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PDQ Deploy & Inventory

PDQ Deploy & Inventory

What Is PDQ Deploy & Inventory?

PDQ Deploy & Inventory allow you to automate patch management. Use PDQ Inventory to scan, collect, and organize your devices, then use PDQ Deploy to set a preferred schedule for deployment. Once the deployment has been scheduled, PDQ will automatically and silently apply updates without inconveniencing end users.

Who Uses PDQ Deploy & Inventory?

By sysadmins, for sysadmins. Designed for small, medium, and large businesses in any industry — whether you manage 50 machines or 5000.

PDQ Deploy & Inventory Software - PDQ Deploy comes jam-packed with hundreds of pre-built packages, including many industry-standard applications. In fact, most of the applications on this list are automatically maintained and included with PDQ Deploy's package library.
PDQ Deploy & Inventory Software - Use our collections to automatically identify machines needing new versions of your selected software, such as machines with out-of-date versions.
PDQ Deploy & Inventory Software - With a deployment schedule created, the devices in the targeted collection will continue to receive the newest version of an application once it’s released and approved automatically. Or manually start a deployment whenever you need.
PDQ Deploy & Inventory Software - Create new packages easily that automatically run through designated steps such as installs, command prompts, scans, reboots, and more!

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Reviews of PDQ Deploy & Inventory

Average score

Overall
4.8
Ease of Use
4.7
Customer Service
4.7
Features
4.7
Value for Money
4.8

Reviews by company size (employees)

  • <50
  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001

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5
80%
4
19%
3
1%
André
André
System Administrator in Brazil
Verified LinkedIn User
Chemicals, 201–500 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

A easy to use and reliable solution for small and mid sized companies

5.0 4 years ago

Comments: When we started to use this software, we did not have a solution to inventory and deploy softwares on your computers and servers, that is a powerful tool, with a very good price that really worths the investiment. We were able to keep all our computers and softwares updated, and we have pushed some Windows build updates through PDQ Deploy, which worked very well! If you do not have a inventory/deploy solution on your environment, and cannot spend so much money with it, go with PDQ without think twice, you will not regret!

Pros:

It is easy to implement, configure and to use it, everything on this software is so intuitive, even if you not read the manual you can do more than 50% of the software functionalities. The software has a wide variety of options to deploy softwares to your computers, also, if you spend a few bucks more, you can buy the PDQ Inventory, which works very well integrated with the Deploy solution.

Cons:

The error messages on the deploys are not so clear, it difficults the troubleshooting on the first time without some research.

Joshua
System Administrator in US
Utilities, 501–1,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

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5.0 last year

Comments: My overall experience with inventory has been very positive. Whenever I change jobs I encourage them to switch to PDQ. After its adoption, my team shares my enthusiasm.

Pros:

I like the ability to create nested groups, that can be dynamic or static. I will also enjoy the ability to use multiple compound statements, without limitation in order to drill down and find devices that meet whatever criteria I can dream up or that I've been given.

Cons:

The only problems I've really run into is the speed that you're able to scan large scale organizations with a lot of VPN users. Occasionally DNS does not update quickly enough so you wind up with an IP pointing to a different workstation. This doesn't really cause a great deal of problems, it just causes the scan to fail. It's not a huge deal because it will correct itself during the next scan typically

Francesca
ICT Director in US
Information Technology & Services, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

Never Gets Enough of It, Very Easy to Use

5.0 last month New

Comments: It has been a smooth ride on asset tracking and management with this tool which has resulted in reduced cost of asset replacement due to loss or wear and tear. The ripple effect is inventory management which has been made easy and efficient using PDQ Deploy & Inventory.

Pros:

Despite the ease of use, it is a great tool that helped with patch management as well as real time monitoring of assets.

Cons:

Nothing to dislike, it met our expectations

Anthony
Anthony
IT Manager in UK
Verified LinkedIn User
Computer Hardware, 11–50 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

A good choice for privacy conscious companies

3.0 last year

Pros:

There are no agents to install on systems being inventoried and it is installed locally on your own network (even just a local desktop) which make a it quick to install and keeps all the communications and data within your local network.

Cons:

Because it is agentless there are issues when trying to inventory systems that are removed from the local network, e.g. Home workers.

Jim
Director of Information Security in US
Financial Services, 201–500 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Great Inventory and Patching System for Network Administrators

5.0 3 months ago

Comments: It is a critical component in our Inventory and Security Patching process. Helps us keep systems patched so that we are less vulnerable to security threats.

Pros:

You can setup automated scheduled tasks to patch systems at any time during the week or weekends. Allows patches to automatically be pushed out afterhours to avoid any system downtime.

Cons:

It is mainly intended to only inventory and patch Windows products. It would be great to have more integration where it could go out and inventory printers and linux type devices.