Performing patch management is one of the most tedious chores that must be completed by network administrators. While there are many patch management tools available, they can be expensive, have sharp learning curves, or are not deployable across all software platforms. One third party solution, however, GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner, version 5, is an affordable option that can scan the network and deploy patches efficiently while looking for other potential security vulnerabilities.
alerter expanded to allow alerts to be sent to instant message clients, phones, and pagers Rating On a scale of 1 to 5 with 1 being the worst and 5 being the best, I give GFI LANguard a 4.7. GFI LANguard is an excellent product. It is an affordable product with several pricing structures that starts at $315 (USD) for up to twenty-five IP address scans. Unlimited IP address scanning costs $995 (USD). GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner is available from www.gfi.com/lannetscan and the company offers a