We at New Signature were thrilled to see that Cumulative Update 1 has released for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 and we will be one of the early adopters of SP1 evaluating this Cumulative Update. If you are not on SCCM SP1, we highly recommend that you take a look at it right away as there are plenty of reasons why upgrading to SP1 will likely provide you with some substantial benefits. As always, we highly recommend that you test in your lab before deploying any update, create a change request that includes a failback plan, and ensure you have a fresh backup! This article describes the issues that are fixed and functionality that is updated in Cumulative Update 1 (CU1) for Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 (SP1).
If you aren’t familiar with Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager it enables users to work anywhere, on whatever device they choose, by helping you maintain corporate compliance and control while empowering employees to use the devices and applications they need to be productive. Configuration Manager provides key management capabilities around application delivery, desktop virtualization, device management, and security that make it possible to enable productivity amidst device proliferation – while also reducing costs.