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New interview from TechEd NA 2011
Last week, my friends at TechNet EDGE released an interview that we did at TechEd 2011 in Atlanta last month: As always, thanks for reading (and watching),
10 Jun 2011
AVIcode 5.7 now available !
Tweet YES !!! It is here !! And not just the bits, but also the details on how SMSE / SMSD customers can get it ! Last month, I caught up with my friend Gordon McKenna – CEO of Inframon and Microsoft MVP at TechEd 2010 Europe. He has been bringing AVIcode technologies to his customers...
17 Dec 2010
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. ...
11 Nov 2010
TechEd Europe – so far
What an amazing week so far! In the past three months, I have had the immense privilege of joining the OpsMgr family, including not only a phenomenal product group, but also a very active and passionate community of MVPs and SMEs, as well as great customers of all sizes. This week, the thrills...
10 Nov 2010
New interview on Bytes by TechNet
“Listen or watch Bytes by TechNet Interviews today!” Get insights or IT solutions from IT Professionals and the latest Microsoft news in a fun and practical format. Watch Bytes by TechNet Interviews featuring influential IT Professionals, from the community and Microsoft, around a variety of topics...
12 Oct 2010
Jason headed to Europe in November
November promises to be a fun time across Europe. Here are a few of the places I will be: November 3 – Brussels Am looking forward to seeing some of my friends at the System Center Users Group in Belgium. More details to follow on what I will be speaking on. November 5 – London Am supporting...
28 Sep 2010
Favorite TechEd Australia and New Zealand moments
I really enjoy giving sessions at TechEd – and the international events are great for giving me different perspectives on bandwidth, regulatory compliance, etc. Over the past two weeks, I gave 6 breakout sessions ( AU sessions & NZ sessions ), did a few podcasts, press interviews, etc. In fact...
30 Aug 2010
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 the backup business...
29 Aug 2010
Jason at TechEd Australia 2010
Hello to all my friends Down Under ! Am so excited to be back for my third TechEd Australian event. This week, I will be delivering/co-delivering four sessions: Thursday, 13:45 -- MGT303 – Introduction to System Center Essentials 2010 – in Meeting Room 6 System Center Essentials (SCE) 2010 is designed...
26 Aug 2010
Jason is going Down Under (again)
Woo Hoo – am very excited to confirm that I will be returning for my third TechEd Australia and TechEd New Zealand next month. TechEd Australia (August 24-27) I have at least three confirmed sessions: Protecting Application Servers with DPM 2010 - This session will focus on protecting and recovering...
20 Jul 2010
Getting Ready for Tech-Ed US in New Orleans
Are getting excited about TechEd this week. TechEd (in any country) is my favorite event – partly because I have been coming to them since I think 1994, and partly because this is the best event to meet IT Pros and really talk about the products, how they work, when they apply, etc. If you are...
29 May 2010
DPM and I are headed down under … to TechEd Australia and New Zealand
With a big Texas “ Howdy ” coming out to all of the Aussies and New Zealanders in the house! If you are interested in backing up your Exchange, SQL Server, SharePoint, Windows file or Hyper-V environments, then you ought to be looking at System Center Data Protection Manager . And if you are attending...
4 Sep 2009
DPM and I are coming to Africa !
This has been an exciting month for me and DPM on two fronts: First, for Fiscal Year 2010 (starting last week at Microsoft), I am re-focusing exclusively on DPM within System Center and will not be also driving Windows Server file services or Windows Storage Server. It was very cool to be...
8 Jul 2009
Come learn about DPM at Tech-Ed 2009
I have a full line-up for Tech-Ed 2009 and System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 Sp1 – May 11-15, 2009. May 11, 2:45-4:00 PM VIR04-INT Why Virtualization and Data Protection are Better Together May 12, 10:15-11:30 AM MGT204 Technical Introduction to Data Protection Manager 2007 sp1 May 12, 1:00...
17 Apr 2009
Video - Technical Introduction of DPM2007 ... from Tech-Ed 2008 US
From July 2008 in Orlando -- this was the first of three breakout sessions on DPM2007. This session covers: - Installing the DPM Server - Configuring the DPM Server disk and tape - Deploying DPM agents from the administration console - Setting up Data Protection - Recovering Data Click here to...
12 Aug 2008
Live from TechEd 2008 - Jason and Devin !!! (video)
Devin Ganger, my friend, Exchange MVP and author of "Mastering Data Protection Manager" recently joined me at TechEd in Orlando last week to talk about DPM and Exchange protection. Check out the video -- 'Making backups cool with DPM" For more information about Devin's book, please...
18 Jun 2008
Podcasts on DPM 2007 - protection and recovery demonstrations
Greetings from Tech-Ed 2008 / IT Pro week - one of the biggest and busiest IT Pro technical training events in the world. My glamorous travel week so far has been: Monday -- Fly from Dallas to Miami, wait on aircraft trouble, and finally arrive in Orlando around 8PM - upload VHD images and prep...
11 Jun 2008
Video interview -- where does DPM 2007 see itself in the backup market
This interview is actually a few months old - recorded at IT Forum in November 2007, but I recently found it online and wanted to share it with you. Its about 10 minutes long and talks about what are core features and unique deliverables with DPM 2007. Hope you enjoy it. Click here to watch - IT Forum...
5 Mar 2008
New podcast - Where does DPM fit in the Windows backup market
Last month, I was interviewed on some key DPM position questions like: Why is Microsoft in the backup business? What makes DPM 2007 special? What environments does DPM 2007 fit best in? If these sound interesting to you, check out this short 5-minute podcast .
31 Dec 2007
DPM 2007 Launch - Day 2
Things keep going well for DPM at IT Forum. The booth stays swamped with interested folks - and we have a great team of up to 4 DPM experts at the booth at a time -- and they are staying busy the whole time ! From my perspective, today was about the first technical sessions: MGT-02-PD - Check...
14 Nov 2007
DPM 2007 Launch - Day 0
Pop Quiz - what could make a 9.5 hour flight from Dallas to Paris feel longer? Answer - A 3-hour delay before take-off, sitting in the aircraft. Yes, as an omen of all the good things that will come this week, we pulled away from the gate, tried to rev the engines and came back to the terminal. Three...
12 Nov 2007
Am headed to Barcelona - DPM 2007 is launching !!!
DPM 2007 has RTM'd ... and announced at Storage Networking World in Dallas in October. DPM 2007 is generally available this month (November) - making its way to distributors, channel partners and Microsoft licensing vehicles as we speak. But now comes my favorite part ... the DPM 2007 product launch...
7 Nov 2007
New webcast - How to Protect SQL Server with DPM 2007
From Tech-Ed 2007 last month. Its about an hour long and includes "how does it work" and demo's for protecting and recovering SQL. Check out the video
11 Jul 2007
DPM 2007 is on the horizon - and everybody is starting to figure it out!
These last several weeks have been very exciting - starting with the release of Beta 2 for DPM 2007 at Tech-Ed ... and am writing this from the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC). When I joined Microsoft two years ago, people would come up and ask either: 1) Why is DPM part of System...
11 Jul 2007
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