Microsoft System Center News
November 10, 2015
Microsoft releases 12 security bulletins covering a wide range of applications, including Skype.
October 13, 2015
Windows administrators have a relatively light month, as Microsoft releases only six security bulletins for October.
September 08, 2015
The bad news: Microsoft had to issue Patch Tuesday fixes for Office and IE. The good news: no patches for Windows 10 or Adobe Flash.
July 03, 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager tools fit the bill for small shops, but enterprises may have to spring for third-party SCCM add-ons.
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SCOM 2012 is Azure's native monitoring platform, but these third-party cloud management tools give IT shops more control over their Azure environments. Continue Reading
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Setting up SCOM 2012 for Azure monitoring is an easy process that can be completed in just a few steps. We walk you through the installation and configuration. Continue Reading
Microsoft's System Center 2012 R2 continues the tradition of managing multiple platforms from a suite of products. This handbook looks at the issues surrounding its use. Continue Reading
Microsoft System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager (DPM) is a tool in System Center 2012 that provides file servers, virtual servers, Exchange Server, SharePoint and SQL Server with disk-based, tape-based and bare metal recovery capabilities. Continue Reading
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Admins should ignore previous complaints and look at System Center 2012 SP1 to turn their data centers into modern private clouds. Continue Reading
Most admins are familiar with Hyper-V Manager and SCVMM, but there's other useful info only the Hyper-V Best Practices Analyzer can give you. Continue Reading
If you think you have to memorize 529 cmdlets to use PowerShell to manage SCVMM 2012 SP1, think again. Continue Reading