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"Satellite gives administrators the ability to target deployments and only send out the updates or provision updates to certain groups.""It cuts down significantly on the administrative time it takes to patch systems in a large environment."

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"SaltStack has given us the ability to deal with systems at scale and rectify issues at scale."

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"The product could have more diversity in what it is able to deploy and might do better if it was not dedicated to Red Hat products only.""It has not been significantly updated in a while."

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"There is a little bit of pain when it comes to libraries and what is needed to run the product."

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"The licensing depends on the number of servers.""The cost for a larger enterprise is probably almost always a boon."

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Top Answer: SaltStack has given us the ability to deal with systems at scale and rectify issues at scale.
Top Answer: SaltStack is still growing, and so there are still those growing pains. Sometimes in order to get the functionality you want, you need to update to the latest and greatest of the software. For… more »
Top Answer: We are using SaltStack SecOps for a rather large fleet of VMs that include a mixture of both Linux and Windows, with many different OS versions for each. It is used to view the compliance of the… more »
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Overview

Red Hat Satellite is a system management solution that makes Red Hat infrastructure easier to deploy, scale, and manage across physical, virtual, and cloud environments. This management tool helps users provision, configure, and update systems to keep them running efficiently, securely, and in compliance with various standards. By automating most system maintenance tasks, Red Hat Satellite helps organizations increase efficiency, reduce operational costs, and enable IT to better respond to strategic business needs.

SaltStack is an intelligent IT automation platform that can manage, secure, and optimize any infrastructure—on-prem, in the cloud, or at the edge. It’s built on a unique and powerful event-driven automation engine that detects events in any system and reacts intelligently to them, making it an extremely effective solution for managing large, complex environments. And with the newly launched SecOps offering, SaltStack can detect security vulnerabilities and non-compliant, mis-configured systems. As soon as an issue is detected, this powerful automation helps you and your team remediate it, keeping your infrastructure securely configured, compliant, and up-to-date.

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Comms Service Provider15%
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Red Hat Satellite is ranked 11th in Configuration Management with 1 review while SaltStack is ranked 7th in Configuration Management with 1 review. Red Hat Satellite is rated 7.0, while SaltStack is rated 10.0. The top reviewer of Red Hat Satellite writes "A good product for managing patches and updates that could be more robust and up-to-date". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SaltStack writes "Easily identify and manage compliance and vulnerability issues in a single, centralized view". Red Hat Satellite is most compared with Ansible, SCCM, BigFix, HashiCorp Terraform and AWS Systems Manager, whereas SaltStack is most compared with VMware vRealize Automation (vRA), Ansible, SCCM, BigFix and Cloudify.

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