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What IS SMS?

What IS SMS?

What IS SMS?

(OP)
Pardon my ignorance to the pheonetics, but we uses SBS (Small Business Server) What the heck is SMS?

RE: What IS SMS?

I will try to make this answer as simple as possible.
SMS is used to 'get a handle' on your network.
On small networks (less than a few hundred pc) it is possible to manage the computers 'manually'.  When it is time to update systems or take inventory, someone can visit each of the workstations. On larger networks, it is extremely difficult to manage this environment.  (Imagine trying to update anti-virus files on 2,000 pcs.)  With a SMS server, you can 'push' software to each of the desktops, and inventory their hardware and software.
Of cource, there is much more, but I am trying to keep it simple.  
Good Luck,
chris


burnz@technologist.com

RE: What IS SMS?

(OP)
OK, what exactly does SMS stand for. For example, SBS stands for Small Business Server. What is the SMS equivelant?

RE: What IS SMS?

SMS is Systems Management Server

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