New Whitepaper – How to do Bare Metal Recovery of WS 08 with DPM 2007

Those of you running DPM 2007 SP1 today know that we offer a “Bare Metal Recovery” (BMR) capability through the DPM System Recovery Tool (SRT) for Windows Server 2003 machines. However, the SRT model of BMR doesn’t work well with Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2, so we chose to not significantly re-write SRT for… Read more

Hyper-V Protection with DPM 2010 Beta – How to automatically protect new Virtual Machines

We had a great question come into the DPM Newsgroup recently. How do I automatically protect new VMs added to a Hyper-V host using DPM? In any virtualized environment, adding new VMs is a frequent operation. While backup administrators can protect an entire Hyper-V host using the DPM Management Console, the protection group had to… Read more

DPM 2010 Beta is available now

The Data Protection Manager (DPM) team at Microsoft is happy to announce the arrival of Data Protection Manager 2010 Beta.  I am Anand Kamat, Group Product Manager for the DPM development team, and since shipping DPM 2007 SP1 in Jan 2009, we have been on an amazing journey to get this feature packed release out… Read more

Webcast on Thursday – Cheaper, Better Backups with DPM 2007

On Thursday morning, 8AM Pacific, please join us for a discussion on reducing costs and improving your backup and recoverability with System Center Data Protection Manager. Event Overview In today’s economy, more than ever, IT Pro’s are looking for ways to reduce costs while still improving existing processes or fixing things that aren’t meeting… Read more

Pranay Prabhakari’s Bio

Hello. I’m Pranay Prabhakar and I work as a Program Manager in the DPM team at the Microsoft India Development Centre at Hyderabad. I have been with Microsoft for about a year. I am currently working on DPM 2010, I also handle ongoing enhancements for DPM 2007 tape feature…. Read more

Krishna Mangipudi’s Bio

I’m a Program Manager for Data Protection Manager team, based out of India Development Center at Hyderabad. I manage Exchange Server Protection and Scalability for  DPM. … Read more

DPM v3 “First Look” – TechNet Webcast on May 5

On Tuesday, May 5th at 11 AM Pacific – we will be giving folks your “First Look” at DPM v3.   This webcast will cover the big features and directions for the next generation of DPM, so you won’t want to miss it…. Read more