It’s all about reducing management costs. We not only wanted to provide a Central Console which effectively aggregates status across of your DPM Servers, but can make your every day tasks of managing the backup environment seamless thereby reducing your management costs significantly.
This video recording (DPM 2012 – Centralized Management : Value Prop) will help you understand more details on the core value prop and how customer feedback has helped shape this feature.
If you are looking for a quick summary, the slide below outlines the various features that make up the Centralized Management feature in DPM 2012.
Prabu Ambravaneswaran | Program Manager | Microsoft Corporation