Operations Manager 2007 SP1 Released

Microsoft this weekend announced that Service Pack 1 (SP1) for System Center Operations Manager has been released to manufacturing and is now available for download online.

According to the company, this new version of Microsoft's monitoring solution features a number of updates, including better overall reliability and performance, improved reporting capabilities, simplified creation of management packs, and new Visio VDX export capability.

"This release of SP1 marks an important milestone for the System Center Operations Manager 2007, making the product easier to support, easier to use and easier to deploy," the company said of the release on its System Center Team blog.

The upgrade for current System Center Operations Manager users is available on Microsoft's Web site here.

An evaluation version is available here.

Microsoft released System Center Operations Manager 2007 -- its replacement for Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) -- last year.

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