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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.""Its price is okay because it is part of our licensing.""Presently, I am using a free trial version.""We have to pay for a license."

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Top Answer: The initial setup is fairly straightforward.
Top Answer: I don't deal with the pricing. I'm not aware of the costs in general. I can't say if it's reasonable or expensive. It's not my area of expertise.
Top Answer: The interface needs to be a little bit simpler. Right now, it's a bit hard to navigate with ease. The integration capabilities could be better. They need to expand this aspect of their product. The… more »
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1st
out of 19 in Patch Management
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45,328
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Rating
8.0
12th
out of 19 in Patch Management
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539
Comparisons
444
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System Center Configuration Manager
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Overview
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.

Symantec Patch Management Solution can assist organizations in meeting their security needs by automating the detection and facilitating the remediation of security vulnerabilities for multiple operating systems (Windows, Mac, Red Hat, CentOS and SUSE) and for Microsoft applications and over 50 third-party Windows applications (Adobe, Java Runtime, common browsers and plug-ins, etc.). Patch Management Solution provides visibility into newly released software updates and the means to identify computers susceptible to the vulnerabilities addressed by such updates. It also automates the download of software update packages from vendor sites and the distribution of those packages to computers which require those patches.

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Sample Customers
Bank Alfalah Ltd., Wªrth Handelsges.m.b.H, Dimension Data, Japan Business Systems, St. Lucie County Public Schools, MISC Berhad
Adventist Health
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm22%
Computer Software Company17%
Insurance Company11%
Transportation Company11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider17%
Government8%
Financial Services Firm4%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company36%
Media Company13%
Comms Service Provider11%
Financial Services Firm5%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business27%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise53%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business7%
Midsize Enterprise9%
Large Enterprise84%
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SCCM is ranked 1st in Patch Management with 25 reviews while Symantec Patch Management Solution is ranked 12th in Patch Management. SCCM is rated 8.0, while Symantec Patch Management Solution is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of SCCM writes "Works well with Windows, very stable, and can scale well". On the other hand, SCCM is most compared with Ansible, BigFix, Quest KACE Systems Management, Ivanti Patch for Windows and AWS Systems Manager, whereas Symantec Patch Management Solution is most compared with Ivanti Patch for SCCM and Quest KACE Systems Management.

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