System Center Configuration Manager
is a product created by Microsoft to manage many
types of clients. It includes many tools such as management of devices and users, monitors, standards compliance, asset
The advantage of this product
IT parks are composed of a number of computer it is necessary to be
able to identify and control them easily. This is one of the reasons that
pushed Microsoft to develop this product, in order to allow the system administrator to control his fleet of machine, update it, manage
these inventories and all this via a centralized space.
The history of the product
The first version of System Center
deployed in the 1990s was called
Systems Management Server (SMS).
In 2000, Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) was released for
the purpose of integrating the active directory into the Systems
Management Server (SMS).
It was in 2007 that came the
"System Center" that we know today with its main program "Configuration Manager".
In 2012, A new version came with
new features such as mobile management.
In 2016, it consists of an
upgrade of the "System Center" components and the integration of Intune into the mobile management
Deploy operating systems
Deploy software applications
Deploy software updates
Provide a single solution for protection against malicious
Have continuous visibility on hardware and software assets and
Manage the devices (Laptop, Mobile, Server) of the computer
We have discovered in this article the Microsoft product for
managing the assets of an IT park.