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Meeting Description

Date: June, 2005:
Disk-based Backup Solution with Data Protection Manager from Microsoft

As the latest member of the Windows Server System family, Data Protection Manager (DPM) is a server software application that optimizes disk-based backup and recovery. Backing up data to disk provides the fastest way to recover data lost because of user error or software and hardware corruption. With DPM, recovering information is as simple as browsing a share and copying directly from to the production server.


DPM lets IT administrators easily and affordably use existing Windows Server investments such as Active Directory, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, and Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2003. DPM provides these unique capabilities:


  • Rapid and reliable recovery of data lost because of user error or server hardware failure.
  • Efficient and near-continuous data protection. DPM uses efficient byte-level replication to deliver faster backup and less potential data loss.
  • Operational Simplicity. DPM lowers the total cost of your data protection environment by improving the efficiency of your operations.
  • Data Protection Manager integrates with file servers and a tape backup system.


Presented by
Karandeep Anand, Program Manager, Microsoft


Karandeep Anand
Program Manager, System Center Data Protection Manager, Microsoft


Karandeep works as a Program Manager with the Data Protection Manager (DPM). He has been with the DPM team for over 3 years working on various storage technologies and developing the version 1 of DPM which will be released later this year. He has several patents in the field of data protection and storage technologies. He has worked with Microsoft in India and now works for Microsoft Redmond to drive the customer program for the DPM team in addition to defining features for future versions of DPM.

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