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Microsoft Corporation

Windows Server Update Services

7.2 / 10
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Windows Server Update Services
7.2 / 10

What is Windows Server Update Services?

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) enables information technology administrators to deploy the latest Microsoft product updates. You can use WSUS to fully manage the distribution of updates that are released through Microsoft Update to computers on your network.

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Windows Server Update Services Ratings

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83 Likeliness to Recommend

92 Plan to Renew

83 Satisfaction of Cost Relative to Value


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Emotional Footprint Overview

+85 Net Emotional Footprint

The emotional sentiment held by end users of the software based on their experience with the vendor. Responses are captured on an eight-point scale.

How much do users love Windows Server Update Services?

2% Negative
9% Neutral
89% Positive

Pros

  • Saves Time
  • Effective Service
  • Fair
  • Efficient Service

Feature Ratings

Average 75

Deployment

79

Automation

79

Approval Process

79

Scheduling

78

Notifications

78

Validation

76

Management Console

74

Testing

73

Reporting

72

Assessment

72

Third Party Application Patching

65

Vendor Capability Ratings

Average 75

Ease of Customization

94

Ease of IT Administration

92

Availability and Quality of Training

91

Breadth of Features

87

Business Value Created

85

Quality of Features

84

Ease of Implementation

81

Ease of Data Integration

79

Usability and Intuitiveness

78

Vendor Support

75

Product Strategy and Rate of Improvement

73

Windows Server Update Services Reviews

Adam M.

  • Role: Information Technology
  • Industry: Media
  • Involvement: IT Development, Integration, and Administration
Validated Review
Verified Reviewer

Submitted Jan 2024

A solid product for Windows Update patching

Likeliness to Recommend

7 / 10

What differentiates Windows Server Update Services from other similar products?

It is free minus the cost of labor to maintain it and the server overhead

What is your favorite aspect of this product?

It manages Windows Updates in an on-prem environment (especially for servers)

What do you dislike most about this product?

Microsoft’s lack of innovation over the years

What recommendations would you give to someone considering this product?

If you have an on-premise environment and time on your hands, this is a win-win

Pros

  • Friendly Negotiation
  • Trustworthy
  • Fair
  • Acts with Integrity

Cons

  • Less Inspiring
  • Charges for Enhancements
  • Leverages Incumbent Status

Katerina R.

  • Role: Information Technology
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Involvement: End User of Application
Validated Review
Verified Reviewer

Submitted Jan 2024

simplifies tasks

Likeliness to Recommend

8 / 10

What is your favorite aspect of this product?

This product is able to track for outdate windows when the computer is online and download new windows, it only gives the notification for installing and this keeps my windows update and simplifies my tasks as an adminstrator.

What do you dislike most about this product?

It downloads windows without test of new versions.

What recommendations would you give to someone considering this product?

Ensure that servers are ever patched and prevents vulnerabilites,

Pros

  • Efficient Service
  • Effective Service
  • Helps Innovate
  • Continually Improving Product

Amardeeepsinh Z.

  • Role: Operations
  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Involvement: End User of Application
Validated Review
Verified Reviewer

Submitted Nov 2023

Fantastic product.

Likeliness to Recommend

8 / 10

What differentiates Windows Server Update Services from other similar products?

Fastest, earliest and reliable product.

What is your favorite aspect of this product?

Download speed and updated product.

What do you dislike most about this product?

Sometimes installation errors.

What recommendations would you give to someone considering this product?

Good product.

Pros

  • Enables Productivity
  • Unique Features
  • Efficient Service
  • Inspires Innovation