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Welcome to contoso.se! My name is Anders Bengtsson and this is my blog about Azure infrastructure and system management. I am a senior engineer in the FastTrack for Azure team, part of Azure Engineering, at Microsoft.  Contoso.se has two main purposes, first as a platform to share information with the community and the second as a notebook for myself.

Everything you read here is my own personal opinion and any code is provided "AS-IS" with no warranties.

Anders Bengtsson

MVP awarded 2007,2008,2009,2010

My Books
Service Manager Unleashed
Service Manager Unleashed
Orchestrator Unleashed
Orchestrator 2012 Unleashed
Inside the Microsoft Operations Management Suite

System Center Guides

System Center Essentials 2007 Migration Guide
This guide discusses various scenarios for upgrading to System Center Essentials 2007, and also includes a brief discussion of outgrowing and migrating from Essentials to System Center Operations Manager 2007. The guide includes the following:
• Migrating from WSUS to Essentials 2007
• Migrating from Operations Manager to Essentials 2007
• Migrating from Systems Management Server 2003 or Configuration Manager 2007 to Essentials 2007
• Outgrowing Essentials 2007: Migrating to Operations Manager 2007 and Configuration Manager 2007

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System Center Essentials 2007 Operations Guide
This guide discusses best practices for everyday use of System Center Essentials 2007. The guide includes the following:
• Getting Ready to Operate Essentials 2007
• Managing Computers
• Monitoring Network Devices
• Deploying Software and Updates

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