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Microsoft System Center

What is Microsoft System Center?

Microsoft System Center is a suite of individually sold systems management products.

The core products in the group are System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM, formerly known as Systems Management Server) and System Center Operations Manager (SCOM, formerly known as Microsoft Operations Manager)

According to Microsoft, SCCM "comprehensively assesses, deploys, and updates servers, client computers, and devices —- across physical, virtual, distributed, and mobile environments." SCOM is described as an "end-to-end service-management product."

Other products in the group include:

  • System Center Data Protection Manager
  • System Center Essentials
  • System Center Virtual Machine Manager
  • System Center Capacity Planner.

This was last updated in August 2008
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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