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Microsoft Data Protection Manager 2010 by Steve Buchanan

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Protecting Hyper-V with DPM

In recent years virtualization has exploded in information technology. Many companies today utilize virtualization to cut costs and scale down their environments. Microsoft entered the market with Hyper-V and many businesses began using this as their hypervisor of choice. When DPM was made it was made with the intention to natively backup Hyper-V. This ensures that the back ups of a Hyper-V environment will simply work. DPM is Hyper-V aware out of the box.

DPM supports two methods of protecting Hyper-V. DPM is capable of both host protection with the agent being installed on the Hyper-V host or guest based protection with the agent being installed on the guest virtual machine and both at the same time with the agent ...

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