March 2009 – TechNet UNPLUGGED Update

Data Protection Manager 2007 Technical Briefing

This technical briefing focuses on Microsoft Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2007 – a member of the Microsoft System Centre family of management products. If you are an IT Administrator that works with Microsoft Technologies or simply looking to understand how Microsoft is addressing the demands from our customers and partners for greater manageability and protection of IT infrastructure – this is the technical briefing for you. Peter Niven – Microsoft’s Regional Specialist on DPM – will be helping attendees understand how DPM can better protect your Microsoft IT investment and elaborate on the wider opportunities to design a more resilient infrastructure. See below for our proposed agenda:

· Why Microsoft developed Data Protection Manager

· Brief DPM 2007 overview

· Specific Workloads (with demos)

  • Exchange
  • SQL
  • SharePoint
  • Virtualised environments

· What about non Microsoft Workloads?

· Sizing and Deployment

· Architecting for Disaster Resilience

· Service Pack 1 (released December 2008)

· Roadmap

Note: This is a Level 300 Event for IT Professionals Registration is free. Dates and locations below. Full details here.

Christchurch - 17 Mar 09: 1- 4pm Register Christchurch Convention Centre, 95 Kilmore Street, Christchurch

Wellington - 18 Mar 09: 1- 4pm Register Microsoft Wellington, Level 12, 157 Lambton Quay, Wellington

Auckland - 19 Mar 09: 1 - 4pm Register Microsoft Auckland, Level 5, 22 Viaduct Harbour Ave, Auckland