Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 Book Set to Release June 2013

Birmingham, United Kingdom, May 08, 2013 — Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager is a centralized data protection solution. DPM is used for data protection and recovery for Microsoft workloads. Data Protection Manager allows backup and recovery of Microsoft Workloads, including SQL Server, Exchange, Sharepoint, Client Computers, and Hyper-V. Enabling disk and tape-based backup methods, DPM also allows central management...

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When you think DPM has given up on you…

Last couple of weeks made my life shorter for at least a year. I don’t think I need to explain how I felt, when backups and restores with DPM stopped working and we made them work again in 2 days, were working for 4 more days, stopped working again, repaired them again and again and again. I had a feeling...

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New System Center Data Protection Manager email discussion list

System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) is being utilized in more and more places to ensure backups, redundancy, and provide for disaster planning and recovery.  And, after a great suggestion today from Erik Bennett, we’ve rolled out a new email discussion list focusing specifically on DPM. Jump out here to sign up for the new list:  http://myitforum.com/myitforumwp/services/email-lists/

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Deduplication for Microsoft DPM using Crunch

With Microsoft DPM 2012 RTM and SP1 protecting deduplicated data on Windows Server 2012 volumes is possible but there is no deduplication on the DPM storagepool. This is a feature that has been needed and requested in the community for some time. DPM administrators have wanted a way to shrink the storage footprint for their DPMs. Now with BridgeSTORs newest...

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A slew of System Center 2012 SP1 technical docs now available

The last of the support pieces are moving into place so you know that the public release of SP1 for System Center 2012 is close at hand.  Microsoft has rolled out the following, updated technical documentation to prepare you for SP1. We’ll be updating this page as the rest of the technical documentation is released.   App Controller Link: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=29694...

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Tie Data Protection Manager to Windows Azure Online Backup

Microsoft has released an update rollup package for System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) with SP1 that will allow you to connect your DPM implementation with Windows Azure Online Backup. Here’s what the update provides: This article describes an update rollup package that adds the following features to the Windows Azure Online Backup for Microsoft System Center 2012 Service Pack...

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