System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager review for Technet Magazine

I’m in the August issue of Technet Magazine (like I was last month – if I could keep this up I could be called “regular contributor” or something Winking smile), this time with an overview of System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager. Read it here.

Enjoy! And thanks for reading.

System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 CTP2 overview

So, recently we did the overview of the whole System Center 2012 suite at 4Sysops, as it was released. The coming Service Pack 1 however brings compatibility with Windows Server 2012, SQL Server 2012 and a whole host of other improvements in various components which I will cover in four posts, starting here. In this first part I look at DPM 2012 SP1 and Operations Manager 2012 SP1.

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System Center 2012 Overview for 4Sysops–part 1

And here at last is my two part overview of the entire System Center 2012 product at 4sysops, with all the different components, with links to all the individual, technical in-depth reviews of each part. The first part gives an overview of the suite and also covers licensing – read it here.

Enjoy! Thanks for your time in reading these posts.

System Center 2012 App Controller RTM review for 4Sysops–part 2

The second and last part of my overview of App Controller is now online at 4sysops. In this part (here) I talk about how it handles Windows Azure, the new functionality coming in SP1 allowing the movement of VMs from VMM to Azure as well as an overview of all the different self-service portal.

Enjoy and thanks for reading.

System Center 2012 Orchestrator review for Technet Magazine

This overview of the coolest part of the System Center 2012 suite – Orchestrator is now live on Technet Magazine. The editor tells me its the best one I’ve ever written for them – read it here. Again apologies for the picture of the author next to my name – that’s not me Smile. I’ve contacted the publisher.

Enjoy! And thanks for reading. 

System Center Advisor review for Microsoft Technet Magazine

Somehow I missed the publishing of this article on Microsoft’s magazine. I look at System Center Advisor, which is not a part of System Center 2012 despite the name but an interesting product nonetheless. Read it here. Apologies for the picture of the author next to my name – that’s not me Smile. I’ve contacted the publisher.

Enjoy it! And thanks for reading.