System Center Management Firestarter PowerPoints

East Region DPE is currently delivering a System Center Management Firestarter Series.  The PowerPoint presentations covering the following topics are available here for download: System Center Essentials System Center Operations Manager System Center Configuration Manager System Center Virtual Machine Manager   How Do I Download the PowerPoint? To download a copy of the slide deck:…


TechNet Live Events – East Region: “To Manage and Deploy: Take control of your critical infrastructure with the Microsoft Management Stack”

Coming to a city near you!!  TechNet Events presents: To Manage and Deploy: Take control of your critical infrastructure with the Microsoft Management Stack. Move from crisis mode to enhanced IT control with the Microsoft management stack. Join your local TechNet Events team for a full day of live learning and see first-hand how to…


System Center Essentials – Configuration Video and New SCE 2007 Operations Guide

Microsoft System Center Essentials 2007 is a new management solution in the System Center family of IT systems management products specifically designed for midsize businesses (up to 500 PCs and 30 servers). Essentials provides: monitoring and alert resolution for servers, clients, applications, hardware, and network devices; software distribution; update management; and software and hardware inventory….


TechNet Virtual Labs: System Center

If you haven’t looked at the TechNet Virtual Labs site then you’re really missing out on a great resource!!  Today I want to point out whats available for the System Center family in particular.  if you want to “kick the tires” without having to go through all the setup process then go take a look…


NEW!! System Center Team Blog

If you’re responsible products in the System Center suite of products such as Operations Manager 2007, Configuration Manager 2007, Data Protection Manager 2007, Virtual Machine Manager 2007, Windows Update Services , Windows Power Shell and others, then you’ll want to check out the new System Center Team Blog.  Over the coming months you’ll have access…


System Center Operations Manager, Configuration Manager and Essentials Licensing and Pricing

At todays event in Ronkonkoma, NY several of you asked what the licensing costs are for the various System Center products we discussed. Below are some charts with the basic numbers, but to get more detailed information click on the links below: System Center Operations Manager 2007 Pricing and Licensing  System Center Configuration Manager 2007…


Monitoring Your Customers System Center Essentials Server Remotely

This month one the core topics we are talking about at the TechNet Live Events is System Center Essentials.  Many times we have attendee overlap with the TS2 Partner Seminar in the afternoon.  It was during a break from the TS2 sessions that I had an interesting question posed to me from an attendee.  JJ,…