Today’s business mantra is “Go lean and go green.”  

System Center Configuration Manager 2007 is quickly becoming an integral component to IT professionals’ overall IT strategy for their organisations.  Designed to assess, deploy and update servers, clients, and devices across physical, virtual, distributed, and mobile environments, SCCM 2007 offers comprehensive vision and control over an organisation’s IT systems.

A recent case study shows that Palm Beach State College in the US saved over USD$ 500,000 by consolidating their technology with the help of SCCM and desktop optimisation  (full article).  Other companies like Lionbridge, a translation specialist, have developed a private cloud solution where a combination of Hyper-V and SCCM have allowed their existing virtualised environment to be leveraged as they move into the Cloud arena (full article)

With the eco-friendly benefits of virtualisation and cloud strategies already well established in the industry, it’s exciting to see how many of Microsoft’s technologies—such as SCCM 2007—are enabling companies to save money and reduce their carbon footprint all while gaining greater control over their IT environments. 

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