FileWave is described as '• File-Level Distribution • Imaging • Mobile Device Management • Client Management • System Updates • Self-Service Kiosk • Dashboard • Integrated Inventory • License Management • Directory / API Classroom'. There are six alternatives to FileWave for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Android, iPhone, Windows and iPad. The best alternative is munki, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like FileWave are Jamf (Paid), Hexnode UEM (Paid), Droidlock MDM (Paid) and IBM Endpoint Manager (Paid).
munki is a set of tools that, used together with a webserver-based repository of packages and package metadata, can be used by OS X administrators to manage software installs (and in many cases removals) on OS X client machines.