Great TechNet Edge Videos from MMS

@   Adam (Bomb) of TechNet Edge made some GREAT Videos during MMS, Check them Out: The Microsoft Management Summit (MMS) and TechNet Edge have a great relationship – their audience is a dedicated, specialized IT Pro audience, and Edge has been on site doing interviews with them for the past 4 years. Things have… Read more

AVIcode 5.7 now available

In October 2010, Microsoft announced that it had acquired AVIcode, Inc. as a wholly owned subsidiary.  (blog post on acquisition) Tweet Today, we are pleased to announce the release of AVIcode 5.7 !!     AVIcode is available exclusively in connection with the purchase of System Center Server Management Suite Enterprise (SMSE), System Center Server… Read more

A coffee chat with “The Opalis Guys”

Well, actually it was Mountain Dew driven, but you get the idea. Mark Gosson and Charles Joy are The Opalis Guys (self appointed and named, just for the record) and are perhaps the 2 smartest Opalis consultants on the planet. Have a listen to hear their thoughts on Opalis, learn what these guys actually do… Read more

Opalis in action with NetApp

Alex Jauch from NetApp has posted a new blog on their NetApp for Microsoft Environments site.  In his post, Alex explains how NetApp are building out integration using Opalis, and creating automated scenario’s: “Opalis is a great way for us to help customers build highly automated solutions for everything from provisioning storage to performing regular… Read more

Opalis “8 minute” Demo Video series now on Microsoft Showcase!

We have some great news today … Ten of the most popular Opalis “8-Minute-Demo Video Series” videos are now available on MS Showcase! The full URL to these video’s is: or you can use the shortened URL of  If you were wondering what order you should view them in then the suggested order… Read more

Webcast–Using Opalis to perform DR based on an Application State

I have recorded a new 2-part Webcast, showcasing the new System Center Integration Packs, and how we can respond to an Application’s State. There are many things we can do in response to an Application State, and many different scenarios we can complete.  In this scenario, we are monitoring an Application’s State in Operations Manager,… Read more