fyiHere’s another cool post I found while browsing all the other System Center related sites today, this one by Jeff Wettlaufer (Sr. Technical Product Manager for System Center) on the OEM Deployment Packs we have available.  We have Deployment Packs for Dell, HP, IBM and Sun servers so if you’re running any of this hardware and are looking for an easier way to deploy images and tools then you’ll want to check these out:

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I wanted to get a note out to you about our recent efforts at integrating OEM specific deployment customizations into the powerful OS Deployment features in ConfigMgr.  The OEM Deployment Packs provide the ability to extend the capabilities within the OS Deployment feature, namely the Task Sequencer, to support specific hardware elements of some industry leading server manufacturers.  Built on the ConfigMgr SDK, these are extremely powerful extensions for your server builds to incorporate.  Below is a summary of each of the currently released versions, with a link to their downloads.

To continue reading see Configuration Manager OEM Deployment Packs on the System Center Team Blog.

J.C. Hornbeck | Manageability Knowledge Engineer