Jeff's blog highlights a couple of webcasts that medium size business IT Pros may want to check out:

TechNet Webcast: Branch Office Data Protection with DPM (Level 100) Christopher Whyte, Technical Product Manager, Microsoft.

Learn about the specific implementation scenarios using Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) in a branch office environment. DPM enables you to streamline your backup infrastructure, use tape more effectively in the datacenter, and lowers your overall cost and administrative overhead in protecting the data in your branches. Join this webcast and learn the specific steps you need to take to set up DPM in the distributed branch environment. In addition, we look at independent software vendor solutions that interoperate with DPM to complete the disk-to-disk-to-tape scenario.

TechNet Webcast: Architecting and Deploying Windows Update Services (Level 300). Corey Hynes, President/Chief Technologist, HynesITe, Inc

Windows Update Services (WUS) provides extensive improvements over Software Update Services. Attend this webcast, presented from Tech·Ed 2005 in Orlando, Florida, to learn some common and not-so-common deployment scenarios for WUS, and learn techniques to tackle the toughest update deployment issues…all at no cost to you!