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Configuration Manager & SMS

Steve Rachui’s Manageability blog – ConfigMgr/OpsMgr

System Center WebLog by Russ Slaten

The Configuration Manager Support Team Blog

The Deployment Guys

System Center Configuration Manager Solutions

Carlos Santiago's Manageability Blog - Configuration Manager

Michael Niehaus' Windows and Office deployment ramblings

Paul Thomsen at

Jeff Gilbert's Web blog at

Operations Manager & MOM

The Operations Manager Support Team Blog

Kevin Holman's OpsMgr Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

Jonathan Almquist on Operations Manager - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

Jimmy Harper’s Operations Manager Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs


System Center Virtual Machine Manager

The App-V Blog

The Out of Band Management Support Team Blog


Operations Manager & MOM


Tweets from the Ops manager team


Notification of new Management Pack Releases as they happen.


Configuration Manager & SMS

System Center ConfigMgr Extensions for SCAP

The extensions enable Configuration Manager 2007 to consume Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) data streams, assess systems for compliance, and generate report results in SCAP format by taking advantage of the compliance checking capabilities inherent in the desired configuration management (DCM) feature.

Operations Manager & MOM

Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Monitoring Management Pack

The Windows Storage Server Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager 2007 is a collection of management packs that monitors the health of Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 components. This management pack is a supplement to the Windows File Services Management Pack that monitors the File Server role of Windows Server 2008 R2. This version of the Management Pack supports both System Center Operations Manager 2007 Service Pack1 and System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2.


TechNet Webcast: Business Insights Webcast: Windows Intune: PC Management with Cloud Services and Windows 7 (Level 100)

Tuesday, February 22, 2011 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)

Microsoft recently announced the beta of Windows Intune, a new solution that simplifies how businesses manage and secure PCs using Windows cloud services and Windows 7. Windows Intune is a comprehensive offering that includes PC management, malware protection, and Windows upgrades—all without the need to set up enterprise deployment infrastructure. In this webcast, we give you details on how Windows Intune can help your business:

  • Manage and secure PCs anywhere with cloud services.
  • Get the best Windows experience with Windows 7 Enterprise.
  • With simple setup, maintenance, and billing.

Presenter: Michael Westgate, Product Manager- US BMO Windows Client, Microsoft Corporation
Michael Westgate is the U.S. Windows Client product marketing manager with responsibility for Channel Partners. Michael works across LAR, Disti, and VAR groups to evangelize and drive Windows Client, Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP), and Windows Intune initiatives. His experience includes six years at Sara Lee Foods and two years at General Mills, working in a variety of sales and marketing roles. Michael holds a bachelor's degree in business from Indiana University and a master of business administration (MBA) from the University of Texas at Austin.

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 On-Demand Webcasts

Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) On-Demand Webcasts

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 On-Demand Webcasts

Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 On-Demand Webcasts

Microsoft System Center Overview On-Demand Webcasts

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New KB's

Configuration Manager & SMS

Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003: Error 401 or "Login failed for user '(null)'. Reason: Not associated with a trusted SQL Server connection" when clients try to connect to a SMS 2003 Management Point