Windows updates are important releases like software updates, Windows security patches, Windows patch updates, hotfixes, and security updates done by Microsoft periodically to fix Operating System (Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, 2003, etc.) or Windows Software/Application related issues. The Windows systems and applications in any enterprise need to install these windows security patches and software updates to secure themselves. Software vulnerabilities can create security weakness, corrupt critical system data or cause system unavailability that can be a nightmare to Network administrators. An automated solution that can update patches as and when they are released with minimal human interference can make a huge difference in the security and productivity of the organization. So, Administrators are constantly looking out for a solution that scans for vulnerabilities, identify missing Microsoft updates, apply security patches for Windows and mitigate risk.
Endpoint Central's patch management solution handles every aspect of Microsoft update deployment like System discovery, identifying the required Windows Microsoft updates, Windows patch updates, Windows security patches, deploying relevant updates and reports to make network administrators job simpler. Administrators can also opt for a completely automated solution and don't have to worry about updating windows systems ever. It supports managing Microsoft updates & Microsoft patches of various Windows OS and Applications. The updates include software updates, XP updates, OS updates, application updates, and security updates.
Endpoint Central's network-neutral architecture helps administrators to install Microsoft updates, Windows patch updates, Windows security patches, Windows updates & Microsoft patches to computers in Active Directory, Workgroup, and Novell eDirectory based networks. The computers to be updated can be in the same LAN or distributed across WAN. It can also update the desktop of roaming/ mobile users.
Fig: The Patch Management Process
Windows updates are important releases like software updates, Windows security patches, Windows patch updates, hotfixes, and security updates done by Microsoft periodically to fix Operating Systems and Software related issues.
Endpoint Central's patch management solution ensures that you do not have to check for Windows updates by performing actions such as System discovery, identifying required Windows updates and deploying relevant Windows patch updates and Windows security patches.
Endpoint Central's patch management feature affords you with a vast degree of flexibility and customization to deploy patches either manually or automatically.