This combination of resources—designed to facilitate organisational improvement—builds upon the guidance offered in MOF 4.0, providing specific examples of the application of MOF concepts.

Download new MOF resources:

Continuous Improvement: A MOF Companion Guide: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=193086

MOF Action Plan: Standard Changes: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=193084

MOF Reliability Workbook for Microsoft Application Virtualization: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=193087

MOF Reliability Workbook for User State Virtualization: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=193088

Using Standard Changes to Improve Provisioning: A MOF Companion Guide: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=193085

In addition to the materials you’ve already previewed through the MOF Beta, we’d also like to share a few additional resources that are centered on service management of the Dynamic Datacenter. These resources build upon the guidance offered in MOF 4.0 and the component-level MOF reliability workbooks, providing specific examples of concept application, service vendor management, and health maintenance.

The following resources are now available for download:

Best Practices for Service Vendor Management: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=193081

Technical Service Reliability Guide and Reliability Workbook for the Dynamic Datacenter: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=193080

Learn more about Dynamic Datacenter Solution Accelerators.

To learn more about these new releases, visit the MOF pages in the TechNet Library.

Tell your peers about MOF 4.0! Please forward this to anyone who wants to learn more about Microsoft Operations Framework.

More information about MOF 4.0: Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF) 4.0 incorporates the core requirements of industry best practices and frameworks into one free, easy-to-understand set of guidance. MOF 4.0 delivers practical guidance for everyday technology practices and activities, helping IT professionals establish and implement reliable, cost-effective technology services. It integrates community-generated processes; governance, risk, and compliance activities; management reviews; and Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF) best practices. MOF 4.0 is a framework that provides guidance across the service management lifecycle.

Join the MOF Beta: Additional MOF content is periodically available for open beta download. For more information on current beta releases, visit the MOF Connect program page.

Join the Microsoft Operations Framework Beta today: https://connect.microsoft.com/InvitationUse.aspx?ProgramID=1880&InvitationID=SAMI-HWK9-XB3Y&SiteID=14

Already a member? Bookmark this link for direct access to the beta program: https://connect.microsoft.com/content/content.aspx?ContentID=10313&SiteID=14

Related Resources: Check out all the MOF team has to offer! For additional resources, including our latest companion guides, action plans, and case studies, visit the MOF page on TechNet: http://www.microsoft.com/mof.

Already using MOF 4.0? We’d like to hear about your experiences. Send an email to the MOF team: MOF@microsoft.com.

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