Background on System Center Operations Manager
System Center 2012 Operations Manager has over a decade of history at Microsoft and many years before that before Microsoft acquired the technology back in 1999. From its early roots as Operations Manager 2000 to what is now System Center 2012 Operations Manager, SCOM has come a long way.
Some of the major revisions and history of the product are as follows:
• NetIQ Enterprise Event Manager—System Center Operations Manager has its roots from a 1999 product acquisition Microsoft made from NetIQ. The product, NetIQ Enterprise Event Manager, was already a well-established tool for monitoring network environments and formed the basis of Microsoft’s operations management offering.
• Microsoft Operations ...