WSUS is the successor to Software Update Services (SUS). Windows Server Update Services provides administrators ability to manage the distribution of Microsoft hotfixes and updates released through Automatic Updates to computers in a corporate environment.
- WSUS features are,
- Security updates
- Critical updates
- Definition Updates
- Driver Updates
- Service Pack
WSUS advantages are,
- The incorporation of bandwidth management for optimum use of network resources
- Category wise download of automatic updates
- The ability to target updates to specific computers or sets of computers
- Enhanced reporting capabilities.