System Center (OM) can now manage and monitor cross platforms…Linux, Solaris and Unix. This is excellent news for customers. For advanced management, you will need plug-ins from Xandros though.

http://blogs.technet.com/systemcenter/archive/2008/04/29/operations-manager-2007-goes-cross-platform.aspx

SVCMM Beta  is now available for public download. This is another great news for MS Customers. SCVMM can now manage VMWare ESX servers too providing a unified way.


Here is the SCVMM 2008 Beta FAQ link.

http://download.microsoft.com/download/7/8/8/78853339-e09d-44af-b3b9-70019c542e33/Whats_New_VMM2008_FINAL.pdf