System Center Operations Manager 2007 is at the core of monitoring and reporting. This advanced event and performance monitoring tool is the next version of Microsoft's award-winning solution Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) 2005.

  • Operations Manager 2007 builds on the remarkable foundation established by MOM 2005, which has established a strong partner base and is a proven platform for building custom monitoring solutions for not only Microsoft systems but all the other systems in today's hosting environment.
  • System Center Operations Manager 2007 provides end-to-end service management for your hosting infrastructure, helping you increase efficiency and achieve greater control. By making it easy to customize and extend your monitoring, Operations Manager 2007 enables you to have improved service levels across your hosting environment.
  • Building on the Windows expertise from the Microsoft server, client, and application teams, Operations Manager 2007 provides you with the knowledge and capabilities to drive greater efficiency.
  • Operations Manager 2007 helps ensure control over who manages the different parts of your system through a secure role-based architecture that is scalable across your hosting environment. Through the automation of routine tasks and intelligent reporting in a customizable environment, Operations Manager 2007 helps ensure you have the time and insight to engage in more strategic initiatives.

Operations Manager 2007 Business Benefits

The following list shows the detailed business benefits of System Center Operations Manager 2007:

  1. Improves service levels and visibility with end-to-end service management of Microsoft and custom line of business applications.
  2. Enables Operations and IT Management teams to more easily determine and resolve issues affecting the health of distributed IT services.
  3. Accelerates problem resolution through expert server, client and application knowledge for Windows.
  4. Reduces client support costs by integrating and extending problem reporting and operations monitoring to client systems.
  5. Reliably and securely scales management responsibility across teams and infrastructure with role-based, more scalable architecture.
  6. Reduces IT management complexity by automating routine administration.

Operations Manager 2007 introduces a new architecture which sets the foundation for increased extensibility, security, and scalability. For more information, see What's New in Operations Manager 2007.

Operations Manager 2007 Features

The following are some of the features that Operations Manager 2007 provides:

Service-oriented Monitoring

Proactive management of your IT services with integrated monitoring of distributed applications, synthetic transactions, and supporting infrastructure.

Easy-to-use Management

Simplifies managing your IT environment and improves your time to value ratio by using Active Directory®, self tuning thresholds, and improved reporting.

Built-in Windows Knowledge

Reduces your problem-resolution time with management packs, and integration of Windows Error Reporting and Audit Collection Services. Management packs include Microsoft expertise for applications, servers, and clients.

Improved Reliability and Scalability

Reliably scales across your operations team and enterprise IT environment with role-based security, self-monitoring infrastructure, and improved scalability.

For more information, see Get Started with Monitoring and Get Started with Reporting.