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MVP Comm Camp : System Center 2012R2 Operations Manager slide decks

March 24, 2014 Leave a comment


For those who were able to attend the MVP Community Camp last Saturday, a big thank you attending and for the positive feedbacks.

Great to hear that more and more you are utilizing System Center.

System Center 2012R2 Operations Manager – Comprehensive monitoring of  physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructure. Operations Manager offers key capabilities,  monitoring diverse environments, assuring physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructure health, ensuring reliable workload configurations


Through this discussion,  we hope you see how System Center uniquely delivering on the key areas :

Hybrid IT – Consistent with the notion of Cloud OS, “hybrid” is built into System Center.   System Center truly enables common management that spans Windows Server and Windows Azure environments., be it provisioning, self-service or monitoring.
Enterprise-class performance:  System Center infrastructure management capabilities are enterprise grade and ready to use today.  Not only is System Center best-of-breed for Windows environments and Microsoft workloads (like Exchange, SharePoint and SQL) but it also enables robust management of heterogeneous datacenters.
•Reduce datacenter complexity: We’re constantly striving to reduce complexity in your datacenter by making it easy to provision, manage and operate infrastructure services with System Center.
Application focused: System Center has a relentless focus on optimizing your apps and workloads by arming you with rich insights to help you deliver predictable application SLA (after all,  apps are what your business cares about and infrastructure exists to support them)

As promised, here is the slide deck for Monitoring with Operations Manager – Overview


My sessions at Microsoft TechEd New Zeeland 2013

September 2, 2013 Leave a comment

This year I will be presenting 3 sessions at TechEd New Zeeland. Come to my sessions to learn how System Center can empower your cloud deployment and management, plus you can win a signed copy of my book: System Center 2012 VMM. (1 book per session) . See you there!

My Sessions:


Thursday 11:55am

Availability Strategies for a Resilient Private Cloud

Your private cloud should be designed to be protected from downtime. This session will cover the breath of features available to reduce and protect from both planned and unplanned downtime, such as: live migration, storage migration, Failover Clustering, Cluster Aware Updating, and Hyper&-V Replica.




Managing Clouds with System Center

This session will take you through the architecture and steps to create and manage an Private/Hybrid Cloud. We will talk about multi-tentant, charge back, network virtualisation and new features of System Center. This session will address the ideal architecture design and requirements and will be full of tips.



Managing and Monitoring your hybrid datacenter with VMM and Operations Manager

is session will cover the integration with VMM and Operations Manager, taking you through all the required steps and requirements. Which management packs? How to monitor Hyper-V and VMware hypervisors. Which information/reports are available ?