You can have a basic tftp or ftp servfer, and manually copy the config and IOS, using the copy running tftp, copy flash tftp commands.. In anycase if you want to automate it, you need to have NMS systems which are capable of doing this.. Cisco has Ciscoworks products which uses Resource Manager Essentials (RME) suit in LMS bundle, which does this automatically. you can have a look at the NMS products that Cisco offers in the following URL:
there are tons of tftp servers available for download.. i ahve been using 3CDaemon.. its a very nice tftp / ftp server software which is reliable.. Im not sure of solarwinds doing IOS backups... You can probably check their site..
As Glen suggested, costwise LMS might be a little expensive.. it really depends on what you need your NMS systems to do.. If you think your network is small, you can just backup configs using solarwinds, and manually do a tftp download of IOS to a central server.. IOS upgrades or changes would not happen that frequent on your network, as compared to a configuration change..
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