MMS 2010 Keynote: Server Management

April 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

I’m tuning into the live webcast of today’s (there’s another tomorrow) Microsoft Management Summit 2010 keynote featuring server management.  I’ll be doing my best to blog about new stuff as it happens. System Center Service Manager 2010 is announced as RTM.  Sorry dudes!  YEARS of work [...]

MS Ireland Event: Best of MMS 2010

April 19, 2010 // 0 Comments

Microsoft Ireland are hosting a “best of” event with content and some speakers from the Microsoft Management Summit that is on this week.  Registration is open now.  The two sessions I’m most looking forward to are the ConfigMgr V.Next one by Jeff Wettlaufer and the Opalis session [...]

Configuration Manager 2007 Dashboard

April 14, 2010 // 0 Comments

The ConfigMgr 2007 Dashboard is a recently released free add-on from MS to allow you to quickly view the status of the most important items in your deployment.  The listed benefits are: Actionable information out of the box. The dashboard comes with a wide range of valuable, built-in reports [...]

Elastic Virtualisation With System Center

March 5, 2010 // 1 Comment

Today I was working with a customer who needed to grow their hosted presence with us due to performance and scaling requirements.  OpsMgr ProTips alerts made us aware of certain things that got the customer and us working.  A VMM library template machine was quickly deployed to meet the [...]

System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Guides

March 3, 2010 // 0 Comments

Microsoft published a bunch of guides for engineers and administrators who work with ConfigMgr 2007: System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Deployment Guide: This guidance provides information on how to design and deploy a Configuration Manager infrastructure within a healthcare organization. It [...]

Configuration Manager Dashboard

February 11, 2010 // 0 Comments

Jett Wettlaufer posted a blog entry about the beta for the Configuration Manager Dashboard.  He includes a bunch of screenshots of the product in action with some data.  This gives people a quick visualisation of various statuses. Technorati Tags: System Center,ConfigMgr Please follow and [...]

Configuration Manager and Intel vPro

February 8, 2010 // 0 Comments

Jeff Wettlaufer recorded a cool (and short) video where he demonstrates how Intel vPro can make a helpdesk administrator’s job a lot easier and more efficient when combined with System Center Configuration Manager.  It includes demonstrations of power control over the LAN and wifi, and [...]

System Center Influencers Blog Feed

January 29, 2010 // 0 Comments

I’m lucky enough to be a part of Microsoft’s System Center Influencers group.  VMM is one of my core things.  I’m a user of OpsMgr and I’ll blog about what I learn and do with that too.  I used to be a ConfigMgr MVP but I’ve fallen out of step with it because of changes in [...]

Configuration Manager V.Next TAP Starts

January 11, 2010 // 0 Comments

Microsoft has started the Technology Adopter Program nomination process for the next major release (not 2007 R3) of Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr, SCCM).  That means a CTP or beta cannot be far off. We got a brief look at ConfigMgr V.Next at TechEd in Berlin.  Wow, what a leap this [...]
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