System Center 2012 R2 Overview

System Center 2012 R2 Overview by Daniel van Soest, Solutions Specialist Cloud Infrastructure at Microsoft

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  1. System Center 2012 R2 Overview

    Slide 1 - System Center 2012 R2 Overview

    • Daniel van Soest
    • Solution Sales Datacenter & Cloud
    • danielvs@microsoft.com
  2. Slide 2

    • This presentation explores how System Center 2012 R2 helps customers realize the benefits of the Microsoft Cloud OS by delivering unified provisioning, management & automation across your datacenter.
    • Agenda
    • Introduction
    • System Center Overview
    • Infrastructure Provisioning
    • Infrastructure Monitoring
    • Automation & Self-Service
    • ITSM
    • Application Performance Monitoring
    • Progressing to Cloud Infrastructure
  3. Big data

    Slide 3 - Big data

    • Cloud
    • Mobility
    • Apps
    • Modern, agile apps for new scenarios
    • Easy access to any data, any size, anywhere
    • Powerful analytics in familiar tools
    • On-demand scale, real-time performance
    • Infrastructure designed to withstand failure
    • Resources managed at datacenter scale
    • Great user experience from anywhere
    • Cloud
    • Apps
    • Mobility
    • Big data
    • Transforming IT to address new questions
    • Microsoft’s answer:
    • The Cloud OS
  4. Slide 4

    • Transform the datacenter
    • Unlock insights on any data
    • Empower people-centric IT
    • Enable modern business apps
    • Customer
    • ServiceProvider
    • Microsoft
    • ConsistentPlatform
    • ONE
    • With Microsoft’s Cloud OS vision, customers can…
  5. Slide 5

    • Windows Server
    • Windows Azure
    • Microsoft cloud experience
  6. Bringing our learnings to your datacenter

    Slide 6 - Bringing our learnings to your datacenter

    • High performance storage on industry-standard hardware
    • Policy based automation
    • Multi-tenant environments with isolation
    • Application elasticity
    • Software-defined networking
    • Windows Server
    • Windows Azure
    • and many others….
  7. Infrastructure provisioning

    Slide 7 - Infrastructure provisioning

    • Enterprise-class multi-tenant infrastructure for hybrid environments
    • System Center capabilities
    • Application performance monitoring
    • Deep insight into application health
    • Automation and self-service
    • Application-owner agility while IT retains control
    • IT service management
    • Flexible service delivery
    • Infrastructure monitoring
    • Comprehensive monitoring of physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructure
    • System Center 2012 R2 solution overview
  8. Slide 8

    • Utilize a single tool for on-premises and cloud provisioning
    • Infrastructure provisioning
    • Effectively manage virtual environments at-scale
    • Reduce infrastructure complexity
    • Deliver efficient infrastructure services
    • across customer base
    • IT demands
    • System Center 2012 R2 delivers
    • Enterprise-class virtualization management with robust Linux support
    • Support for Windows Server scale & performance:
    • Dynamic VHDX resize
    • Dynamic Memory support for Linux
    • Snapshot running VM
    • Gen 2 VMs
    • Fiber-channel SAN connectivity
    • Simplified provisioning & migration
    • Windows Server file storage & Storage Spaces management
    • Automated Hyper-V cluster upgrades with VMM
    • Service templates & runbooks for System Center components
    • Protection & recovery across datacenters
    • Multi-tenant cloud infrastructure
    • Multi-hypervisor clouds
    • Virtual networks management
    • Automated standards-based TOR switch configuration
    • Multi-tenant edge gateway provisioning
    • Service management automation
    • Extend familiar management to Windows Azure
    • Workloads migrated to Windows Azure Virtual Machines
    • Windows Azure Integration Pack
    • Enterprise-class multi-tenant infrastructure for hybrid environments
  9. Virtualization, Storage & Network Management

    Slide 9 - Virtualization, Storage & Network Management

    • Private Cloud Construction & Management
    • Day to Day Operational Efficiencies
    • Hybrid Cloud Integration & Management
    • Heterogeneous Virtualization Management
    • Infrastructure Provisioning Key Scenarios
  10. System Center supports enterprise-classscale and performance

    Slide 10 - System Center supports enterprise-classscale and performance

    • System
    • Resource
    • Maximum number
    • Improvement factor
    • Windows 2008 R2
    • Windows Server 2012 R2
    • Host
    • Logical processors on hardware
    • 64
    • 320
    • Physical memory
    • 1 TB
    • 4 TB
    • Virtual processors per host
    • 512
    • 2,048
    • Virtual machine
    • Virtual processors per virtual machine
    • 4
    • 64
    • 16×
    • Memory per virtual machine
    • 64 GB
    • 1 TB
    • 16×
    • Virtual disk capacity
    • 2 TB
    • 64 TB
    • 32x
    • Active virtual machines
    • 384
    • 1,024
    • 2.7×
    • Cluster
    • Nodes
    • 16
    • 64
    • Virtual machines
    • 1,000
    • 8,000
    • System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) server manages up to 1000 hosts and 25,000 VMs
  11. Slide 11

    • IT demands
    • System Center 2012 R2 delivers
    • Monitor diverse environments
    • Assure physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructure health
    • Ensure reliable workload configurations
    • Infrastructure monitoring
    • Best-of-breed Windows monitoring, robust cross-platform support
    • Cross platform monitoring:
    • Windows Server
    • RHEL/SUSE Linux
    • Oracle Solaris
    • HP-UX & IBM AIX
    • Cross-platform configuration:
    • Windows Server
    • Linux/UNIX
    • Network monitoring and cloud infrastructure health
    • VMM-Operations Manager connector
    • VMware vSphere health with VEEAM Management Pack
    • Network topology discovery
    • System Center Management Pack for Windows Azure
    • AWS Management Pack
    • Best-practice workload configuration
    • Best practice configuration for Windows Server 2012 with System Center Advisor connector
    • Comprehensive monitoring of physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructure
  12. OS & workload monitoring

    Slide 12 - OS & workload monitoring

    • Public Cloud monitoring
    • Hybrid Cloud monitoring
    • System Center Advisor
    • Private Cloud & network monitoring
    • Infrastructure Monitoring Key Scenarios
  13. Slide 13

    • Storage
    • Compute
    • Network
    • Comprehensive System Center Monitoring
    • Storage
    • Compute
    • Windows Azure
    • VMware vSphere monitoring with VEEAM Management Pack
    • Expanded cloud infrastructure health visualization with integration between VMM & Operations Manager components
    • Native SNMP-based network monitoring
    • Cloud-integrated monitoring
    • Integrated System Center Advisor views with Operations Manager connector
    • Windows Server 2012
    • VMware vSphere
    • Availability and performance monitoring for Windows Azure Virtual Machines & Windows Azure Storage
    • Deep infrastructure and workload insight
  14. Slide 14

    • Monitoring Azure Infrastructure
    • Azure
    • Storage
    • Compute
    • Network
    • Windows Azure Management API
    • VM
    • VM
    • VM
    • VM
    • VM
    • VM
    • SCOM
    • Agent
    • SCOM
    • Agent
    • SCOM
    • Agent
    • SCOM
    • Agent
    • SCOM
    • Agent
    • SCOM
    • Agent
    • Operations
    • Manager
  15. Hybrid Cloud monitoring

    Slide 15 - Hybrid Cloud monitoring

    • Operations manager
    • Bus
    • VM
    • Cloud
    • service
    • Storage
    • DB
    • Azure
    • Discovery,
    • health
    • Cloud
    • service
    • Discovery, health
    • VM
    • Storage
    • DB
    • Active
    • directory
    • Service
    • bus
    • Private Cloud
    • Host
    • Operations Manager enables monitoring the health state of both Private and Public cloud depending on where the application or service is running.
  16. Automation and self-service

    Slide 16 - Automation and self-service

    • IT demands
    • System Center 2012 R2 delivers
    • Empower app owners while retaining control
    • Common management tools for on-premises and cloud
    • Dynamically expand capacity to support app SLA
    • Self-service app provisioning, incl. multitenant environments
    • Standardized application provisioning with service templates (e.g., SharePoint farms)
    • Scalable multi-VM tenant services with Windows Azure-consistent user experience (e.g. SQL cluster)
    • Unified management views & artifacts b/w Windows Server & Azure
    • Unified view across clouds with App Controller
    • Extended datacenter capacity with common VM templates & VHD images:
    • VHDs for first party workloads like SharePoint
    • VHDs for Windows Server & Linux
    • Scale application tiers via automation & integration
    • Rich automation workflows with Orchestrator and PowerShell
    • Windows Azure Integration Pack for automated compute & storage deployment
    • SharePoint Integration Pack
    • Application agility while IT retains control
  17. Automation concepts

    Slide 17 - Automation concepts

    • Activities
    • Intelligent tasks that perform defined actions
    • Invoke web services
    • Compare values
    • Query database
    • Send e-mail
    • Run .NET script
    • Return data
    • Check schedule
    • Runbooks
    • . . . and nested runbooks
    • System-level workflows that execute a series of linked activities
    • Create incident
    • Create checkpoint
    • Start maint mode
    • Shut down VM
    • E-mail on error
    • Update on success
    • Databus
    • Used to publish and consume information as a Runbook executes
    • Get server ID from DPM
    • Get data sources
    • Create recovery point
    • Standard activities
    • A rich set of out-of-box activities
  18. Application performance monitoring

    Slide 18 - Application performance monitoring

    • IT demands
    • System Center 2012 R2 delivers
    • Assure Line of Business (LOB)application SLA
    • Enable rapid application lifecycle
    • Assure great end-user experiences and  Microsoft workload health
    • Deep application insight
    • .Net and Java monitoring, including line-of-code level traceability
    • Integrated transaction monitoring with BlueStripe
    • Integrated dev-ops that spans people, process and systems
    • Faster issue tracking and remediation with System Center-Visual Studio connector
    • Efficient app debugging with Microsoft Monitoring Agent
    • Cloud-integrated insight in familier monitoring console
    • Outside-in monitoring with Global Service Monitor
    • Best practice configurations for MS workloads with System Center Advisor connector
    • Management Packs for Microsoft workloads and third party ISV apps
    • Deep insight into application health
  19. Deep application insight for .NET & Java applications

    Slide 19 - Deep application insight for .NET & Java applications

    • Comprehensive monitoring anddeep application insight help you “get to green”
    • Discover application dependencies
    • Monitor client and server components of the application
    • Isolate root cause
    • Triage and remediate
    • Comprehensive monitoring & deep application insight help you “get to green”
    • Discover application dependencies
    • Monitor client and server components of the application
    • Isolate root cause
    • Triage and remediate
  20. IT service management

    Slide 20 - IT service management

    • IT demands
    • System Center 2012 R2 delivers
    • Enable easy publishing andconsumption of IT services
    • Integrate people, process and knowledge
    • Efficient resource utilization and SLA tracking
    • Self-service requests for private cloud capacity
    • Service catalog, including support for SharePoint 2013
    • Cloud Service Process Pack (CSPP)
    • Flexible service offerings and service request templates
    • Industry-standard service management and process workflows
    • Automated workflows for incident, problem, change & release management
    • Configuration management database (CMDB)
    • Business and operational insight
    • VM-level metering and price sheets
    • SLA reporting data warehouse
    • Integration with Cloud Cruiser cost analytics solution for chargeback
    • Flexible service delivery
  21. Slide 21

    • Approve request
    • Process automation
    • Self-service deployment request
    • Access service catalog
    • Provision service
    • Flexible service delivery
  22. Implementing Cloud Infrastructure

    Slide 22 - Implementing Cloud Infrastructure

  23. Windows Azure technology

    Slide 23 - Windows Azure technology

    • Customer Portal
    • Windows Azure
    • Compute, Storage, Network
    • IT Admin
    • Customers
  24. In your datacenter

    Slide 24 - In your datacenter

    • Your datacenter
    • System Center + Windows Server
    • Compute, Storage, Network
    • Tenant Portal
    • Customers
    • IT Admin
  25. In your datacenter

    Slide 25 - In your datacenter

    • System Center + Windows Server
    • Compute, Storage, Network
    • Tenant Mgt
    • Auto-mation
    • Resource Clouds
    • Hosting Plans
    • Billing
    • Admin Portal
    • Tenant Portal
    • Customers
    • IT Admin
    • Your datacenter
  26. Slide 26

    • Windows Azure Pack
    • In your datacenter
    • System Center + Windows Server
    • Compute, Storage, Network
    • Admin Portal
    • Tenant Mgt
    • Auto-mation
    • Resource Clouds
    • Hosting Plans
    • Billing
    • Tenant Portal
    • Customers
    • IT Admin
    • Your datacenter
  27. The Windows Azure Pack

    Slide 27 - The Windows Azure Pack

    • Customer Portal
    • Web sites
    • Virtual machines
    • Web Platform as a Service (SaaS)
    • Infrastructure Services (IaaS)
    • Reliable messaging
    • Service bus
    • Self-service user experience / OData REST API
    • Virtual Networking
    • Virtual Networks
    • SQL Server and MySQL database
    • Database
    • Infrastructure Services (IaaS)
    • Reliable messaging
    • Self-service user experience / OData REST API
    • Virtual Networking
    • SQL Server and MySQL database
  28. Orchestrated Disaster Recovery

    Slide 28 - Orchestrated Disaster Recovery

    • for Hyper-V VMs, between on-premises locations
    • Communication and Replication
    • Microsoft Azure Site Recovery
    • Primary Site
    • Windows Server
    • Microsoft Azure Site Recovery
    • Communication Channel
    • Replication channel: Hyper-V Replica
    • Primary Site
    • Windows Server
    • Recovery Site
    • Windows Server
    • Key features include:
    • Automated VM protection and replication
    • Remote health monitoring
    • Customizable recovery plans
    • No-impact recovery plan testing
    • Orchestrated recovery when needed
    • & Microsoft Azure
  29. Slide 29

    • Cloud-optimized Dell PowerEdge servers
    • Integrated, dense Dell storage platforms
    • Dell network switches and fabric automation
    • Cloud Platform System
    • Microsoft Cloud OS platform in a converged system
    • Windows Server 2012 R2
    • System Center 2012 R2
    • Windows Azure Pack
    • Microsoft-designed reference architecture
  30. New Windows Server containers and Azure support for Docker

    Slide 30 - New Windows Server containers and Azure support for Docker

  31. Appendix

    Slide 32 - Appendix

  32. What’s new in System Center 2012 R2

    Slide 33 - What’s new in System Center 2012 R2

    • 33
    • Application performance monitoring
    • System Center Advisor connector for Operations Manager
    • Java APM
    • Microsoft Monitoring Agent
    • Support for Exchange Connector
    • IT service
    • management
    • Orchestrator Integration Pack for SharePoint (new)
    • Service management automation with REST APIs & PowerShell
    • Updated System Center Integration packs
    • Automation and self-service
    • System Center Advisor connector for Operations Manager
    • Native SNMP monitoring and IPv6 support
    • VMM integration with Operations Manager for fabric health visualization
    • Infrastructure monitoring
    • System Center Management Pack for Windows Azure
    • Infrastructure provisioning
    • Snapshot running VMs without downtime
    • Dynamic Memory resize for running VMs
    • Automated Hyper-V cluster upgrades w/o downtime using Live Migration
    • ODX support for faster VM provisioning from templates
    • Virtual fibre channel SAN connectivity support
    • Storage Spaces support
    • File-level Linux VM backups, restore full Linux VM
    • Dynamic VHDX resize
    • Dynamic Memory support for Linux VMs
    • Service templates for DPM, Service Manager, SPF and Ops. Mgr.
    • Runbook based configuration for all System Center components
    • Tenant-level usage metering and reporting
    • Provisioning and configuration of hybrid networking gateways
  33. System Center for the Datacenter

    Slide 34 - System Center for the Datacenter

    • Hyper-V Hosts
    • {
    • Virtual Machine ManagerVM & cloud management
    • App ControllerVM & applicationself-service
    • }
    • Operations ManagerInfrastructure & application monitoring & alerting
    • Data Protection ManagerContinuous protection of key applications & workloads
    • Service ManagerIT Service Management & IaaS Self-Service
    • OrchestratorIntegration & automation of key technologies & processes
  34. Virtual Machine Manager

    Slide 35 - Virtual Machine Manager

    • Microsoft Confidential
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    • Multi-hypervisor support.
    • Multi-tenant isolation with virtual networks.
    • Multi-tenant edge gateway provisioning bridges physical and virtual networks.
    • Storage management, including VM connectivity into fiber channel.
    • SANs and  Storage Spaces support.
    • Service templates.
    • Server application virtualization.
    • Dynamic Optimization and Power Optimization.
    • Windows-Azure consistent VM management and virtual network APIs.
    • Preserve and optimize existing infrastructure investments.
    • Improve infrastructure SLAs
    • Reduce operational expense.
    • Gain flexible provisioning in shared multi-tenant environments.
    • Receive end-to-end management of virtualized and cloud datacenter resources.
    • Save time with standardized service creation and upgrades.
    • Enable consistent management experiences between Windows Server and Windows Azure environments.
    • System Center 2012 R2
    • Benefits
  35. Creating Clouds

    Slide 36 - Creating Clouds

    • Resources – define the physical infrastructure capacity that will form the basis of the cloud. Supports VMware Resource pools.
    • Logical Networks & Load Balancers – Admins can define Logical Networks and managed Load Balancers, that can be used by VMs & Services in the cloud.
    • Storage – the Cloud abstracts the underlying storage in favor of classifications for simplified placement experience.
    • Capacity – Define the scale boundaries for the cloud
    • Integrated Management Experience for Cloud Creation
  36. Accelerating Deployment with Templates

    Slide 37 - Accelerating Deployment with Templates

    • Hardware – VMM uses hardware profiles, along with a sysprepped VHD/X file to streamline deployment. VMM will create the sysprepped VHD/X for you.
    • OS Config – Configuration of domain join, admin password, product key, but even the Windows Server Roles & Features
    • App Config – Add application-level configurations, such as MS Deploy Web Packages, Server App-V, or SQL DAC
    • SQL Config – VMM allows admins to add SQL configuration/deployment files to a VM deployment, to accelerate DB deployment in the environment
    • Accelerated deployment of VMs with VMM Templates
  37. Slide 38

    • Compute
    • Storage
    • Network
    • Web (IIS)
    • App (App-V)
    • Data (SQL)
    • Web tier
    • Scale out and health policy
    • Internet Information Services (IIS)
    • HW profile
    • OS profile
    • App profile
    • Application tier
    • Scale out and health policy
    • Application server
    • HW profile
    • OS profile
    • App profile
    • Data tier
    • Scale out and health policy
    • SQL Server
    • HW profile
    • OS profile
    • App profile
    • Service template (multi-tier .NET applications)
    • Service Templates
  38. Slide 39

    • Utilizes existing templates as building blocks to form interconnected, multi-tier, multi-VM services
    • Tiers can be configured for scale and designed for high availability through availability sets
    • Intelligent placement ensures optimal placement of all VMs within each tier of the Service Template at deployment time
    • Service templates can specify logical networks, load balancers
    • Set service-related properties, such as cost center, description, release version
    • Model Business Services within the Virtualized Infrastructure
    • Designing Services via Service Templates
  39. Comprehensive physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructure monitoring using familiar console.

    Slide 40 - Comprehensive physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructure monitoring using familiar console.

    • Enhanced dev-ops collaboration and decreased time to resolution with deep application insight.
    • Improved insights with personalized reporting.
    • Cloud-integrated insight to assure predictable application and workload SLA.
    • Operations Manager
    • Microsoft Confidential
    • .NET and Java Application performance management.
    • Monitoring across on-premises and Windows Azure (including System Center Management Pack for Windows Azure).
    • Improved UNIX and Linux support.
    • Network monitoring.
    • Customizable dashboards.
    • Global Service Monitor.
    • Integrated System Center Advisor views.
    • Integrated dev-ops.
    • Management packs for Microsoft workloads and third party ISV apps.
    • System Center 2012 R2
    • Benefits
  40. Operations Manager

    Slide 41 - Operations Manager

    • Rich Dashboards - monitors the key elements of the infrastructure – physical, virtual, hardware, software, and within applications and presents the key information through simple visual dashboards
    • Centralized Alerting – OpsMgr collects information about monitored services andin the event of an issue, raises an alert
    • Extensible – Management Packs enableOpsMgr to monitor other technologies
    • Knowledge – Helps admins remediate issues faster with inbox product guidance
    • Topology Views – Visualize key systems and applications across physical and virtual
    • Comprehensive infrastructure & application monitoring
  41. Orchestrator

    Slide 42 - Orchestrator

    • Workflow automation.
    • Integration of third-party management tools.
    • Simple design of custom workflow runbooks.
    • Updated Integration Packs (IP), including Windows Azure IP and SharePoint IP.
    • Service Provider Foundation (SPF).
    • Aggregation of multiple infrastructure stamps.
    • REST-based web APIs for System Center components.
    • Service management automation including built-in PowerShell workflows and REST APIs.
    • Lower costs and increase reliability by automating repetitive tasks.
    • Simplify heterogeneous datacenter management.
    • Have IT resources focus on higher business impact projects.
    • Enable multi-tenant infrastructure provisioning and custom automation.
    • Enable service provider infrastructure to be easily consumed by enterprises.
    • System Center 2012 R2
    • Benefits
  42. Orchestrator

    Slide 43 - Orchestrator

    • Custom Automation – build, test, debug, deploy, and manage automation in your environment.
    • Integration – integrates with System Center, other Microsoft products, and non-Microsoft products to enable interoperability across the data center
    • Orchestration – provides the tools for orchestration to combine software, hardware, and manual processes into a seamless system
    • Extensible – provides extensible integration to any system through the Orchestrator Integration Toolkit
    • Simple – Quick to install and configure, and start realizing value
    • Workflow management solution for the data center
  43. App Controller

    Slide 44 - App Controller

    • Role-based access for the application owner.
    • Single view of delegated resources across private and public clouds.
    • Deploy and manage services in addition to VMs.
    • VM portability between Windows Server and Windows Azure.
    • Service provider infrastructure exposed to enterprises through SPF integration.
    • Increase application owner agility with self-service interface.
    • Save time by bringing together all delegated infrastructure.
    • Improve reliability by deploying template-based services.
    • Gain flexible datacenter capacity management.
    • Receive unified view across on-premises, service provider, and Windows Azure infrastructure.
    • System Center 2012 R2
    • Benefits
  44. Service Manager

    Slide 45 - Service Manager

    • Service catalog.
    • Self-service request portal.
    • Release and SLA management.
    • Data warehousing and reporting.
    • Cloud Service Process Pack (CSPP).
    • Chargeback metering and price sheets for VMs.
    • Increase organizational agility with customized service offerings.
    • Improve corporate compliance through process management.
    • Improve business intelligence through customized reporting and basic chargeback.
    • System Center 2012 R2
    • Benefits
  45. Service Manager

    Slide 46 - Service Manager

    • IT Service Management – Service Manager provides Incident, Problem, Change & Release management. Service & Request Offerings, along with SLA Management are also in the box
    • ITaaS – Rich self-service portal based on SharePoint providing role-based access to the service catalog.
    • Integration – Connectors simplify and streamline integration between Service Manager and other System Center components.
    • Business Intelligence – Powerful data warehouse for rich, integrated reporting.
    • Cloud Services Process Pack – Free download providing pre-built Service Requests, Request Offerings and Runbooks
    • IT Service Management with System Center Integration
  46. Save time with consolidated management server console.

    Slide 47 - Save time with consolidated management server console.

    • Secure access for the broader IT team.
    • Gain quicker time to recovery.
    • Receive granular protection for Microsoft workloads.
    • Data Protection Manager
    • Centralized management of servers with Data Protection Manager.
    • Role-based administration.
    • Item-level recovery for virtual machines.
    • Best of breed protection and recovery for Microsoft workloads (Exchange, SharePoint, SQL).
    • System Center 2012 R2
    • Benefits
  47. Data Protection Manager

    Slide 48 - Data Protection Manager

    • Workloads – DPM protects key workloads, at a granular application level, up to every 15 minutes.
    • Disk/Tape – DPM supports protecting short-term to disk, and long-term to tape.
    • Centralized – With integration with OpsMgr,the central console enables management ofall DPM servers from a single location.
    • Azure Integration – DPM now supports archiving data up to Windows Azure
    • Low-Cost DR – DPM on site 1, can be protected by DPM on another site, for DR purposes.
    • Scalable – 800 VMs per DPM server, parallel backups, page-file exclusion, Live Migration support
    • Centralized protection for key VMs and applications
  48. Configuration Manager

    Slide 49 - Configuration Manager

    • Improved settings management with remediation.
    • Integrated anti-malware with System Center.Endpoint Protection.
    • Delegated administration.
    • Linux/Unix configuration support.
    • Reduce compliance complexity.
    • Improve support for virtualized environments.
    • Reduce cost through integrated security.
    • Enable cross-platform configuration.
    • System Center 2012 R2
    • Benefits
  49. Why choose the Windows Azure Pack?

    Slide 50 - Why choose the Windows Azure Pack?

    • Enterprise-class
    • Easy and cost-effective
    • Open and interoperable
    • Builds on a familiar foundation of Windows Server and System Center
    • Isolated virtual networks for multi-tenant workloads
    • Extensibility and integration
    • Windows Azure code running in your datacenter
    • Highly scalable virtualization and management platform
    • Simple service delivery for multi-tenant cloud infrastructure
    • Out-of-box laaS and PaaSservice offerings
    • Standardized service provisioning using service templates
    • Automation platform
    • Advanced Windows Server 2012 R2 features on standard hardware
    • Easy VM and Web application portability
    • Private, hosted and public cloud
    • Broad application platform support including .NET, node.js, PHP
    • OData REST API for portal level integration
    • Service Bus for asynchronous distributed application integration
  50. Best-in-class performance and scale for Microsoft workloads.

    Slide 51 - Best-in-class performance and scale for Microsoft workloads.

    • Multi-tenant virtual networking, including edge gateway provisioning to bridge physical and virtual networks.
    • Support for VM connectivity into virtual Fiber Channel SAN.
    • Multi-hypervisor support, including Hyper-V, VMware, and Citrix.
    • Robust open source support: Dynamic Memory for Linux, Unix/ Linux monitoring and configuration.
    • Unified monitoring for on-premises and Windows Azure infrastructure.
    • In-box service templates and runbooks for System Center components.
    • Web-based interfaces to System Center capabilities.
    • Standards-based top-of-rack network switch configuration.
    • Windows Server file-based storage and Storage Spaces support.
    • Extensible service management automation and integration.
    • Workload protection and recovery across datacenters with Windows Azure.
    • Hyper-V Recovery Manager.
    • Easy VM portability and management between Windows Server and Windows Azure.
    • Deep .NET and Java application monitoring and diagnostics.
    • Standardized app provisioning with service templates.
    • Integrated dev-ops with System Center-Visual Studio connector.
    • Cloud-integrated app and workload insight with Global Service Monitor and System Center Advisor.
    • Management Packs with extensive built-in knowledge for Microsoft Exchange, SQL, SharePoint.
    • Why choose System Center 2012 R2
    • Enterprise-class
    • Simple and cost-effective
    • Application focused
  51. Key Technologies

    Slide 52 - Key Technologies

    • Hypervisor
    • VM Management
    • Automation
    • Service Mgmt.
    • Monitoring
    • Self-Service
    • vSphere Hypervisor
    • vCenter Server
    • vCenter Orchestrator
    • vCloud Automation Center
    • vCenter Ops Mgmt. Suite
    • vCloud Director
    • Hyper-V
    • Virtual Machine Manager
    • Orchestrator
    • Service Manager
    • Operations Manager
    • App Controller
    • Protection
    • vSphere Data Protection
    • Data Protection Manager
    • System Center 2012 SP1
    • vCloud Suite& vCenter