Webcast – System Center Operations Manager Technical Overview

Question 1: What are some of the differences between System Center Operations Manager, System Management Server, and System Center Essentials? Answer 1: Microsoft System Center Operations Manager is a software solution to meet the need for end-to-end service monitoring in the enterprise IT environment. Operations Manager provides an easy-to-use monitoring environment that monitors thousands of…


Forefront Client Security Demo

A number of you asked during my TechNet event in Atlanta today where you can get demo virtual machines to do some work with Forefront Client Security.  Well guess what!!!   You can download it from http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=4d7329b8-2bd1-4ab4-a73c-75e9e0912de8&DisplayLang=en  What you download from there is a unified virtual-machine based demo environment containing Forefront and System Center products.  There is…


System Center Operations Manager 2007 SDK Published

If you’re working with System Center Operations Manager 2007 you will probably want to take advantage of the ability to automate and extend Operations Manager features.  The SDK Documentation has everything you need to do this.  You’ll find information on the Operations Manager Class Libraries and Operations Manager Interoperability.  One big change is the way we no longer…


Webcast Q/A: Operations Manager 2007 Technical Overview – May 4th, 2007

Question: Is Active Directory is required for installation? Answer: Yes, Operations Manager 2007 now has tight integration with AD for functions such as user authentication and agent discovery. Operations Manager custom user roles link to AD groups to grant users access. After a user has been added to the appropriate AD group, they automatically have…


TechNet Webcast: Reporting with System Center Operations Manager 2007 (Level 200)

Wednesday, May 09, 2007 9:30 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada) Event Overview In this session, we explore the new reporting features and benefits in Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007. We describe the new functionality for reporting in System Center Operations Manager 2007, review the installation prerequisites, and demonstrate the installation process. We also…


TechNet Webcast: System Center Operations Manager 2007 Technical Overview

Friday, May 04, 2007 11:30 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)  Event Overview In this session, we take a closer look at Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007, the next version of the Microsoft end-to-end service management solution. We provide a high-level overview of the installation process, the new functional areas, and the enhanced feature…


Announcing Microsoft System Center Essentials 2007 Release Candidate

If you’re an ITPro and responsible for maintaining, managing and monitoring systems then check out the RC1 Candidate for System Center Essentials 2007.  Microsoft® System Center Essentials 2007 (Essentials 2007) is a new management solution in the System Center family of IT systems management products. Essentials is specifically designed for IT professionals working in midsize…