I think this was an obvious development after Microsoft released the TP3 with the Update and Servicing feature. Continue reading Config Manager vNext? No! Just Config Mgr
Microsoft introduced a new Version of the good old software center on the clients.
With the SCCM vNext TP3 Release Microsoft introduced a feature called Update and servicing, which enables SCCM admins to get the latest Updates for SCCM through the also new “cloud connection point” role. To keep it interesting, Microsoft renamed this role into “service connection point” in the 1510 release in October 😉