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Microsoft System Center 2016

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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 2016

What are the benefits of Microsoft System Center 2016?

Here are some components of Windows System Center 2016:.

Integrated management solution
System Center 2016 provides an integrated solution for managing physical, virtual and cloud environments. It provides a centralized platform for managing various components including servers, clients, virtual machines, networking and storage, simplifying the management of complex environments.

Monitoring and analysis
System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) in 2016 provides enhanced monitoring capabilities to monitor the health, performance, and availability of applications and infrastructure. It provides comprehensive insights and reports to quickly identify and resolve issues.

Automation and orchestration
System Center Orchestrator (SCO) in 2016 provides advanced automation capabilities to streamline repetitive tasks and processes. It allows administrators to create and run workflows, improving operational efficiency.

Virtualization management
System Center 2016 includes System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM), which allows administrators to deploy, manage, and monitor virtual and software-defined data centers. SCVMM provides a comprehensive solution for managing virtual machines, networks and storage.

Integrated management solution
System Center 2016 provides an integrated solution for managing physical, virtual and cloud environments. It provides a centralized platform for managing various components including servers, clients, virtual machines, networking and storage, simplifying the management of complex environments.

Monitoring and analysis
System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) in 2016 provides enhanced monitoring capabilities to monitor the health, performance, and availability of applications and infrastructure. It provides comprehensive insights and reports to quickly identify and resolve issues.

Automation and orchestration
System Center Orchestrator (SCO) in 2016 provides advanced automation capabilities to streamline repetitive tasks and processes. It allows administrators to create and run workflows, improving operational efficiency.

Virtualization management
System Center 2016 includes System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM), which allows administrators to deploy, manage, and monitor virtual and software-defined data centers. SCVMM provides a comprehensive solution for managing virtual machines, networks and storage.

What’s new with Microsoft System Center 2016?

Below are the new features introduced in Microsoft System Center 2016:

Improved integration with Azure
System Center 2016 is highly integrated with Microsoft Azure, enabling hybrid cloud management. It provides advanced capabilities for managing and monitoring Azure resources, as well as the ability to move workloads between on-premises environments and Azure.

Improved monitoring and analytics
System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) in 2016 offers improved monitoring capabilities with new dashboards, reports and visual aids. It provides deep insights and analysis into the performance and health of applications, workloads and infrastructure.

Improved automation
System Center Orchestrator (SCO) in 2016 offers new automation capabilities and integration with PowerShell to streamline business processes and automate repetitive tasks. It uses a graphical interface for creating workflows and offers improved scalability and reliability.

Improved virtualization management
System Center 2016 includes System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) with enhanced features for managing virtual machines, networking, and storage. It provides support for new virtualization technologies, such as Shielded VMs and Rolling Cluster Upgrades.

Improved management of software-defined networking
System Center 2016 provides enhanced capabilities for managing software-defined networking (SDN) with System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM). Allows administrators to efficiently manage SDN infrastructure, virtual network switches, and network policies.

Improved management of hybrid cloud environments
System Center 2016 provides comprehensive capabilities for managing hybrid cloud environments with integration of Azure services. Administrators can manage and monitor Azure resources from the System Center console, creating a unified management platform.

Enhanced security features
System Center 2016 includes System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) with enhanced features to protect client and server operating systems against the latest malware threats. It offers advanced security capabilities and integration with Windows Defender.

Until when are Microsoft System Center Server 2019 licenses supported?

The support cycle for Microsoft System Center 2016 is determined by Microsoft’s Product Lifecycle Policy. Here are the key dates related to System Center 2016 support:

Mainstream support
Mainstream support for Microsoft System Center 2016 began on October 26, 2016 and will continue for five years. During this phase, Microsoft provides regular updates, security updates, bug fixes, and technical support for the product.

Extended support
After the Mainstream support comes the Extended support, which also lasts five years. During this period, System Center 2016 will continue to receive security updates, but no new features or design changes.

System Center 2016 licenses

Choose from the System Center licenses below.

Offer licenses
The license(s) below are available from Vidasoft. These are second-hand Microsoft volume licenses and are available at attractive rates.

System Center 2016 Datacenter (16 Core)
System Center 2016 Standard (16 Core)
System Center 2016 Datacenter (2 Core)
System Center 2016 Standard (2 Core)

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