ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of Alternatives

ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus

Cross-platform Patch Management for all sizes of enterprises

4.43/5 (40 reviews)

ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus overview

ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus is a web based/cloud based software for complete automated patch management. Patch Manager Plus enables users to deploy patches to Windows, Mac, Linux, and over 550 third party applications. Patch Manager Plus automates scanning of computers, identifies vulnerabilities and the system health of machines, detects missing patches, allows testing of patches before deployment to check the compatibility and installation success. Users can choose from a choice of flexible deployment policies to automate patch deployment and also delay the deployment for a certain number of days. Users can also manage compliance using audits, analytics, and patch management reports.

Patch Manager Plus supports patch deployment to heterogeneous endpoints including desktops, laptops, servers, virtual machines and even roaming users. Ready-to-deploy pre-built packages are provided for common non-Microsoft applications, and users can access patches for Adobe applications, multiple web browsers, and a range of other applications through the third-party application catalog. Patches can be tested on a small group of computers before they are deployed across the business, with users able to manually or automatically approve patches following successful tests. Patches can also be declined for specific computer groups, applications, or based on issues encountered in testing, and all declined patches can be re-added later for deployment.

Custom deployment policies can be created, allowing users to control deployment windows, end-user notification, reboot policies and more. Automated scans can be scheduled for vulnerability identification, any missing patches can be downloaded automatically, and patches can be automatically deployed to vulnerable systems. Patch management reports give users insight into vulnerable systems, systems requiring reboot, missing patches awaiting approval, supported patches, and more. Users can also create custom query reports to retrieve information from the Patch Manager database, and refine reports using various filters.

Patch Manager Plus, now on cloud, allows small and medium businesses to go about their business with minimal investments in infrastructure and maintenance. Patch management on cloud also means the database of latest patches are always synced, the deployments are light and fast, and there's no downtime while managing the computers.

Patch Manager Plus comes in two editions: Professional and Enterprise, and is completely free for 25 endpoints. For businesses willing to keep their computers patched and up to date, to ensure total security against cyber attacks, Patch Manager Plus will be the best bet, ManageEngine promises.

Pricing

Starting from
$34.50/month
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Devices

Business size

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Markets

United States, Asia, Australia, Brazil, Canada and 9 other markets, China, Europe, Germany, India, Japan, Latin America, Mexico, Middle-East and Africa, United Kingdom

Supported languages

English, Chinese (Simplified), Danish, Dutch, Finnish and 11 other languages, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus screenshot: Patch Manager Plus allows users to scan endpoints to identify missing patches and automate patch deploymentManageEngine Patch Manager Plus screenshot: Users can view system health summaries to identify healthy and vulnerable systemsManageEngine Patch Manager Plus screenshot: The patch summary displays missing, failed, and installed patchesManageEngine Patch Manager Plus screenshot: Patches can be deployed across Windows, Mac, and Linux systems, and a range of third party applications

ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus reviews

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Luke Page

Great deal for the money

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2018-02-01
Review Source: Software Advice

Make sure it's complaint with Cyber Essentials, as I'm not sure it is yet. That's a UK regulatory thing.

Pros
Pretty great software, especially for the price. Would tightly recommend going for the full desktop central product as it does even more. Support is pretty good and usually responds / sorts problems quickly

Cons
While overall good. There lack of a UK office makes things difficult from a support perspective as working in different timezones can cause delays.

Response from Vaishnavi


Hello Luke,

Greetings from ManageEngine.

We're glad Patch Manager Plus worked well for you. We are sorry to hear about your
experience with UK support time. We do have a team exclusively working in the UK time
zone to address tickets.

Patch Manager Plus is now brimming with a lot of features to enhance your patching process.
Do let me know if you'd like to have a personalized session briefing you about the
enhancements.

If case of any queries to be resolved, you can let me know or drop in mail to
patchmanagerplus-support@manageengine.com.

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Likelihood to recommend: 9/10

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Rafael Pop

Patch management

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2018-07-05
Review Source: Software Advice

Pros
ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus is easy to implement solutions for patch management for Windows system works quite well.

Cons
I think that the technical support model can be improved. The system also has too few reports and dashboards with aggregate information.

Response from Vaishnavi


Hello Rafael,

Greetings from ManageEngine.

We're glad Patch Manager Plus worked well for you. We have also taken your feedback and
are working on the report module. Also, the 'All Patches' view will offer different reports
based on patches, vulnerability status, health of systems, etc.

If you are not satisfied with support, do let me know if you'd like to have a personalized
session to resolve your issues fast or for a small briefing of all our new features in Patch
Manager Plus.

If case of any queries to be resolved, you can let me know or drop in mail to
patchmanagerplus-support@manageengine.com.

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Likelihood to recommend: 8/10

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David Parsons

Excellent patch management solution

Used weekly for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2018-10-17
Review Source: Capterra

After a bit of a learning curve to get setup and deployed, I set a daily job to roll out updates. After a few days I found that it had got through the workload and updated the clients effectively. It continues to manage the patching with little involvement from me. The only niggle is that it does leave servers pending a reboot, on occasion. This is not a slight on the product however, and it does empower you to do the reboots through its interface.

Pros
Support for wide variety of 3rd party products. Excellent value for money. Easy (overall) deploy and monitor. Good support. Once up and running works its way through the outstanding patch workload.

Cons
Mainly niggles, but worth mentioning some. Do not let these put you off however, it is a solid product! The portal creation process is a bit fragmented. It is an element of a larger product, so most articles refer to that parent product. The interface is feature rich but takes some getting used to (don't they all!). Initial setup and deployment needed some teething and tinkering (support is good). Support is decent but not immediate. Issues deploying some 3rd party patches. Shows some patches pending when they are not - isolated issue to couple of machines. Performs best with an on-premise deployment server. Patches may need multiple cycles - but this is due to some patches requiring reboots.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Anonymous

Great for Server Patching, workstation patching needs some improvement.

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2018-09-21
Review Source: Capterra

This has helped us manage our patching, servers have been awesome, end user workstations can use some improvement.

Pros
Great product for patching servers. Solid list of supported products and related patches.

Cons
Workstation patching is not as reliant as server patching. Pending reboot status is listed even after rebooting endpoint.

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Likelihood to recommend: 7/10

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Igor Jarcew

Software update.

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2018-09-09
Review Source: Software Advice

Pros
ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus very well updates Microsoft software like WSUS, but also allows us to automatically update other software. Software installation is also great.

Cons
There really is not much that I do not like about ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus but technical support is at a very low level.

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Likelihood to recommend: 8/10

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ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus pricing

Starting from
$34.50/month
Pricing options
Free trial
One time license
Subscription
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ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus features

Activity Dashboard
Activity Tracking
Auditing
Monitoring
Reporting & Statistics

API (296 other apps)
Access Control (96 other apps)
Alerts / Escalation (70 other apps)
Application Integration (70 other apps)
Automatic Notifications (116 other apps)
Collaboration Tools (70 other apps)
Customizable Reporting (67 other apps)
Data Import/Export (101 other apps)
Drag & Drop Interface (93 other apps)
Real Time Data (84 other apps)
Real Time Monitoring (92 other apps)
Real Time Reporting (71 other apps)
SSL Security (74 other apps)
Third Party Integration (134 other apps)
Workflow Management (90 other apps)

Security and privacy

Encryption

Encryption of sensitive data at rest
HTTPS for all pages

Access control

Multi-factor authentication options
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Additional information for ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus

Key features of ManageEngine Patch Manager Plus

  • Patch testing
  • Endpoint scanning
  • Missing patch detection
  • Patch deployment automation
  • Auditing
  • Reporting & analytics
  • Third party application patching
  • Patch repository
  • Ready-to-deploy packages
  • Customizable deployment policies
  • Patch management reports
  • Patch approval
  • Antivirus definition updates
  • Server application patch management
  • Service pack deployment
  • Role-based administration
  • Patch rollback
  • Automated scans
  • Logged-in users can be monitored by admin
  • Auditing and reporting
  • Compliance of patches to the machines - testing & approval
  • Deployment of patches can be configured using policies
  • R/W permission for admin/technicians/audit role/patchmanager
  • Status of patches post deployment and reports generation
  • Two factor authentication (2FA)
  • Patch status dashboards
  • Deploying latest patches to secure against vulnerabilities
  • Testing and Approval of patches
  • Admin can assign roles for other technicians
  • Audit reports
  • Statistics of system health, missing patches etc.
  • Automated patch management - scan, detect, download & deploy
  • Flexible deployment policies
  • Identify critical/important vulnerabilities to be patched
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Benefits

Cross-platform support allows users to deploy patches to Windows, Mac, and Linux systems, and a range of more than 250 third party applications including Java, WinRAR, and various Adobe applications.

Patch Management on the cloud enables monitoring the vulnerabilities on the go - anywhere, anytime.

Automated endpoint scans can be scheduled to identify any missing patches and detect vulnerabilities.

Custom deployment policies can be created to automate patch deployment, allowing users to control the installation and reboot options for endpoints, and schedule automation tasks according to network resource utilization, roaming user availability, and more.

Patches can be tested before deployment to check compatibility and installation success, with automatic or manual approval of patches following successful tests, and users can also decline patches for specific applications, groups of devices, or to delay the deployment of less critical patches.

Patch audits, reports, and real-time dashboards allow users to manage compliance, communicate risk, and report on progress.