Microsoft Operations Manager 2005 and MOM 2005 Workgroup Edition Release to ManufacturingMicrosoft Corp. reached another milestone in its Dynamic Systems Initiative (DSI) with the release to manufacturing of Microsoft® Operations Manager (MOM) 2005 and MOM 2005 Workgroup Edition (previously named MOM 2005 Express). These products deliver on the DSI vision of simplifying and automating the way enterprise and medium businesses design, deploy and operate distributed systems by increasing operational efficiency and helping customers maximize return on their IT investments. MOM 2005 will be available in the October 1 Volume License Kit.
Available: MOM 2005 Evaluation SoftwareMOM 2005 120-day evaluation software is now available for download or for ordering. The evaluation software can be upgraded to full MOM 2005 at general availability on October 1st, 2004.
Released: MOM 2005 Management PacksTo make use of the additional functionality available with MOM 2005, management packs are being updated. Updated management packs for MOM 2005 currently include:
Download these today to use with your MOM 2005 Evaluation version. Additional management packs will be released over the next 6 months. Please note that existing MOM 2000 management packs will continue to work with MOM 2005, and can be upgraded to MOM 2005 management packs as they become available. Custom built management packs can be extended and new MOM 2005 functionality such as diagram views, state monitoring and reports can be added.
Updated: MOM 2005 WebsiteCheck out the new MOM 2005 website to find out what's new with MOM 2005 and MOM 2005 Workgroup Edition as well as get your frequently asked questions answered.
Available: MOM 2005 Flash MovieThis flash movie describes how MOM 2005 helps you stay aware of IT issues, effectively respond to and resolve issues, and be accountable to your business through comprehensive reporting.
Available: MOM 2005 Technical WalkthroughWant to get a better understanding of how to architect, deploy, administer, and operate MOM 2005? Download the MOM 2005 Technical Walkthrough, a 300-level self-paced course, designed to help you get ramped up on using MOM 2005 today.
Available: MOM 2005 Reviewer's GuideThe MOM 2005 Reviewer's Guide is available for download. The Reviewer's Guide provides an overview of the capabilities of MOM 2005 and is an excellent resource for evaluating MOM 2005.
Available: Experience MOM 2005 OnlineGet ramped up on MOM 2005 by getting some hands on experience with MOM 2005 labs.
Webcasts: 5 Ways to Learn about MOM 2005 in SeptemberLearn how MOM 2005 can help you increase the service availability of Windows Server System technologies by attending the following webcasts:
Available: MOM 2005 DocumentationThe MOM 2005 Supported Configuration Guide, Deployment Guide, and Security Guide are now available for download.