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    Top Answer:Ivanti Patch's most valuable features are the patch module and the package distribution.
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    Also Known As
    Patch for Windows, Shavlik Patch for Windows
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    Overview

    Ivanti Patch for Windows is a complete, integrated security management solution. Its purpose is to help your organization protect your Ivanti managed devices from a variety of prevalent security exposures and risks. And if you have Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), the solution also helps maximize your organization's investment in it to reduce security risks from unpatched non-Microsoft third-party applications. In turn, this keeps your risk low and your software up to date without adding unnecessary infrastructure or cost.

    Ivanti Patch for Windows Features

    Ivanti Patch for Windows has many valuable key features. Some of the most useful ones include:

    • Catalog of patch content for OS and third party apps
    • Vulnerability detection and remediation for Windows, macOS, and Linux
    • Scan and report on AIX, CentOS, and HP-UX vulnerabilities
    • Quick deployment without impacting your network or users
    • Distributed and remote patching
    • Patch lifecycle management
    • Automated updates
    • Patch devices anywhere through Wake-On-WAN, device booting, do-not-disturb events, and maintenance windows
    • Visibility
    • Patch intelligence
    • Unified endpoint management add-on
    • Flexible infrastructure
    • Device discovery

    Ivanti Patch for Windows Benefits

    Some of the benefits of using Ivanti Patch for Windows include:

    • Increased security: Ivanti Patch for Windows helps you automate consistent policies for patching — whether your assets are mobile, remote, or asleep.

    • Reduced risk: Ivanti Patch for Windows enables you to more easily detect and remediate OS and third-party app vulnerabilities on different systems, to comply with laws and regulations.

    • Business operations go uninterrupted: By implementing Ivanti Patch for Windows, you eliminate issues that would otherwise slow down user devices. The solution allows you to patch at the right time, under the right conditions, to minimize the impact on users.

    • Enhanced visibility: With Ivanti Patch for Windows, you can assess vulnerabilities and patch status via scanning, dashboards, and reports.

    • Stronger security: With Ivanti Patch for Windows, administrators can assess and remediate user devices from anywhere without requiring a VPN connection, making Ivanti Patch for Windows very secure.

    Reviews from Real Users

    Below are some reviews and helpful feedback written by Ivanti Patch for Windows users.

    PeerSpot user Tom P., Group Chairman at Unixpac, says, “This is an extremely robust product. It now has almost 20 years of history. It is very easy to use, as well as extremely efficient and accurate. Most of our customers just set it and forget it. They install it, and it does all of the automatic patching, month after month.

    A Sr. Administrator at a computer software company explains, “The most valuable features are device management and support for upgrading applications. If I want to upgrade a version of an application, for example, Google Chrome, then I can create a task and push a Google Chrome update.”

    A Sr. System Admin at a manufacturing company says the solution is “Straightforward to install and the features are good.

    Hussein M., Infrastructure Systems Engineer at a tech services company, says, “I have found the interface and ease of use valuable features. Additionally, it is very easy to patch VMs and other systems, such as Linux. We are able to do patches even without the internet manually.

    Patch Manager Plus is a simple patch management tool that makes it easy to keep your network patched and secure. It is an endpoint patch management software that provides enterprises a single interface for automating all patch management tasks - from detecting missing patches to deploying patches - for Windows, Mac, Linux and 250+ third-party applications. Whether you have one computer or hundred, they can all be patched at the same time from a single point of console.

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    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company21%
    Comms Service Provider15%
    Government9%
    Manufacturing Company6%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company23%
    Comms Service Provider22%
    Government6%
    Manufacturing Company6%
    Company Size
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business21%
    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise59%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business28%
    Midsize Enterprise20%
    Large Enterprise52%
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    Ivanti Patch for Windows is ranked 10th in Patch Management with 4 reviews while ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus is ranked 13th in Patch Management. Ivanti Patch for Windows is rated 7.8, while ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Ivanti Patch for Windows writes "Good device management functionality, contributes to a streamlined patching process, but the reporting needs to be improved". On the other hand, Ivanti Patch for Windows is most compared with Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager, Microsoft Windows Server Update Services, Quest KACE Systems Management, SolarWinds Patch Manager and BigFix, whereas ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus is most compared with ManageEngine Desktop Central, Microsoft Windows Server Update Services, Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager, BigFix and GFI LanGuard.

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