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“Lunch Break” deleted scenes:  How to Fix Flat-lining Productivity & Why Azure Stays Competitive

“Lunch Break” deleted scenes: How to Fix Flat-lining Productivity & Why Azure Stays Competitive

Today Season 3 starts to wrap up with the first in a pair of outtakes episodes – it’s all the best stuff we couldn’t fit into the other shows, but it’s just too good to leave on the cutting room floor. In this episode, I talk with Jim Fowler, (CIO, General Electric), Paul Fipps (CIO & EVP, Under...

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Partnership Update:  Microsoft & Citrix

Ever since Microsoft and Citrix announced a significant reinvigoration to our long-standing partnership at Citrix Synergy in May, things have been very busy. At today’s Citrix Summit event, Scott Guthrie (the EVP of Microsoft’s Cloud + Enterprise organization and my boss) and Kirill Tatarinov (Citrix CEO and President) shared an update on the status of...

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Support for macOS Sierra in Configuration Manager

The current branch (version 1610) of System Center Configuration Manager now supports macOS Sierra (v10.12). macOS Sierra support requires that Configuration Manager Mac clients have a minimum client version of 5.0.8466.1. You can download the latest Mac client for System Center Configuration Manager here. Note:    The version of the Mac client agent displayed in the Mac preference pane may be...

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Update 1609 for Configuration Manager Technical Preview – Available Now!

Hello everyone! Update 1609 for System Center Configuration Manager Technical Preview has been released. Technical Preview releases give you an opportunity to try out new Configuration Manager features in a test environment before they are made generally available. This month’s new preview features include: Windows 10 Upgrade Analytics – Assess and analyze device readiness and...

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Now Generally Available: System Center Configuration Manager and Endpoint Protection (Version 1511)

Now Generally Available: System Center Configuration Manager and Endpoint Protection (Version 1511)

Over the past few months we have been working to finalize the latest version of System Center Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr).  We are excited to announce that this new current branch of System Center Configuration Manager and Endpoint Protection (version 1511) is now generally available, and can be downloaded from the Microsoft Evaluation Center, MSDN, and...

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Now available: Cumulative Update 1 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager SP1 and System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP2

Author: Brian Huneycutt, Software Engineer, Enterprise Client and Mobility Cumulative Update 1 (CU1) for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager SP1 and System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP2 is now available as a hotfix download from KB 3074857. This update contains fixes for various issues including an update version of the Endpoint Protection client, and contains...

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System Center Endpoint Protection Client reporting issues after installing KB3025417 on Windows 8.1

Author:  Brian Huneycutt, Software Engineer, Enterprise Client and Mobility Several customers have reported that the System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection (SCEP) client stops reporting any status to System Center 2012 Configuration Manager sites when the following update is installed on Windows 8.1 clients: KB3025417 March 2015 antimalware platform update for Windows Defender in Windows 8.1...

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Known Issue: Endpoint Protection blocks Internet Explorer downloads

Author: Brian Huneycutt, Software Engineer, Enterprise Client and Mobility A newly reported issue with the February 2015 release of the System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection and Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 client has been observed on a limited number of computers running Windows 8.1. On some systems, an earlier version of mpoav.dll is loaded, or remains registered,...

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System Center Endpoint Protection support for Windows Server 2003

As of July 14, 2015, Windows Server 2003 will no longer be a supported operating system. This means that customers using Windows Server 2003 will no longer receive new security updates, non-security updates, free or paid assisted support options, or online technical content updates from Microsoft. On this same date, customers using System Center Endpoint...

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Now Available: Cumulative Update 1 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

Author: Yvette O'Meally, Program Manager, Configuration Manager Sustained Engineering Cumulative Update 1 (CU1) for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager is now available as a hotfix download from KB 2938441. This update contains fixes for various issues including Windows PowerShell, and an updated version of the Endpoint Protection client. For more information about the Windows PowerShell...

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