System Center 2012 – Package Conversion Manager (PCM), Physical to Virtual (P2V) Migration Toolkit, System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Toolkit

Monday, February 4, 2013

The following System Center 2012 – Configuration Manager add-ons and extensions are available for download: Package Conversion Manager (PCM) A new version of the PCM tool has been released. The new version supports both System Center 2012 Configuration Manager and System Center 2012 SP1 Configuration Manager. the new tool can be found at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34605. The new release comes in 6 languages. Physical to Virtual (P2V) Migration Toolkit The System Center 2012 Configuration Manager P2V Migration Toolkit facilitates the re-utilization of existing x64 server hardware using virtualization technologies, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Hyper-V. The P2V Migration Toolkit was specifically...

System Center Global Service Monitor

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Recently Microsoft updated to the services: “Global Service Monitor for System Center 2012” & “System Center Global Service Monitor”According to official Åke Pettersson (MSFT): “Global Service Monitor is an Azure-based service that extends SCOM 2012 capabilities into the cloud. It allows you to schedule synthetic transactions from geo-distributed locations to monitor availability, performance and reliabilityof your externally facing web applications.”Source: Global Service Monitor for System Center 2012: Observing application availability from an “outside in” perspectiveMoreover, “Global Service Monitor service” can be purchase today in a SAAS model, so the requirement for local installation of System Center 2012 is eliminated....

Windows Phone 8 Company Portal App

Monday, December 17, 2012

“The Windows Phone 8 Company Portal App enables Windows Phone 8 devices which are managed by Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 and Windows Intune to be able to view and install line of business applications targeted to the Windows Phone 8 devices by their administrators. The Windows Phone 8 Company Portal App is downloaded by the administrator and made available to the management system infrastructure to enable device enrollment for Windows Phone 8 devices. The Company Portal App is needed to manage Windows Phone 8 devices. After downloading the Windows Phone 8 Company Portal App, the administrator...

Kevin Greene Blog

Friday, December 14, 2012

Mr. Kevin Greene is a Microsoft MVP for System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management. Kevin Greene own a Blog that provide a useful resources on Microsoft System Center products & technologies. The Blog can be review from the following link.
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Virtual Machine Servicing Tool 2012

Saturday, August 11, 2012

“Virtual Machine Servicing Tool (VMST) 2012 is designed to work with System Center 2012 –Virtual Machine Manager (VMM), System Center 2012 Configuration Manager and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) 3.0 SP2. VMST 2012 helps you reduce IT costs by making it easier to update your offline virtual machines, templates, and virtual hard disks with the latest operating system and application patches—without introducing vulnerabilities into your IT infrastructure.” Virtual Machine Servicing Tool 2012 can be download from the following link.

System Center 2012 – Virtual Machine Manager Component Add-ons and Extensions

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

“The stand-alone Virtual Machine Recovery Tool works with System Center 2012 – Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) to temporarily remove a host, cluster, virtual machine, or service from VMM when that object is in a failed or persistent warning state due to environmental conditions, third-party applications, or other causes. After resetting the state of the object, once VMM refreshes, the object will appear as healthy in VMM. This tool does not repair a damaged or incorrectly created virtual machine or corrupt .vhd file. It deals with state information stored in the VMM database.” The tool can be download from the...

System Center 2012 – Configuration Manager Component Add-ons and Extensions

Friday, April 20, 2012

“Following System Center 2012 – Configuration Manager add-ons and extensions are available for download: Package Conversion Manager (PCM) The Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Package Conversion Manager allows for converting packages and programs into applications and deployment types in System Center Configuration Manager 2012. There is a migration feature which will be released with the Configuration Manager 2012 that allows packages to be migrated from 2007 to 2012. Once you have migrated your package objects and installed PCM then it is just a matter analyzing your packages in order to determine which readiness state each are in, and...