Systems information management includes a variety of tasks ranging from supporting and troubleshooting individual computers to asset management and analyzing network problems. These tasks are often complex and time-consuming, so effective use of resources is an important part of solving network problems.
SMS 2.0 is an integrated software package designed to help you maximize your resources by automating your organization's change and configuration management tasks. SMS provides a scalable change and configuration solution for centrally managing client computers and servers, which in turn can increase productivity and improve service quality to your organization. SMS will assist you in:
To help you accomplish these goals, SMS uses your existing computer network to automate hardware inventory/software inventory, product compliance, software distribution and installation, software metering, Remote Tools, and network diagnostic tasks.
Managing Inventory Overview
Understanding Product Compliance Issues Overview
Distributing Software to Clients Overview
Software Metering Overview
Remote Tools Overview
Analyzing Network Data with Network Monitor
Network Trace Overview
Introducing Systems Management Server Version 2.0