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),


Jason on Talk TechNet Radio – discussing DPM 2012

Good morning, all. Keith Combs and Chris Henley run a weekly ‘radio call-in show’ called Talk TechNet – and this week, they asked me to talk about DPM (2010 and 2012). You can listen in, live or afterwards, at Keith & Chris – it was lots of fun!  Thanks for having me… Thanks for…


Partner Webcast on DPM and Appliances from i365

  If you are Microsoft Partner, I’d like to invite you to an upcoming webcast on March 15 at 9AM Pacific time. Go to your Microsoft Partner portal and look up MGT116AL which talks about helping System Center customers with their Backup and Recovery needs.  In this talk, i365 will be talking about their DPM…


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…


Webcast : Overview of AVIcode

Two Microsoft MVPs that normally specialize in System Center Operations Manager are offering a webcast in January to let the world know why they are excited about AVIcode and its acquisition by Microsoft, as part of the larger System Center management story.  Click here to register for the AVIcode webcast on January 12 As a…


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…


Learn about DPM 2010 protecting data to the Iron Mountain cloud

  In May, I am happy to hang out with my friends from Iron Mountain in two events: Tomorrow, May 20, I will be at the Minneapolis Iron Mountain facility.  Similar to last month, when I went spoke at their Chicago event (see blog post DPM in Chicago), we will be talking about DPM 2010…


Webcast : Cloud, Hybrid Environments and Data Protection – what’s an SMB to do?

    The Cloud, Hybrid Environments and Data Protection: What’s an SMB to do? Join Forrester’s Stephanie Balaouras, Microsoft’s Jason Buffington and i365’s Brandon Farris for an enlightening discussion on how Small and Medium Sized Businesses (SMBs) can plan an effective strategy for addressing today’s complex storage, backup and disaster recovery challenges.  This webinar will discuss…


MMS 2010 sessions on DPM 2010 – courtesy of a System Center Influencer

       One of the coolest parts of evangelizing a product on behalf of Microsoft is discovering other folks in the IT community that are passionate about the same technologies that I am. Last week, at MMS 2010, I had the opportunity to meet a System Center Influencer named Mike Resseler.   Mike is an active…


Frustrated with Backup and Management? Don’t bang your head into the wall.

David Mills, another Product Manager in System Center, recently recorded this video. I will confess that David is my wingman for almost everything that I am doing in System Center this year, so I especially like the actual head-banging.  I may actually just take those few seconds and make it an infinite loop that could…