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Frequent, continuous releases coming for System Center

This blog post has been authored by Bala Rajagopolan, Principal Group Program Manager, System Center. In today’s digital world, customers expect companies to interact with them through applications, and managing and monitoring these applications and the infrastructure they run on is crucial. While more applications and workloads are moving to the cloud, managing on-premises resources...

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Managing the software-defined datacenter with System Center 2016

This post was authored by Bala Rajagopalan, Principal Group Program Manager, System Center. Today, we’re excited to announce the general availability of System Center 2016. System Center 2016 makes it easy for you to deploy, configure and manage your virtualized, software-defined datacenter and hybrid cloud infrastructure. The latest release of System Center offers an array...

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Announcing the launch of System Center 2016 and new services for Operations Management Suite

This post was authored by Jeremy Winter, Director, Program Management, Enterprise Cloud. Navigating the transition to cloud means changes for IT operations. To manage cloud resources and across a hybrid environment, you need tools with the speed and flexibility to match the agility of the cloud. At the same time, you need specialized capabilities required...

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Join us for Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 sessions at Ignite

Heading to Atlanta for Ignite? We have a full line-up of sessions ready for Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016. Hear from our product experts, partners and even customers who are already deploying the new features. For an overview, we recommend you join us for these sessions: Mike Neil and Erin Chapple kick off...

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Don’t miss the launch of Windows Server and System Center 2016 at Ignite

Recently we announced our plans to launch Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 at the Ignite Conference in Atlanta on September 26-30. We hope you can join us for the fun! We are working on a full set of sessions, including guest appearances by customers and MVP’s who have been working closely with our...

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What’s new in System Center 2016 Technical Preview 5

This post was authored by Bala Rajagopalan, Principal Group Program Manager, System Center. We are pleased to announce that System Center 2016 Technical Preview 5 is now live! This preview introduces significant new capabilities to help simplify IT operations management and brings us closer to the broader goals of the System Center 2016 release. System...

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Bringing System Center together with Operations Management Suite

A couple of weeks ago, we filmed a webinar on how you can make the most of your current on-premises investments in System Center by extending to the cloud. The capabilities of Operations Management Suite (OMS) enable you to take the work you’ve already done for management in your datacenter and make that existing work...

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Get even more from System Center

We’ve heard lots of requests for more details on how Operations Management Suite and System Center come together to give you a hybrid approach to IT management. On February 16, 2016, come learn about how you can extend System Center using the cloud-based capabilities of Operations Management Suite. The next webinar in our ongoing series...

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Seattle Area System Center and OMS Meetup

  Are you looking for other Windows and Linux System Administrators and Engineers that are using System Center and Operations Management Suite (OMS) in the Seattle Area? This group is for you! Meet In-Person with the System Center/OMS engineering product teams and network, share ideas and see ‘real-world’ examples with other local System Center/OMS users....

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System Center 2016 Technical Preview 4 Recap

~ Bala Rajagopalan, Group Program Manager As Mike Neil noted in his blog post, Windows Server (WS) 2016 brings cloud-born technologies to your datacenter. System Center (SC) 2016 is the perfect companion for managing this infrastructure and monitoring the associated workloads. If you are already using SC 2012 R2, upgrading to SC 2016 will provide...

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