Product Information

Benefits and Insights

Why use System Center 2012 R2?

Key differentiators & advantages of System Center 2012 R2

  • Users can install applications from a Company Portal which is consistent across devices and platforms.

  • Provides automatic VPN, Wi-Fi profiles, and authentication settings and manages and distributes certificates, giving end users access to company resources.

  • Enables you to manage Windows PCs, Macs, and Unix/Linux servers, as well as mobile devices running Windows Phone, iOS, and Android – all through a single infrastructure and administrative console.

  • Improves functionality by setting and enforcing configurations, triggering console alerts, providing richer reporting, and utilizing pre-built industry standard baseline templates. IT also gains visibility into at-risk devices through jailbreak and root detection for iOS and Android.

  • Integrates desktop security and compliance management to protect against malware through System Center 2012 R2 Endpoint Protection, remediate vulnerabilities, and deploy updates.

  • Lowers the number of physical servers and primary and secondary sites and provides scalability enhancements. Uses in-console monitoring to track software distribution and report on infrastructure utilization to help reduce cost and complexity.

  • Enables IT to provide applications to people while defining the best delivery mechanism for each application to a device based on the platform being used. Provides the ability to differentiate application installs between corporate and personal devices.

  • It Identifies which devices are not up-to-date; delivers and installs the required updates and reports.

  • Enables IT to access tools and information based on scope of activity and span of control

  • Provides support for PXE-initiated, multi-cast network-based installations, stand-alone media, and pre-staged media deployment.

  • Offers an in-console view of client health, threshold-based console alerts, hardware/software inventory and status, and remediation.