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Third-Party Custom Catalogs for Configuration Manager 2007 and System Center Essentials 2007

Building a more secure and reliable infrastructure while lowering operating costs relies on the ability to update independent software vendor (ISV) and in-house applications as well as updates provided by Microsoft. Using System Center Configuration Manager 2007 and System Center Updates Publisher to import these catalogs or System Center Essentials catalog import features organizations can achieve this goal quickly and efficiently.

Microsoft encourages software vendors to apply for an entry in the Microsoft custom update catalog. For instructions and requirements, please email scupcm@microsoft.com to receive an automated email response with details.

Featured Catalogs

Hardware

Servers

The Dell Server Updates Catalog automates the patch process of system updates for Dell servers in a Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager or System Center Essentials environment.  The catalog file contains detailed information to determine which updates are required for Dell servers and how to apply them.  It can be used in conjunction with the software update management functionality of System Center Configuration Manager or System Center Essentials to provide automated BIOS, firmware, driver, and Dell application updates.

Business Clients

The Dell Business Client Update Catalog automates the patch process of system updates for Dell Precision workstations, OptiPlex desktops, and Latitude laptops in a Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager or System Center Essentials environment. The catalog file contains detailed information to determine which updates are required for the Dell business client systems, as well as how to apply them. It can be used in conjunction with the software update management functionality of System Center Configuration Manager or System Center Essentials to provide automated BIOS, firmware, driver, and Dell application updates.

The HP Client Updates Catalog contains update to support Hewlett-Packard business desktop, mobile and workstation products.

The HP Server Updates Catalog for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 (SCCM) enables the use of SCCM to manage and distribute HP ProLiant system software, firmware, and support packs. When the catalog file is imported into SCCM, customers can manage and update ProLiant servers in the same automated way they manage their operating system and applications.

Software

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