Announcing SC 2016 DPM Guest Blog Series

System Center 2016 Data Protection Manager was announced with a range of new features, such as Modern Backup Storage and RCT based Hyper-V VM Backups. Modern Backup Storage completely changed the way backups are stored by leveraging the new technologies in Windows Server 2016 as ReFS block cloning, giving you upto 50% storage savings, workload aware storage, and 3x Faster backups. This, with the seamless integration with Azure ensures that in addition to your local copy and short term retention requirements,  SC 2016 DPM meets your long term retention, offsite copy, and compliance needs with ease. 

SC 2016 DPM Guest Blogs

To help you understand these features further, we have a series of blogs by experts in the field talking about how SCDPM, with Modern Backup Storage, can be configured to back up different workloads in various configurations.

Learn about Top 5 features in SC 2016 DPM with Aidan Finn, the IT Pro since 20 years.

Configure your environment for SC DPM with the Best Design Practices for SC 2016 DPM with Robert Hedblom, the backup and business continuity expert.

See how Michael Seidl, who has worked on many projects with complex deployments, achieved 44% storage savings in his blog about Modern Backup Storage with SCDPM 2016.

Complete your backup strategy to include Security with Steve Buchanan, the five-time Microsoft Cloud and Data Center MVP, and author of several technical books.

Protect your Hyper-V VMs RCT with SC 2016 DPM with the technical evangelist and the author of Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V Cookbook, Charbel Nemnom.

Learn about managing your DPM Deployments with SCOM with the Azure and Hybrid Cloud Specialist, John Joyner.

Get SC 2016 DPM now! 

SCDPM is an Enterprise backup solution with support for workloads like SQL, SharePoint, Exchange, Hyper-V VMs, File Servers & clients, which may be running on physical Servers or be virtualized. The workloads can be backed up to disks for short term, and to Azure for your long term retention needs.

dpm-overviewYou can get SCDPM 2016 up and running in ten minutes by using the Evaluation VHD.

If you are new to Azure Backup and want to enable Azure Backup for longterm retention, refer to Preparing to backup workloads to Azure with DPM.  Click for a free Azure trial subscription.

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