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 [...]

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 [...]