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SCVMM 2008 R2 task management, features: Study guide

Before making a decision on whether a customer needs SCVMM 2008 R2, solution providers should be an expert on its features, pricing and capabilities.

Solution providers agree that most customers are trying to save as much of their IT budget as possible these days, and SCVMM 2008 R2 isn't a cheap proposition. But there is also a great deal of value in System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2008 R2 that may lead to your customers saving money on management and administrative costs.

Solution providers can use this study guide to get information on the specific tasks that SCVMM 2008 R2 can assist them with and to learn how some of the new features are especially useful for managing Microsoft Hyper-V. SCVMM also works in unison with Microsoft PowerShell, which is useful for providers that are looking to automate tasks.

Prior to recommending that your customer purchases SCVMM 2008 R2, it's important that you know its prerequisites and how it compares to other offerings, including VMware's vCenter and Citrix's Essentials.

Test your knowledge with this short 10-question quiz and get access to additional information and resources on a wide range of SCVMM 2008 R2 topics.

This was last published in October 2010

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