Time to check out the next full release of System Centre Essentials.  SCE 2010 is designed specifically for medium-sized organisations and delivers a unified physical and virtual IT management experience.

It enables you to better secure, update, monitor, and troubleshoot from a single console, so you can efficiently and proactively manage your IT environment:

  • Integrated server virtualisation management support, built on VMM 2008 R2 technology, including easy template-based creation of new virtual servers and live migration
  • Adjusted licensing limits to allow for management of virtual servers
  • Rewritten setup for an easier, intuitive installation
  • Built-in automatic Microsoft Update subscription maintenance
  • Provided flexible computer grouping
  • Added additional software distribution target criteria
  • A unified solution with a single console for managing your physical and virtual servers, client computers, hardware, software, and IT services
  • Smart alert notifications of IT issues, providing expert diagnostic information to accelerate problem diagnosis and quickly resolve issues before they cause downtime
  • Simplify complex management tasks, like creation of virtual servers, software deployment, update management, and inventory collection
  • And designed to be easy to deploy and maintain, exclusively for mid-sized organizations

Read more on the SCE Blog or download here.