Best patch management products of 2005

In 2005, Ecora Patch Manager 4.0 ended St. Bernard UpdateEXPERT's two-year run as patch management product of the year not only for its effectiveness at reducing system vulnerabilities, but also for its ease of use.

Best patch management products of 2005

In 2005, Ecora Patch Manager 4.0 ended St. Bernard UpdateEXPERT's two-year run as patch management product of the...

year not only for its effectiveness at reducing system vulnerabilities, but also for its ease of use. The former champion finished third, while Shavlik NetChk Protect 5.5 took home the silver medal.

The products were reviewed by a panel of judges composed of independent industry experts, Windows security professionals and SearchWindownsSecurity.com editors. They reviewed patch management products using the following criteria:

  • Innovation
  • Performance
  • Ease of integration into environment
  • Ease of use and manageability
  • Functionality
  • Value

The reviews:

Gold award: Ecora Patch Manager 4.0

Silver award: Shavlik NetChk Protect 5.5

Bronze award: St. Bernard's UpdateEXPERT

This was last published in January 2006

Dig Deeper on Patches, alerts and critical updates

PRO+

Content

Find more PRO+ content and other member only offers, here.

Start the conversation

Send me notifications when other members comment.

By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

Please create a username to comment.

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchVirtualDesktop

SearchWindowsServer

SearchExchange

Close