Is windows 8 supported for sccm ?

Yes from sccm 2012 sp1. The bad news is windows xp no more supported. Read this related to windows 8 support …. Into One of the most significant changes is support for Windows 8 for Configuration Manager clients. Configuration Manager SP1 supports Windows 8 in the following ways: You can install the Configuration Manager client … Read more

Why you want sccm ?

You can perform all below with help of sccm: Deploy operating systems, software applications, and software updates. Monitor and remediate computers for compliance settings. Monitor hardware and software inventory. Remotely administer computers.