Compare GFI LanGuard vs. Microsoft Windows Server Update Services

GFI LanGuard is ranked 8th in Patch Management while Microsoft Windows Server Update Services is ranked 6th in Patch Management with 5 reviews. GFI LanGuard is rated 0, while Microsoft Windows Server Update Services is rated 5.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Windows Server Update Services writes "While this product is versatile, the challenges of competing against capable open-source solutions make it less desirable". GFI LanGuard is most compared with SCCM, ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus and Ivanti Patch for Endpoints, whereas Microsoft Windows Server Update Services is most compared with GFI LanGuard.
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The WSUS cost is included in Microsoft Windows, and there are no licensing fees.The integration is included in the Windows Server system, and there are no additional fees.Because it is not open-source, it has to compete with open-source solutions. Relatively it is expensive to open-source.

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Also Known As
LanGuardWindows Server Update Services, Microsoft WSUS, WSUS, Microsoft Software Update Services, Software Update Services, Microsoft SUS, SUS
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Overview

GFI LanGuard enables complete patch management of security and non-security patches to Microsoft operating systems, Mac OS X, major Linux distributions and third-party applications. It can also automate patching for all major web browsers too.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) enables information technology administrators to deploy the latest Microsoft product updates. You can use WSUS to fully manage the distribution of updates that are released through Microsoft Update to computers on your network. This topic provides an overview of this server role and more information about how to deploy and maintain WSUS.

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