Operations Manager 2007 R2 introduces key new and enhanced functionality, including:

  • Enhanced application performance and availability across heterogeneous platforms Integrated discovery and management of Windows, Unix, Linux and networking devices
    • Delivers monitoring across Windows, Linux and Unix servers–all through a single console.
    • Extends end to end monitoring of distributed applications to any workload running on Windows, Unix and Linux platforms.
    • Maximize availability of virtual workloads with integration with System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008.


  • Improved management of applications in the data centerService Level Monitoring
    • Delivers on the scale requirements of URL monitoring of your business.
    • Meet agreed service levels with enhanced reporting showing application performance and availability.
    • More efficient problem identification and action to resolve issues.


  • Increased speed of access to information and functionality to drive management
    • Faster console load times for views and results.Integrated Management Pack selection and download
    • Simplified identification and download of new and updated Management Packs through an integrated wizard.
    • Faster identification of where Management Pack settings have been tuned using the new overrides summary view.
    • Simplified notification setup and management.
    • Improved and simplified management pack authoring experience.