How does Aiden compare with Patch My PC?

By Published On: March 19th, 2021Categories: FAQs, Knowledge Base

Glad you asked…because we don’t.

Aiden combines a massively scalable managed service for automating even the most complex IT tasks, Desired State Configuration, Natural Language Processing (NLP), a proprietary AI for emulating IT decision making, and a universal integration mechanism for deployment tools. Simply put, we’re fully-managed DevOps for Windows PCs, servers, and VDI.

Patch My PC automatically patches third-party applications for Microsoft SCCM and Intune.

FeatureaidenPatch My PC
Pricing modelAll-inclusiveSubscription Tiers
Desired state configuration/DevOps as a Service with artificial intelligence (AI)YesNo
Portable GUI application for custom configuration, end-user support, and troubleshootingYesNo
Support for SCCM, Intune, WSUS (MS Endpoint Manager)YesYes
Support for non-Microsoft deployment toolsYesNo
Microsoft store app deploymentsYesNo
Bare-metal Windows deploymentsYesNo
Configuration of Pre-Boot Execution Environment (PXE)YesNo
Windows Preinstallation Environment (WinPE)YesNo
Natural Language Processing (NLP), all Windows configurations managed in plain-EnglishYesNo
Generic application updatesYesYes
Disable product auto-updatesYesYes
Custom application updates, custom scripts, and packages, built for you to your specificationsYesNo
Application deploymentsYesNo
Application removalsYesNo
Advanced reportsNoYes
Auto-delete desktop shortcutsYesYes
Configuration-based vulnerability remediationYesNo
Department/role-specific configurations and deploymentsYesNo
Device drivers and firmware/BIOS updatesYesNo
Language packsYesNo
Regional settings and keyboard layoutsYesNo
Targeting rulesYesYes
Validation rulesYesYes
Expert supportYesYes
Supported operating systemsAll versions of Microsoft Windows since Windows VistaWindows XP (x86) – No longer tested as of 01/01/2018
Windows 7 SP1 (x86)
Windows 7 SP1 (x64)
Windows 8.1 (x86)
Windows 8.1 (x64)
Windows 10 (x86)
Windows 10 (x64)
Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
Windows Server 2012 R2 (x64)
Windows Server 2016 R2 (x64)
Windows Server 2019 (x64)

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