Today, Microsoft announced its acquisition of AVIcode, Inc.  Read the official blog here.

AVIcode_logo

We hope that the rest of the Operations Manager community is as excited as we are about the enhanced capabilities that the AVIcode technologies bring to Systems Monitoring, including not only .Net application monitoring, as well as rich performance metrics:

AVIcode screen - Performance Events

In addition, technologies from today’s acquisition can help both IT Pros and Developers in true root cause analysis of distributed applications:

AVIcode screen - Intercept Studio 5 - Root Cause Analysis

You’ll be hearing more and more about how the AVIcode technologies will bring new systems monitoring capabilities to System Center users, but for now, check out the System Center blog for news on the acquisition and a video from our VP, Brad Anderson, on what this means for Microsoft customers.