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Microsoft Rides In to Cross-Platform Systems Management

Apr 30, 2008, 12:45 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Aslett)

"The company's decision to offer cross-platform extensions for System Center therefore makes good business sense, but is no less surprising as a strategic about-turn.

"Specifically, Microsoft will enable the management of Linux and Unix servers from within its own systems management software. The functionality is based on Web Services for Management (WS-Management) and the OpenPegasus project, which is an open-source implementation of the DMTF CIM and WBEM standards...."

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