At its Ignite builders convention in March, Microsoft issued a number of bulletins — some new, some extra akin to standing updates — about new options and performance for IT to handle Home windows, sufficient that it required a recorded checklist all its personal simply to maintain everybody clear.
A kind of bulletins was of what Microsoft dubbed Home windows Replace for Enterprise Deployment Service, which seemingly got here and went with nary a ripple.
That is a disgrace, actually.
Home windows Replace for Enterprise (WUfB) Deployment Service is a part of an overarching bid by Microsoft to tug IT, whether or not or not kicking and screaming, to the cloud and the cloud solely. Whereas many enterprises nonetheless depend on 2005’s Home windows Server Replace Companies (WSUS) to handle Home windows’ updates and upgrades — the almost fixed servicing that Microsoft harps on as an enormous boon from Home windows 10 — the Redmond, Wash. firm would slightly, for causes each customer-friendly and self-serving, have everybody handle from the excessive floor of the cloud.
WUfB Deployment Service is extra vital to IT, long run, than the quick shrift it obtained would sign. We’re right here to vary that.