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Now Available: Cumulative Update 3 for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1

Cumulative Update 3 (CU3) for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 is now available as a hotfix download from KB 2882125. This update contains fixes for various issues, and an updated version of the Endpoint Protection client, and adds support for Windows 8.1-based clients. SQL Script changes with CU3 CU3 introduces a new version of...

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Announcement: Configuration Manager Documentation Library Update for September 2013

The Documentation Library for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager and the Configuration Manager 2007 Documentation Library have been updated on the web and the latest content has Updated: September 1, 2013 at the top of the topic. This month sees additional prerelease information for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, as well as updates to...

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Oracle OpenWorld 2013: Oracle’s Mission-critical Software and Microsoft’s Enterprise-grade Cloud

For years Microsoft and Oracle have helped customers address enterprise technology needs, and during those years I’ve had the opportunity to personally partner with, compete with, and admire Oracle as an industry leader. Certainly when you think of enterprise scalability and reliability Oracle comes to mind, and I believe the Microsoft clouds also deliver the...

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Accessing secured resources from iOS and Android using Azure Active Directory

Chris Risner in Microsoft’s Developer and Platform Evangelism team just published a great blog post walking step by step through using Azure AD to access secured resources from iOS and Android devices including source code examples (hosted on Github).  Definitely worth reading! http://tinyurl.com/lekyuoa Regards, Alex Simons (twitter: Alex_A_Simons) Director of PM Active Directory...

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Support Questions about Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 for Configuration Manager and Endpoint Protection

This blog post addresses the Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 support questions you’ve been asking about for Configuration Manager and Endpoint Protection.   Question: Which versions of Configuration Manager will support Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2? Answer: We are adding support for Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1 in both...

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How to migrate user data from Windows XP to Windows 8.1 with System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

Support for Windows XP reaches the end of extended support in April 2014. We hope that customers using Windows XP are already well underway with migration projects to a more current platform as waiting for the release of Windows 8.1 later this year will only allow for a very short timeframe in which to migrate....

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