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Third-Party Updates and Windows Update for Business

Third-Party Updates and Windows Update for Business

While using Windows Updates for Business (WUfB) is not for everyone, its simplicity and familiar end-user experience make it quite attractive to many organizations. One thing that WUfB does not provide today is updates for third-party products. For that, you ... continue reading
System Center 2012 Configuration Manager is Approaching End of Support

System Center 2012 Configuration Manager is Approaching End of Support

Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager has a support and servicing lifecycle during which we provide new features, software updates, security fixes, etc. This lifecycle lasts for a minimum of 10 years from the date of the product’s initial release ... continue reading
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Achieve faster backups using tiered storage with DPM and MABS!

Hi Everyone! Sujay here from the Program Management team for System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) and Microsoft Azure Backup Server (MABS)    While talking to DPM and MABS customers I come across many questions around the tiered storage requirement ... continue reading

Enhancements made in SCOM Performance: Faster and more reliable web and ops consoles

SCOM performance has been one of the top user voice items over the years. It directly impacts the way our customers interact with SCOM including web console and operations console. This blog aims to highlight specific user scenarios which we’ve ... continue reading
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System Center Operations Manager Update Roll-up 2

    2020 has been a challenging year for everyone and good news has been hard to come by ,this is why we are excited to announce that System Center Operations Manager 2019 has come out with Update Rollup 2 ... continue reading
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Announcement- System Center Data Protection Manager 2019 UR2 is here!

System Center Data Protection Manager offers enterprise grade backup and recovery of critical workloads. We are excited to announce the release of Update Rollup 2 for System Center 2019 Data Protection Manager. This update rollup includes new features, critical bugs ... continue reading
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Why is Update Installation Failing: Eliminating the Usual Suspects

Hi all – Jeremy here with an interesting case where Windows Server 2016 systems in one of my customer’s enterprise environments couldn’t complete installation of the Latest Cumulative Update (LCU). As a Premier Field Engineer, it’s my responsibility to troubleshoot/diagnose ... continue reading
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Installation of SCOM Reporting 2019 after UR1

Lately, we have observed a strange issue with users unable to install SCOM reporting 2019 when Update Rollup 1 is installed in the environment. Below are the steps to successfully install the component. Please make sure that you are using ... continue reading

SCOMathon Event on June 16th 2020

Missing your favorite tech conferences? The System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) community has you covered! Last week, SquaredUp, Cookdown and NiCE announced the launch of the world’s biggest dedicated virtual SCOM event, SCOMathon! SCOMathon is a virtual SCOM conference for ... continue reading
Mobile Device Management (MDM)

Zero Trust Deployment Guide for devices

The modern enterprise has an incredible diversity of endpoints accessing their data. This creates a massive attack surface, and as a result, endpoints can easily become the weakest link in your Zero Trust security strategy. Whether a device is a ... continue reading