System Center Configuration Manager, Virtual Machine Manager, and Data Protection Manager General Availability

Today, Microsoft announced the General Availability of three Microsoft System Center products: Configuration Manager 2007, Virtual Machine Manager 2007 and Data Protection Manager 2007, expanding Microsoft’s management offerings which also include System Center Operations Manager 2007 released earlier this year.  The announcement was made at IT Forum in Barcelona today and can be found at


Microsoft is also announcing the launch of the System Center Alliance Program which gives partners the opportunity to engage closely with Microsoft in an online community where they can easily collaborate and enhance service delivery for customers.  The System Center Alliance Program can be found at: 


For more information, a video interview with Brad Anderson, General Manager, Management & Solutions Divisions, can be found here: