What patch management solution do you recommend?

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Beth Safire - PeerSpot reviewer
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Dec 15, 2022

I would recommend Quest KACE Systems Management for a patch management solution. Its pros are its intuitive interface and easy, direct management. The tool’s single pane of glass has everything necessary for endpoint management of all devices. It is very easy to get it up and running and very easy to manage devices with it. You can deploy it either on-premises or on the cloud. It can also be set up on a VMware virtual machine.

Some of the main pros of Quest KACE:

  • Comprehensive feature set: We use it for end-user workstation patching, for Windows and Dell EMC patches, and other critical software updates, such as Adobe Acrobat. We also constantly push out new software and software updates with it.

The solution does literally everything we need it to do, including inventory control of our computers and other hard IT assets, like big-screen monitors, printers, laptops, and more. In addition, it can also be used for ticket management, software inventory, license inventory, and server management. The combination of all these features is very beneficial for us because we are able to perform all of these tasks without interrupting anybody's workflow.

  • Stable and reliable: Quest KACE is essential to our IT management and our IT systems. It's rock-solid. I've never experienced stability issues with KACE.

  • Phenomenal customer support: We use their standard tech support and that tech support is excellent. They're instantly responsive and they know their material.

  • Automation: Quest KACE has definitely saved me time - around three hours a day, easily. With the automations, everything just flows smoothly.

The one downside I can think of is the labeling process. I would say that the The labeling process should be more streamlined. It can be confusing sometimes.

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Shibu Babuchandran - PeerSpot reviewer
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Dec 9, 2022


Few patch management tools that I would recommend is as below:

  1. Atera

  2. SolarWinds Patch Manager

  3. SecPod SanerNow Patch Management.

  4. ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus

  5. LANDesk Patch Manager

  6. Shavlik

  7. GFI LanGuard

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