Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2

Virtual Windows

Resource Monitoring

SCVMM can be combined with the System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 [3] for monitoring host and virtual machine availability. In this case, SCVMM not only uses its own agent to monitor the systems but also provides performance analysis and reporting for a host or virtual machine. The performance and resource optimization (PRO) function built into SCVMM can use Operations Manager 2007 R2 to collect performance data down to the application layer and thus suggest optimization strategies, which are displayed as PRO tips in the management console.


Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 greatly facilitates the management and administration of homogeneous or heterogeneous virtual infrastructures under Windows. Automated provisioning of new client and server systems can be done in minutes with SCVMM and, thanks to the integration of System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2, SCVMM also directly supports performance and availability monitoring for hosts and virtual machines.

Because system management always takes a great deal of time, no matter whether you have 5 or 50 host systems, it makes sense to plan centralized solution for all aspects of virtualization, and this is exactly what SCVMM offers.


  1. Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2:
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  3. Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2:

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