Now available: Infrastructure Planning and Design Guide for System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager
Published Feb 15 2019 03:00 PM 523 Views
First published on TECHNET on Jul 24, 2012

The Infrastructure Planning and Design team is pleased to announce that the System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager guide is now available for download.

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This guide outlines the elements that are crucial to an optimized design of Virtual Machine Manager. It leads you through a process of identifying the business and technical requirements for managing virtualization, designing integration with Operations Manager if required, and then determining the number, size, and placement of the VMM servers. This guide helps you to confidently plan for the centralized administration of physical and virtual machines.

Infrastructure Planning and Design streamlines the planning process by:

  • Defining the technical decision flow through the planning process.
  • Listing the decisions to be made and the commonly available options and considerations.
  • Relating the decisions and options to the business in terms of cost, complexity, and other characteristics.
  • Framing decisions in terms of additional questions to the business to ensure a comprehensive alignment with the appropriate business landscape.

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