Streamline your IT Management
With the growth of public, hosted, and hybrid cloud solutions, new challenges have emerged for IT management. Managing your IT infrastructure has become less about what's happening within your company’s firewall and more about managing data and applications wherever they are. Without the right technology and tools these complex environments can quickly become costly and inefficient.
System Center 2016 delivers a simplified datacenter management experience to keep you in control of your IT—whether on-premises, in the cloud, or across platforms. It builds on the experience and depth of the previous versions and extends capabilities with Microsoft Operations Management Suite to give you visibility and control of data and applications that live across multiple systems, from a single solution.
Deploy software, protect data, monitor health, and enforce compliance across devices, including support for the latest Windows 10 features. Frequent updates, enhanced integration with Microsoft Intune, and a unified end-user portal make it easier to manage your endpoints.
Virtual machine manager
Deploy and manage your virtualized, software-defined datacenter with a comprehensive solution for networking, storage, compute, and security. You can easily manage Windows 2016 capabilities, including Nano servers, shielded VMs, hyper-converged clusters, and more.
Automate your datacenter tasks with Orchestrator or Service Management Automation. Create and execute runbooks using native PowerShell scripts and workflows inside Windows Azure Pack or PowerShell ISE.
Monitor health, capacity, and usage across applications, workloads and infrastructure, including Azure and Office 365. Benefit from broader support for Linux environments, improved monitoring with management pack discoverability, data-driven alert management, and integration with Operations Management Suite for rich analytics and insights.
Data protection manager
Protect your private cloud deployments, applications, and clients with ease. Protect VMs that use Windows Server 2016 capabilities, such as Shielded VMs and Storage Spaces Direct. Replace tapes with cloud backup through native integration with Operations Management Suite.
Use built-in processes and automation for incident resolution, change control, and service requests. Increase efficiency with improved workflows, performance enhancements, and a user-friendly self-service portal.