Anti-malware Platform Support

Applies to: System Center Endpoint Protection (All Versions), Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Microsoft plans to release anti-malware platform updates once or twice per year through Microsoft Update (MU) to down-level operating systems (e.g. Windows 8.1 and below) running SCEP or FEP. Customers must stay current with the latest anti-malware platform update to be fully supported…. Read more

ConfigMgr (current branch): Support Removal Reminder

Applies to: System Center Configuration Manager (current branch) We announced back on July 10th, 2015 that support for¬†Windows Server 2008 R2 as a site server or most site system roles as well as SQL Server 2008 R2 for the site server database role would be removed in the first update version for ConfigMgr (current branch)… Read more

ConfigMgr 2012 SP1/R2 RTM: Support for Hybrid Mobile Device Management Ending Soon

Applies to: Microsoft Intune, System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1, System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager Support for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 and System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager RTM ended on July 12th, 2016. Subsequently, support for these releases connecting to the Microsoft Intune service via hybrid MDM (e.g. managing mobile devices… Read more

Support for Version 1511 of the Current Branch of Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager ending soon

What is end of support? The Current Branch (CB) of System Center Configuration Manager is governed by the Microsoft Modern Lifecycle Policy. Under the Modern Lifecycle Policy, support will be provided continuously if customers stay current by following the servicing guidelines. For Configuration Manager (CB), each update release is supported for twelve (12) months from… Read more

Microsoft System Center Reporting Manager 2006 End of Support

Microsoft System Center Reporting Manager 2006 has reached its end of support date as of October 11, 2016. System Center Reporting Manager 2006 was built as a Microsoft SQL Server-based data warehouse that integrated management data from Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) 2005, asset information from Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2003, and business context data… Read more

A quick note on support for non-SP2 versions of ConfigMgr 2012 and non-SP1 versions of ConfigMgr 2012 R2

Hi everyone, today I wanted to post a quick reminder regarding support for the non-Service Pack 2 versions of Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr 2012) and non-Service Pack 1 versions of Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr 2012 R2). As you may already be aware, support for Configuration Manager 2012 versions… Read more

Support Statement for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager current branch versions

Have a question about the Support Lifecycle for System Center Configuration Manager current branch? If so you can find the latest on our support model here. Currently Microsoft plans to release updates for System Center Configuration Manager current branch a few times per year with each update version supported for twelve  months from its general… Read more

Support for Mac OS X 10.11 in Configuration Manager

System Center Configuration Manager SP2, System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager SP1 and System Center Configuration Manager current branch (1511) now support Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan). Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) support requires that Configuration…(read more)… Read more

System Center Configuration Manager: Support for Windows 10 and Microsoft Intune

Author : Aaron Czechowski, Senior Program Manager, Enterprise Client and Mobility Windows 10 brings with it powerful new options for deployment and servicing. In System Center, we are committed to providing enterprise customers with best-in-class management…(read more)… Read more

Support Announcements for April 2015

System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 and System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager support Microsoft SQL Server 2014 SP1 System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 and System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager now support the following…(read more)… Read more