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September 12, 2012
System Center Configuration Manager 2007 receives a patch, plus Microsoft delivered a beta version of a service pack for the 2012 edition of the product.
August 15, 2012
Microsoft patches addressed vulnerabilities across its Internet Explorer, Exchange and Office applications this Patch Tuesday.
July 10, 2012
July's Patch Tuesday update fixes vulnerabilities in IE and MSXML. Plus, Microsoft hardened Windows Update certificates.
October 16, 2007
Can Microsoft make gains in enterprise unified communications when the prospect of Windows-based VoIP still makes IT nervous?
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