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 … Read more
As most of you know, when I am not obsessing over Data Protection or Windows Storage concepts, I can often be found playing Xbox360 with my family. So, outside of my weekly backup/storage posts, I am intending to routinely offer my “reviews” (opinions) of games that I play. Hey, maybe if Xbox Dad (the real … Read more
Happy Monday, everyone. As promised, I am trying to be more frequent (weekly) with these posts – and hopefully add a lot more streaming-video on common questions. Because DPM 2007 really protects and recovers data in ways that archaic backup mechanisms don’t, I hear quite a few “short question / long answer” queries … meaning … Read more
As one of my New Years’ resolutions, I am trying to journal more. This blog will continue to be about data protection and gaming (my two technical passions), as well as start to see more about storage technologies and Windows Server, since my Microsoft role is expanding on those fronts. I am aiming for a weekly post … Read more
Last month, I was interviewed on some key DPM position questions like: Why is Microsoft in the backup business? What makes DPM 2007 special? What environments does DPM 2007 fit best in? If these sound interesting to you, check out this short 5-minute podcast.