This 15 page paper details how Microsoft deployed Data Protection Manager to reduce the time and cost associated with backing up critical company data for its 130+ remote sites. Includes comparative data and best practices to consider when moving away from tape backup technology as a primary means of protecting an organization's critical information for remote locations.

The company found that the 8-hour duration experienced by its Portland, Oregon branch office to protect 300 gigabytes using magnetic tape, has been reduced to about 10 minutes using DPM.

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