Patch management helps IT teams eliminate bugs, promote productivity, and respond fast to known exploits. Intel vPro® Enterprise for Windows OS streamlines and helps simplify patching with remote management capabilities that work whether systems are inside or beyond the firewall—offering enormous value for businesses with remote workers.
Patch management is the process of applying updates to software, drivers, and firmware to protect against vulnerabilities. Effective patch management also helps ensure the best operating performance of systems, boosting productivity.
Whether it’s an employee laptop or a userless PC-based device, such as a kiosk or digital signage, all systems need to be secured. The risks of ignoring patch management can include exposing your business to leaks and breaches, loss of productivity, and loss of reputation.
The ultimate goal of patch management is to protect your endpoints from hackers and keep your systems running in top-notch shape. But patch management also confers a number of other benefits: