Windows 7 Staff Deployments

Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.6 Staff Rollout

Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.6 will be deployed to all Windows 7 Service Staff PCs across campus from the 26/01/2016. The rollout schedule is as follows:

  • 26th Jan 2016    ITS Dept
  • 2nd Feb 2016     Support School
  • 4th Feb 2016      External Depts
  • 9th Feb 2016      Schools1 Collection
  • 16th Feb 2016    All of Campus

The postponable installation can take up to five minutes to install and does require a reboot. For more info on this update goto:

https://support.symantec.com/en_US/article.DOC9122.html

The main benefits of upgrading to the 12.1.6 platform include:

  • Support for Windows 10
  • Support for Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)
  • SEPM Database Support for SQL Server 2012 SP2
  • Support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.0 and 7.1
  • Support for Oracle Linux (OEL) 6U5
  • Support for Ubuntu 14.04
  • Windows Embedded Platform Support
  • Improved Protection Features
  • Customer Experience and UI Improvements
  • Network Load Improvements

 Cisco Jabber 11.5.0 Staff Rollout 

The Cisco Jabber upgrade will be deployed to all Windows 7 Service Staff PCs across campus from the 21/01/2016. The rollout schedule is as follows:

  • 21/01/2016    Support
  • 28/01/2016    External/ BE / DS / SR / PS / SC / AE
  • 04/02/2016    All Staff

This postponable installation can take up to five minutes to install and does not require a reboot. Cisco Jabber for Windows 11.5.0 Release Notes:

http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/voice_ip_comm/jabber/Windows/11_5/cjab_b_cisco-jabberwindows-115-release-notes.html

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20151224-jab