We recently held an online session on SCOM 2016. Hosted by Savision's Support Manager, Chris Malay. The session featured top industry experts: Microsoft Product Manager - Mahesh Narayanan, Microsoft Program Manager - Aditya Goda, Microsoft MVP - Marnix Wolf, and Microsoft MVP - Damian Flynn. The experts focused on what's new and what lies ahead in SCOM 2016. We had over 40 great questions from attendees during our Q&A session.
Live Maps users are…
IT Engineers & Administrators
- More control over SCOM alerts
- A quick and structured overview of the current status of IT components
- To quickly determine root cause of IT failures
- To assess impact of IT failures
- In-depth performance and health matrices in a sleek dashboard
IT Infrastructure Managers
- An overview of the performance and availability of all services
- Increase availability of IT services
- To maximize the ROI in SCOM
- To correlate IT failures to business impact
- Mobile notifications for IT failures
- Unified dashboards summarizing the health of critical business services
- Assurance that end-users are able to access critical business services
- Visibility into current service level agreements
- The ability to predict service level agreements
- To receive notifications when services are not available
You need Live Maps if you are…
How Live Maps works…
By focusing on IT services, your organization can cut through noisy alerts and overwhelming technical data to quickly identify service disruptions that matter most. Easy-to-deploy, Live Maps empowers you to make sense of SCOM faster, communicate IT issues more clearly, and resolve incidents rapidly.
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Live Maps Features
Live Maps is easy to install. The express install deploys the Live Maps web experience in minutes. This eliminates the additional steps required for more advanced features, which can be enabled over time based on an organization’s needs.
HTML5 Web Experience
Experience responsive dashboards in Live Maps. Completely Silverlight free, it is easy to view the Health Explorer, configure maintenance mode, close alerts, and execute tasks for any SCOM object.
Native SCOM Integration
Due to its native integration with System Center Operations Manager (SCOM), Live Maps does not require any additional hardware investment.
Easy-to-share dashboards provide a way to share dashboards with other users in your organization, even if they do not have any access to SCOM.
IT Service Dashboards
Easy-to-understand service overview dashboards show the real-time health status of IT services. Services that need attention are automatically highlighted, ensuring no service disruptions are missed. This dashboard makes service-oriented management simple.
Provide IT leadership and business stakeholders with just the right overview dashboard of any IT service. Incorporate real-time SLA measurements to stay on top of any IT service outage’s business impact.
Manage alerts without having to open the SCOM console. See custom properties, personalized alert views, custom alert groups, and the health explorer directly from Live Maps Mobile and its web interface.
Live Maps Smart Alerts created for SLA violations or Service disruptions are often used to automate consolidated alerts for service perspectives with a high-degree of confidence. Alerts are also available as push-notifications via Live Maps Mobile.
Native Mobile Application
Live Maps Mobile makes keeping track of critical IT services easy. Eliminate alert and notification noise by focusing only on the alerts that matter, not hundreds of alerts. Available for Windows, Android and iOS.
Live Maps comes with out-of-the-box dashboards built using the most recent information available from Microsoft and subject-matter experts. With one click, Live Maps will discover and create dashboards for common application deployments.
Performance and Health Dashboards
Take any dashboard to the next level with inline performance metrics. Embed any of the performance metrics available in SCOM directly in a Live Maps dashboard, giving you a quick reference point for how performance is changing over time.
Create SCOM Distributed Applications Automatically
The Live Maps Authoring Console allows any person to build dynamically updating SCOM distributed applications through a user-friendly interface and time-saving wizards.
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An SLA isn’t only beneficial for you as a customer who buys a service. It’s also really important for who’s delivering the service, both to show to the customer that they deliver what they are supposed to but also to keep track internally of the service availability. When I’ve spoken about this before, most of the times it has been about how you measure the uptime. But what about how we present the availability status?