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"Systems Manager has a feature where it analyzes the logs and gives us a performance overview in the form of a graph. We know when it's taking up more resources and when there are spikes, so we can predict the usability."

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"When it comes to managing both Red Hat and SUSE environments, it provides the support for live patching, which is something I really, really appreciate."

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Cons
"We formerly used third-party products to analyze the log, give us information, and find bottlenecks. Systems Manager could provide more tools that conduct this analysis, so we don't have to do it ourselves."

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"I really would like to have a broader library of VCP's or playbooks that I can deploy."

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Top Answer:Systems Manager has a feature where it analyzes the logs and gives us a performance overview in the form of a graph. We know when it's taking up more resources and when there are spikes, so we can… more »
Top Answer:Price is one of the biggest pain points with Services Manager. The pricing shoots up if there's a surge in demand. There needs to be a better alert system for the pricing that sends notifications with… more »
Top Answer:The automation functions of Systems Manager need improvement. For example, we formerly used third-party products to analyze the log, give us information, and find bottlenecks. Systems Manager could… more »
Top Answer:The fact that you can do full lifecycle management on all Linux distros, while simplifying operations and saving money.
Top Answer:I recommend getting SUSE or a partner involved to help with pricing. It can be for budget or project.  I do recommend that the partners look into the various discount options available, such as… more »
Top Answer:I really would like to have a broader library of VCP's or playbooks that I can deploy. That's the only thing I would sometimes really need. I'd like a proper code library. I would like to see some AI… more »
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Overview

AWS Systems Manager is a management service that helps you automatically collect software inventory, apply OS patches, create system images, and configure Windows and Linux operating systems. These capabilities help you define and track system configurations, prevent drift, and maintain software compliance of your EC2 and on-premises configurations. By providing a management approach that is designed for the scale and agility of the cloud but extends into your on-premises data center, Systems Manager makes it easier for you to seamlessly bridge your existing infrastructure with AWS.

Systems Manager is easy to use. Simply access Systems Manager from the EC2 Management Console, select the instances you want to manage, and define the management tasks you want to perform. Systems Manager is available now at no cost to manage both your EC2 and on-premises resources.

SUSE Manager was designed to help your enterprise DevOps and IT Operations teams reduce complexity and regain control of your IT assets with a single tool to manage Linux systems across a variety of hardware architectures, hypervisors as well as container, IoT and cloud platforms. It automates Linux server and IoT device provisioning, patching and configuration for faster, consistent and repeatable server deployment helping to optimize operations and reduce costs. And with automated monitoring, tracking, auditing and reporting of your systems, VMs, and containers across your development, test and production environments, you can ensure compliance with internal security policies and external regulations.

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Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks Brothers
Day & Zimmermann, Cisco, CEMEX, L.B. Foster, Adient, Istanbul Technical University, 7Pixel, University of Maine System, Guerbet
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Computer Software Company22%
Media Company19%
Comms Service Provider11%
Government8%
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Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider20%
Retailer7%
Manufacturing Company6%
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Small Business14%
Midsize Enterprise12%
Large Enterprise74%
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Small Business17%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise69%
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AWS Systems Manager is ranked 12th in Configuration Management with 1 review while SUSE Manager is ranked 11th in Configuration Management with 1 review. AWS Systems Manager is rated 8.0, while SUSE Manager is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of AWS Systems Manager writes "Root cause analysis helps us find source of unexpected spikes". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SUSE Manager writes "Easy to deploy, offers embedded monitoring, and is very stable". AWS Systems Manager is most compared with Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager, AWS OpsWorks, Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform, Red Hat Satellite and BMC TrueSight Server Automation, whereas SUSE Manager is most compared with Red Hat Satellite, Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform, HashiCorp Terraform, BigFix and BMC TrueSight Server Automation.

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