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Happy Holidays and I wish you a Healthy 2021 #Azure #Cloud #MVPBuzz #Winserv #Security #Healthcare

It’s a year full of misery with the Covid-19 virus around the world. People who lose their loved one, It’s a very sad time for all of us! Microsoft technologies are still going on strong with new features in Azure Cloud Services but also supporting the people who are working in the healthcare, data analytics, Microsoft Teams for Collaboration and much more. But what I want to say to all HealthCare people over the world : THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR ALL THE WORK YOU DO 👍
I have deep respect for you all !
Community, Microsoft Product Teams, MVP Lead, WIndows Insiders, I wish you and your family happy holidays and a Healthy 2021 with lot of Success! 🎄😍


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Happy Holidays and Thank you ! #MSOMS #Azure #AzureStack #Hyperv #Sysctr #HybridCloud


Thank you for following me @Jamesvandenberg
Thank you Community 😉
Thank you Microsoft
Wish you all the Best !

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Wish you all Merry Christmas & Happy New Innovative Year 2016 !

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Wow a lot has happened in 2015, I don’t even know where to begin with a recap of 2015 in a Mobile and Cloud first world ! What I have learned that’s it’s all about
applications on your Mobile Phone, Tablet, or any Device to Work, Learn in any environment you want. Sharing Microsoft technology with the Community and in Education via Social media is what I love to do on a daily bases. I hope you enjoyed the information in 2015 with Microsoft Products like :

I wish you all a Healthy Life and a lot of Success in 2016 !

Microsoft is transforming Datacenters with New Technology and making Hybrid Cloud possible for your Applications.
What I personally like is the Microsoft Hololens this is something different, but very Cool to be in a Virtual Reality World with
awesome possibilities in 2016 and in the Future 🙂

Thank you Community, Followers, Microsoft Product Teams, MVP Award Program, MVP’s, Developers, ITpro’s, Students, for Sharing !

Best Regards, James van den Berg.

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Very Proud on the 5th #Microsoft Global MVP Award for SCCDM #SYSCTR

5th MVP Award SCCDM
I’m very proud to receive the 5th Microsoft Global MVP Award for System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management (SCCDM) !
A Big Thank YOU community for following me via Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and my Blog, is really appreciated 🙂
A Big Thank YOU Microsoft for all the support and PGI sessions, really Awesome working together as a Great Team 😉
A Big Thank YOU MVP Mates for sharing information with the community 🙂
A Big Thank YOU to my Family for supporting me all the way ! 🙂

2015 – 2016 will be a beautiful Microsoft year with Awesome new technologies in Windows Server 2016, Hyper-V, System Center, Azure, and we will Bring
Microsoft Azure Cloud Services to your Datacenter with AzureStack.
A lot of New Microsoft information and Great solutions for blogging and sharing with the Community on Social Media.

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#Microsoft System Center Advisor Connector for Operations Manager Preview #sysctr


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The System Center Advisor Connector for Operations Manager preview enables Operations Manager users to receive ongoing assessment of configuration for their windows computers. After installing the connector and selecting computers to be analyzed, Operations Managers users will be able to receive Advisor alerts in the Operations Manager console.
Supported operating systems: Windows Server 2012
This Preview requires Operations Manager 2012 SP1 with Update Rollup 2 installed. Complete Operations Manager system requirements can be found at :


In order to install the Advisor Connector preview:

  1. Download the MSI provided in this page
  2. Extract the contents to a folder in your computer
  3. Import the extracted MPBs into the Operations Manager Console

For more information on configuring the Advisor Connector Preview, visit the Advisor Online Help at:
You can also ask questions and learn more about Advisor at our blog:

You can download the System Center Advisor Connector for Operations Manager Preview here

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2013 ! #Hyperv #sysctr #WindowsAzure #SCVMM

Thank you for follow


Microsoft Cheers

Nokia Lumia 920 Wish

System Center Team 2012


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Travis Wright Thank you

Happy New Year


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System Center Community information on Technet WiKi #sysctr


This page describes how to get involved in the System Center community by providing an index of community resources and key community contributors to follow.  This page is intended to be a living index meaning that your contributions to the page to add new content, update content, or remove outdated content is encouraged.  It’s hard to keep track of the constantly changing shape of the community so it is essential that everyone contributes to keeping this index up to date.

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#Microsoft System Center 2012 Technical Documentation Library #sysctr #ITPRO

Microsoft Technet Library for System Center 2012

App Controller

App Controller provides a unified console that helps you manage public clouds and private clouds, as well as cloud-based virtual machines and services.

Configuration Manager

Configuration Manager provides a comprehensive solution for change and configuration management for the Microsoft platform. It allows you to deploy operating systems, software applications, and software updates; and to monitor and remediate computers for compliance settings. With Configuration Manager, you can also monitor hardware and software inventory, and remotely administer computers.

Data Protection Manager

Data Protection Manager (DPM) is a backup and recovery solution for Microsoft workloads. DPM provides out-of-the-box protection for Files and Folders, Exchange Server, SQL Server, Virtual Machine Manager, SharePoint, Hyper-V, and client computers. For large-scale deployments, DPM also allows you to monitor your backups through a central console or remotely.

Endpoint Protection

Endpoint Protection provides an antimalware and security solution for the Microsoft platform.

Operations Manager

Operations Manager provides infrastructure monitoring that is flexible and cost-effective, helps ensure the predictable performance and availability of vital applications, and offers comprehensive monitoring for your datacenter and cloud, both private and public.


Orchestrator provides orchestration, integration, and automation of IT processes through the creation of runbooks, enabling you to define and standardize best practices and improve operational efficiency.

Service Manager

Service Manager provides an integrated platform for automating and adapting your organization’s IT service management best practices, such as those found in Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF) and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL). It provides built-in processes for incident and problem resolution, change control, and asset lifecycle management.

Virtual Machine Manager

Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) is a management solution for the virtualized datacenter, enabling you to configure and manage your virtualization host, networking, and storage resources in order to create and deploy virtual machines and services to private clouds that you have created.

Unified Installer

The Unified Installer is a tool that enables a single user-interface experience for the installation of seven System Center 2012 components. The Unified Installer provides a means of distributed installation from a central point using the existing Setup program of each component.

System Center Packs

Previous System Center Products

Related Sites

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Microsoft System Center Advisor RC Monitoring my Mobile Data Center online

Microsoft System Center Advisor Release Candidate gives you online advise about your systems.


I activated System Center Advisor RC for my Mobile DataCenter ( EliteBook 8740W ) on this site :

You can create an account from here :
This is the main screen when you signing in :

The console is easy to use, I just added my Mobile Server to the Console :

From that moment my Server is in controle by System Center Advisor and you get the alerts with the Microsoft advise :



Microsoft System Center Advisor send alert notifications by email, I get the email message on my Windows Phone 7.5. This keeps my Mobile Data Center Healty when you
take the right actions advised by System Center.

Microsoft System Center Advisor takes also snapshots of your Server configurations.
Here under you see the configuration settings of my SCVMM2012 database, what is really simple to get from the console :

Microsoft System Center Advisor makes also snapshots of the Server configuration changes, Really handy for trouble shooting :

You can manage the environment online with more administrators :

This is a report email alert from System Center Advisor in my Email :

I like Microsoft System Center Advisor, It’s helping me to keep my DataCenter Healty and I learn a lot of the Microsoft advises.