System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2, Microsoft’s end-to-end service-management product, is your best choice for Windows environments. It works seamlessly with Microsoft infrastructure servers, such as Windows Server, and application servers, such as Microsoft Exchange, helping you to increase efficiency while enabling greater control of the IT environment.
As a significant step towards fulfilling Microsoft’s common management vision, Operations Manager 2007 R2 also helps you monitor Windows Azure applications, thus allowing you to extend your familiar on-premises monitoring solution to public cloud scenarios.
Information on SCOM can be found at: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/server-cloud/system-center/operations-manager.aspx
We also have a Tech Center for System Center Operations Manager on TechNet it is located here:
As I was starting to write this blog post on System Center Operations manager, I was reading today on the System Center Blog posted by Kevin Holman.
Details on System Center Operation Manager 2012 Release Candidate released 11-10-11
Details at: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/server-cloud/system-center/operations-manager-2012.aspx
Download from: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=27974
Full set of product documentation is available: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh205987.aspx
Details and features of the OM2012 RC: