Analysts herald arrival of smart security patching tools

Tuesday, 14 September 2004, 3:58 PM EST

According to a newly released report from Yankee Group, software patch management is developing to include features that are necessary to manage an upgrade process such as identifying new code versions, aid testing, installation and rollback.

The study, Need to Free Critical IT Resources Propels Patch Management, found that traditional software maintenance tools are better suited to software installation than security patching and code upgrades. It identified emerging next-generation patching offerings from firms including Shavlik, BigFix and PatchLink.

By Rob Jaques at SC Magazine.

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