I Complain and Microsoft Listens, Vows to Take Action

I complained a few days ago in this very blog about Microsoft and the bazillion large and unwieldy updates and patches I’ve had to install lately on various computers. Today, I see the following story. Just good timing by me or another illustration of the power of blogs? I’ll let you decide.
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FROM: NETFLASH: BREAKING NEWS FROM NETWORK WORLD FUSION
By Jeff Caruso
“Patch management is broken,” Microsoft’s Scott Charney said at
the company’s Tech Ed event yesterday. He could have said “patch
management needs to be patched” – but while that would have been
mildly clever it would also have vastly understated the problem
Microsoft faces. Software patches have been flowing out of
Redmond like a river the last couple of years, and Microsoft
currently has eight different patching tools. Here’s what the
company plans to do about it. See “Microsoft Vows to Clean up its Patch Management Mess.”