BranchCache for BITS on Windows Professional


For the longest time, I believed that BranchCache and all it's magic was only available to Enterprise version of Windows client. Turns out, I was wrong. BranchCache for BITS is supported on the following (in addition to Enterprise SKUs):

  • Windows 10 Pro
  • Windows 8.1 Pro
  • Windows 8 Pro
  • Windows® 7 Pro

It's even documented in Microsoft Docs - BranchCache.

Why is this exciting? Because it means that those of you running Professional versions of Windows clients are able to take advantage of Configuration Manager BranchCache functionality for BITS downloads!

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Comments (1)

  1. Felipe Rampazzo says:

    Yeah, I see eye to eye with you but I couldn’t put BITS to work on Windows 7 pro yet. Did you have success?

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