Hmm... interesting demo presented today at TechEd. A quote from http://www.e2ksecurity.com/:

VS2005 delivers System Definition Model (SDM) info; SDM will be consumable by MOM and SMS in "System Center wave 2" coming in future. Bill Anderson from mgmt team doing demo showing remote reimaging and managing Solaris servers. Ballmer pulls two fans from the Sun server and MOM generates an alert. MOM-driven failover to backup Solaris box.