System Center meets the Cloud

Do you want to know how the Cloud is changing the landscape of System Center and our daily jobs? Are you interested in how you can leverage the Cloud to make your System Center solutions more powerful? Or are you trying to figure out how to monitor and manage Azure solutions with your existing System…

Upcoming conferences which have System Center related content

Are you interested in learning more about System Center and looking for some good upcoming conferences? There are some great ones coming up, check out the following lineup for events over just the next six months! September 15-19, 2014: IT/Dev Connections (http://www.devconnections.com/) September 17-19, 2014: System Center Universe Europe (http://www.systemcenteruniverse.ch/) October 28-31, 2014: TechEd Europe…

QuickTricks: Using SCSM Entity Explorer on Operations Manager

Are you interested in seeing how entities (objects) are configured in Operations Manager and how the hierarchy works? If so then check this utility out: http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/SCSM-Entity-Explorer-68b86bd2 A description of the utility provided by the author is: "SCSM Entity Explorer is a tool for System Center Service Manager (SCSM) administrators to help them browse and get…

Resisting the Cloud

I have been unofficially resisting the Cloud since the beginning and I am willing to admit the major reason why. I am comfortable with my on-premises servers and applications. I am deeply familiar with the approaches used to provide monitoring, management, automation and recoverability for these systems. I have built my career and brand by…