For the second year, our readers say Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2.0 is the Best Asset Management Software product. As a reader from
Los Angeles expressed it, SMS 2.0 is "the best asset-management software that exists."

Offering scalable change and configuration management for Windows-based desktop and server systems, SMS 2.0 fully integrates with Microsoft SQL Server and the Windows 2000 Server and Windows NT OSs. SMS 2.0 deploys applications, software updates, and OSs over enterprise networks and discovers and tracks distributed Windows-based software and hardware, including laptops, PCs, and servers. The product includes Remote Diagnostics with Systems Management Server 2.0, a tool suite that helps administrators troubleshoot and solve problems with Windows-based systems from a central location. SMS 2.0 is compatible with management tools from Microsoft and other vendors.

MICROSOFT SYSTEMS
MANAGEMENT SERVER (SMS) 2.0
Microsoft
Redmond, Washington
425-882-8080
http://www.microsoft.com/smserver/default.asp
Price:
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