How Much Is Patch Tuesday Costing Your IT Team?

Posted by TJ Racherla on Oct 22, 2015

In 2003, Microsoft began regularly releasing security patches for Windows on the second Tuesday of each month - an event that became known as Patch Tuesday. In addition to the dozen Tuesdays each year, emergency “out-of-band” (OOB) patches can be released by Microsoft at any time. A few patches every month doesn’t sound so bad ... until you realize there is a serious problem that makes Patch Tuesday suck IT resources the way a Hoover eats dust. That problem is image sprawl.

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Unidesk for Hyper-V Feature: Windows Image Management

Posted by Ron Oglesby on Feb 26, 2015

In my last video blog, I showed how Unidesk puts an end to application virtualization issues in VDI. and how application layering lets you deliver apps to all RDS desktops from one installation point. Today's video shows how Unidesk eliminates gold image sprawl. You'll only have to patch Windows once for all RDS collections, no matter how differently your desktops are configured.

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Microsoft super-sized Patch Tuesday no problem for Unidesk customers

Posted by Tom Rose on Nov 10, 2014

Everyone is covering Microsoft's biggest patch of the year that's dropping this week. 

Some of the many articles:

Desktop administrators are feeling the pain from the sheer number of bulletins and the fact that 5 are critical updates that must be applied. reddit is lighting up with colorful language from IT managers describing the challenges of patching physical PCs and virtual desktops.

But Unidesk customers aren't worried. Here's how Unidesk virtual desktop management software with desktop layering technology makes the issues talked about on reddit seem like ancient history.

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