20 Years Of SMS/Configuration Manager

On the 7th of November 1994, a little product called Systems Management Server (SMS) 1.0 was released. Since that date, there have been four major revisions (SMS 2.0, SMS 2003, ConfigMgr 2007 and ConfigMgr 2012), three Service Packs (ConfigMgr 2007 SP1 & SP2, ConfigMgr 2012 SP1), three Rx releases (ConfigMgr 2007 R2 & R3, ConfigMgr… Read more

Managing APP-V Deployments in ConfigMgr 2012

Many customers are still configuring collection structures similar to 2007 and using collections to control the validity of who should receive which applications. Where possible we should be changing how we now manage application deployments and move the validity processing of the application back to the client by using our Global Conditions (state based) to… Read more