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Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)

Definition - What does Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) mean?

The Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) is a suite of systems management products that manage end-to-end services of the IT infrastructure in an enterprise. IT infrastructure plays an important role in business continuity in an enterprise, so it is important to maintain the IT infrastructure. The Microsoft System Center Operations Manager provides important information such as computer health, issues and anti-virus software status. It is especially useful in the context of a large enterprise with a large and complex IT infrastructure.

Techopedia explains Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)

Large enterprises employ large and complex IT infrastructure, and Microsoft System Center Operations Manager is especially useful in such cases. It is not possible to manually monitor every single computing resource in large enterprises. The Microsoft System Center Operations Manager comprises a sub-unit known as the management group, which also contains certain sub-units known as the management server, operational database, data warehouse database and the reporting server. Each sub-unit is responsible for a unique set of tasks. For example, the management server is responsible for the configuration of the management group, communication and administration of agents and databases. A management group can comprise multiple management servers depending on the size of the computing environment. The agents collect data on the computing resources and sends alerts, if necessary.

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