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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 […]

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” […]

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 […]

New Partner Guide to System Center

 

My friends at Redmond Channel Partner have recently produced a "Microsoft Partners’ Guide to System Center” paper.

It covers some interviews related to SCE 2010 and DPM 2010 from me, David Mills (@dmills_ms) and one of our general managers, Zane Adam.

Having grown up in this industry as a […]

DPM 2010 Appliance from i365

One of the announcements made at MMS 2010 last week was from i365, a Seagate company, who announced a DPM 2010 appliance.

The i365 appliance, called the EVault for Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager or EDPM for short. 

Here are few cool things about the EDPM appliance:

1)  Take […]

DPM 2007 in the heterogeneous enterprise

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 […]

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