During the 2nd keynote on the Microsoft Managemetn Summit Brad Anderson gave an update on the Roadmap for System Center. Seems like 2011 will be a year with major updates for System Center products, reveals Techlog.
Also announced a new product in the System Center product suite called “System Center Online Desktop Manager (SCODM)” that provides the tools to update pc's while they are off-premise.System Center Online Desktop Manager features: Host protection, Desktop Monitoring, Desktop Configuration, IT Asset Management, Update Management, and Remote Assistance
To give an example on this technology: last month, MS updated 650 million pc's with Windows Update. SCODM work in a browser session and is build with Silverlight. Major advantage of this is that reports are linkable and can be sent to anyone.