Software Deployment, Updating, and Patching: 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Software Deployment, Updating, and Patching

1st Edition

By Bill Stackpole

CRC Press

424 pages

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pub: 2007-12-17
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The deployment of software patches can be just as challenging as building entirely new workstations. Training and support issues can haunt even the most successful software launch for months. Preparing for the rigors of software deployment includes not just implementing change, but training employees, predicting and mitigating pitfalls, and managin

Table of Contents

Introduction. What is Software Deployment and Update Management? Deployment and Update Management Program Overview. Deployment and Update Management Goals and Strategies. Deployment and Update Management Policies. Deployment and Update Management Infrastructure and Facilities. The Software Deployment Process. The Update Management Process. Access Tasks. Identify Tasks. Evaluate and Plan Tasks. Change Management Tasks. Deploy Tasks. Update Testing. Technologies and Resources.

About the Author

William "Bill" Stackpole is Lead Security Architect for Microsoft Corporation and a twenty-year veteran of IT infrastructure, management, and security.

Patrick Hanrion is a Senior Security Consultant for Microsoft's IT Application Consulting and Engineering (ACE) group with more than fifteen years of IT experience.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Production & Operations Management
COMPUTERS / Security / General