Compare ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus vs. Symantec Client Management Suite

ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus is ranked 5th in Patch Management with 1 review while Symantec Client Management Suite is ranked 2nd in Client Desktop Management with 1 review. ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus is rated 7.0, while Symantec Client Management Suite is rated 6.0. The top reviewer of ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus writes "Easy to use with centralized management, but better compatibility with Mac is needed". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Symantec Client Management Suite writes "Putting in hot fixes often breaks the system, but it does help track incidents, assets". ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus is most compared with Ivanti Patch for Windows, ManageEngine Desktop Central and GFI LanGuard, whereas Symantec Client Management Suite is most compared with Microsoft Intune, ManageEngine Desktop Central and ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus.
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The most valuable feature of this solution is centralized management.

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We can track the incidents, we can track the changes, we can track the assets from cradle to grave and give some kind of accounting as they get older.

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Cons
There are limitations to this solution when we are working with iOS, Apple laptops or desktops such as the Mac and iMac.

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Some parts are working okay, some of the other components aren't. Workflow isn't working properly. Different people accepting changes and being able to close it has some issues. Putting hot fixes and installing it usually breaks the system.

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Our licensing fees are on a yearly basis, and the charge for support is extra.

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Overview
Patch Manager Plus is a simple patch management tool that makes it easy to keep your network patched and secure. It is an endpoint patch management software that provides enterprises a single interface for automating all patch management tasks - from detecting missing patches to deploying patches - for Windows, Mac, Linux and 250+ third-party applications. Whether you have one computer or hundred, they can all be patched at the same time from a single point of console.

Symantec Client Management Suite automates time-consuming and redundant tasks for deploying, managing, patching, and securing desktops and laptops so organizations can reduce the cost and effort of managing Windows, Mac, Linux, and virtual desktop environments. Client Management Suite 8.0 brings significant new functionality and enhancements to this already feature rich solution. Before covering what’s new in version 8.0, here’s a quick overview of some of the key capabilities of Client Management Suite.

Symantec Client Management Suite helps reduce the cost of deploying and managing desktops and laptops from a centralized location in your environment. The solution offers OS deployment, configuration, PC “personality” migration, and software deployment across hardware platforms and OS types to reduce end-user downtime and increase IT efficiency through automated, repeatable deployment processes.

Symantec Client Management Suite centralizes and simplifies patch management. With this solution you can detect and repair security vulnerabilities for Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems as well as Microsoft and over 50 non-Microsoft applications. Patch automation can further streamline the process to ensure patches are applied as quickly as possible. Real- time compliance and detailed reports help ensure smart, fast decisions can be made to keep endpoints protected and maximize productivity.

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Sample Customers
IKEA Honda UNICEF The University of Georgia Evander Alghanim Industries, Asia Pacific Telecom Co. Ltd, Barnabas Health, Berry Plastics Corporation, BNY Mellon, Borealis, British American Tobacco Italia S.p.A, Cabela's Inc., Carrington Holding Company, College of Science, Technology, and Applied Arts of Trinidad and Tobago (COSTAATT), Comparex, Cybercom Plenware Oy, DHL Hub Leipzig GmbH, Dickinson Dees LLP, Farmington Area Public Schools, Fazer Group, First Affiliated Hospital of Xiamen University, ForceTEC Co. Ltd., Frucor Beverages Ltd, Hadassah University Hospital, Hillsborough County Public Schools, Hutchison Whampoa (China) Commerce Limited, Indian River School District, Johnson County Community College, JW Marriott Hotel Seoul, Kier Group plc, Kwizda Holdings GmbH, Lake Health, Lansky Ganzger & Partner, Mobilezone, Molina Healthcare Inc., Nanyang Technological University, NASDAQ OMX Group Inc., Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology, Pima Community College, Regional council of Franche-Comt_, Shanghai Pudong International Container Terminals Co. Ltd., Siemens Professional Education, Symantec Corporation (Endpoint Security 12.1), TIVIT, Travelport, University of Oxford
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