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  • Blog Post: Operations Manager 2007 goes CROSS Platform!

    If you haven't heard about it already, you surely soon will!  At this morning's keynote at MMS 2008 in Las Vegas, Bob Muglia (assisted by Barry Shilmover) announced the introduction of the Operations Manager 2007 Cross Platform Extensions Beta (Ops Mgr Cross Plat).  What does mean?  Well...
  • Blog Post: Operations Manager 2007 R2 Beta Announced

    I’m pleased to let you know that you don’t have to travel all the way to Barcelona to hear the news that a beta of Operations Manager 2007 R2 is shortly going to be available. As announced today in our press release and on stage in Barcelona at Teched EMEA 2008 , the beta will be available by the end...
  • Blog Post: Compliance and Risk Process Management Pack Announced in Berlin

    What a great day in Berlin. This morning, Ryan O’Hara kicked off the Management Track for TechED EMEA. As part of this Ryan announced the Compliance and Risk Process Management Pack for Service Manager . The compliance and Risk Process Management Pack will be fully integrated with System Center Service...
  • Blog Post: Configuration Manager Service Pack 1 Ships

    Today we release Configuration Manager 2007 SP1!  It is amazing to see that this was not a release based in bug fix, quite the opposite, there are hardly any hotfixes included in this release.  This is a reflection of changes such as the ship of Windows Server 2008 and Vista SP1.  With...
  • Blog Post: Featured Influencers for September

    We are pleased to recognize Bob Cornelissen, Theo Carpenter, Ben Lee, Tim McFadden, and Klaus Seidel in our community as they were notably involved in September. Not only are these influencers members of our System Center Influencers Program but have also been active by participating in our first Live...
  • Blog Post: MOM 2005 SP1 Delivers Support of Windows Server 2008

    Further to last week's announcement on support of Windows Server 2008 by Operations Manager 2007 SP1 and Essentials 2007 SP1 , the Operations Manager team is pleased to announce that MOM 2005 SP1 is now supported on Windows Server 2008 (as detailed below). Full details on this support is detailed within...
  • Blog Post: Community Matters at MMS: Day 1

    Think I’ve convinced Garth Jones to post an article/blog post on user groups, special interest groups (SIGs), and study groups, which could be very helpful to those looking for info on how to engage/start such communities… when he does post it, I’ll be sure to link to it and tie the info into our influencers...
  • Blog Post: Configuration Manager 2007 R2 Is Released

    The Configuration Manager team is pleased to announce the release of System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2! The installation kit is available through the Download Center. This release includes key enhancements in the following areas; Application Virtualization Management, Client Status Reporting...
  • Blog Post: Future is Now: New Social Media Tools on TechNet

    Stuff to help you connect online with people and resources... I was a part of the team that was building these services a while back, and now I'm happy to report they've really started to bring it together. Here's some text from the official (internal: shhhhhh!) announcement: Today Microsoft announced...
  • Blog Post: Operations Manager 2007 Receives Community Award

    I'm pleased to annouce that System Center Operations Manager 2007 has received another award - this time from SQL Server Magazine Editors' Best Community Choice awards. The product picked up the gold award for Exchange Server Monitoring tool . We're especially proud of this becuase of the broad cross...
  • Blog Post: System Center at TechEd Barcelona (VIDEO)

    As we move through fall in Redmond and head to Barcelona to meet with our EMEA customers for TechEd ITForum, there are a number of things hot off the press for System Center. We took a few minutes with Brad Anderson to talk about recent developments and releases in System Center for both the data center...
  • Blog Post: System Center at TechEd Africa 2009

    This month, three SC folks headed down to Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg in South Africa to support Microsoft TechEd 2009 Africa . TE Africa had a great turnout on their own, and it was really exciting to visit with our African customers around DPM , SCCM , SCOM and Service Manager . In all, our...
  • Blog Post: MMS Day 1/2 Recap from the Community Lounge

    A day of ramping up, getting a feel for the space and the mission. The Community Lounge area is pretty much set up for hocking our wares. Apologies for the poor image quality, but here’s the basic set up with Joey and Adam in the background, editing fresh video for TechNet Edge . Also managed to...
  • Blog Post: News: System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 to release by end of year

    With the launch of Hyper-V, exciting news for System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 with virtualization capabilities.
  • Blog Post: System Center in the News

    Check back for more articles and blog posts about System Center products. Dave Marshall, a self-professed 'virualization freak' writes about how VMware predicts the death of the OS. Well, sort of. over at the InfoWorld's Virtualization report. He had a chance to speak with Zane Adam, Sr. Director...
  • Blog Post: MMS 2009 All A-Twitter

    Or, more aptly, SOME a-twitter… Twitter was going to be used at MMS regardless of anything we might do, but we wanted to provide a simple and easily understood structure for the real-time 1-to-many, short-form conversation that Twitter can foster. Accordingly, we used the mms09 account for broadcast...
  • Blog Post: MMS Day 2: Demos, Swag, and More

    Today started, like yesterday, with a keynote of note: this one with Brad and a stellar cast demoing new features and products for the desktop. Among others, the collected audience saw Jeff Wettlaufer demo a deployment of Windows 7 out to 20-some XP machines, all in something like 15 minutes using Config...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Acquires Opalis Software

    Hi, Everyone, Great news for enterprise, government and service provider customers who use System Center. I’m excited to announce that Microsoft has acquired Opalis Software , a Toronto-based private company that is a leader in IT process automation software. Opalis will become a wholly-owned subsidiary...
  • Blog Post: “5 Must-have IT Management Technologies for 2010”

    I just saw this post today on CIO.com about some IT capabilities predicted to be hot topics….. worth a look. “As more companies expand virtualization deployments and consider cloud computing, the average IT environment will grow ever more complex. For enterprise IT managers in 2010, that means more tools...
  • Blog Post: MMS 2009: Live in Las Vegas

    Events, Videos, Interviews & More from the Microsoft Management Summit 2008 in Las Vegas Find here collected System Center-related info, news, and more from MMS 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada (April 27-May 1, 2009). See also the MMS 2009 site . Can't make it this year? Watch keynotes and videos...
  • Blog Post: A Note on New Server Branding

    Just occurred to me to give you a little info on the new branding/logo you've probably been seeing here and there for System Center and other products. At TechEd in Orlando this year, the new server branding was unveiled, boasting a new set of logos and design patterns for Microsoft server products....
  • Blog Post: Partner Confab and MMS Q&A with Brad Anderson (Videos)

    Coupla new videos coming in the immediate wake of MMS 2009, each starring our very own Brad Anderson. This a video with a business partner from HP, Scott Farrand, to talk about HP’s Insight Control for System Center: And this a video of Brad at the MMS 2009 Community Lounge, holding forth on the business...
  • Blog Post: Opalis Software Availability and Roadmap News

    Hello All! We have seen tremendous excitement about the Opalis acquisition from customers and partners alike. This acquisition brings together the deep automation and orchestration expertise of Opalis with the integrated, physical and virtual datacenter management capabilities of System Center. Today...
  • Blog Post: Operations Manager 2007 R2 lands Microsoft as a Gartner Magic Quadrant ‘Leader’

    In December 2010, Gartner released its latest Magic Quadrant for IT Event Correlation and Analysis (ECA) . Microsoft was very pleased to see that in consideration of System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2, Gartner placed Microsoft in the Leader Quadrant of its ECA MQ ! To read Gartner’s ECA Magic Quadrant...
  • Blog Post: Operations Manager 2007 & Essentials 2007 Deliver Support for Windows Server 2008

    The System Center Operations Manager team is excited to announce support of Windows Server 2008 by Operations Manager 2007 SP1 and Essentials 2007 SP1.  This enables both Operations Manager 2007 and Essentials 2007 to successfully monitor, as well as be installed upon, the Windows Server 2008 platform...