Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 provides a robust management solution for desktop computers, mobile computers, and servers (referred to in this document as traditional client computers). Device Manager 2011 extends the capabilities of Configuration Manager to enable the management of specialized devices (specifically thin client, point of service (POS), and digital signage). The result is a comprehensive device management solution that is robust and seamless, and that provides an experience similar to managing traditional client computers.
- Devices Managed by Device Manager 2011
Information about the operating systems that support creating devices in a specific device category.
- Collections and Inventory
Information about how Device Manager 2011 extends the collections and hardware inventory capabilities of Configuration Manager.
- Device Configuration
Information about how Device Manager 2011 configures devices.
- Write Filter Management
Information about how Device Manager 2011 manages software distribution to devices with Microsoft Windows Embedded Write Filters.
- Device Imaging
Information about how Device Manager 2011 integrates with existing solutions for deploying operating system images onto devices.