Ron HennPerformance & Monitoring Lead at NCR Corporation
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"You get what we call the Platform Edition, which you get for free. The patch service is maybe $0.50 per workstation per month. Then there's the basic server cost, which is about $1.50 per server per month. You also get into Lifecycle which does power management, OSD remote control, and those types of things, and that might be about 10 times the price - which works out to about $13 per server and, maybe $5 per workstation per month."
"The price is very fair."
"The price is reasonable, but our customers find it expensive."
"It is too costly. It is one of the best tools, but because of pricing, not all clients support it. Its licensing is on a yearly basis."
"The license is subscription-based."
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HCL BigFix provides complete visibility and control into all endpoints through a single, collaborative endpoint management platform that enables IT/Security Operations to fully automate discovery, management and remediation of endpoints, whether they are on-prem or in the cloud, regardless of location or connectivity. BigFix bridges the gap between IT and Security Operations, drastically reducing remediation times and costs. With BigFix, enterprises can protect endpoints running Windows, UNIX, Linux, and macOS by achieving greater than 98% first-pass patch success rates and enabling continuous endpoint compliance. Unlike complex tools that cover a subset of endpoints and take days or weeks to remediate, BigFix can find and fix endpoints fast.
Patch Connect Plus is a tool that helps deploy patches to over 250 third party applications such as Adobe applications, Java and WinRAR using your existing Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager server. Hence, delivering a solution to the problem by integrating with your existing SCCM patch management infrastructure.
BigFix is ranked 2nd in Patch Management with 10 reviews while ManageEngine Patch Connect Plus is ranked 15th in Patch Management. BigFix is rated 8.8, while ManageEngine Patch Connect Plus is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of BigFix writes "Very stable and easy to deploy with excellent patch compliance". On the other hand, BigFix is most compared with SCCM, Ansible, Tanium, Red Hat Satellite and Microsoft Windows Server Update Services, whereas ManageEngine Patch Connect Plus is most compared with Ivanti Patch for SCCM and ManageEngine Desktop Central.
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