System Center 2012 Self-Study Guide (Part 7 - Unified Installer and Virtual Machine Manager)

Finally, after much time and many installments, we finally come to the last two components that make up System Center 2012!  In this post, I’ll cover Unified Installer and Virtual Machine Manager.  As usual, I will focus on the self-study material that is freely available from Microsoft so that you and your team can get…

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System Center 2012 Self-Study Guide (Part 6 - Orchestrator and Service Manager)

In this post, we’re turning to two more components of System Center 2012, Orchestrator and Service Manager.  For those of you who need a brief summary of these System Center components, I’ve provided brief definitions below: Orchestrator – “Orchestrator is a workflow management solution for the data center. Orchestrator lets you automate the creation, monitoring,…

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System Center 2012 Self-Study Guide (Part 3 - System Center Configuration Manager)

With part-3 of this series, I finally turn to one of the most important products of the System Center suite.  This is System Center Configuration Manger, or SCCM.  SCCM has been around since the 90s in one form or another (remember Systems Management Server?).  Since the early days of SMS, System Center Configuration Manager has…

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System Center 2012 Self-Study Guide (Part 1 - System Center Overview)

I have received multiple requests for a study guide related to the newest versions of System Center Configuration Manager and/or System Center Operations Manager.  After doing a bit of research, I learned that it’s no longer appropriate to think of these as separate tools since they all belong to the System Center 2012 Suite.  The…

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Forefront Endpoint Protection Self-Study Guide

This study guide is for those who wish to become familiar with Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection (FEP) and System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP).  As always, these resources are available online and free of charge. Forefront Endpoint Protection (FEP)/System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) Self-Training Guide Top Level Site: http://www.microsoft.com/fep   Forefront Training Featured Videos Forefront Endpoint…

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