Recent erroneous reports regarding scalability of Altiris Out of Band Manager have occurred. The following Q&A was developed with Intel input and approval and corrects this misinformation. This document is intended to be used reactively if you encounter this misinformation.
Altiris® Out of Band Management Solution 6.1 (OOBM) only supports up to 100 clients, is not scalable, and therefore not an enterprise solution.
Altiris Out of Band Management Solution 6.1 (OOBM) is fully scalable and provides critical enterprise solutions support including out of band desktop provisioning, alert response and resolution and secure power management. Altiris OOBM should be used with Intel® AMT Setup and Configuration Service (SCS) 1.3 revision to avoid scalability limitations inherent in earlier firmware versions.
We encountered scalability issues when using Altiris Out of Band...