Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Release Candidate / Release Date

UPDATE: It looks like this is scheduled to release 12/17.2010 (FEP and FPSMC are due to launch together)

UPDATE2: RTM: http://blogs.technet.com/b/clientsecurity/archive/2010/12/16/announcing-the-release-of-forefront-endpoint-protection-2010.aspx

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Recently I wrote about changes to Microsoft’s file-level antivirus product, FEP.  This is just a quick update to inform everyone that Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 is now in release candidate stage and is due to RTM in December.

Additionally, this will release with the Forefront Endpoint Protection- Security Management Pack, for those of you using SCOM.

Read more here: http://blogs.technet.com/b/clientsecurity

2 thoughts on “Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Release Candidate / Release Date

  1. Mike, will FEP be available for SBS? If so, will is function as OneCare did…protecting the server, exchange, and client machines? Thank you Guru! Ric

  2. I’ve missed the last few webcasts on the FEP launch, so I cannot say for sure. I will say however that SCCM is not included within SBS 2008 now has it been announced for SBS 2011, therefore I am doubtful. Having said this, it seems Microsoft wants to equip its customers with Free/Cheap Antivirus, so perhaps they will do something similar but different with SBS; however this is just speculation on my part.

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