Jason and DPM at TechEd New Zealand

Am back in Auckland for my third TechEd !   This promises to be a great week, so here is where you can catch me and hear more about DPM 2010: Monday @ 14:55 – SVR215 – Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2010, Part 1: Technical Introduction Why is Microsoft in the backup business?…

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Jason at TechEd Australia 2010

Hello to all my friends Down Under ! Am so excited to be back for my third TechEd Australian event.  This week, I will be delivering/co-delivering four sessions: Thursday, 13:45 — MGT303 – Introduction to System Center Essentials 2010 – in Meeting Room 6 System Center Essentials (SCE) 2010 is designed to deliver enterprise-class management…

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Three new DPM 2010 whitepapers and two datasheets

  Hello backup friends, This week, I am happy to announce three new whitepapers, each around protecting a different workload: Whitepaper : How to protect Exchange with DPM 2010  which goes along with the DPM 2010 datasheet for Exchange Whitepaper : How to protect SQL Server with DPM 2010  which goes along with the DPM…

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New Whitepaper – How to protect Hyper-V with DPM 2010

      Over the next several weeks, we are pre-releasing several whitepapers around DPM 2010’s Release Candidate. The first WP to be released is about how to protect Microsoft Virtualization environments – including Hyper-V R2, Hyper-V and Virtual Server 2005 R2 sp1.  DPM 2010 is a key part of the Microsoft Virtualization story, as the backup…

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Announcing new DPM 2007 SP1 training course 50213A

I am very excited to announce the availability of a new classroom-based course on DPM 2007 SP1. http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/syllabi/50213A.aspx This is a two-day course that covers everything that you need to know to be successful with DPM.  That is a bold statement, but it was built by MVPs, early DPM adopters that are now full deployed…

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New video - DPM LICENSING details

DPM 2007 has a really simple licensing model: DPM Server – for the back-end platform(s) Standard DPML – for file protection Enterprise DPML – for file and application platform There aren’t any Open File managers, library agents, etc. You don’t have to buy # Exchange Agents, # SharePoint agents, # SQL Server agents, etc. -…

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DPM 2007 awarded "Product of the Year" for protecting Virtualized Environments

For folks that have heard about DPM’s protection capabilities around virtual servers, this will not come as a surprise — but today, DPM 2007 was awarded the Gold as a "Product of the Year" from SearchServerVirtualization.com.   SearchServerVirtualization.com announced the winners of its first annual Products of the Year awards, spanning four categories: Virtualization Platforms…

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New webcast - DPM plus Virtual Server

On August 30th, I finally get to talk about two of my favorite technologies in the same session – data protection and virtualization. For the past several years, two areas of computing continually get hotter and hotter – storage and virtualization.  And if I wasnt a “backup guy”, I would most certainly be a “virtual…

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Resellers and Integrators - back up your customers !

Last week, I spoke at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference.  It wasn’t my normal 60-90 minutes on “Protecting SQL” or “Protecting Exchange” or even just an overview of DPM.  This time, I was just 15 minutes of a “Business Opportunities in Windows Virtualization” – specifically, teaching Microsoft Partners how to provide a service of backing…

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