New Storage Management, Optimization, and Security Features in DPM 2016 UR4

System Center 2016 Data Protection Manager can backup key workloads such as SQL, SharePoint, Exchange, file servers, clients and VMs running on Hyper-V or VMware. With Modern Backup Storage and RCT based Hyper-V VM backups, DPM 2016 goes a step further in enhancing Enterprise backups by completely restructuring the way data is backed up and… Read more

Announcement: Protect your Server 2016 workloads with Enhanced Security

System Center Data Protection Manager¬†(SC DPM) is an Enterprise backup solution, providing App Consistent backups to workloads as SQL, SharePoint, Exchange and File Servers, running in Physical or Virtualized Environments. In addition, you can also backup your Hyper-V and VMWare VMs (with SC 2012 R2 DPM UR11). These backups can be stored on disks for… Read more

Announcing the Data Protection Manager (DPM) Evaluation VHD

We are pleased to announce the release of the Evaluation VHD for System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager. The VHD is a sys-prepped disk with Windows Server 2012 R2 as the operating system and contains System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager (DPM) with Update Rollup 4 (UR4), Microsoft Azure Backup, along with an… Read more

TechEd Europe 2014: Cloud integrated data protection session video

This year at TechEd Europe, Shreesh Dubey (GPM, Backup and Archival products) and Islaam Gomaa (MVP) delivered a talk on Cloud integrated data protection using System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) and Microsoft Azure Backup. Here is a quick recap of the topics covered for those who missed it: Reliable protection of large scale private… Read more

FAQ – Azure IaaS workload protection using Data Protection Manager

Last week we announced the support for System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) running in an Azure IaaS VM, for protecting workloads in Azure. The overwhelming positive response has been accompanied by deep-dive questions and a request for more details about certain aspects. This blog post is a list of Frequently Asked Questions to help… Read more

Azure IaaS workload protection using Data Protection Manager

System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) is an established backup product for protecting Microsoft on-premise workloads. As our customers move some or all of their infrastructure to Azure, a key ask is the ability to back up workloads now running in Azure. In order to cater to this need, we now support DPM running in… Read more

Help Documentation for Using Windows Azure Online Backup with System Center 2012 SP1 – Data Protection Manager

System Center 2012 SP1 Data Protection Manager leverages Windows Azure Online Backup to allow users to store their data online. This document includes documentation to assist users with deploying and using this feature of System Center 2012 SP1 Beta DPM. This Document will describe how to deploy and use System Center 2012 SP1 Data Protection… Read more