The introduction of Windows 10 cumulative updates will force enterprises to make a difficult choice: security or availability. Security in the sense of eliminating the risk of known vulnerabilities through patching. Availability where an application or Windows 10 feature only …Read more
Managing Windows 10 cumulative updates with Ivanti leverages years of features and expertise in patch management. Ivanti Patch Manager provides automated assessment and targeting, robust network-sensitive update distribution, third-party patching, and custom patch definitions all of which make a comprehensive …Read more
In the previous article, I explore the first part of how Ivanti can help with Windows 10 branch upgrades through pre-upgrade education and communications. In this the second part, I will discuss how Ivanti solutions manage Windows 10 branch upgrades …Read more
Windows 10 cumulative updates and branches have a critical relationship. Failing to understand the branch lifecycle can create risk for any patch management program. Much of this article will be a rehash of previous articles I’ve written on Windows 10 …Read more
Time to dive in and learn about managing Windows 10 branch upgrades with Ivanti solutions. As outlined, there are many elements of a solution architecture and I will proceed to map Ivanti products to that architecture.
As mentioned …Read more
When Windows 10 launched, there was talk of a new update mechanism known as Windows Update for Business (WUB). What sounded like a new platform ended up being a set of policy settings to configure Windows 10. Let’s explore some …Read more
With my previous article finishing the discussion on Windows 10 branch upgrades, I will now tackle Windows 10 cumulative updates or patching.
Windows 10 patching is one of the biggest changes and challenges for enterprises as they roll out this …Read more
In part 1 of this discussion on Windows 10 branch upgrade solution architecture, I set out the key elements of a Windows 10 branch upgrade solution architecture. The points of upgrade education, end user communication, and solution preparation were discussed …Read more
In previous articles, I’ve covered a lot of information on Windows 10 branches. As you have seen there are a lot of new concepts and challenges with Windows 10 branch upgrades that did not exist in previous versions of Windows. …Read more
Windows 10 Current Branch for Business (CBB) is very similar to Current Branch, but with a slower adoption timeline and longer support life. This extended period allows Microsoft time to take feedback on new branch features and provide fixes.
To …Read more