7MS #275: Patching Solutions Bake-Off - Part 2
This episode continues our series on comparing popular patching solutions, such as:
This week I focused on Ninite, and here's the TLDR version:
Does one thing (third party patching) and does it really well
User interface is clean, simple and really easy to use/learn
No "agentless" option - it's an agent or nothin'
I'm not sure if Ninite has the brand name recognition and reputation to be accepted/respected by large companies
I need to do more homework on how they pull down their packages...are they ripping apart packages and repackaging them at all? That could be a big avenue for side-loading icky stuff.
Patching solutions bake-off gist:
(This will be continually updated as I evaluate the various solutions)
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