DESKTOP Patching

Ihave about 75-90 desktops that I would like to keep patched a little betther than we are doing now.

Is Microsoft's SUS a good way to go?  Or is there a different product that works better.

thanks for the input
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Are they all running on a Domain?  Windows update service from the server is a great option...

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yostnetAuthor Commented:
Yes, all of them are domain connected.

There are quite a few that are sales force type workstations, so they are not in the office much.
Neil RussellTechnical Development LeadCommented:
WSUS if you want Free yes. If you want proper management as well as updates distributing then have a look at SCCM.
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You can have atleast two options
Pros:  1) Free
          2) does not require much of technical skills to install and configure
Cons  1) Does not give complete control as other products give

Pros   1) Great tool for patching, apart from patching you can do a lot including inventory, software      distribution, OS deployment etc
          2) Great reporting
          3) complete control on your patching
          4) can be used to patch desktops on the move (your salesforce pc)
Cons 1) Cost this is not free and really wont recommend for 75-90 desktops
          2) needs better technical understanding than WSUS.

with your scenario it is recommended to go for WSUS.
yostnetAuthor Commented:
thx all
Nagendra Pratap SinghDesktop Applications SpecialistCommented:
SUS is as good as your current method (direct patching from microsoft?)

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