JavadKamyabiInformation Technology Security Specialist at a university
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"Because it is not open-source, it has to compete with open-source solutions. Relatively it is expensive to open-source."
"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."
"This product comes included with Windows and can be used free of charge."
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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.
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.
ManageEngine Patch Connect Plus is ranked 15th in Patch Management while Microsoft Windows Server Update Services is ranked 7th in Patch Management with 9 reviews. ManageEngine Patch Connect Plus is rated 0.0, while Microsoft Windows Server Update Services is rated 6.8. 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". ManageEngine Patch Connect Plus is most compared with Ivanti Patch for SCCM, ManageEngine Desktop Central and BigFix, whereas Microsoft Windows Server Update Services is most compared with SCCM, BigFix, Quest KACE Systems Management, Kaseya VSA and ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus.
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