If you want information on how Microsoft is developing process oriented solutions around the Windows Server platform, this is a great place to start.
Improving Platform Manageability
“Microsoft Solutions for Management (MSM) help organizations achieve operational excellence through delivering higher service quality, reliability, availability, security, and lower total cost of ownership for Windows environments. MSM's distinct set of technologies, best practices, and services helps organizations efficiently manage complex, enterprise IT environments.”
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