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Re: Patch management
From: "Anderson, Sherry" <Sherry () ADMIN USF EDU>
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2007 10:13:34 -0400

Charlie,

 

Here at the University of South Florida we use a product called
PatchLink (http://www.patchlink.com/) for deploying Microsoft and
non-Microsoft updates and patches.  We have also used this product to
create and deploy packages we created ourselves for applying software
upgrades (e.g. Office 2000 to Office 2003, etc.), global registry
changes, etc.   

 

We have been very pleased with this product.  

 

Sherry L. Anderson

University of South Florida

Technology & Systems Manager

System Emergencies 974-9000

Office and Fax 974-6071

 

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From: Charles L. Bombard [mailto:BombardC () CCV EDU] 
Sent: Thursday, March 29, 2007 10:03 AM
To: SECURITY () LISTSERV EDUCAUSE EDU
Subject: [SECURITY] Patch management

 

Anyone have a patch management package that they like? 

 

We are using WSUS for our windows boxes and this works great for windows
security and office updates. We are looking for something that can
assist in the management of such applications as acrobat.

 

Products to look at? Ones to avoid like the plague?

 

-Charlie

 

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Charles Bombard, GSEC

LAN/Systems Administrator

Community College of Vermont

119 Pearl Street

Burlington, VT 05401

802.657.4234

bombardc () ccv edu

 

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