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Pros
"The most valuable feature is the impact analysis."

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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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Cons
"The native UI should be simplified because it is outdated and a little bit over-complicated."

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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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Pricing and Cost Advice
"This is a really good tool for the money."

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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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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The most valuable feature is the impact analysis.
Top Answer: The native UI should be simplified because it is outdated and a little bit over-complicated. The CMS UI is quite good, but it's an add-on. Using the containerized version should not depend on the… more »
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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Also Known As
HPE CMS, HPE Configuration Management, Micro Focus Configuration ManagementSystem Center Configuration Manager
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Overview

Micro Focus' Configuration Management System is a comprehensive set of CMDB tools collects, stores, manages, updates, and presents data about software and infrastructure services configuration so you can lower costs and mitigate risk.

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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Sample Customers
Tech Mahindra, NNIT, ASICBank Alfalah Ltd., Wªrth Handelsges.m.b.H, Dimension Data, Japan Business Systems, St. Lucie County Public Schools, MISC Berhad
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Financial Services Firm15%
Insurance Company15%
Computer Software Company15%
Construction Company15%
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Computer Software Company28%
Comms Service Provider16%
Government9%
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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Micro Focus ZENworks Configuration Management is ranked 13th in Configuration Management with 1 review while SCCM is ranked 1st in Configuration Management with 18 reviews. Micro Focus ZENworks Configuration Management is rated 9.0, while SCCM is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Micro Focus ZENworks Configuration Management writes "Helpful impact analysis and the discovery capability is quite good". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SCCM writes "Works well with Windows, very stable, and can scale well". Micro Focus ZENworks Configuration Management is most compared with BMC TrueSight Server Automation, HashiCorp Terraform, Ansible and Quest KACE Systems Management, whereas SCCM is most compared with Ansible, BigFix, Quest KACE Systems Management, Chef and Ivanti Patch for Windows.

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