SCCM Alternatives

Let’s discuss SCCM Alternatives. SCCM (System Center Configuration Manager) is a Microsoft Endpoint Manager Configuration Manager. It is the best solution that can be used to install the application within your organization.

As you know, the SCCM solution mainly manages Windows devices. However, it also has rich capability for managing MacOS devices. It also helps to Manage apps from the Microsoft Store for Business, OS deployment, Software update management etc.

You know that your business’s everyday needs are changing, and organizations want to consider more comprehensive solutions. Sometimes, SCCM may find it hard to configure bugs, crashes, improper deployment, etc. So, this is one of the major reasons users depend on SCCM alternatives.

In this blog post, I will explain more about SCCM Alternatives. It will help you to know more about the difference between SCCM and other solutions. And you can improve your organization’s efficiency and productivity.

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SCCM Alternatives – Fig.1

SCCM Alternatives

There are many solutions capable of problem-solving. You all know that SCCM is developed by Microsoft. Microsoft also has the best Alternative, Microsoft Intune. However, many organizations also prefer third-party solutions.

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SCCM Alternatives – Table.1
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SCCM Alternatives – Fig.2

1. Microsoft Intune

Microsoft Intune is a cloud-based endpoint management solution that supports all platforms, such as Windows, Linux, Android, macOS, iOS, etc. It is part of the Intune Product family and a trustworthy organisational solution.

  • Intune effectively performs Mobile Device Management (MDM) and Mobile Application Management (MAM) to ensure the security and integrity of organizational data.
  • It is a SaaS solution
  • Deploy applications on devices
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SCCM Alternatives – Fig.3

2. ManageEngine Endpoint

ManageEngine Endpoint is endpoint management software that helps users automatically deploy patches to Windows, Mac, Linux, and third-party applications. It is one of the best alternatives for SCCM. The following are some of the key features of ManageEngine Endpoint.

  • It has a straightforward interface
  • It focused on Endpoint Security
  • It has Comprehensive Automation
  • It provides enhanced experiments for users

3. NinjaOne

NinjaOne is a cloud-based solution. It is a popular solution management tool and an alternative to Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager. It offers remote patch management software for Windows, macOS, and Linux, supporting 135+ applications.

Key Features of NinjaOne
It has incremental backup
It supports remote control
It provides software deployment
SCCM Alternatives – Table.2

4. Automox

Automax is a patch management solution for Windows, Linux, and MacOS machines. It is capable of auto-patching and provides the best comprehensive security. Organizations can use Automax solutions for data protection.

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SCCM Alternatives – Fig.4 – Creds to Automax

5. IBM MaaS360

IBM MaaS360 is an advanced management and endpoint security software. It is also helpful for third-party application patching and vulnerability assessment. Users can easily manage devices with IBM.

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Anoop C Nair is Microsoft MVP! He is a Device Management Admin with more than 20 years of experience (calculation done in 2021) in IT. He is a Blogger, Speaker, and Local User Group HTMD Community leader. His main focus is on Device Management technologies like SCCM 2012, Current Branch, and Intune. He writes about ConfigMgr, Windows 11, Windows 10, Azure AD, Microsoft Intune, Windows 365, AVD, etc.

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