Enterprise-Grade Array-Based Replication and Disaster Recovery with ASR and System Center – Now Generally Available!

Today’s GA announcement delivers on a widely requested enhancement from our Enterprise customers – the ability to leverage replication capabilities of existing Storage Area Network (SAN) Arrays to enable high performance synchronous and asynchronous replication across on-premises Hyper-V Sites. With System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) and Azure Site Recovery, our customers can get seamless… Read more

Hyper-V Capability Profile No Longer a Requirement to Configure Clouds in HRM

One of the key design principles that we focused on when developing the Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager (HRM) disaster recovery service was a Service-Oriented Extensible Architecture. Combining this service-oriented approach with a close attention on telemetry data after each release gives us the opportunity to enable new scenarios for continuous service improvement, and quickly… Read more

Update Rollup 2 for System Center 2012 is now available for download

This rollup includes updates for App Controller, Data Protection Manager (DPM), Operations Manager (OpsMgr), Orchestrator, Service Manager (SCSM) and Virtual Machine Manager (VMM). Download links, installation instructions and the list of issues fixed for each component are documented in the following KB: KB2706783 – Description of Update Rollup 2 for System Center 2012 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2706783) J.C…. Read more

Update Rollup 1 for System Center 2012 now available

Update Rollup 1 for System Center 2012 contains a number of fixes for System Center 2012 Operations Manager, App Controller and Virtual Machine Manager, including cross platform fixes and support for Oracle Solaris 11. I won’t go into all the details here but you can see what’s included as well as get a download link… Read more