The next release of Microsoft System Center will include the following products:

  • Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007—the next version of SMS
  • Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007—the next version of MOM
  • Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2007—a continuous data protection (CDP) and recovery solution
  • Microsoft System Center Reporting Manager—a systems management data warehouse and reporting platform
  • Microsoft System Center Capacity Planner 2007—a product that helps size deployments of Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 and Operations Manager 2007
  • Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2007—a product that assists in server consolidation and virtual machine (VM) deployment and provisioning
  • The code-named "Service Desk" product, which enables self-service Help desk portals for users and includes a Configuration Management Database (CMDB), which provides information about the current and desired state of your enterprise's computers
  • Microsoft System Center Essentials 2007—an IT management solution that's geared toward midsized businesses and is based on Operations Manager 2007, Windows Server Update Services 3.0 (WSUS), SQL Server 2005, and Microsoft Update