Management is the key application for virtualization and the recent release of System Center Configuration Manager R2 along with System Center Operations Manager 2007 Management Pack for App-V 4.5 severs eliminate the need for separate tools to deploy, manage and track licenses for App-V 4.5 applications.  

The R2 release of Configuration Manager includes key enhancements in the following areas:

·         Application Virtualization Management

·         Client Status Reporting

·         OS Deployment

·         SQL Reporting Services Integration

·         Forefront Client Security Integration 

For more information about System Center Configuration Manager and its new features check out the System Center Team Blog and please see the MDOP blog for more information about today’s App-V 4.5 announcement.