Symantec Client Management Suite Overview

Symantec Client Management Suite is the #2 ranked solution in our list of top Client Desktop Management tools. It is most often compared to Microsoft Intune: Symantec Client Management Suite vs Microsoft Intune

What is Symantec Client Management Suite?

Symantec Client Management Suite automates time-consuming and redundant tasks for deploying, managing, patching, and securing desktops and laptops so organizations can reduce the cost and effort of managing Windows, Mac, Linux, and virtual desktop environments. Client Management Suite 8.0 brings significant new functionality and enhancements to this already feature rich solution. Before covering what’s new in version 8.0, here’s a quick overview of some of the key capabilities of Client Management Suite.

Symantec Client Management Suite helps reduce the cost of deploying and managing desktops and laptops from a centralized location in your environment. The solution offers OS deployment, configuration, PC “personality” migration, and software deployment across hardware platforms and OS types to reduce end-user downtime and increase IT efficiency through automated, repeatable deployment processes.

Symantec Client Management Suite centralizes and simplifies patch management. With this solution you can detect and repair security vulnerabilities for Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems as well as Microsoft and over 50 non-Microsoft applications. Patch automation can further streamline the process to ensure patches are applied as quickly as possible. Real- time compliance and detailed reports help ensure smart, fast decisions can be made to keep endpoints protected and maximize productivity.

Symantec Client Management Suite is also known as Symantec Altiris Client Management Suite.

Symantec Client Management Suite Customers

Alghanim Industries, Asia Pacific Telecom Co. Ltd, Barnabas Health, Berry Plastics Corporation, BNY Mellon, Borealis, British American Tobacco Italia S.p.A, Cabela's Inc., Carrington Holding Company, College of Science, Technology, and Applied Arts of Trinidad and Tobago (COSTAATT), Comparex, Cybercom Plenware Oy, DHL Hub Leipzig GmbH, Dickinson Dees LLP, Farmington Area Public Schools, Fazer Group, First Affiliated Hospital of Xiamen University, ForceTEC Co. Ltd., Frucor Beverages Ltd, Hadassah University Hospital, Hillsborough County Public Schools, Hutchison Whampoa (China) Commerce Limited, Indian River School District, Johnson County Community College, JW Marriott Hotel Seoul, Kier Group plc, Kwizda Holdings GmbH, Lake Health, Lansky Ganzger & Partner, Mobilezone, Molina Healthcare Inc., Nanyang Technological University, NASDAQ OMX Group Inc., Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology, Pima Community College, Regional council of Franche-Comt_, Shanghai Pudong International Container Terminals Co. Ltd., Siemens Professional Education, Symantec Corporation (Endpoint Security 12.1), TIVIT, Travelport, University of Oxford

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Ingeniero Experto - IT Asset Management at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
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Nov 9, 2020
A strong solution that is stable and easy to use

What is our primary use case?

We are using this product for managing desktops, laptops, and some tablets. For our server, we do not have a solution at this time.

What is most valuable?

This is a very strong solution. The most important thing for us is that it is very easy to use, as well as the availability of it in our support centers.

What needs improvement?

The technical support is in need of improvement.

For how long have I used the solution?

We have been using the Symantec Client Management Suite for about nine years, since 2011. We continue to use it on a regular basis.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The stability is very good. We don't have any trouble with this solution.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?