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Complementary Solutions for Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

Published: 17 June 2013

ID: G00239066

Analyst(s): Terrence Cosgrove

Summary

Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager is a widely used client management tool. End-user computing managers must evaluate the need and associated costs for third-party add-on products in their product planning.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Business requirements can lead organizations to use Configuration Manager add-on products to fill gaps or extend its capabilities
    • Third-Party Desktop Application Patching
    • Branch Office Management
    • Self-Service
    • Software Asset Management
    • Power Management
    • Non-Windows Endpoint Management

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