[ngw] Betr.: Re: Betr.: Re: OT: ZCm vs WSUS

Bas Penris b.penris at ettyhillesumlyceum.nl
Fri Feb 28 21:03:52 UTC 2014


No ;) What I remember fom ZPM is that the management interface is so slow that I discarded it.

Regards,


Bas


>>> Joseph Marton <jmmarton at gmail.com> 28-02-14 15:45 >>>
Easier to manage than ZPM? Have you seen 11.3? :)

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On Feb 28, 2014 7:20 AM, "Bas Penris" <b.penris at ettyhillesumlyceum.nl>
wrote:

> Well, WSUS does some drivers and with Windows 8 it does Flash as well,
> doesn't it? Anyway, I consider WSUS as a good solution for Windows and
> Office and other MS-stuff patching but it's not more than that. Easy enough
> to manage, more easy than ZPM but less granular.
>
> Regards,
>
> Bas
>
> >>> Joseph Marton <jmmarton at gmail.com> 28-02-14 13:16 >>>
> As Bas pointed out, the comparison would really be ZPM to WSUS however
> honestly there's no comparison IMO. :-)
>
> WSUS
> Pro: It's free
> Con: It only patches Windows and Office
>
> ZPM
> Pro: It patches around 20 vendors' products (inc. Microsoft), it has patch
> policies which offer "set it and forget" patching capability, it can patch
> Windows/Mac/Linux, it offers baselining capabilities so that new devices
> into the zone receive a minimum set of patches, it's fully integrated into
> ZCM meaning it doesn't have to be managed as a completely separate tool,
> and lastly it kicks butt.
> Con: It's not free.
>
> Joe
>
>
> On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 2:04 AM, Thys de Beer <thys at nwpg.gov.za> wrote:
>
> > Hi All, Any good docs on this out there?
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