All Backed Up

System Center Data Protecton Manager (DPM) and Essentials (SCE) dude ... as well as Husband, Father, Gamer, Geek, Scout leader, Christ follower and Microsoft marketeer

January, 2010

  • New Book - Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Administration Instant Reference

    Huge Congratulations to my friend, Matt Hester. Matt is a one of the folks that taught me how to blog, so that I could use social networking to convey my passion for technology products.  He also happens to be an IT Pro Evangelist for Microsoft,...
  • TechNet Webcast : DPM 2010 Release Candidate preview

    DPM 2010 is getting sooooo close !! For months, it seemed far away, but with the calendar now officially 2010, it is time to sprint to the finish line. Last year, I said that we would have a Release Candidate for DPM 2010 shortly after the holidays...
  • TechTarget write-up on DPM 2010

    Hi DPM Fans !! Yesterday, we did a TechNet webcast on what is coming in just a few weeks with the Release Candidate for DPM 2010. Well, “ Good news travels fast ”, as our friends at SearchWindowsServer.com (Tech Target) have already done a write-up on...
  • Happy Data Privacy Day … from System Center

      originally posted on Yes, it really is an established day.  Check out http://dataprivacyday2010.org/ : Data Privacy Day is an international celebration of the dignity of the individual expressed through personal information.  In this...
  • Family Game Recommendation -- LEGO : Rock Band

    A big hat’s off and ‘thank you’ to the folks at LEGO and Harmony for a great game in LEGO: Rock Band For those that have read my blog before, you know that I am a big fan of all of the Lego titles, including Batman, Star Wars , Indiana Jones, and Battles...
  • Xbox Family Game Recommendation : Cars Race-O-Rama

    If you liked the first Cars game from Disney and THQ, then you ought to really, really like this one.  If you didn’t (but did like the movie), then you should still probably give this game a shot. Cars Race O Rama took the better parts of the original...
  • A Kingdom for Keflings on Xbox Live Arcade (and on-sale thru Jan.10)

    This is a really clever game that has captured my family’s heart.  In fact, I think that it is the only game that I have ever purchased twice.  We have two Xbox 360’s and it allows my kids and I to collaborate across systems.  Kingdom for...
  • Are You A Collaboration Basket Case?

    originally posted on As an old-school backup guy, one of my favorite sayings is: “ If you are putting all your eggs in one basket, it better be a good basket ” It’s true for Virtualization (which I will talk about in a future post) and...