Microsoft News Summary – 30 July 2014

July 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

The big news here for MSFT techies are the releases of update rollups for SysCtr 2012 SP1 and SysCtr 2012 R2. Please wait 1 month before deploying to avoid the inevitable issues (history indicates that I am probably right) and use that time to carefully review the installation instructions. Using [...]

TechCamp 2013 Wrap Up

November 29, 2013 // 1 Comment

Yesterday we ran TechCamp 2013, the Irish community launch of Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2, and Windows Intune.  All the feedback I have heard has been positive – thankfully!  We kicked off with Dave Northey (Microsoft CAT Program Manager).  Dave was [...]

Event: Sept 10th, London –Transform The Data Centre

August 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

A number of MVPs will be talking about Windows Server and System Center 2012 R2, and how these technologies really can transform designing, deploying, configuring, and managing the cloud in the data centre. Respond to changing business needs with the power of a hybrid cloud from Microsoft. [...]

System Center Global Service Monitor Availability

January 17, 2013 // 0 Comments

Global Service Monitor for System Center 2012 SP1 Operations Manager is now available.  However, it’s not quite as simple as your normal feature in OpsMgr, because there is a cloud service involved. Version 1.0.1800.0 of the System Center Global Service Monitor Management Packs can be [...]

Deployed Veeam nworks Management Pack For vSphere

May 15, 2012 // 0 Comments

I deployed the Veeam management pack for System Center Operations Manager with a client on their site site yesterday to monitor VMware vSphere.  It was my first production deployment of the solution.  It was pretty simple: Deploy collectors Discover vCenter servers/hosts Monitor Run [...]