Microsoft® System Center Essentials 2010 provides IT professionals in mid-sized organizations, a unified physical and virtual 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.
Recommended requirements for the server: 2.8 GHz or faster processor(s) 4 GB of RAM 20 GB of available hard disk space (1 GB on the system drive); 150 GB of available hard disk space if planning virtualization management
Essentials console only: 1.0 GHz processor 512 MB of RAM
For all the details and to download the beta visit http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=983b3a97-4f5d-4bb0-8b92-57c15ffeb50f.
J.C. Hornbeck | Manageability Knowledge Engineer