ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus Competitors and Alternatives

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Ted Mbugua
Real User
Security Engineer at CRAG
Feb 20 2020

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is that I am able to patch third-party solutions. The visibility that it gives me is not just on the endpoints, but also on mobile devices.

What needs improvement?

The documentation on how to use this solution in a Linux environment is not clear, which is something that should be improved because it is complicated. In the next release, I would like to see more support for pushing custom software.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I was using ManageEngine prior to GFI LanGuard, but we switched because it gave us much more visibility and control. ManageEngine had a limitation where it would only support Microsoft Update.

What other advice do I have?

This is a solution that I recommend. In fact, those without it are at a disadvantage when it comes to managing their network. The biggest lesson that I have learned is in terms of visibility. GFI LanGuard has given me a wakeup call in terms… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We evaluated Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) but we found that it had almost the same limitations as ManageEngine in that it could not patch third-party applications.
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