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Top Answer: I am not sure about roadmap for BigFix after it was sold by IBM to HCL. I have used it a bit only for small time for OS patchings. BMC on the other hand is a big player for a very long time and is… more »
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Amazon Elastic Container RegistryTrueSight Server Automation, BladeLogic Server Automation, BladeLogic Automation Suite
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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.

BladeLogic Server Automation allows you to quickly and securely provision, configure, patch, and maintain physical, virtual, and cloud servers. 

·         Threat remediation: Combine with BMC SecOps Response Service to link vulnerabilities to identified patches and create a remediation plan

·         Compliance: Integrates role-based access control, pre-configured policies for CIS, DISA, HIPAA, PCI, SOX, NIST, and SCAP, documentation, and remediation

·         Provisioning: Supports unattended installs and image-based, script-based, or template-based provisioning

·         Configuration: Consistently manage change and configuration activities across a broad range of server environments with one tool

·         Reporting: Assess change impact or complete an audit using multiple dashboard views

·         Patching: Supports and follows maintenance window guidelines to ensure timely delivery of patches

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Expedia, Intuit, Royal Dutch Shell, Brooks BrothersState of Michigan, Fujitsu FSAS, Transamerica Life Insurance Company, SAP
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Comms Service Provider14%
Manufacturing Company5%
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Government25%
Insurance Company13%
Pharma/Biotech Company13%
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Financial Services Firm8%
Government6%
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Large Enterprise92%
Find out what your peers are saying about Microsoft, HCL, Red Hat and others in Configuration Management. Updated: November 2020.
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AWS Systems Manager is ranked 17th in Configuration Management while BMC TrueSight Server Automation is ranked 6th in Configuration Management with 5 reviews. AWS Systems Manager is rated 0.0, while BMC TrueSight Server Automation is rated 7.8. On the other hand, the top reviewer of BMC TrueSight Server Automation writes "Works across multiple operating systems, enabling data collection without worrying about the underlying OS". AWS Systems Manager is most compared with AWS OpsWorks, SCCM, Red Hat Satellite, Ansible and SaltStack, whereas BMC TrueSight Server Automation is most compared with Ansible, Chef, SCCM, BigFix and vCenter Configuration Manager.

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