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Unified IT Management for SMBs

System Center Essentials 2010 enables midsized organizations to manage both physical and virtual environments from a single console.

Editor’s Note: Enterprise-Class Management for Smaller Businesses

If you’re managing the IT infrastructure in a small or medium-sized organization, you too can have the tools to manage a broad range of tasks across physical and virtual servers.

Virtualizing Your Server Environment in Essentials

Using Essentials 2010 to virtualize your environment can help maximize limited IT resources by consolidating underutilized physical servers and more rapidly provisioning new virtual machines, which you can use as application servers or for other tasks.

TechNet Magazine: Monitoring Servers with System Center Essentials 2010

Where PerfMon falls short, Essentials comes in with a powerful, flexible, configurable option for monitoring just about any aspect your servers exhibit.

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Update for Windows 7 SP1 System Center Essentials Managed Clients

An update has been released to resolve issues where System Center Essentials updating Windows 7 SP1- based computers with locally published content may fail with error 0x80070570.

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