Future proof your VMware monitoring in SCOM

VMware vSphere 7 – the journey to a modern application delivery VMware vSphere 7, the new generation of vSphere was releasedin  April 2020. This major new release brings a massive improvement in the work experience of vSphere administrators. If you work with VMware you probably noticed many exciting new features released in vSphere 7. ​ … Continued

Silect and OpsLogix announce exclusive partnership in North America

Bringing VMware Management to North America Silect is proud to announce it has partnered with OpsLogix, a world leader in business-critical Management Packs for System Center Operation Manager (SCOM), to offer OpsLogix’s popular VMware Management Pack to its robust SCOM customer base.   Through this strategic partnership, Silect will provide OpsLogix’s VMware Management for SCOM … Continued

Linux fragments

Silect’s Support team often gets requests for samples demonstrating how to get started authoring management packs to monitor Linux systems.  Ever since the concept of fragments was introduced to the authoring community a number years ago, we’ve felt rather strongly that the best way to do so is through reusable fragments.  MP Author Pro and … Continued

Supporting the SCOM Community for 17 Years

Since Silect began in 2003, we have always had a primary focus on simplifying the adoption of Microsoft management technologies. In 2004 we introduced Health Reporter for Microsoft Operations Manager (that’s right – MOM – we’ve been around THAT long). Health Reporter showed that state of key components of a MOM infrastructure. Fast forward to … Continued

SCOM Clean-up

The New Year is often a time for people to refresh, renew and rejuvenate. As a SCOM engineer maybe it’s a good time to also refresh and rejuvenate your SCOM environment. In other words, maybe it’s a good time to clean-up SCOM! We get asked about “cleaning up” SCOM routinely – almost daily. “We ____ … Continued

MP University

We continue to be somewhat amazed by the success of MP University. We regularly get over 500 attendees to our day-long, free online event covering SCOM, Management Packs, Azure and much more. We are in the planning stages for the next MP University event to be held in mid-November and we want to hear from … Continued

MP Studio Version 9

What’s New in MP Studio Version 9.0 MP Studio v9 delivers a complete toolkit for any SCOM engineer. New capabilities in v9 include ability to author Linux MPs, audit changes to your SCOM infrastructure,  automatically synchronize MPs, a brand new completely re-developed reporting portal and so much more! Here’s a summarized list of the new … Continued

MP Authoring Scenarios

MP University is coming May 29 and want your input! We get asked a lot to cover advanced SCOM Management Pack authoring topics but what would really help us is to understand specific authoring scenarios you would like to see covered. So please use the Comment section below to share an interesting and challenging MP … Continued

Happy 16th Birthday Silect!

Today officially marks the 16th birthday of Silect. Wow – what a ride it’s been. 16 years ago we started developing tools to help organizations manage their IT infrastructures and 16 years later we haven’t stopped! It began with a very simple tool to monitor Microsoft Operations Manager (yes a monitor of the monitor!) but … Continued

MP Studio / MP Author Professional Version 8.2

We are pleased to announce the General Availability of MP Studio and MP Author Professional version 8.2. We’ve made lots of updates and improvements to the products. Here’s a summary of the changes: MP Studio and MP Author Professional Support for SCOM 1801 When sealing and deploying and MP, deploy the sealed MP, not the … Continued