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Compare PDQ Deploy and System Center Configuration Manager

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side-by-side comparison of PDQ Deploy vs. System Center Configuration Manager
based on preference data from user reviews. PDQ Deploy rates 4.9/5 stars with 20 reviews. By contrast, System Center Configuration Manager rates 4.3/5 stars with 24 reviews. Each product's score is calculated with real-time data from verified user reviews, to help you make the best choice between these two options, and decide which one is best for your business needs.
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PDQ Deploy
PDQ Deploy
(20)
4.9 out of 5
PDQ Deploy
System Center Configuration Manager
System Center Configuration Manager
(24)
4.3 out of 5
System Center Configuration Manager
Star Rating
PDQ Deploy
PDQ Deploy
System Center Configuration Manager
System Center Configuration Manager
Market Segments
PDQ Deploy
PDQ Deploy
Mid-Market (70.0% of reviews)
System Center Configuration Manager
System Center Configuration Manager
Mid-Market (50.0% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
PDQ Deploy
PDQ Deploy
No pricing information available
System Center Configuration Manager
System Center Configuration Manager
No pricing information available

PDQ Deploy vs System Center Configuration Manager

When assessing the two solutions, reviewers found PDQ Deploy easier to use, set up, and administer. Reviewers also preferred doing business with PDQ Deploy overall.

  • Reviewers felt that PDQ Deploy meets the needs of their business better than System Center Configuration Manager.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that PDQ Deploy is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of PDQ Deploy over System Center Configuration Manager.
Categories
Shared Categories
PDQ Deploy
PDQ Deploy
System Center Configuration Manager
System Center Configuration Manager
PDQ Deploy and System Center Configuration Manager are categorized as Patch Management
Unique Categories
PDQ Deploy
PDQ Deploy has no unique categories
System Center Configuration Manager
System Center Configuration Manager is categorized as Network Security Policy Management (NSPM), Enterprise IT Management Suites, and Endpoint Management
Pricing
PDQ Deploy
PDQ Deploy Pricing
Free Trial Unavailable
System Center Configuration Manager
System Center Configuration Manager Pricing
Free Trial Unavailable
Ratings
Meets Requirements
PDQ Deploy
PDQ Deploy
9.6
Responses: 18
System Center Configuration Manager
System Center Configuration Manager
9.2
Responses: 15
Ease of Use
PDQ Deploy
PDQ Deploy
9.6
Responses: 18
System Center Configuration Manager
System Center Configuration Manager
8.3
Responses: 15
Ease of Setup
PDQ Deploy
PDQ Deploy
9.8
Responses: 15
System Center Configuration Manager
System Center Configuration Manager
7.3
Responses: 8
Ease of Admin
PDQ Deploy
PDQ Deploy
9.9
Responses: 14
System Center Configuration Manager
System Center Configuration Manager
8.5
Responses: 9
Quality of Support
PDQ Deploy
PDQ Deploy
9.9
Responses: 17
System Center Configuration Manager
System Center Configuration Manager
8.8
Responses: 15
Ease of Doing Business With
PDQ Deploy
PDQ Deploy
9.9
Responses: 13
System Center Configuration Manager
System Center Configuration Manager
8.8
Responses: 7
Product Direction (% positive)
PDQ Deploy
PDQ Deploy
9.4
Responses: 19
System Center Configuration Manager
System Center Configuration Manager
9.2
Responses: 15
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of both PDQ Deploy and System Center Configuration Manager were most often representing companies in the Mid-Market segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
PDQ Deploy
PDQ Deploy
10.0%
System Center Configuration Manager
System Center Configuration Manager
9.1%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
PDQ Deploy
PDQ Deploy
70.0%
System Center Configuration Manager
System Center Configuration Manager
50.0%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
PDQ Deploy
PDQ Deploy
20.0%
System Center Configuration Manager
System Center Configuration Manager
40.9%
Reviewers' Industry
PDQ Deploy
PDQ Deploy Industry
Hospital & Health Care
15.0%
Information Technology and Services
10.0%
Government Administration
10.0%
Education Management
10.0%
Wholesale
5.0%
Other
50.0%
System Center Configuration Manager
System Center Configuration Manager Industry
Information Technology and Services
22.7%
Primary/Secondary Education
13.6%
Construction
13.6%
Telecommunications
9.1%
Medical Devices
4.5%
Other
36.4%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
PDQ Deploy
G
Rick M.

This product does everything. If you use PDQ inventory it does even more. This application is "IT Services" all in one place. Free video training and outstanding support people.

System Center Configuration Manager
Richard M.
User in Telecommunications

Me muestra todos los equipos que estan operativos, sistema operativo que utilizan y las características o capacidad de los mismos, La actualización del inventario se puede hacer con un simple copiar y pegar en los documentos.

Most Helpful Critical Review
PDQ Deploy
Ryan B.
Administrator in Renewables & Environment

The application settings (although rarely used) can be hard to find, and there is a bit of duplication of menu items. This has got better over time however and seems to be regularly improving.

System Center Configuration Manager
G
Administrator in Primary/Secondary Education

It's a little bloated and the left menu is a bit dated and hard to follow.

Discussions
PDQ Deploy
PDQ Deploy Discussions
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PDQ Deploy has no discussions with answers
System Center Configuration Manager
System Center Configuration Manager Discussions
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System Center Configuration Manager has no discussions with answers
Screenshots
PDQ Deploy
PDQ Deploy Screenshots
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System Center Configuration Manager
System Center Configuration Manager Screenshots
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