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DPM at MMS 2011

If you are coming to the Microsoft Management Summit 2011 next week, you have some great opportunities to learn more about Data Protection Manager.

We have four breakout sessions with DPM.  I will be at all four talks but am sharing the stage this year with some great SMEs from the DPM community, including:

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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 […]

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 !!!

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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” […]

The First Five Years of Fun at Microsoft

Today (actually yesterday) marks five years for me at Microsoft. It’s been an amazing adventure so far and as usual for anniversaries, it seems like both yesterday and a lifetime ago that I started.

At the time, I was a Microsoft MVP in File System and Storage technologies – which is the closest category that […]

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 […]

Book Review – Data Protection for Virtual Data Centers

Was excited to see one of the first reviews from my book – from Paul Schnackenburg, who many of you will know from various his System Center and Microsoft coverage in publications including ZDnet.AU, RedmondMag and 4Sysops.com.  He also writes his own blog called Tell IT as IT is.  Paul was kind enough to read […]

New interview on Bytes by TechNet

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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 […]

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