Microsoft centralizes patch management

Wednesday, 8 June 2005, 1:30 PM EST

Nearly two years ago, Microsoft CEO Stave Ballmer promised that the company would create a centralized source for all software patches and updates. On Monday, he delivered on that promise at the company's Tech Ed conference when he introduced new versions of Windows Server Update Service and Microsoft Update.

In the two years since Ballmer made that promise, Microsoft's Windows operating systems and applications have remained the favorite target of hackers, virus writers, and other purveyors of malicious software.

By Martin J. Garvey at InformationWeek.

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