Overview

This page describes how to get involved in the System Center community by providing an index of community resources and key community contributors to follow.  This page is intended to be a living index meaning that your contributions to the page to add new content, update content, or remove outdated content are encouraged.  It is hard to keep track of the constantly changing shape of the community so it is essential that everyone contributes to keeping this index up to date.

Engineering Team Blogs, Forums, Library, Gallery, Wiki, and Survival Guides

 

 Component

Blog

Forums

Library

Gallery

Wiki

Survival Guide  Learn 

Operations Manager

Blog

Forums

Library

Gallery

Wiki

 Survival Guide Learn 

Service Manager

Blog

Forums

Library

Gallery

Wiki

 Survival Guide Learn 

Virtual Machine Manager

Blog

Forums

Library

Gallery

 Wiki

 Survival Guide  Learn

Orchestrator (fka Opalis)

Blog

Forums

Library

Gallery

Wiki

 Survival Guide  Learn

Data Protection Manager

Blog

Forums

Library

Gallery

Wiki

 Survival Guide



 Learn

App Controller

 

Forums

Library

 

 

 Survival Guide  Learn

Configuration Manager

Blog

Forums (pre-2012)







Forums (2012)

Library

Gallery

Wiki

 Survival Guide  Learn

 



If you want to stay current on all new System Center content and announcements, follow the blogs above either via RSS, Facebook or Twitter.

If you want to ask or answer a support questions, visit the forums.  

 

The Microsoft Knowledge Base

Looking for an official KB article documenting a known issue, or maybe a hotfix or update rollup package? This is where you want to go. You can search the Microsoft Knowledge Base as well as other Microsoft properties using the link below.

 http://support.microsoft.com/search/



The TechNet Library

This is where you’ll find our official product documentation and release notes. If you’re looking for a deployment guide or instructions on how to configure a particular aspect of a System Center product this is where you want to look. The start page is linked below and from there you can find documentation for all specific System Center products.

The TechNet Library: http://technet.microsoft.com/library/hh546785



Facebook and Twitter

Every time the System Center team publishes a new piece of content it gets mentioned on the blogs, on Facebook and on Twitter. You can find the System Center team on Facebook and Twitter using the links below.

Engineering and Support Team Twitter Handle: @MS_SystemCenter



Facebook fan page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Microsoft-System-Center-Support/111513322193410



Microsoft Employee Twitter Handles

Travis Wright: @radtravis



Stefan Stranger: @sstranger

Santos Martinez: @ConfigNinja



Daniele Muscetta @dani3l3



Christian Booth: @ChBooth



Brad Anderson: @InTheCloudMSFT







MVP Twitter Handles

System Center Cloud and Data Center Management MVPs

Maarten Goet: @maarten_goet



Kristian Nese: @kristiannese



James van den Berg: @jamesvandenberg



Marcus Oh: @errantsunset



Torsten Meringer: @tmeringer



Bob Cornelissen: @bob_cornelissen



Islam Gomaa: @islamgomaa



Cleber Marques: @cleberfmarques and @systemcenterbr



Raymond Chou: @exotrinity



Damian Flynn: @damian_flynn



Kevin Greene: @kgreeneit



John Joyner: @john_joyner



Patrik Sundqvist: @gridpatrik



Marcel Zehner: @scsmfaq



Chris Ross: @scsmus



Harri Puupponen: @harripuupponen



Christopher Keyaert: @keyaertc



Pete Zerger: @pzerger



Marnix Wolf: @marnixwolf



Oskar Landman: @oskarlandman



Stefan Koell: @stefankoell



Simon Skinner: @cymonskinner



Alex Verkinderen: @alexverkinderen



Mike Resseler: @MikeResseler



Mohamed Fawzi: @vFawzi



Robert Hedblom: @RobertandDPM



Matt Marlor: @MattMOfDoom



Silvio Di Benedetto: @s_net



Rob Ford: @manxferdey



Cameron Fuller: @CFullerMVP



Nicolai Henriksen: @Nicolaitwitt



Steve Buchanan:
@Buchatech



Rodney Buike: @Rbuike



Kamil Skalski: @KamilSkalski



Cliff Hobbs (ConfigMgr)  
@cliffhobbs



Greg Ramsey @ramseyg

Other MVPs

Patrick Lownds: @PatrickLownds



Robert Smit: @Clustermvp



Nathan Lasnoski: @nlasnoski



Aidan Finn: @joe_elway



Hans Vredevoort: @hvredevoort



Robert Marshall: @RobMVP

Lists

System Center Cloud and Data Center Management MVPs

System Center Hashtags

System Center: #sysctr



System Center App Controller: #appcontroller



System Center Virtual Machine Manager: #scvmm



System Center Service Manager: #scsm



System Center Operations Manager: #scom



System Center Data Protection Manager: #scdpm



System Center Orchestrator: #scorc (not #scorch!!)



System Center Advisor: #scadvisor



System Center Configuration Manager: #configmgr

 

Blogs

MVP Blogs

Alessandro Cardoso (MVP) http://virtualisationandmanagement.wordpress.com/



Alexey Zhuravlev (MVP) http://opsmgr.ru/



Anders Asp (MVP) http://www.scsm.se/



Anton Gritsenco (MVP) http://blog.scsmsolutions.ru/ and http://blog.scsmsolutions.com/



Berg van den James (MVP) http://mountainss.wordpress.com/



Bob Cornelissen (MVP) http://www.bictt.com/blogs/bictt.php



Brian Ehlert (MVP) http://itproctology.blogspot.com/



Cameron Fuller (MVP) http://blogs.catapultsystems.com/cfuller/default.aspx



Cameron Fuller (MVP) http://www.systemcentercentral.com/blogs/cameronfuller



Carston Rachfal (MVP) http://www.hyper-v-server.de/



Christopher Keyaert (MVP) http://scug.be/blogs/christopher/



Cleber Marques (MVP) http://www.clebermarques.com/

Cliff Hobbs (MVP) http://www.faqshop.com/wp/blogs



Damian Flynn (MVP) http://www.damianflynn.com/

Daniel Mar (MVP): http://outlookcloudy.blogspot.com/



Daniele Grandini (MVP) http://nocentdocent.wordpress.com/



Duncan Lindquist http://blog.concurrency.com/author/dlindquist/



François Dufour (MVP) http://myitforum.com/cs2/blogs/fdufour/default.aspx



Graham Davies (MVP) http://www.systemcentersolutions.co.uk/ 



Greg Ramsey (MVP) http://gregramsey.wordpress.com/



Hans Vredevoort (MVP) http://www.hyper-v.nu/



Jason Sandys (MVP) http://blog.configmgrftw.com/



Jay Ferron (MVP) http://blog.mir.net/



John Joyner (MVP) http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/networking



John Joyner (MVP) http://opsmgrunleashed.wordpress.com/



Kamil Skalski (MVP) http://skalski.info/



Kerrie Meyler (MVP) http://www.networkworld.com/community/meyler



Kerrie Meyler (MVP) http://opsmgrunleashed.wordpress.com/



Kevin Greene (MVP) http://kevingreeneitblog.blogspot.com/



Kristian Nese (MVP) http://kristiannese.blogspot.com/



Lai Yoong Seng (MVP) http://www.ms4u.info/



Leandro Carvalho (MVP) http://leandroesc.wordpress.com/ (en-US) http://msmvps.com/blogs/MSVirtualization(pt-BR)



Marcel Zehner (MVP) http://blog.scsmfaq.ch/



Marcelo Sincic (MVP) http://www.marcelosincic.com.br/ (pt-BR) http://msincic.wordpress.com/ (en-US)



Marcus Oh (MVP) http://marcusoh.blogspot.com/



Markus Bäker (MVP) http://www.mbaeker.de/



Marnix Wolf (MVP) http://thoughtsonopsmgr.blogspot.com/



Matt Marlor (MVP) http://www.autechheads.com/matt-marlor



Michel Kamp (MVP) http://michelkamp.wordpress.com ( non MVP )



Mike Resseler (MVP) http://www.scug.be/blogs/mike and http://www.scug.be/blogs/scdpm



Mitch Garvis (MVP) http://www.garvis.ca/



Mohamed Fawzi Emam (MVP) http://fawzi.wordpress.com/



Nathan Lasnoski (MVP) http://blog.concurrency.com/author/nlasnoski/



Niall Brady (MVP) http://www.windows-noob.com/



Niall Brady (MVP) http://myitforum.com/cs2/blogs/nbrady/default.aspx



Nicolai Henriksen (MVP) http://systemcenterforefront.blogspot.com/



Oskar Landman (MVP) http://www.systemcentercentral.com/blogs/oskarl



Patrik Sundqvist (MVP) http://litware.se/



Pete Zerger (MVP) http://www.systemcentercentral.com/blogs/pzerger 



Raymond Chou (MVP) http://mymomexperience.blogspot.com/



Rob Ford (MVP) http://scsmnz.net/



Robert Hedblom (MVP) http://robertanddpm.blogspot.com/



Robert Marshall (MVP) http://wmug.co.uk/wmug/b/r0b/default.aspx



Robert Smit (MVP) http://robertsmit.wordpress.com/



Rodney Buike (MVP) http://thelazyadmin.com/



Rory McCaw (MVP) http://www.systemcentercentral.com/blogs/rorymccaw



Steve Buchanan (MVP) http://www.buchatech.com/category/microsoft/system-center/



Scott Moss (MVP) http://om2012.wordpress.com/



Silvio Di Benedetto (MVP) S.Net Blog



Stefan Koell (MVP) http://www.code4ward.net/main/Blog/tabid/70/BlogID/4/ParentBlogID/3/Default.aspx



Torsten Meringer (MVP) http://www.mssccmfaq.de/



Yegor Startsev (MVP) http://ystartsev.wordpress.com/



Markus Klein
(MVP) http://www.ms-privatecloud.info/category/cloudblog/



Microsoft Employee Blogs

Artem Pronichkin http://blogs.technet.com/b/vm/



Anders Bengtsson http://www.contoso.se



Brad Anderson http://blogs.technet.com/b/in_the_cloud/



Brian Wren http://blogs.technet.com/b/mpauthor/



Christopher Crammond http://blogs.technet.com/b/random_happy_dev_thoughts/



Kevin Holman http://blogs.technet.com/b/kevinholman/



Matt Goedtel http://blogs.technet.com/b/mgoedtel/



Marcin Jastrzebski http://blogs.technet.com/marcin_jastrzebski



Kristopher Bash http://operatingquadrant.com/



Stefan Stranger http://blogs.technet.com/b/stefan_stranger/



Steve Rachui http://blogs.msdn.com/b/steverac/



Zhenhua Yao http://blogs.msdn.com/b/yao



Antoni Hanus http://blogs.technet.com/b/antoni/



Neil Peterson http://blogs.technet.com/b/neilp/

Santos Martinez http://blogs.technet.com/b/smarinez/







Other Community Blogs

Andrey Gerkin http://ckrim.blogspot.com/



Belgium SC User Group - DPM http://www.scug.be/blogs/scdpm



Belgium SC User Group - SCVMM http://scug.be/blogs/scvmm



Gary Davidson http://garydavidson.net/



Greg Widerski http://scsmguru.wordpress.com/



Ian Blyth http://ianblythmanagement.wordpress.com/



Info Support http://blogs.infosupport.com/



Jakob Gottlieb Svendsen http://blog.coretech.dk/author/jgs/



Jimmy Harper http://blogs.technet.com/b/jimmyharper/



Kåre Rude Andersen http://blog.coretech.dk/author/kra/



Michael Seidl http://www.techguy.at/



Michel Lüscher http://www.server-talk.eu/



Michiel Wouters http://michielw.blogspot.com/



myITforum.com http://www.myitforum.com/ 



Robert http://msopsmgr.blogspot.com/



TechLog http://www.techlog.org/



Valérie http://scug.be/blogs/valerie/



Men In Cloud http://blog.menincloud.com/



Avanade Cloud Builder http://www.thecloudbuilderblog.com/



Inframon http://blogs.inframon.com/default.aspx



Marius Sandbu http://msandbu.wordpress.com/



Mats Wigle http://www.opsmode.com/ 



Stefan Roth http://blog.scomfaq.ch/



André Picker http://www.clientmgmt.de



Thomas Maurer http://www.thomasmaurer.ch/



Tobias Haeger http://www.sc-configurationmanager.eu/index.php/blog



Stefan Horz http://www.sc-orchestrator.eu/index.php/blog



Markus Strazar http://www.systemcenteronline.de/archive/category/system-center/blog



Dutch WMUG User Group Blog aggregator http://wmug.nl/category/blogs/



UK WMUG User Group Blogs http://wmug.co.uk/

System Center User Groups

Denmark  Facebook LinkedIn Web



Cleveland Facebook



Philidelphia/New York Web



Arizona Web



Atlanta  LinkedIn Web



Central Texas Web Web



Houston Web



Madison LinkedIn Web



Minnesota Web



Belgium LinkedIn Web



Netherlands Web



Netherlands WMUG Web



Norway LinkedIn



Finland LinkedIn



Sweden Web Facebook



UK WMUG Web LinkedIn Twitter







SCSM.US Web LinkedIn



German SCSM User Group Web







Microsoft System Center Administrators LinkedIn



Microsoft System Center Products Specialists LinkedIn



Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager LinkedIn



Microsoft System Center Operations Manager LinkedIn



Microsoft System Center Service Manager LinkedIn



Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager LinkedIn



System Center Orchestrator Professionals LinkedIn



Microsoft System Center Service Manager #2 LinkedIn



SCCM Professionals LinkedIn



System Center Community LinkedIn



System Center Virtual User Group LinkedIn



Data Protection Manager / DPM LinkedIn

Online Communities





myITforum.com



SystemCenterCentral



AuTechHeads



FAQShop.com



CloudOSCommunity.com



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