System Center 2012 - January Licensing Update

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Great news for Systems Center 2012 customers. With the aim of making System Center more cloud-friendly, Microsoft has made changes to the way that the licensing model for this popular product works. What used to be an extremely complex licensing system has been made much easier for clients to understand and manage. This presentation provides a quick overview of what these key updates are and work with a Softchoice Microsoft specialist to understand your needs under this new model moving forward.


  • 1. System Center 2012 Licensing UpdatePresented By Luke Black & Greg ZamzowJanuary 2012

2. Agenda Introduction to Softchoice System Center 2012 Overview System Center 2012 Licensing Update Next Steps Q&A Session Enrollment for Core Infrastructure 3. US$1.18 billion in Gross Revenue (2010) Canadas Top Solution Provider (6 years in a row) from CDN Magazine #1 Microsoft EA Advisor in North America Traded on TSX Symbol: SO 68th ranked VAR on CRN 500- Highest earnings ever in 2009 Awarded Best Workplace in Canada and US From the client to the cloud, from coast to coast with Softchoice, the future is unlimited 4. Cloud Drivers 5. System Center 2012: Enabling the Private Cloud 6. System Center 2012 Heterogeneous Deep application Flexibility withsupportmonitoring and delegation and control diagnosis Process automation Application self-Self-service Comprehensiveservice across clouds application infrastructure manageability Physical, virtual, andcloud management Service-centric approach 7. Private Cloud Licensing:Maximizes your private cloud value while simplifying purchasing 8. Simplified Server Management Licensing*New Component Introduced withSystem Center 2012 9. Server Management License Edition Comparison: 10. Licensing Transition Plan Grant Conversion Rate 2 to 1* 1 to 2 1 to 1 1 to 1* SC 2012 Datacenter covers up to 2 processors per licensewhereas SMSD only covers 1 processor per license. 11. ECI improves how infrastructure Server products are sold!Enterprise Agreement Desktop Enrollment Enrollment for Application Platform Enrollment for Core Infrastructure Purchasing technology becomes easier how to sell matches how customers wantto buy Customers receive cost savings in return for an increased customer commitment No dependencies between enrollments; you can have an EA with just one of theenrollments 12. Simplified licensing Simplifies virtualizationPer Device Subscription licensing Per Processor Per Server Simplifies CorePer Operating System Environment Infrastructure server product licensing to per-Per Processor Per Server processor Core Infrastructure Server Suites Simplifies management and security licensing for Per Processor customers Can reduce cost and overhead of license managementNote: ECI customers can continue buyingserver infrastructure software outside of ECI 13. ECI FlexibilityPurchase the capabilities needed for your organization when its neededthrough the ECI. Determine your IT requirements Select the suites with the capabilities to meet your requirements Select the quantity of each suite needed to meet the scale required Start an ECI and purchase the suites needed today, whileSecuring the rights to upgrade to new versions of the product releasedunder Software Assurance Securing todays suite prices for future purchases made during the 3 yeartermHaving the ability to migrate existing Windows Servers with SA to CoreInfrastructure Server SuitesUpgrade your Core Infrastructure Server Suites at any time 14. Whats new in System Center Service Manager 2012? Self-Service Portal SharePoint based Customization out-of-box web parts Service Requests &Incidents SLA Release Management Data Warehouse/Reporting Pull from SM, OM & CM Publish to external warehouses (SAP, HR) Orchestrator/VMM Integration 15. Whats new in System Center Configuration Manager 2012? User Centric Software Delivery User Identity More primary devices Defining working hours New intuitive ribbon console Role based administration Mobile management & support List devices + ActiveSync from SCCM Application Model Self-Service Portal DCM now Enforcing configuration & policies Simplified hierarchical infrastructure 16. Whats new in System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012?DeploymentFabricCloudServices Fabric ServiceManagement Management Hyper-V BareService UpdateMetalTemplates Management Provisioning Hyper-V,DynamicApplication VMware, Citrix OptimizationDeploymentXenServerNetworkPower Custom ManagementManagement CommandExecution Storage Cluster ManagementManagementImage Based Servicing 17. Whats new in System Center Operations Manager 2012? Removal of Root Management Server Overrides moved out of default management pack Resource pools for distributed health and group calculations Agents can report to multiple monitoring servers (easily configured) Redesigned console with more consistency with the suite Network discovery and monitorong (routers/switches/vLANs) SharePoint integration for dashboards Powershell module 18. Whats new in System Center Orchestrator 2012? Rewritten into .Net/Silverlight services and consoles Updated activities (formerly Foundation Objects) Runbook based approach (opposed to difficult policies) Revamped consoles ReST Web services (WDSL is gone) Tighter security for centralized management 19. Whats new in System Center Data Protection Manager 2012? Centralized management and console Media Co-location Manage 2010 and 2012 from a single console Integrate with ticketing systems, workflows and team structures Improved fault tolerance and reliability Enterprise scale Remote administration Certificate based protection SLA based alerting with alert categories Role based administration Item level recovery even with DPM running as VM 20. Follow the Softchoice Microsoft team on twitter @SCMSNavigatorVisit our Microsoft blog @ know your Softchoice Account Manager?Email: Sales@softchoice.comCall: 800.268.7638