Microsoft Windows Server Update Services Overview

Microsoft Windows Server Update Services is the #7 ranked solution in our list of top Patch Management tools. It is most often compared to SCCM: Microsoft Windows Server Update Services vs SCCM

What is Microsoft Windows Server Update Services?

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) enables information technology administrators to deploy the latest Microsoft product updates. You can use WSUS to fully manage the distribution of updates that are released through Microsoft Update to computers on your network. This topic provides an overview of this server role and more information about how to deploy and maintain WSUS.

Microsoft Windows Server Update Services is also known as Windows Server Update Services, Microsoft WSUS, WSUS, Microsoft Software Update Services, Software Update Services, Microsoft SUS, SUS, MS Windows Server Update Services, MS Windows Server Update Services, MS Windows Server Update Services.

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Systems Administrator at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
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Provides central management interface but needs more fine grain control

What is our primary use case?

We primarily use this for deploying and downloading through systems and servers.

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  • "It provides central management interface for deployment."
  • "The ability to have more fine control within this solution is very important. It is not available for the solution in its current state."

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The ability to have more fine control within this solution is very important. It is not available for the solution in its current state.