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Mastering System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2 by Christopher W. Urban, Ron D. Crumbaker, Chris Mosby

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6.1. What's New in Software Distribution

Taking feedback gathered from the previous versions of Configuration Manager and from intensive beta testing of System Center Configuration Manager 2007, Microsoft was able to greatly expand the features of software distribution with options that allow for a level of granularity in configuration that was not available in previous versions.

Here is a brief overview of those new options, which we will cover in more detail later in the chapter:

Branch Distribution Points (BDP) As described in Chapter 4, this is a new Configuration Manager server role designed for small branch offices that have minimal resources to manage or that may have poor network connectivity. BDPs function a lot like standard distribution ...

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