Après l’annonce de Microsoft effectuée au MMS, concernant la sortie de Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 1 au mois de Mai (et non Juin comme annoncé à l’origine) et de la disponibilité de SCCM 2007 R2 au mois de juillet (plus d’information ici), Dan Boldo (Program Manager, System Center Asset & License Management Team) vient d’annoncer les nouveautés apportés par SCCM SP1 concernant AI. May, 2008: AI 1.5 will ship with Configuration Manager 2007 SP1
New UI to enable product catalog customizations as well as software license entry.
On-demand or scheduled asset catalog updates for SA customers.
Ability to import license information (both MS and 3rd party) that shows licenses utilized vs. licenses purchased.
New catalog with enhanced schema
Ci-dessous un historique de l’évolution de Asset Intelligence depuis l’achat de la société Asset Metrix, en 2006, à l’origine de cette fonctionnalité. May, 2006: AssetMetrix acquired
Offered comprehensive asset inventory and reporting services.
Comprehensive IP around Asset Intelligence (e.g. Taxonomy, Classification)
Significant Knowledge Base that had 70,000,000 software instances and over 350,000 software titles.
April , 2007: AI 1.0 ships with SMS 2003 SP3
Extends SMS inventory agent to collect additional artifact data.
New SMS reports that simplify asset & license reporting.
Semi-annual targeted updates planned with first already released.
November, 2007: AI 1.1 Ships with Configuration Manager 2007
Improved performance and reporting accuracy.
New reports on CAL utilization (user & device) for Windows Server (2000+) and Exchange (2003+).
Enhanced asset mgmt capabilities including hardware change reports and application usage reporting.
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