution deems appropriate for its business needs

What is your favorite aspect of this product?

MS-Sql based. Client is an easy upgrade using our software deployment software - SCCM.

What do you dislike most about this product?

Occasionally, product development distributes a release which affects some customers. However, product releases occur only 3-4 times a year, and those upgrades occur smoothly.

What recommendations would you give to someone considering this product?

As part of the migration to Jenzabar, the vendor completely reviews your current system, maps data into the Jenzabar system and performs the migrations. Training is extensive,

Pros

  • Continually Improving Product
  • Enables Productivity
  • Security Protects
  • Helps Innovate

Cons

  • Less Caring

Santiago S.

  • Role: Sales Marketing
  • Industry: Communications
  • Involvement: End User of Application
Validated Review
Verified Reviewer

Submitted Feb 2023

Fantastic product!

Likeliness to Recommend

67

What differentiates Jenzabar SONIS from other similar products?

the cappacity of getting a good experience if you get the knowledge where it needs to

What is your favorite aspect of this product?

the platform and its features to help you

What do you dislike most about this product?

the lack of friendly functions to newbies

What recommendations would you give to someone considering this product?

improve the features to new users

Pros

  • Helps Innovate
  • Reliable
  • Enables Productivity
  • Unique Features

Cons

  • Charges for Enhancements
  • Less Friendly Negotiation
  • Security Frustrates