DPM 2012 : Scoped Troubleshooting using Central Console

Here is a scenario : “DPM Backups have failed because the SQL Server refused connection. The SLA has been missed thrice already in this week. The operator re-runs the backup the next day outside the backup window and it succeeds. Someone needs to answer why the failures are happening and what can be done to… Read more

DPM 2012 – Centralized Management : Role Based Access Control

Most enterprises have a centralized team which amongst other responsibilities also handles running of the backup service in their organization. It is a considerable challenge to effectively delegate work to the various support teams while retaining control over the DPM environment. With DPM 2012, you can effectively model your existing team structure into one of… Read more

DPM 2012 – Centralized Management : Introducing the Central Console UI

When we started work on Centralized Management, it became very apparent that we need a UI that not only presents a summary of the entire DPM environment, but also Enables customers to work on more important issues first – like working on alerts affecting backups of multiple backup items Enables different teams in a backup… Read more

DPM 2012 – Centralized Management : Value Prop

It’s all about reducing management costs. We not only wanted to provide a Central Console which effectively aggregates status across of your DPM Servers, but can make your every day tasks of managing the backup environment seamless thereby reducing your management costs significantly. This video recording (DPM 2012 – Centralized Management : Value Prop) will… Read more

System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 Beta – Now Available!

We are very excited to announce the release of DPM 2012 Beta. Some of the big enhancements include: 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… Read more