Microsoft System Center2007 Configuration Manager ConsultantsUp to 70% of a network's total cost of ownership involves administration. Managing change is one of the most demanding components of administering a network. System Center 2007 Configuration Manager controls maintenance costs by providing knowledge-driven solutions for deploying, patching, and monitoring the clients, servers, and mobile devices across an enterprise. System Center 2007 Configuration Manager is built on key Microsoft infrastructure such as Microsoft Windows Server Update Services and Active Directory (AD) and supplanted System Management Server 2003 (SMS 2003) as the platform of choice for companies of any size to ensure that their networks are properly configured to maximize security and compliance and user productivity.

Progent's Microsoft-certified consultants can help you maintain Microsoft System Center 2007 Configuration Manager to streamline operations, enhance security and compliance, and improve productivity by keeping operating systems and applications current, track product licenses, and monitor usage profiles to help you make smart buying decisions. When you are ready to upgrade your SCCM 2007 change management solution, Progent can assist your organization to plan and carry out a smooth System Center 2016 Configuration Manager migration. Progent also offers Windows Server 2012 R2 design and configuration expertise to optimize your infrastructure for SCCM 2007.

New Features of System Center Configuration Manager 2007
System Center Configuration Manager 2007 (SCCM 2007) enhances important capabilities of System Management Server 2003 and also includes new features to simplify OS and application software configuration, updating, and monitoring. Management included with the latest release of SCCM 2007 include:

  • Integration with Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2012
    System Center Configuration Manager 2007 helps businesses plan and execute upgrades and installations of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2012, cutting the effort needed for preparation and installation while enhancing the manageability of the datacenter.
  • Microsoft Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 Support
    Preparation, installation, and user migration is fully supported for Microsoft Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8. IT managers can implement bare metal, parallel, and in-place installations of Microsoft Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows 7, or Windows 8.
  • Improved Hardware and Software Asset Intelligence
    The enhanced Asset Intelligence database supports categorical tracking of installed programs. Administrators can generate reports on computer owners and meter software usage patterns. The enhanced Asset Intelligence function of SCCM 2007 also offers support for licensing reconciliation.
  • Desired Configuration Management
    Utilizing system models called "baselines" that are available from Microsoft and third-parties or developed in-house, network managers can specify and monitor which computers have diverged from their desired states. Network administrators can use these baselines to improve security, availability, and efficiency and to enforce compliance with business policies or regulatory requirements.
  • Built-in Mobile Device Support
    Built-in and enhanced support for managing mobility tightens security and streamlines provisioning and change management for mobile devices. System Center Configuration Manager 2007 gives highly efficient management capabilities, such as wireless updates, for businesses confronted with an ever-growing group of mobile workers.
  • Enhanced Operating System Image Deployment
    Efficiencies added to operating system update mechanisms support OS-free, network-based, and in-situ installation. The process of image management is significantly simplified. Managers can build WIM images of an OS and related applications and deploy them using Microsoft's powerful Task Sequence engine.
  • Application Software Update Control
    Software Update Management takes the hassle out of the task of managing updates and patches to IT systems across an enterprise. Network administrators can quickly deliver updates of applications from Microsoft and third-party publishers as well as internal line-of-business software, hardware drivers, and BIOS software to a range of devices that include desktops, laptops, servers, and handhelds. In conjunction with Microsoft Virtual Machine Manager, SCCM 2007 offers a unified mechanism for supporting physical and virtual environments.
  • Network Access Protection Enforcement
    Network Access Protection in Windows Server 2008 is a mechanism that offers a platform for ensuring network health. NAP represents an integrated mechanism assessing the health of a computer trying to attach to a network. NAP intelligently restricts the client's connection with the network unless the presence of defined software updates has been confirmed.

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    Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 helps provide continuous system protection and quarantine services for both perimeter and remote systems to guarantee that computers communicating on the network adhere to a company's policies for system health.

How Progent Can Help You with System Center 2007 Configuration Manager
System Center Configuration Manager 2007 can be challenging to set up to achieve best results. An effective installation calls for a solid background with Microsoft technology. Progent's seasoned engineers have in-depth experience helping small and midsize companies to conserve time and reduce expenses by using Microsoft's change management solutions. Progent can help your business to utilize SCCM 2007 to minimize IT administration costs, strengthen network security, improve productivity by keeping software current, ensure compliance with licenses, and track software usage so you can arrive at smart purchasing decisions.

Progent's skill with remote support can expand the economic benefits of System Center 2007 Configuration Manager, and Progent's security engineers can assist you to develop a complete security plan that includes the advanced security features of SCCM 2007. Progent also can provide System Center Operations Manager consulting to help you integrate this key component of Microsoft's System Center suite of IT management solutions.

Progent can also help you plan and carry out an efficient migration to System Center 2016 Configuration Manager to bring your device management solution current. In addition, Progent offers Windows Server 2016 design and configuration expertise and System Center 2016 consulting services for managing hybrid networks that combine on-premises resources with cloud services.

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