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.
One question that I hear frequently is “I love what Microsoft is doing for backup of my Windows servers. But what about my non-Windows servers?” Similarly, one might ask “What about heterogeneous environments?“ A different question that is often confused with these is “Is DPM enterprise-ready?” To separate these questions, let me address the latter with the … Read more
As we come into the home stretch, I have three speaking engagements today and three more tomorrow. When asked why I don’t share these with other speakers, my answer is two-fold: 1) I came to Microsoft 23 months ago for DPM2007, so I want to put my own fingerprints all over this event. That may … Read more
We are half-way through Launch Week … and things are continuing to stay exciting. The booth is continually swamped – and while this will sound bias, it is one the busiest booths in the Microsoft pavilion. Yeah, I know that’s like saying that my kid was the best actor in the school play. Yes, I … Read more
DPM 2007 has RTM’d … and announced at Storage Networking World in Dallas in October. DPM 2007 is generally available this month (November) – making its way to distributors, channel partners and Microsoft licensing vehicles as we speak. But now comes my favorite part … the DPM 2007 product launch. I have been looking forward … Read more