SCCM Competitors and Alternatives

The top SCCM competitors are
  • IBM BigFix
  • Ansible
  • Quest KACE Systems Management
  • Puppet Enterprise
  • Tanium
  • Chef
  • Red Hat Satellite
  • CA Client Automation
Read reviews of SCCM competitors and alternatives
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SaltStack
Olivier Lambert
Real User
CEO at a software R&D company with 51-200 employees
Feb 23 2017

What is most valuable?

* Distributed shell: Ability to execute remote commands on all targets at once. * Package Helper: Upgrades all your... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We spent far less time to upgrade and configure all of our hosts. A lot of time was saved.

What needs improvement?

I'm not aware if a UI exists or not. There are a lot of possibilities, like having a kind of dashboard that would recap... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It is non-paid product usage.

Which solutions did we use previously?

This is the first solution I have used.

What other advice do I have?

Read the documentation. There is nothing fancy or special to know before using it.
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Chef
Anonymous User
Real User
Head of Tools and Automation for Infrastructure at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 05 2018

What is most valuable?

The best are some of the default, out-of-the-box capabilities that are available. Plug-ins with multiple vendors and... more»

How has it helped my organization?

I wanted to monitor a hybrid cloud environment, one using AWS and Azure. If I have to provision/orchestrate between... more»

What needs improvement?

The time that it takes in terms of integration. Cloud integration is comparatively easy, but when it comes to two-link... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

There are some flexible pricing models which you get from multiple partners, and then we bundle our solution. From that... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

I mostly wrote scripts, predominantly with Python and some others. Compared them, Chef has definitely been more... more»

What other advice do I have?

If you're looking for an environment where there is an ROI business case, or looking into or orchestrating multiple... more»
Chris Elliot
Real User
Infrastructure Security Ops Manager at The Walt Disney company
Mar 31 2017

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature for me is BigFix's multi platform. It's customizable and we're able to do API integration throughout our entire network.

How has it helped my organization?

We're able to to implement automation and reduce touch labor for level one technicalities so we're able to free up more manpower to take on more difficult tasks.

What needs improvement?

* I would like to see it go to the cloud. I want to see it as a management service. * For us, we basically generate our own API documentation. So I think more API integration would... more»

What other advice do I have?

I would really encourage them to look into it and take a look at its abilities and think of it as a platform and not just a patching mechanism. Some people think BigFix is just... more»

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