Creating Network-Aware Service Management: Using Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 and EMC Smarts for End-to-End IT Visibility
As IT infrastructures grow in complexity. IT administrators continue to search for solutions that will help them effectively monitor and maintain these environments. But it is not enough to just monitor servers and applications. To achieve the most effective, efficient operations, IT departments need a holistic view of the entire infrastructure -including the network. The integration of EMC Smarts and Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 delivers the capabilities IT departments need to enable network-aware service management. By integrating the network management and automated root-cause analysis information from EMC Smarts into System Center Operations Manager 2007, EMC and Microsoft have created a unique solution that addresses the need for network-aware, end-to-end service management.