To help organizations with patch compliance to quickly secure their networks, PatchLink Corporation has announced the release of PatchLink Update 6.3, a best-in-class solution that delivers powerful performance, enhanced scalability, and broader coverage for diverse enterprise networks.
According to NIST, vulnerabilities are projected to increase 40 percent from last year, with over 6,700 vulnerabilities expected in 2006. With strained IT resources and increasing threats, the biggest challenge facing organizations is rapid remediation of vulnerabilities across their entire infrastructure before an exploit occurs. PatchLink Update 6.3 further speeds patch management with expanded platform support for maximum endpoint coverage, mitigation of risk, and IT cost reduction.
PatchLink Update 6.3 offers enhanced capabilities to enable organizations to quickly secure networks from threats, reduce overall IT costs, improve IT productivity, and increase overall network security. Additional features and benefits include: Improved Performance to Quickly Secure Networks from Threats; Greater Scalability and Security for Even Larger Networks and Expanded Platform Support to Protect Heterogeneous Environments.
PatchLink Update is available October 9, 2006 worldwide. U.S.-based pricing starts at $1,495.00 for the PatchLink Update Server (PLUS) software, plus $18 per node per year for Windows agents, $75 per node per year for non-Windows agents (i.e., Linux, UNIX, NetWare, etc.) and $33 per node per year for Mac OS X.