Microsoft has announced they have released the beta version of the Data Protection Manager 2010 to the partners.
They released the DPM 2007 SP1 on This January and soon after that on the track with preparing to protect the Microsoft oncoming software on 2010. Some of the key features are,
· Seamless protection of Live Migrating VMs (For Windows Server 2008 R2) – This means even after moving the guest OS to different machine as long as it is in the CSV DPM will be able to backup them.
· Optimized backup methods for Laptop users – backup can be secluded to run even the laptop is online of offline on the cooperate network. This is a feature Symantec Backup Exec has been offering on Backup Exec 12. (but customer has t pay a good price tag for that for each agent)