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New flexible way for customers to buy Microsoft Operations Management Suite

This post was authored by Mike Schutz, General Manager, Cloud Platform Marketing. As you think about the transition from traditional IT to cloud, a key element in making that transition possible is IT operations management. Just about every business now has a mix of resources, with some still primarily running on-premises infrastructure and others now...

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A tour of Operations Management Suite: Backup

In recent blog posts, we’ve covered the automation, disaster recovery and log analytics capabilities in Operations Management Suite (OMS) and explored how you can use OMS to manage and protect your hybrid environments. Starting today, we’ll look at another set of key capabilities around cloud-first enterprise backup with Azure Backup and System Center: Data Protection...

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Modernize your IT management experience

From the emergence of cloud solutions to the containerization of workloads, every area of technology is in a stage of rapid growth and innovation. The benefit of that innovation comes to businesses in the form of increased speed and agility, but there is a tax. Incorporating new approaches can create management headaches and stress existing...

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Linux Server Usage in your Organization

We are looking to help better manage your Linux servers and would like to understand your Linux server usage in your organizations. This survey is anonymous. We know most viewers of this blog are not usually the primary Linux users but please fill this survey to the best of your knowledge. Thanks in advance...

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Learning from Cloud: What does a server upgrade mean for your organization?

Customers often ask why it’s so important to migrate to the more recent versions of Windows Server.  Today we mark exactly one year remaining until the end of support for Windows Server 2003, which puts some urgency behind that question for a lot of organizations.  So what’s the upside to migrating off Windows Server 2003? ...

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System Center 2012 SP1 UR6 and System Center 2012 R2 UR2 now available

Customers can now download the latest update rollups for both System Center 2012 SP1 and System Center 2012 R2.  Update rollups provide a cumulative package of fixes for each System Center component and are available from Microsoft Update.  Alternatively, they can be manually downloaded from the Microsoft Update Catalog. You can view the updates for each component at the Description...

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