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.
Microsoft Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) is a patch management tool that simplifies the administrator’s task of deploying the latest Microsoft updates. Administrators use WSUS to manage the distribution of updates released through Microsoft Update to computers in their network.
WSUS has features you can use to manage and distribute updates from a management console. The WSUS server can also be a source of updates to other servers within the organization, acting as an upstream server.
Microsoft Windows Server Update Services Use Cases
The four main use cases that WSUS adds value to businesses are:
Microsoft Windows Server Update Services Features
This built-in server includes the following features:
In order to be able to use WSUS to manage and deploy updates, it is important to use a supported WSUS version, such as:
Microsoft Windows Server Update Services Benefits
Different Types of WSUS Deployments
ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus is ranked 12th in Patch Management while Microsoft Windows Server Update Services is ranked 7th in Patch Management with 9 reviews. ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus is rated 0.0, while Microsoft Windows Server Update Services is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Windows Server Update Services writes "Stable with good patching and good internal updating". ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus is most compared with ManageEngine Desktop Central, Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager, BigFix, Ivanti Patch for Windows and GFI LanGuard, whereas Microsoft Windows Server Update Services is most compared with Ivanti Patch for Windows, BigFix, Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager, Quest KACE Systems Management and GFI LanGuard.
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