Protect for Servers: Proven, Enhanced Server Protection

Your physical and virtual servers host your organization’s most critical applications. Your users and your business rely upon reliable, secure access to those applications. Protect for Servers helps you to ensure that the software on those servers is kept up to date, for maximum security and reliability.

What Is Protect for Servers?

Your servers and data centers present more and different patch management issues than your client systems. Protect for Servers is a patch management solution designed expressly for servers and data centers, and proven in scores of customer environments. Complement and extend your current patch management efforts quickly, simply, and comprehensively.

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Protect physical and virtual server operating systems, hypervisors, and third-party applications

Discover, assess, and deploy and manage patches for all of your Microsoft® Windows® servers. Also patch and update hypervisors and third-party applications, including Windows Hyper-V®, VMware ESXi®, Citrix XenApp®, XenDesktop® and Presentation Server™, HP Systems Management, Wireshark, VMware Tools, and more—all from a single console. (For a current list of supported third-party applications, please click here.) Patch virtual machines (VMs), online and offline.

Manage server patching with or without agents

Select agentless patching to reduce patch management footprints on physical and virtual servers. Choose agent-based patching to support specific network configurations.

Maximize application availability and business confidence

Take snapshots of critical applications and configurations before patches or updates are applied, for rapid rollbacks if needed. Update VMware templates before putting them online, so every new production system is equipped with the current production baseline configuration. Give line-of-business application owners the confidence to allow more consistent and timely patching of those critical assets. Improve environment security and user productivity, with minimal disruption of user tasks or business operations.

Learn more about the criticality of comprehensive patch management

Software Patches and Updates: the Seat Belts of IT Security.

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