Coming October Microsoft will be changing the way it delivers patches to many of their OS’s and only time will tell how successful this will be but in my opinion this is an overdue change and a good thing.
I was a MS engineers in a my previous life and I know how tedious it can be to manage all the individual patches released with testing and verification, and this gets even more complicated when you have different OS’s. Sometimes hated those Tuesdays 🙂
Microsoft will be releasing a monthly rollup which includes security and reliability issues. How does this impact you?
There is a great MS blog which explains this in detail which I have provided below: