The convergence of IT functions that has occurred in recent years— operations groups, for example, taking ever-greater responsibility for security—requires a corresponding convergence of management tools. Without unified, simplified and streamlined capabilities, management tasks in the distributed enterprise run the risk of becoming overwhelming in size and complexity.

BigFix® Lifecycle delivers the comprehensive and powerful approach that IT management needs today. Its single intelligent agent technology provides real-time visibility into the state of endpoints and gives administrators advanced functionality for managing
those endpoints. Now, administrators have a single tool for discovering and inventorying resources, deploying operating systems
(OSs), distributing software, controlling remote devices, and managing patches and other system changes.

BigFix Lifecycle provides an accurate and comprehensive “single source of truth” for managing hundreds to hundreds of thousands of endpoints from a single server. Deployed in as little as a few hours, this industry-leading solution can shorten update cycles, improve the success rates for provisioning, reduce IT and help-desk labor requirements, and boost end-user productivity.

BigFix Lifecycle Highlights:

  • Manage hundreds of thousands of endpoints regardless of location, connection type or status
  • Combines device discovery, operating system deployment, software distribution, remote device control, server automation, and
    patch management
  • Fixlet® messages, delivered regularly by the BigFix development team, wrap the update with policy information (such as patch
    dependencies, applicable systems and severity level) which is read by an intelligent agent so only the relevant updates for that
    specific endpoint are downloaded and installed
  • Reduce management and infrastructure complexity, reduce total costs, boost productivity and deliver a high Return on
    Investment (ROI)

Automate the entire lifecycle

Provide automated capabilities for asset discovery and inventory, real-time query, software distribution, operating system deployment and much more

Simplify endpoint management

Increase efficiency with automated patching, remote software deployments, Windows 10 migrations updates, and re-imaging, and server automation

Greater visibility and control

Get the “big picture” and achieve comprehensive control by managing the configuration of your servers, whether on-site or in remote locations

Leverage the cloud

Scale and adapt quickly to changing business needs without compromising security, privacy or risk levels in the cloud


Reduce Cost

Automate patching, remote software deployments, Windows 10 migrations, OS updates and re-imaging and reduce labor costs

Single Server Console

Manage up to 250,000 endpoints, regardless of location, connection type or operating system from a single management console

Reduce Complexity

Automate advanced tasks like operating systems and application patching on clustered servers to ensure servers are patched and secure

Simplify Operations

Enable remote desktop control to streamline help desk calls and problem resolution

Reduce Risk

Perform continuous self-assessment and policy enforcement with minimal impact on system performance

Comprehensive Visibility

Accelerate patch cycles, improve patch success rates and reduce downtime while minimizing risks