Microsoft® System Center Essentials 2007 (Essentials 2007) is a new management solution in the System Center family of IT systems management products. Essentials is specifically designed for IT professionals working in midsize businesses who often face IT challenges similar to those of larger enterprises – troubleshooting end user problems, automating management tasks, managing multiple systems, and diagnosing and resolving IT problems.
SCE 2007 has now been released and is available from here - http://www.microsoft.com/systemcenter/sce/default.mspx
I just wanted to document these useful links for information on SCE 2007
Whitepaper on SCE 2007 - http://switch.atdmt.com/action/mrtpro_FY07SystemCenterEssentials3QWhitepaperL_9
Details on the Partner Solution for Remote Managed IT services - http://www.microsoft.com/systemcenter/sce/sceremoteit.mspx
Additional information locations:
SCE wiki - http://sce.editme.com/
Casey McKinnon Blog - http://blogs.technet.com/caseymck
Dustin's Blog - http://blogs.technet.com/dustinj/
Pete's Management - http://www.it-jedi.net/2007/04/network-device-monitoring-in-essentials.html
SCE Managed Forums - http://forums.microsoft.com/TechNet/ShowForum.aspx?ForumID=1558&SiteID=17
I'm having problems getting SCE to run on my network. We spent a lot of money on this product but I cant seem to get any support. WHo do I call or just send the logs to and find out what my problem with the install is?
Hi ksfolsom, have you tried the SCE managed forum at the following address http://forums.microsoft.com/TechNet/ShowForum.aspx?ForumID=1558&SiteID=17 this should allow you to post technical questions that will be handled by the support team...