System Center Family of Products

In looking at the cradle-to-grave life cycle, how the System Center products fit in, and how the various chapters in this book cover the topics, the family of products are as follows:

System Center Configuration Manager—System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) starts with the ability of imaging or laying down the base operating system on a server or client system based on specific organizational guidelines for configurations. Once the operating system has been installed, SCCM continually patches and updates the system as well as provides the ability to push out new software to the system, also based on specific templates and guideline configurations. SCCM keeps track of system inventory, provides remote-control ...

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