SCCM (System Center Configuration Manager) is an Enterprise level software program that comes as part of a greater System Center suite. For this book, we will be focusing on the 2012 R2 edition.
SCCM is a tool that not only deploys unattended, customized Windows images to virtual and physical endpoints, but it allows software and hardware inventory collection, license compliance, Windows software updates, and third-party software and scripts targeted to specific user or device containers. It is a versatile and amazing product.
It should be noted that the process to create a SCCM Blueprint is nearly identical to creating a MDT WIM Blueprint. At a high level, an SCCM Blueprint will work in this fashion: