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Service name(s)
Managed Desktop Services Tools

Service overview
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) and Windows Update Service (WSUS) provide centralized management to insure download/installation of Windows updates, and facilitate standardization of users' desktops and laptops to aid in support.

SCCM allows departmental Local Support Partners (LSPs) to:
  • Manage Microsoft and non-Microsoft system updates
  • Install inventory software on local computers for record-keeping
  • Create templates for standardizing Desktop Images
WSUS (Patch Management) provides:
  • critical updates pushed to computers, automatically insuring that the computer remains updated with the most recent Microsoft Security patches
  • patches tested prior to going out to users' computers

Available to
  • SCCM: Departmental LSP
  • WSUS:
    • Faculty
    • Staff
    • Student employee (requested by sponsoring faculty or staff member)

Requirements for service
  • SCCM:
    • Must be a departmental LSP
    • General understanding of SCCM Configuration Manager
    • Eservices accounts and computers part of the Eservices Domain
    • Participate in SCCM LSP Project Group
  • WSUS: Computer must be part of the Eservices Domain

Common Good service included in school/major unit direct allocation.

How to get this service

Estimated delivery time after service request
8 Standard Business Hours • Target for achieving delivery timeframe: 90%

Service home page

Help Desk:
  • SCCM: Help Desk support - Platform only. All other support issues should be handled through the SCCM Community
  • WSUS: Premium Service Hours (24x7x365) • Referrals: Standard Business Hours (8 AM to 5 PM Mon–Fri)

Support Response Targets
2-hour response time from when a complete ticket is submitted to the Help Desk and within specified support operating hours listed above.

Service Availability
Full-time (24 x 7 x 365) • Availability percentage target: 99.5%

Category of Service
Software, Help

Service Owner
Virtualization and Microsoft Services (VAMS)

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