Microsoft System Center is an integrated management platform that helps you easily and efficiently manage your datacenters, client devices, and hybrid cloud Information Technology environments. The platform offers a toolset which enables comprehensive management of applications, services, physical resources, hypervisors, software defined networks, configuration, and automation.
Phidiax has the expertise to custom engineer and configure these tools so that your organization remains proactive and at the leading edge of infrastructure control.
Phidiax’s team of System Center experts provide architecture, hardware topology design, project planning, and implementation of Microsoft System Center tools that are custom configured to meet your organizational needs. Whether you are interested in monitoring your infrastructure with Microsoft System Center Operations Manager, or would like to review the whole suite of System Center tools, we have the experience to guide you through the process.
The Microsoft System Center suite consists of a number of tools which contribute to the overall administration of your infrastructure. Phidiax utilizes these products to enhance your Modern Datacenter landscape. This provides to your organization, a customized toolset of powerful utilities, dialed into the pulse of your Information Technology infrastructure and administration activities.
App Controller – Microsoft System Center App Controller (SCAP) provides a common self-service experience that can help you easily configure, deploy, and manage virtual machines and services across private and public clouds. App Controller is utilized to allow authorized users to administer resources deployed to private cloud, public cloud, and those in between without the need to understand the underlined fabric and physical complexities.
Configuration Manager – Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) provides a comprehensive solution for change and configuration management for the Microsoft platform. Configuration Manager can be used for the deployment of operating systems, software applications, and software updates.
Data Protection Manager – Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) enables disk-based and tape-based data protection and recovery for servers such as SQL Server, Exchange Server, SharePoint, virtual servers, file servers, and support for Windows desktops and laptops. DPM can also centrally manage system state and Bare Metal Recovery (BMR).
Endpoint Protection – Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) provides an anti-malware and security solution for the Microsoft platform. Endpoint protection is used for the central deployment and configuration of the Endpoint Protection Client, create and deploy windows firewall settings, push the latest antimalware updates to client computers, and view summary and detailed information from the Configuration Manager console and reports.
Operations Manager – Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 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 – Microsoft System Center Orchestrator is a workflow management solution for the data center. Orchestrator lets you automate the creation, monitoring, and deployment of resources in your environment. Orchestrator is a Runbook Automation Tool or Information Technology Process Automation Tool that is used to automate repetitive processes and tasks.
Service Manager – Microsoft System Center Service Manager (SCSM) provides an integrated platform for automating and adapting your organization’s Information Technology 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 – Microsoft System Center 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.
Phidiax System Center subject-matter experts partner with you to perform assessment and health check activities on your implementation and technology landscape. We collaborate with your administration team and technology leaders so that we understand your vision towards the Modern Datacenter within the organization. After performing a comprehensive set of evaluation steps, we provide a clear implementation path to enhance your System Center offering. Finally, we identify and provide remediation steps to ensure all states remain healthy.
Organizations that have already invested in a Microsoft System Center implementation may find themselves in need of a Health Check which may include:
Organizations commonly require these services in result of scenarios similar to the following: