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System Center 2012: Datasheet


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System Center 2012: Datasheet

  1. 1. Cloud and Data Center ManagementMicrosoft System Center 2012 Cloud computing is transforming the way enterprises provide and consume IT services withtransforms the way you deliver IT the promise of more productive infrastructure and more predictable applications.and application services to your Business users see cost savings and flexibility when they consume IT as a Service—a serviceorganization, optimizing resources that they self-allocate through a portal, that scales up or down according to their needs,across public and private cloud, and that they pay for based on use.managed from a single pane of glass. Data center administrators see cost savings by pooling shared resources into a privateSystem Center 2012 cloud and cloud that serves multiple business users who consume only what they need. Flexibilitydata center management solutions comes from leveraging public cloud resources to complement on-premises you: System Center 2012 enables enterprises to benefit from both private and public cloudDELIVER FLEXIBLE AND COST- computing while still satisfying their unique business needs. It organizes existing IT assetsEFFECTIVE INFRASTRUCTURE (network, storage, compute) into a private cloud that is seamlessly integrated with publicUSING WHAT YOU ALREADY OWN. cloud services—a hybrid cloud you can manage from a single pane of glass.Integrate heterogeneous datacenters and pool your data centerresources into a private cloud. Deliver flexible, cost-effective infrastructure using what youGive business users self-service already ownaccess to infrastructure while youretain control of your IT assets. Heterogeneous support System Center 2012 enables you to integrate a wide range of technologies into a coherentPREDICT APPLICATION SERVICE private cloud:LEVEL AGREEMENTS (SLAS ) n Manage different hypervisors centrally from a single pane of glass with support forWITH CONFIDENCE. Gain deep Windows Server Hyper-V, VMWare vSphere, and Citrix XenServer.insight into what’s happening toapplications inside your servers n Monitor Windows Server, Sun Solaris, and various Linux and Unix distributions.and virtual machines to address n Integrate toolsets from HP, CA, BMC, EMC, and VMware into automated workflows.issues faster.MANAGE PRIVATE AND PUBLICCLOUD COMPUTING IN ONE PLACE.Build your own hybrid cloud,exercising your choice of whereto run application workloads,whether in your private or apublic cloud. Then manage bothfrom the same screen. Hyper-V TM – App Controller – Operations Manager – Orchestrator – Service Manager – Virtual Machine Manager – Data Protection Manager – Endpoint Protection Create clouds from your existing IT infrastructure. – Configuration Manager
  2. 2. Cloud and Data Center ManagementProcess automationMake your private cloud more efficient bybuilding automated workflows for standardprocesses such as incident management,problem management, change manage-ment, and release management.Self-service infrastructureStandardize compute, network, andstorage resources into a private cloudfabric that is then allocated to businessunits using Active Directory.Use a service catalog that enablesapplication owners to request andconsume capacity in self-service mode.Predict application SLAs withconfidenceDeep application monitoring and Quickly pinpoint application performance issues for rapid resolution.problem diagnosisDeep integration with .NET applications administrative effort and expense by (Microsoft, VMware, and others), and serviceenables developers to pinpoint the root simplifying application servicing through providers such as Windows Azure.cause of application issues down to the image-based management. Delegate authority and enable self-serviceoffending line of code, enabling fasterdiscovery and resolution. flexibility without sacrificing the centralizedEasy-to-use dashboards and reports help Manage private and public control IT pros need to ensure securityyou effectively track and communicate the cloud computing in one place and compliance.status of your SLAs. Physical, virtual, and cloud Application self-serviceIntegration with Visual Studio enables across clouds managementseamless collaboration between Application owners get a consistent Extend familiar on-premises managementdevelopment and operations teams so they self-service experience by providing to hybrid cloud environments.can resolve problems faster and improve single-pane-of-glass visibility and control For more information about SystemSLA compliance. across private cloud and Windows Azure Center 2012, visit application services.Standardized provisioning of services Flexible delegation with controlDraw on the service-modeling capabilities Construct and manage clouds acrossin service templates so that application multiple data centers, infrastructuresowners can repeatedly and reliablycompose, configure, and deployapplication services to the cloud.Visualize application service deploy-ments as well as reconfigure themacross private and public clouds.Simplified management ofapplicationsEase deployment of applications tothe cloud through Server ApplicationVirtualization (SAV), which removesapplication dependencies on specificinfrastructure. SAV can also reduce Monitor resources across both private and public clouds in the same place.2012. This data sheet is for informational purposes only. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN THIS SUMMARY.