About Show #180
Richard and Greg talk to Adam Hall about Opalis, the latest product addition to System Center. Opalis provides automation and integration for IT tasks between the various products in System Center (Configuration Manager, Operations Manager, etc) and third party management tools like OpenView, Tivoli and the like.
Adam is the Technical Product Manager (TPM) for Opalis. Opalis is an IT Automation and Orchestration solution, providing integration across the entire Datacenter. Adam has been in the industry since 1995, working in a wide variety of customer and Microsoft Partner organizations prior to joining Microsoft in March 2008 as a Technology Strategist in New Zealand. Adam transferred to Redmond in June 2010 to take on his current TPM role. You can follow Adam on Twitter through either Adman_NZ or SysCtrOpalis and his blog site at http://blogs.technet.com/b/adhall. Adam also contributes to the main System Center blog http://blogs.technet.com/b/SystemCenter and the Opalis blog at http://blogs.technet.com/b/opalis.