TW08 Choosing a Windows Update Solution, 2016 Edition

March 9th, 2016

2:00pm - 3:15pm

Level: Intermediate

Orin Thomas

Author / Server Administrator


Microsoft recently introduced Windows Update for Business, which left many IT Pros wondering about the future of update management and whether or not the traditional WSUS server on the internal network was going to still be available in future releases of Windows Server. The reality is Windows Update for Business provides another option when it comes to managing software updates for client computers. In this session, you will learn about the differences between Windows Update for Business, Windows Server Update Services, Microsoft Intune, and System Center Configuration Manager. You'll learn about the scenarios where each is appropriate which will help you determine which solution is appropriate for your environment.

You will learn:

  • The differences between patch management solutions available for computers running Windows Operating Systems
  • About the benefits and drawbacks of each patch management solution
  • How to switch between patch management solutions