Chapter 1: Introducing Opalis Integration Server 6.3

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Excerpt from System Center Opalis Integration Server 6.3 Unleashed.

By Kerrie Meyler, Mark Gosson, and Charles Joy

Published by Sams

ISBN-10: 0-672-33561-1

ISBN-13: 978-0-672-33561-7

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In This Chapter

  • What Is Opalis?

  • Microsoft’s Automation Platform

  • Where OIS Fits Within the System Center Suite

  • The History of Opalis Software

  • OIS 6.3 and Beyond

  • Understanding IT Process Automation

EXTRA: Read author Kerrie Meyler's blog on Microsoft Subnet Managing Microsoft

Opalis Integration Server (OIS), a new member to Microsoft’s System Center Suite, automates end-to-end processes by traversing organizational boundaries, reducing operational costs, and improving Information Technology (IT) efficiency by delivering services faster and with fewer errors. It orchestrates and integrates management and infrastructure tools in support of best practices and standards initiatives such as the Information Technology Information Library (ITIL) and Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF).

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