On February 28th, 2012, OpenManage Essentials 1.0.1 was officially released. OME 1.0.1 is the followup to the OME 1.0 Open Evaluation.
Highlights in the new OME 1.0.1 release include:
Full details are available in Rob Cox's blog post or in the documentation and README on DellTechCenter.com/OME.
Is there a Live CD download?
Currently there is no Live CD for OME. The download file is self extracting EXE.
Thanks! Seems like a pretty stable release with some nice new features!
Thanks for the good words! Please keep us posted as to your progress with OME.