MMS Day Three - Wednesday 28th March

Attended the keynote:

SMS 2003 SP3 will be available in April

SCCM

  • Live Asset intelligence coming – Your Site Server connects over the Internet to a server in Microsoft to receive updates to the Asset Intelligence catalog
  • Automatic OS image management and deployment for servers and workstations
  • Intel Active Management Technology integration
  • Dell, HP and IBM catalogs
  • DCM

Virtual Machine Manager

  • System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) looks pretty cool especially as it can do lots of things "on the fly" and convert VMWare images to VMM issues - this might convince me to try Virtual Server/ Virtual PC again as at the moment my preference is VMWare.
  • Demo of integration with SCOM – SCOM reported a problem with a server having network problem.  A wizard was run to take the SCOM recommendation of moving the VM to another host to resolve the issue which it did on the fly and seamlessly.
Published Thursday, March 29, 2007 2:57 PM by chobbs

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