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the act of mending a hole in a garment by sewing a patch over it

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Through the establishment of an IT asset inventory, a patching hierarchy can be established; dangerous unpatched systems can be identified: outdated or unused software and hardware can be identified (creating cost savings); and control and order can be exerted over the use of IT assets.
They had employed patching successfully in the past and believed it was the best solution to this problem.
Each month, the organization's IT operations department faced a slow and cumbersome patching process that often left workstations and the IT network vulnerable.
Through this unique approach, it is the only solution for continuous protection from the latest worms, malicious code, and directed attacks, eliminating the need for reactive security patching.
Solving the dilemma of "patch now or patch later," PatchPoint instantly secures critical applications and preserves the uptime of the business while eliminating the cost and risks associated with unscheduled patching.
This comprehensive security solution allows organizations to defer patching vulnerable machines until regularly scheduled maintenance cycles, thereby saving millions of dollars in business disruption and the associated IT resource drain caused by "panic" patching.
Blue Lane Technologies, provider of the industry's first inline patch proxy for enterprise servers, today announced a new "smarter and easier" version of its groundbreaking PatchPoint(R) System featuring enhanced analytics and optimization capabilities to give enterprises unprecedented, powerful tools for the inline patching and managing of enterprise application and operating system vulnerability patches.
com), the market leader for audio, video, and data patching products for the Broadcast and Entertainment industry, today announced that the company will exhibit its industry-leading solutions at the NAB2006 conference and exhibition in Las Vegas, NV.
eEye has received overwhelmingly positive feedback from companies who have downloaded the patch, thanking eEye for creating a mitigation patch ahead of Microsoft's code patch, released today as part of Microsoft's regular monthly patching cycle.
In an emergency patching situation, 83 percent of PatchLink customers that manage servers are able to patch all servers within eight hours, with 63 percent able to patch all servers within two hours.