JBuff leaving Microsoft

After 5.5 years, I am leaving Microsoft. When I first joined, it was after 15 years in the backup/recovery and high availability market.  I joined to be part of DPM v1, which had been in market for about a month, because the idea that Microsoft producing its own backup solution could change how Windows administrators…


New interview from TechEd NA 2011

Last week, my friends at TechNet EDGE released an interview that we did at TechEd 2011 in Atlanta last month:     As always, thanks for reading (and watching),


Are you coming to MMS 2011 ?! I am !

Last week, Microsoft held TechReady 12 for our internal sales and field teams.  This was an exciting event because we gave them a sneak peak at the very cool technologies and sessions that we will delivering publicly at MMS 2011 next month.   For the products that I am blessed to support, we have a phenomenal…


Redmond Channel – Partner Guide to Data Protection

There is a new Partner Guide on Data Protection that was just released on Redmond Channel Partner’s online site.                                                      There is a rumor that DPM 2010 shows heavily in the guide – – as does the EDPM appliance from i365.  So, check it out !!!


ESG reviews DPM 2010 appliance from i365

Don’t ya love it when some of your friends connect with your other friends – and you didn’t even know until they were already connected ?! Well – some of my friends at i365 make a very cool DPM appliance that combines DPM 2010 and i365’s EVAULT software to deliver “Best for Windows” and “Heterogeneous”…


DPM 2010 session at TechEd Europe 2010

Wow !!   I delivered the session yesterday and the really fast folks at TechEd Berlin already have it online !!  Tweet MGT308 — Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2010 in the Datacenter This session will focus on leveraging DPM’s protection and recovery capabilities in large datacenters.  We will look at how DPM protects and recovers application…


Jason headed to Europe in November

November promises to be a fun time across Europe.  Here are a few of the places I will be: November 3 – Brussels Am looking forward to seeing some of my friends at the System Center Users Group in Belgium.  More details to follow on what I will be speaking on. November 5 – London…


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?…


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…


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…