Management has become a critical piece of maintaining a virtualized datacenter or Private Cloud by providing increased scale, faster deployments and integrated automation to reduce the total cost of IT ownership. The Microsoft Virtualization training for VMware Professionals: Management course provides an overview of Microsoft comprehensive management suite, System Center, and is the second course in the three course series covering Microsoft Virtualization. Learn about the System Center products at a high-level, or dive into any of the technologies which include: Operations Manager for monitoring servers and services; Configuration Manager for deploying software and maintaining compliance on all types of devices; Service Manager for automating IT processes; Data Protection Manager for backing up and restoring servers and VMs; Opalis for integrated and customized workflow processes; and Virtual Machine Manager 2012 for advanced VM deployment and management. Additional modules will cover the PowerShell scripting utility, the VMM Self-Service Portal 2.0 and Private Cloud concepts. After completing this track you will understand how to centrally manage and automate a datacenter of any size.