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Microsoft System Center 2012

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Integrate workload management across Windows Server, SQL Server, Linux, Azure Stack HCI, VMware, and Hyper-V. Microsoft System Center has been the data center management tool for large enterprises for over 15 years. System Center has something for all aspects of the data center, whether planning, deploying, protecting, managing or automating. Data center management is complex with multiple compute, storage, and networking components, but it is vital to the continuous operation of an organization.

System Center 2012

What are the benefits of Microsoft System Center 2012?

Here are some components of Windows System Center 2012:.

Integrated management
System Center 2012 provides an integrated solution for managing physical, virtual and cloud environments. It provides a unified platform for managing various components including servers, clients, virtual machines, networking and storage, streamlining the management of complex environments.

Efficiency and automation
System Center 2012 provides advanced automation capabilities to streamline and automate repetitive tasks. System Center Orchestrator allows administrators to create workflows to automate business processes and improve efficiency.

Monitoring and analysis
System Center 2012 includes System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) that allows you to monitor the health, performance, and availability of applications and infrastructure. It provides detailed insights and reports to quickly identify and resolve issues.

Virtualization management
System Center 2012 includes System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM), which helps you efficiently manage virtualized environments. SCVMM simplifies the deployment, management, and monitoring of virtual machines and allows you to optimize the capacity and usage of virtualization resources.

Service management
System Center 2012 includes System Center Service Manager (SCSM), which provides an integrated platform for IT service management. It helps streamline incident management, problem management, change management and asset management, making IT services more effective.

Endpoint security
System Center 2012 includes System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP), which helps protect client and server operating systems from malware threats. It offers advanced security features and integration with Windows Defender for comprehensive endpoint protection.

Hybrid cloud management
System Center 2012 integrates with Microsoft Azure, allowing you to perform hybrid cloud management. Administrators can manage and monitor Azure resources from the System Center console, providing a seamless and consistent management experience between on-premises and cloud environments.

What’s new with Microsoft System Center 2012?

Below are the new features introduced in Windows System Center 2012:.

Integrated platform
System Center 2012 introduced an integrated management platform that brought together several management tools into one suite. This allowed administrators to work more efficiently with a unified interface and centralized data.

Improved user experience
System Center 2012 introduced a redesigned user interface with improved navigation and usability. This made it easier for administrators to navigate the different components of the suite.

App Controller
System Center 2012 introduced App Controller, a new component that allowed administrators to deploy and manage applications and services in both private and public cloud environments, such as Microsoft Azure.

Service Manager portal
System Center 2012 Service Manager (SCSM) shipped with a redesigned self-service portal for end users. This allowed users to self-report incidents, submit service requests and track the status of their tickets.

Service Provider Foundation
System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) introduced Service Provider Foundation, which allowed hosting providers to offer their infrastructure as a service through SCVMM and App Controller.

Improved monitoring and reporting
System Center 2012 Operations Manager (SCOM) received enhanced monitoring and reporting features, giving administrators more detailed insights into the performance and health of their environment.

Optimized virtualization management
System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) provided enhanced capabilities for managing virtual and cloud infrastructures, including improved support for networking and storage management.

Enhanced security
System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection (SCEP) provided enhanced security features to protect client and server operating systems from malware threats.

Until when are System Center Server 2012 licenses supported?

The support cycle for Microsoft System Center 2012 is determined by Microsoft’s Product Lifecycle Policy. Here are the key dates related to Microsoft System Center 2012 support:

System Center 2012 Configuration Manager
Mainstream support for System Center 2012 Configuration Manager began on May 1, 2012 and continued for five years. Extended support began on May 1, 2017 and will last until April 30, 2022. After this date, System Center 2012 Configuration Manager will no longer receive regular security updates from Microsoft.

System Center 2012 Operations Manager
Mainstream support for System Center 2012 Operations Manager began on April 16, 2012 and continued for five years. Extended support began on April 11, 2017 and will continue until April 12, 2022. After this date, System Center 2012 Operations Manager will no longer receive regular security updates from Microsoft.

System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager
Mainstream support for System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager began on April 16, 2012 and continued for five years. Extended support began on April 9, 2017 and will last until April 10, 2022. After this date, System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager will no longer receive regular security updates from Microsoft.

System Center 2012 licenses

Choose from the System Center licenses below.

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System Center 2012 Datacenter (16 Core)
System Center 2012 Standard (16 Core)
System Center 2012 Datacenter (2 Core)
System Center 2012 Standard (2 Core)

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