Lumension® Endpoint Management and Security Suite:
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The following tables compares vulnerability and patching content available in Lumension® Endpoint Management and Security Suite: Patch and Remediation and compares other vulnerability and patch content coverage available for similar product offerings. For more information on the features and benefits of Lumension Patch and Remediation please visit the features and benefits page.

Operating
Systems
 
 

Lumension®
Patch and Remediation  
 
 

Microsoft SCCM 1  
 
 

BigFix 8.0 2
 
 
 

Shavlik
7.8 3
 
 

Solarwinds 4
 
 
 

GFI LANGuard
9 5
 
 

Apple Mac OS X

 
     

CentOS

         

HP-UX

 
     

IBM AIX

 
     

Microsoft Windows Family

Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise

 
     

Oracle Linux

         

RedHat Enterprise Linux

 
     

Oracle/Sun Solaris

 
     


3rd Party
Application Coverage
 

Lumension®
Patch and Remediation  
 
 

Microsoft SCCM
 
 

BigFix 8.0
 
 

Shavlik 7.8
 
 

Solarwinds
 
 
 

GFI LANGuard 9
 

Adobe AIR

         

Adobe Illustrator

         

Adobe InDesign

         

Adobe Photoshop

         

Adobe Acrobat Reader

Adobe Acrobat Professional

Adobe Flash

 

Adobe Flash for Firefox

 

Adobe Shockwave Player

 
 

Apple iTunes

 

Apple QuickTime

 

Apple Safari

   
 

Apple iLife - including desktop applications (GarageBand, iDVD, iMovie, iPhoto, iWeb)

         

Apple iLife Media Browser

         

Citrix ICA Client

   
   

Citrix Metaframe

   
   

Citrix Presentation Server

   
   

Lumension

         

Microsoft Host Integration Server

Microsoft .NET Framework

Microsoft DirectX

 

Microsoft Exchange Server

Microsoft Exchange Server 2003

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007

Microsoft FrontPage Server Extensions 2000

 

Microsoft FrontPage Server Extensions 2002

 

Microsoft Groove

   
   

Microsoft Internet Explorer

Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS)

Microsoft ISA Server

Microsoft MDAC

Microsoft MSXML

 

Microsoft Office ( including desktop applications (Access, Excel, FrontPage, InfoPath, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, Publisher, Visio, Word)

Microsoft Office Viewer ( including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)

Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (x64)

Microsoft Office Small Business 2007

Microsoft Outlook Express

Microsoft SQL Server

Microsoft Virtual PC

Microsoft Virtual Server

Microsoft Visual Studio .NET

Microsoft Visual Studio

Microsoft Windows Live Messenger

 

Microsoft Windows Media Player

 

Microsoft MSN Messenger

 

Microsoft Windows Messenger

 

Mozilla Firefox

 

Novell Netware Windows Client

 
   

Sun/Oracle Java Runtime Environment

 
 

RealPlayer

 
 

Skype

 
 

Vmware Fusion

 
   

VMware Player

 
   

Vmware Server

 
   

VMware Workstation

 
   

WinZip

 

Microsoft Non-Security Content 6

 
   


Application
Updaters

Lumension®
Patch and Remediation

Microsoft SCCM
(Native Support)

BigFix 8.0
 

Shavlik 7.8
 

Disable Adobe AIR Updater

     

Disable Adobe Updater for Flash Player

     

Disable Adobe Updater for Reader, Acrobat, CS3 and CS4 Applications

     

Disable Adobe Updater for Shockwave Player

     

Disable Apple iTunes Updater

     

Disable Apple QuickTime Updater

     

Disable Mozilla Firefox Software Updater

     

Disable Java Update for Java JRE

     

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Footnote:

This information was developed by Lumension and is presented for educational and information purposes only. The above data reflects research done by Lumension in 2010 and 2011, using publically available information and resources. While Lumension tries to be fair and accurate in its comparative assessments, the capabilities of compared products and services can and do frequently change, and comparisons of this type are by nature unavoidably subjective. The reader is advised to independently verify information with each developer to ensure up-to-date accuracy and to specifically validate those characteristics that are most important to the reader.

Source:
  1. Native Application Support Microsoft SCCM, 2007
  2. Bigfix 8.0 Windows Patch Management, July 2010.
  3. Shavlik published NetChk 7.8 Protect Supported Products, September 8, 2011
  4. Based on pre-acquisition, Eminentware Sample Pack 1.170.184 and WSUS / SCCM Native Content
  5. GFI published KB Article ID: KBID003469 What non Microsoft applications are supported for patch management by GFI LanGuard? September 27, 2011 and GFI published KB Article ID: KBID002573 What Microsoft products are supported by GFI LanGuard? (Applies to GFI LANGuard/Supported Microsoft Products)
  6. Beyond content contained in Windows Service Packs.