Have a say on the future of System Center

The System Center leadership team is looking to hear from you on the challenges you face with your Management tools and where you would like to see us invest going forward. We put together a short survey to gather your feedback and an option to join a discussion panel around this topic. We are counting… Read more

Community Spotlight: New Configuration Manager Extension to Invoke Orchestrator Runbooks via Right-Click Action

I just saw this come through my email and I had to share it, and I admit I’m a little jealous and a little relieved at the same time. You see I have had the idea of writing an extension to Configuration Manager to launch Orchestrator runbooks via the right-click menu for some time now,… Read more

Community Spotlight: Integration Scenario for Orchestrator and Service Manager

Antoni Hanus, a Premier Field Engineer in California, recently wrote a blog article about integrating Orchestrator and Service Manager in a real world customer scenario. Here’s how he puts the scenario: “I was working with a customer this week who had an interesting scenario – in the System Center 2012 Service Manager Self Service Portal… Read more

A Quick Look at the New PowerShell Activities in the DPM and VMM IPs

When we on the product team create an integration pack for a product, whether it’s for System Center or another Microsoft products, or even a 3rd-party product, our goal is not to try and replicate everything that product does in the form of runbook activities. First of all, not everything a product does makes sense… Read more