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System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 Beta

We are pleased to announce that the Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 beta (DPM 2012) is released. 
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The key DPM 2012 features that will be available in the beta are below: 

Centralized Management (Built on the Ops Manager platform) 

· Centralized Monitoring and Troubleshooting              
· Remote Administration
· Remote Recovery
· Push To Resume Backups
· Role Based Access

Continued Best of Breed Application Support

· SharePoint Item Level recovery without restoring Content DB
· SharePoint RBS support
· Hyper-V Item Level Restore from a DPM running in a VM
· Faster protection of VMs on stand-alone Hyper-V servers.

Fresh DPM 2012 Console User Interface

Data Source Extensibility Framework

Certificate Based Protection of non-AD machines

· File Server
· SQL Servers
· Hyper-V servers
· Clustered Data sources
· Secondary DPM servers.

Tape Enhancements:

· Enhanced Granular Media Co-Location
· Tape Reliability Enhancements

Multiple DPM DB databases share a single remote SQL Instance

Upgrade support from DPM 2010

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You can download the DPM 2010 Interoperability Patch hotfix via this KB article:

For all the latest news regarding DPM 2012 and the beta please see the System Center Data Protection Manager blog at

BETA, DPM 2012, Data Protection Manager
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Article ID: 2599677 - Last Review: 07/12/2012 08:24:00 - Revision: 4.0

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