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

How does MSIT use the new Configuration Manager Dashboard? Read on…..

Hey guys, I wanted to make you aware of an interesting post about how MSIT is using System Center technology, as well as the new Solution Accelerator for Dashboard reporting.  People always ask us how does it work internally at Microsoft, how do you guys use this stuff? Here is an interesting blog post by… Read more

System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Dashboard: now available

The Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Dashboard lets customers keep track of application and operating system deployments, security updates, the health status of computers, and IT compliance with key regulations—with an easy to use, customizable dashboard.   The dashboard has a collection of key benefits for customers: Actionable information out of the box: the dashboard… Read more

Client Deployment with System Center Part 2: Utilizing Client Management Software

Recently we posted an article that referenced the top focus areas for Client Deployment, and started a 5 part series on the elements involved.  We posted Part 1 a week ago focused on Application Management, and its now time for Part 2.  In our first part of the series we spoke about the need, and… Read more

System Center Configuration Manager Dashboard experiences

Hi everyone, we are always trying to connect you with people around the world that are using System Center technologies, and whenever possible, we want to highlight examples of great content for you to click on. A good friend based over in EMEA, Jannes Alink recently did a posting on the new Dashboard that is… Read more

System Center Configuration Manager Dashboard: What does it really look like?

Hi everyone, we have had a number of requests to share some experiences with the new Dashboard beta we have released.  We have had several requests for some screen shots of an environment with some data.  Here are some sample screen shots from a demo VM set we are running, but hopefully they will give… Read more

Scale and Performance improvements in Configuration Manager 2007 R3

Hi everyone, recently we recorded a look into the new scale and performance improvements we will ship in ConfigMgr 2007 R3.  There are 3 main areas of enhancement being made to the core capabilities of ConfigMgr.  These are as follows: Delta Active directory Discovery – AD discovery has 2 main tasks.  Discovering changes to users… Read more

The System Center team is heading to Europe

Hey everyone, the System Center Team is heading to Amsterdam for the week of  Feb 8th.  We will be in town presenting to the EMEA Infrastructure, Deployment and Management Council at the Microsoft Netherlands Schiphol Office.  While the event is not open to the broader public we are around and would love to meet you! … Read more

System Center Configuration Manager Reporting Dashboard Beta released

We are pleased to announce the Beta release of our Dashboard Solution Accelerator.  The System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Dashboard lets customers utilize a browser based graphically rich reporting experience that showcases the robust reporting capabilities of the world’s leading system management product.  The dashboard will help you stay informed of application and operating system… Read more