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Pros
"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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"It saves a lot of money when you can install things automatically and they are installed the exact same way on every computer.""It is a good choice for deployment that performs very well.""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."

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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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"Our company would prefer not rebooting computers while people are using them. There seems to be no strategy behind it.""Marketing: Our management doesn't understand that there is a piece of software which helps them automate and manage the entire network, as far as operating systems on computers.""The setup was complex and I faced a lot of problems initially because I was new to the solution.""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."

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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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"SCCM comes with its own version of SQL Server. If you use that SQL Server with SCCM and don't use it for another applications than you get an SQL Server for free.""The licensing is good because they have various options, depending on what you are looking for."

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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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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.

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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Baloise Bank SoBa, ETH Zurich, Munich Airport, ING-DiBa, ProdubanBank Alfalah Ltd., Wªrth Handelsges.m.b.H, Dimension Data, Japan Business Systems, St. Lucie County Public Schools, MISC Berhad
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Red Hat Satellite is ranked 11th in Configuration Management with 1 review while SCCM is ranked 2nd in Configuration Management with 15 reviews. Red Hat Satellite is rated 7.0, while SCCM is rated 8.4. 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 SCCM writes "Works well with Windows, very stable, and can scale well". Red Hat Satellite is most compared with Ansible, BigFix, HashiCorp Terraform, SUSE Manager and Chef, whereas SCCM is most compared with Ansible, BigFix, Quest KACE Systems Management, Chef and Puppet Enterprise.

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