Learn How to Speed Up your Windows Update from Lebanon

February 24, 2011 in Berytech News, Technical by Youssef Kassab

Microsoft UpdatesMicrosoft offers regular updates for different versions of windows and for its various software suites. Installing those updates is very important because some of the updates fix critical bugs or serious security vulnerabilities. Downloading the updates on all the computers of your company can be very bandwidth consuming.

For this purpose Microsoft introduced the Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) that will help by downloading the latest product updates once and deploying them to computers inside the enterprise.

PLUS is a national scale Windows Update Services. It is a free service, powered by PTG (Procomix Technology Group) with the collaboration of Berytech Technological Pole, Beirut IXP and Microsoft. It provides fast access to Microsoft Windows Updates without consuming International traffic. This initiative may help enhance the overall quality of internet services in Lebanon by using content from within Lebanon when possible. Using PLUS tool, computers inside Lebanon can benefit from the proximity in connectivity with the Updates  that are hosted in Lebanon.

If you are located at Berytech Technological Pole in Mkalles you will benefit from LAN download speed when getting Microsoft updates using the PLUS tool and this will enhance the Internet service at Berytech.

For more info and to download the plus tool visit http://www.unibox.me/plus/SitePages/Home.aspx