System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Connectors released

The interoperability connectors for System Center have now been released: Operations Manager 2007 R2 Connector for IBM Tivoli Enterprise Management Console  Operations Manager 2007 R2 Connector for HP Operations Manager (formerly HP OpenView Operations) Operations Manager 2007 R2 Connector for BMC Remedy Action Request System (ARS) Operations Manager 2007 R2 Universal Connector I find this…


Podcast about System Center Cross Platform

Here is a recent podcast where they talk about System Center Cross Platform and what it can do for you. They also talk about the inter-op part and open source.


System Center OpsMgr X-Plat Providers source code available

So today we published some of the code for the cross platform implementation as open source. It’s the code that implements the providers getting all the things needed for monitoring Solaris, Linux, AIX, HPUX etc. The fact that we were going to release this code as open source has been communicated for a long time…


System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Released

So finally it has been released. SCOM 2007 R2 where one of new big features is monitoring Unix/Linux computers (which happens to be what I’m been working on for the last two years). There is an evaluation copy available here. More community resources available here, here and here. General availability is July 1st 2009 (i.e. when everybody…


Operations Manager 2007 R2 Release Candidate now released

So it has been almost a year since our little project was announced and the first public beta released. Today the release candidate was made available for everyone on MS Connect (you need to register and sign up to download the RC). There are a lot of new things in the RC but the most…


System Center Cross Platform and Open Source

Some news about System Center Cross Platform extensions. It will be in the box with the next release of System Center but the biggest news I think is that not only the open source taken into the product will be open source. The code used to discover and monitor parts of the UNIX operating systems such as…


When pigs fly

There are probably a lot of people out there that would say that Microsoft will develop stuff for Unix the day pigs fly. Well in that case you better start looking out for those flying pigs! If you somehow missed last weeks announcement I’ve collected a few links (and still collecting) regarding System Center Cross Platform…


System Center Cross Platform Extensions Beta

Some links regarding the SCX beta release: News: The first news flash I read @ Microsoft virtual pressroom Official press release Microsoft answers call for more cross-platform support @ slashdot @ InformationWeek Blog posts: MMS 2008 Keynote: The Dynamic Datacenter Microsoft.Unix.Computer – Team blog for System Center Cross Platform and Interop Cross Platform What? -…