EminentWare Announces New Version of Extension Pack for Microsoft WSUS

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"EminentWare provides a focused set of many of the most valuable IT management functions, and has brought these capabilities to market at a very attractive price. Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) recommends enterprises seeking to implement an enterprise automated IT management solution consider EminentWare WSUS 3.0 Extension Pack for its balance of both cost and functionality," said Steve Brasen, Analyst, EMA.

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EminentWare provides a focused set of many of the most valuable IT management functions, and has brought these capabilities to market at a very attractive price. Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) recommends enterprises seeking to implement an enterprise automated IT management solution consider EminentWare WSUS 3.0 Extension Pack for its balance of both cost and functionality

EminentWare LLC, has announced the availability of an updated version of its Extension Pack for WSUS (Microsoft's Windows Server Update Service).

EminentWare's WSUS Extension Pack extends and enhances the update and change management process for Microsoft domain and workgroup servers and computers with advanced reporting, asset discovery, configuration auditing and update management. EminentWare's solutions simplify IT management without adding complexity by leveraging an enterprise's existing Microsoft infrastructure and WSUS 3.0 platform.

New Features in EminentWare's WSUS Extension Pack EW-CDS-002 Update Includes:

New flexible out-of-the box and customizable reporting options:
o    Detailed summary reports showing breakdowns for updates, network assets and configuration auditing
o    Quickly identify improperly configured computers, applications and rogue TCP/IP devices and services
o    Powerful update summaries for approved, unapproved and failed updates

Simplified product installation and configuration
o    Logical views of enterprise assets enabling administrators to quickly identify non-compliant configurations and changes
o    Powerful UI enhancements that allow additional customization of the EminentWare console
o    Enable the remote administration exception on the windows firewall for managed computers

Enhanced Operational Management
o    Uninstall capabilities allowing administrators to automate uninstall of updates that are not un-installable from native WSUS or Windows Update
o    Ability to identify and immediately or schedule deployment of critical security patches and software updates
o    Reminders on outstanding tasks for continuity in the IT management process

"EminentWare provides a focused set of many of the most valuable IT management functions, and has brought these capabilities to market at a very attractive price. Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) recommends enterprises seeking to implement an enterprise automated IT management solution consider EminentWare WSUS 3.0 Extension Pack for its balance of both cost and functionality," said Steve Brasen, Analyst, EMA. Steve Brasen, Analyst, EMA.

Pricing and Availability:
EminentWare's WSUS Extension Pack is available immediately. Pricing for EminentWare's WSUS Extension Business Edition is available for $5,000 and manages up to 500 nodes; additional nodes for the Business Edition are available in packs of 500 and 5000.

About EminentWare LLC:
EminentWare, LLC provides secure, scalable and cost effective management solutions that can be used stand-alone or as "extensions" to native management tools including Microsoft System Center. EminentWare delivers enterprise-level IT management accessible to even the most budget-conscious organizations.

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