System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 Beta – Now Available!

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We are very excited to announce the release of DPM 2012 Beta.

Some of the big enhancements include:

    1. Centralized Management of DPM Servers (built on top of System Center Operations Manager )
      • A Central Console from which you can monitor and manage all the backup servers in your datacenter.
      • Need it today for the DPM 2010 environment? We got it! – Use a single console to monitor both DPM 2012 and DPM 2010 servers! (Make sure you download the interoperability patch for DPM 2010)
      • Role Based Access enabled – Use one of the 8 default roles or create a new role from scratch in a minute. Default Roles include : Read-Only User; Recovery Operator ; Reporting Operator; Tier-1 Support (help desk); Tier-2 Support(escalation); TAPE Operator; TAPE Admins and DPM Admins
    2. Certificate Based Protection Backup machines from domains not trusted by the DPM Server domain including workgroup machines using certificates
    3. Best for Microsoft Apps
      • Enhanced Hyper-V  Support – Faster Hyper-V backups (Express Full) support for standalone Hyper-V hosts and ability to perform item level recovery even when DPM is running inside a VM.
      • Enhanced SharePoint Support– Recover files in seconds. Item level Recovery without moving content DBs. SharePoint RBS Support.
      • SQL FILESTREAM Support
    4. Cool New UI – Yes. Download it, see it, tell us how you feel Smile.
    5. TAPE Feature Enhancements – Improved reliability, space optimization and more flexible job management capabilities.
    6. Consolidate databases of multiple DPM Servers on same SQL Instance.
    7. And as always, seamless upgrade experience from your existing DPM environment (DPM 2010).


Stay tuned to our blog for in depth coverage of each of the major enhancements including How-To videos. Looking forward to your feedback through our Connect Website, forums and the blogs.




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DPM 2012 Beta Forum:

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