Managing software has become an integral part of every business, starting from the operating system to the business applications that enterprises use to accomplish varied tasks on a day-to-day basis. The IT’s role does not just stop with procurement and installation of these software. Administrators have to ensure that these are periodically patched to mitigate the risk of them becoming vulnerable to attacks. Every software vendor releases patches and security updates to fix the vulnerabilities from time to time.
Desktop Central’s patch management helps the IT administrators to automate the deployment of patches across the network to keep systems healthy and pro avoid any malware attacks.
Microsoft releases patches for its operating systems and applications on the second Tuesday of every month, popularly known as Patch Tuesday. Apart from this, they also release out of band security bulletins to fix critical issues for their OS and applications. With Desktop Central, IT Administrators can ensure that all of these periodic patch updates are automatically deployed to the required computers, without any manual intervention.
In addition to automating Windows patches, Desktop Central also helps to deploy patches for third party applications such as Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Reader, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Apple Quick Time, and many more. Click to view the complete list of third party applications.
Enterprises using Mac OS have seen a tremendous growth in recent times. Managing and securing such systems has become inevitable. Desktop Central helps you deploy patches to Mac OS and other third party applications specific to Mac.
Security being a major concern for every enterprise, it becomes essential that every computer is patched to avoid any breaches. Patch management for Linux computers is no longer a challenging task. Using Desktop Central, you can now patch Linux systems from a single console, with the ability to automate the complete process.