** For a System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 secondary site, you can use SQL Server 2012 SP1 or SQL Server Express 2012 SP1.
No software updates are required for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1.
Note: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager RTM (no service pack) does not support SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2012 SP1.
Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 (FEP 2010) now supports SQL Server 2012 SP1.
Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 now supports upgrading an existing Forefront Endpoint Protection database and reporting database to Microsoft SQL Server 2012 SP1.
To use SQL Server 2012 SP1 with Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010, you must upgrade the existing instance of SQL Server from SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 R2 or SQL Server 2012. It is not supported to install new Forefront Endpoint Protection components on an existing or new instance of SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2012 SP1.
The following update is required to use Forefront Endpoint Protection with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and 2012 SP1.