System Center EssentialsÂ (SCE) is a â€œall in oneâ€ System Management product, design for small and medium companies. SCE is has a built in limit to monitor 30 servers and 500 clients. The â€œcoreâ€ of SCE is built on two products, Windows Server Updates Services 3.0Â (WSUS) and System Center Operations manager 2007 (Ops MgrÂ 2007). SCE will provide patch management, software deployment, inventory andÂ monitoring.
Both Pete Zerger and BjÃ¶rn AxÃ©ll has a lot of good information about SCE, you will find links to them under “Links”.