This webcast cover the System Center 2012 product release announcements and a little bit about what each of these products do:
- System Center 2012 Configuration Manager – Release Candidate available
- System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection – Release Candidate available
- System Center 2012 Service Manager – Beta available
- System Center 2012 Application Controller – Beta available
- System Center 2012 Orchestrator – Release Candidate available
More specifically, starting at 3:30:
- What are the advantages of managing mobile devices using Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) with SCCM versus natively in Exchange or Office 365?
- How does SCCM utilize EAS to manage mobile devices?
- How frequently does SCCM query the CAS for the updates to detected devices?
- Where is the connecting device type stored at?
- How can you connect to multiple exchange organizations to manage devices?
- How can we do deeper device management with SCCM 2012 than what EAS provides?
- What kind of architecture design can you have with your Enrollment server, EWS, and DMP?
- How can you streamline the enrollment process for devices under deeper management using SCCM?
Mobile Device Management in Configuration Manager 2012:
In this screencast, Anant and Symon discuss the importance of application management in the private cloud and virtualized datacenter. They cover considerations when planning, deploying and managing the application, and how the newest member of the System Center 2012 family, App Controller, can help.
Learn how App Controller can standardize app provisioning, offer self-service, provide predictable service delivery, and when integrated with Operations Manager 2012, how it can provide deep application monitoring across clouds.
Application Management with System Center 2012:
This videocast cover three updated tools from the folks over in the Solutions Accelerators team:
- Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2012 Beta 1
- Microsoft Security Compliance Manager 2.0
- Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 6.5 Beta
More specifically, starting at [10:34] the following is covered:
- The consolidation of the Access Control CMDLets and the Windows Azure Management CMDLets into a single package
- New CMDLets to do end to end creation of Windows Azure Services including Hosted Service Accounts and Storage Accounts
- Updates to the CMDLets for Monitoring including native export of Perfmon Counters
- New CMDLets that enable the end to end creation of SQL Azure Databases
PowerShell on Windows Azure:
In the video below, David Mills and Symon discuss the importance of infrastrucutre management in the private cloud and virtualized datacenter. They cover some of the key infrastructure management features in Virtual Machine Manager 2012, including multi-vendor hypervisor management, network device integration and automated host patch management.
Infrastructure Management with System Center 2012:
This video screencast covers:
- Office 365 for Education coming in 2012
- IE10 now has spell check
- Windows Phone Mango launch and top enterprise features
More specifically, starting at 3:02, in an interview with Senior Program manager Bryan Keller on how System Center Configuration Manger 2012 manages VDI and integrates with App-V, the following is been asked:
- Why do VDI infrastructures / Virtual desktops need management?
- Where are we headed with CM 2012 and VDI?
Then, the whiteboard to answer:
- How CM 2012 detects all VDI clients
- The challenges today with System Center Configuration Manger 2007 R3 with Managing pooled virtual desktops and how Configuration Manager 2012 will solve this
- How Configuration Manger 2012 integrates with APP-V and VDI
Manage VDI using SCCM 2012: