Archive for the ‘MS System Center’ Category

Microsoft System Center Capacity Planner 2007 Model for Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007

February 25, 2009

The Capacity Planner 2007 Model for Operations Manager 2007 is the capacity planning model to use for planning deployments of Operations Manager 2007 with Capacity Planner 2007. Capacity Planner 2007 is a pre-deployment capacity planning and post-deployment change analysis solution that provides best-practice guidance and hardware-specific knowledge to help information technology professionals make solid architecture decisions when planning a new deployment or changes to an existing deployment for Microsoft server products.

Feature Bullet Summary:

Simple installation and setup
Provides knowledge of System Center Operations Manager 2007
Recommended topology for Operations Manager 2007 deployments in a Graphical User Interface
Export topology to Visio and corresponding server configuration to Excel
Model server performance and end-user response time for Operations Manager 2007 deployments
Hardware library includes popular configurations for Operations Manager 2007 deployments
Create custom hardware for Operations Manager 2007 deployments

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=6fec1f12-a62c-4e8d-8a19-56879192adc3&displaylang=en

SharePoint Capacity Planning Tool

February 24, 2009

The SharePoint Capacity Planning Tool is a set of free models of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (WSS) and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (MOSS). The two models use the analysis and simulation features of System Center Capacity Planner 2007 (SCCP) to help you explore suitable IT infrastructure options for your SharePoint deployment, based on the SharePoint usage requirements for your organization that you provide to the tool. It can give you a head start on planning your SharePoint topology by producing a first approximation of the topology your organization needs. Architects, systems integrators, and deployment engineers will find it to be a valuable starting point for further refinements of the topology.

Feature Bullet Summary

Simple installation and setup
Built-in knowledge of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
Built-in knowledge of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
Recommended topology in a Graphical User Interface
Export topology to Visio and server configuration to Excel
Create custom hardware

The SharePoint Capacity Planning Tool depends on System Center Capacity Planner, which is available as a free download from Microsoft (see Related Resources).

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=DBEE0227-D4F7-48F8-85F0-E71493B2FD87&displaylang=en

System Center Capacity Planner 2007

February 23, 2009

Microsoft System Center Capacity Planner 2007 is a pre-deployment capacity planning and post-deployment change analysis solution for Microsoft server products, including Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, and Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007.

http://www.microsoft.com/systemcenter/en/us/capacity-planner.aspx

Microsoft System Center Demo Vitual Machine

February 15, 2009

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2 VHD
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=e0fadab7-0620-481d-a8b6-070001727c56&displaylang=en
 
Forefront and System Center Demonstration Toolkit :
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=C6D3339D-C07F-4A68-A188-1485BAAF7964&displaylang=en