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.
OS Deployer automates the disk imaging and deployment process. It helps administrators capture images of different OS versions and store them in a network share, to create different deployment templates for various employee roles, and deploy the images to the new systems all from a central management console. With central image capturing and deployment capabilities, OS Deployer reduces support, training and management costs by standardizing your entire organization on one or more operating systems. OS Deployer creates an exact disk image of the given system including standard configuration, operating system, configuration files and all applications that can be deployed to multiple systems simultaneously, making it ideal for rapid bare-metal provisioning. Supported OS : Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows Vista, Windows 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 2012, and Windows 2012 R2.
AWS Systems Manager is ranked 16th in Configuration Management while ManageEngine OS Deployer is ranked 17th in Configuration Management. AWS Systems Manager is rated 0.0, while ManageEngine OS Deployer is rated 0.0. On the other hand, AWS Systems Manager is most compared with AWS OpsWorks, SCCM, Red Hat Satellite, Ansible and SaltStack, whereas ManageEngine OS Deployer is most compared with SCCM, Ansible, SaltStack, Quest KACE Systems Management and WinReporter.
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