System Center 2016 is here


We have been waiting a long time, Microsoft released the new System Center 2016 suite nearly a month ago.

A few days after, also Update Rollup 1 has been released.

As I am mainly related to SCDPM, SCSM and SCO, I will show you all the news around these three Products

So lets take a look, what’s new with System Center 2016.

Service Manager 2016

  • Time to create and update Work Item is reduced
  • Workflows are faster
  • Group and queue calculations improved
  • Faster SCCM and Active Directory Connector
  • Grooming improvements
  • Incident Workflow Performance
  • New Date dimensions in Data Warehouse cubes
  • New (Old) HTML Self Service Portal
  • Spell check in Console
  • Open Activity in Progress in Task Bar
  • Lync 2013 and Skype for Business Support
  • SQL Always On
  • Support for .Net Framework 4.5.1


Data Protection Manager 2016

  • Modern Backup Storage
  • Resilient Change Tracking (RCT)
  • Continued protection during cluster aware updates
  • Shielded VM Backups
  • Hyper-V with Storage Spaces Direct and ReFS SOFS Cluster



Orchestrator 2016 / SMA

  • SMA supports PowerShell Script
  • SMA PowerShell ISE Add-On
  • SMA specify the Runbook worker
  • SMA supports Powershell 5.0



Take a look here for more Details on other Product’s:

Michael Seidl aka Techguy

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