I have a customer who uses SMS 2003. We are potentially going to deploy SCCM 2012 in the same domain. I realize there is no direct migration path and it is irrelevant at this stage as migration is not yet in scope, it looks like they may run side-by-side for a while.
The customer does not want to make any changes to their SMS configuration at this stage. Can we still deploy SCCM 2012 and publish information to AD and DNS without impacting SMS? We will potentially have a Windows XP machine reporting to SMS physically sitting next to a Windows 7 machine reporting to SCCM.
If we have overlapping SMS & SCCM boundaries, will the SMS clients continue to only look at the SMS for site assignment and content locations and vice-versa (will the SCCM clients only look to SCCM for assignment and content location)? Basically I want to confirm that SMS & SCCM '12 can exist side by side without interfering with each other.
I've seen other posts on the interwebs (eg http://www.myitforum.com/forums/m237077-print.aspx) however I was looking for some confirmation that is a little more offici