Dell has free tools for server management

New server management tools from Dell Inc. consolidate administrative functions with applications from Microsoft Corp. and third-party vendors.

Dell OpenManage software is for two- and four-way Dell PowerEdge servers that run Microsoft server software on the IA-32 architecture, said Neil Hand, a marketing director with Dell's product group.

Dell Management Pack for Microsoft Operations Manager monitors server status. Dell Update Packages will work with Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003 to give administrators a single interface for managing server hardware, software and operating system patches. The Deployment Toolkit, works with Microsoft Automated Deployment Services.

The OpenManage tools, free to Dell customers, are available now, Hand said.

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