SCOM hits RC…

Today is a great day for all of the System Center Operations Manager fans – SCOM has reached the Release Candidate (RC) stage and is now available at Microsoft Download Center!

Operations Manager 2012 provides infrastructure monitoring that’s flexible and cost-effective, helps ensure the predictable performance and availability of vital applications, and offers comprehensive monitoring for your datacenter and cloud, both private and public. Operations Manager helps you better manage your datacenters by:

  • Delivering flexible and cost effective enterprise-class monitoring and diagnostics while reducing the total cost of ownership by leveraging commodity hardware, configurations, and heterogeneous environments.
  • Helping to ensure the availability of business-critical applications and services through market-leading .NET application performance monitoring and diagnostics and JEE application health monitoring.
  • Providing a comprehensive view of datacenters, and private and public clouds.

More info is available at the Server and Cloud Platform blog.

Next steps – download, install, explore & enjoy it! Smile


MCT_logoToday I received yet another recognition of my skills – as of today, I’m also a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) (another acronym becomes part of my collection Smile). I’m so happy to be part of this elite community of experts.

”Microsoft Certified Trainer Program is elite, international community that spans more than 150 countries and regions and includes classroom and e-learning instructors, learning consultants, authors, conference presenters, and user group leaders. Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCTs) are the premier technical and instructional experts on Microsoft technologies, and are the only individuals authorized to deliver training for Microsoft Certification.”

Big thanks to all that helped/mentored/supported me! (and anyone else who helped in any other way Smile)