System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) Uses on Campus

UWIT uses Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) to manage Windows desktops, laptops and servers.  System Center Configuration Manager is a systems management suite that includes features such as:


  • Allows the University to collect asset management inventory of computer hardware and installed software

Software Distribution

  • Distribute software to specific computers
  • Publish applications to end users allowing them to be installed
  • See the Using Software Center knowledge base article for how to install software with Software Center

Operating System Deployment

  • Allows for the deployment of standardized Windows operating system images to old and new machines
  • Operating system upgrades such as new Windows 10 builds can be deployed
  • Simplifies and improves application deployment process

Software Updates

  • Provides centralized software update management with compliance reporting
  • Distribution of Microsoft updates categorized as Important

For problems related to software updates and application deployment, please contact the UWIT Help Desk by phone at (307) 766-4357, option 1, or via email at

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