Seize and Drive Efficiency with OpenManage Integration for Microsoft Consoles

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We live in a digital world comprised of data overflow. There is a strong need for faster and reliable systems. As an IT administrator, you need to respond to users’ urgent needs faster than ever before. Choice, flexibility, simplicity, and automation can help you succeed in this modern era. OpenManage Ecosystem Portfolio of Integrations can help you achieve this and drive visibility across your data center.

The Dell Technologies and Microsoft strategic partnership places customers in the forefront with joint innovative solutions. Unified Systems Management capabilities are made available through OpenManage Integrations for Microsoft System Center suite of products and the new modern web-based console, Microsoft Windows Admin Center. In a nutshell, OpenManage Ecosystem portfolio of Integrations brings in visibility and control of your Physical, Virtual, Software Defined, and Azure Cloud environments. The partnership enables full stack management and deeper control.

Think about the time spent in juggling around consoles. You look for patterns in the information available to help you make decisions faster. It gets worse when you are on the path of modernizing your data center. Dell EMC OpenManage Integrations puts you in the driver seat by providing total control of your infrastructure.  It allows you to easily get systems into production by scaling repetitive tasks through reliable automation reducing human error thereby simplifying management operations.

Let’s take a look at the new Dell EMC OpenManage Windows Admin Center extension that enables you to easily streamline troubleshooting and management remotely. This helps you achieve operational efficiency and flexibility when managing your server and cluster environment. The native integration is available without additional agents or console dependencies. Essentially, it’s like a modern-day phone that makes information available on the fly. There is no need to go and seek information because it is available in real-time. It provides visibility of your servers and clusters.

Greg Altman, IT Infrastructure Manager at Swiff-Train Company, and an early adopter customer of the Dell EMC OpenManage Integration with Windows Admin Center said, “The Dell EMC OpenManage Integration with Microsoft Windows Admin Center gives us full visibility to Dell EMC Solutions for Microsoft Azure Stack HCI, enabling us to easily respond to situations before they become critical. It’s amazing to have a single pane to manage a hyperconverged solution, Azure Stack HCI, and software to help manage the software.”

Moreover, Dell EMC is reassuring the deep collaboration with Microsoft by providing immediate availability and support for the latest update of Microsoft Windows Admin Center 1910.

The OpenManage Integrations for Microsoft System Center is available as a virtual appliance integrating  with the System Center consoles. It simplifies administration and management across heterogenous Operating Systems and Hypervisors. It also leverages iDRAC agent-free management.

With OpenManage Integration for Microsoft System Center Operations Manager, administrators can take advantage of monitoring server infrastructure using the periodic polling and alerts to predict and remediate failures. It can auto-resolve outstanding alerts in System Center Operations Manager console when the component health returns to normal. You can leverage iDRAC agent-free management across your entire environments or the agent-based monitoring available for Windows environments.

With OpenManage Integration for Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager and System Center Configuration Manager, your preferred console can take advantage of the auto-discovery of PowerEdge Servers and S2D Ready Nodes. This integration allows you to bring your infrastructure into production faster. You can manage your infrastructure centrally and remotely after simply racking and stacking. Additionally, deployment, configuration and lifecycle management of Azure Stack HCI clusters are available with the integration. This helps automate servers, clusters and cluster-aware firmware updates with no impact to running workloads.

The OpenManage Integration for Microsoft System Center supports the most recent System Center 2019 consoles bringing automation for your infrastructure modernization journey towards Windows Server 2019 and Azure Stack HCI environments.  

Respond to users’ needs faster with enhanced visibility and control across your IT infrastructure. Watch the OpenManage Ecosystem Portfolio video. The video will explain how OpenManage integrations diminish information silos to give you full-stack management and visibility across your IT infrastructure. Visit dellemc.com for more information on OpenManage Integrations for Microsoft Consoles. Also, if you are attending Microsoft Ignite 2019 in Orlando, come by the Dell Technologies booth #1547 to engage with Dell EMC experts.

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