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"Using this solution, we were able to implement a full process for all of our lifecycles."

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"The most valuable feature is the graphical-based reports of software updates that have been successful, the ones that have failed, and a summary of where the failures are what security breaches may occur.""This solution helps us by automating the patching of our system.""This has made the management of our environment easier.""This solution has made life easy with respect to patching, compliance, and OSD.""The most valuable features are Remote Connect, SUP, Cloud functionality, Report, Query, and third-party patching.""The most valuable features are application deployment and task-sequenced imaging.""Patching is the main feature because SCCM is made to control the entire environment without manually interpreting. So it is good to use for patching.""Microsoft is being very competitive right now, and they are really investing in a lot of new features to be more competitive in the marketplace."

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"Technical support for this solution is very good, although they can still use improvement in some regards."

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"I would like to see an agentless version of the solution.""This solution should be simpler, and more consistent across modules/sections.""Not everything is readily available, and there are a lot of commands that are only executable via PowerShell.""This solution needs to be supported on all Operating systems.""The cost of the product can be improved.""The operations could be faster and you need some patience with this tool.""The main room for improvement is the on-screen display. I think it would be good if some improvements were made.""We'd like the solution to make it easier to manage remote users."

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"Once you purchase your licenses, there is maintenance support that is renewed every year."

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"The licensing is good because they have various options, depending on what you are looking for.""Pricing is negotiable with Microsoft, depending upon which of their packages you choose.""When you compare this solution with other tools in the market you might actually find a lot of variation in the pricing and that's why people opt for the other tools rather than Microsoft tools."

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Top Answer: The most valuable features are application deployment and task-sequenced imaging.
Top Answer: The operations could be faster and you need some patience with this tool. I wish that sending media to remote distribution points was faster.
Top Answer: The primary uses are PC imaging, application deployment and updates, Windows patching, and baselining.
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CA Harvest SCM, CA Software Change ManagerSystem Center Configuration Manager
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Overview
CA Harvest Software Change Manager (CA Harvest SCM) provides powerful, process-driven capabilities for managing development teams across your enterprise, encompassing multiple platforms and release management tools. This release management software enforces your IT governance policies and corporate compliance initiatives including those defined by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. It also can ensure adherence to your ITIL-based best practices. CA Harvest SCM can help your enterprise simplify the software release management process as well as the development and maintenance of business applications with streamlined workflows and automated source code versioning. This ITIL release management software can optimize your development resources by providing audit, protection and storage of your software assets, and standardized process management and defect tracking.With System Center Configuration Manager, you can manage PCs and servers, keeping software up-to-date, setting configuration and security policies, and monitoring system status while giving your employees access to corporate applications on the devices that they choose.
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State of New Hampshire, Blue HillBank Alfalah Ltd., Wªrth Handelsges.m.b.H, Dimension Data, Japan Business Systems, St. Lucie County Public Schools, MISC Berhad
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Computer Software Company25%
Financial Services Firm25%
Comms Service Provider14%
Government9%
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Financial Services Firm15%
Insurance Company15%
Computer Software Company15%
Construction Company15%
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Computer Software Company28%
Comms Service Provider16%
Government8%
Manufacturing Company4%
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Small Business26%
Midsize Enterprise24%
Large Enterprise50%
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Small Business7%
Midsize Enterprise8%
Large Enterprise85%
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CA Harvest Software Change Manager is ranked 4th in Software Configuration Management with 2 reviews while SCCM is ranked 2nd in Server Monitoring with 18 reviews. CA Harvest Software Change Manager is rated 8.6, while SCCM is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of CA Harvest Software Change Manager writes "Has helped us track the application flow across each of our environments, promotion from dev to our higher environments, to production". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SCCM writes "Works well with Windows, very stable, and can scale well". CA Harvest Software Change Manager is most compared with CA Endevor Software Change Manager and IBM Engineering Workflow Management, whereas SCCM is most compared with Ansible, BigFix, Quest KACE Systems Management, Chef and Ivanti Patch for Windows.

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