See all products »
Curah! curation service
Microsoft Tech Companion App
Microsoft Technical Communities
Microsoft Virtual Academy
Server and Tools Blogs
TechNet Flash Newsletter
Cloud and Datacenter
Windows Server 2012 R2
System Center 2012 R2
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 SP1
Windows 8.1 Enterprise
See all trials »
Microsoft Download Center
TechNet Evaluation Center
Microsoft Virtual Academy
Free Windows Server 2012 courses
Free Windows 8 courses
SQL Server training
MCSA: Windows 8
Windows Server Certification (MCSE)
Private Cloud Certification (MCSE)
SQL Server Certification (MCSE)
Second shot for certification
Born To Learn blog
Find technical communities in your area
For small and midsize businesses
For IT professionals
For technical support
For home users
Microsoft Premier Online
Microsoft Fix It Center
Security Bulletins & Advisories
International support solutions
Log a support ticket
Not an IT pro?
Microsoft Customer Support
Microsoft Community Forums
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
Because It's Everybody's Business
Data Protection for Virtual Datacenters book
Hosted Backup Services
Microsoft Tech Ed
MMS Microsoft Management Summit
New stuff to Read or Watch announcement
OpsMgr 2007 R2
Storage Solutions Division
System Center Data Protection Manager
System Center Essentials
System Center Influencers
System Center Operations Manager
Webcasts and Videos
Windows Home Server
Windows Server 2008
Windows Storage Server
Browse by Tags
All Backed Up
Jason is headed to Boston to amp up Iron Mountain on DPM and the Cloud
Hey everyone, We have seen some really good excitement around the partnership of pairing Microsoft’s backup solution for Windows servers with the trusted name of Iron Mountain for offsite vaulting. But it is about to get better … My friends at Iron Mountain are gearing up for some very cool stuff...
8 Feb 2010
Customer letter -- Thank you, DPM !!!
Here is an email that I received from a DPM early adopter which was just too cool not to share. This customer has a distributed-infrastructure, is mid-market sized, and is using DPM 2007 beta 2 to protect Exchange 2007 SP1 beta (partipating in two Microsoft early adopter TAP/RDP programs - in production...
15 Aug 2007
Thinking of building a DPM Appliance? Check out what the Moose did
One of the most exciting things for me to see is when partners start building service and product offerings around the products that I am blessed to manage. Having come from a reseller/integrator background before joining data protection vendors, I am always particularly excited when a regional...
1 Jul 2010
Backing up the Internet – with DPM 2010
Here in DPM land, we are always excited to hear when an expert customer or partner is able to leverage our technology in new ways. One of our System Center Influencers has figured out how to back up the Internet itself. We’re not exactly sure how, because I thought we cut that feature early...
1 Apr 2010
MMS 2010 sessions on DPM 2010 – courtesy of a System Center Influencer
One of the coolest parts of evangelizing a product on behalf of Microsoft is discovering other folks in the IT community that are passionate about the same technologies that I am. Last week, at MMS 2010, I had the opportunity to meet a System Center Influencer named Mike...
30 Apr 2010
DPM Support Services Rock !!
I’ve been with MS for 4.5 years now, having come from some smaller data protection companies like Double-Take and Cheyenne (now part of CA). In those organizations, I always took pride in the personal level of commitment that each one of us had with our customers. One of my happy surprises...
31 Mar 2010
TechNet Radio -- Total Wine success story with System Center
Earlier this week, I sat down with my friends at Total Wine to talk about how they are using System Center. It's one of the first times that I've gotten to talk about technology and 'wine' instead of 'whine'. In fact, as part of my research to be fully prepared for the TechNet...
16 Oct 2008
Windows Server 2008 – Microsoft IT Case Study in File Services
If you’ve ever wondered how Microsoft IT delivers file services for its users – check this out!! http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee156485.aspx Microsoft Information Technology (Microsoft IT) deployed the Windows Server® 2008 operating system to support the file server workload for...
7 Jul 2009
DPM 2007 has RTM'd !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
If you saw the official blog on the DPM blogsite , you’ll notice that this post has more exclamation marks. This is a really exciting day for all of us at Microsoft, particularly those who have been preparing DPM 2007 to come to market. With the RTM (release to manufacturing) milestone, we are now...
18 Oct 2007
© 2015 Microsoft Corporation.
Privacy & Cookies