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Jason Buffington, Sr Product Manager in System Center, discusses Data Protection Manager 2010 with Matt Hester. This insightful chat covers how DPM 2010 applies to enterprise and clients. Did you know that DPM enables lossless recovery of Exchange, SQL, and SharePoint servers without the need for constant replication or synchronization by seamlessly integrating a point in time database restore with the existing application logs? Topics range from Group Policy, affordability and restoration (with Halloween just around the corner, learn how to bring your computer back from the dead....hoo, hoo, ha, ha...!).

About Jason

 Jason Buffington is a senior technical product manager in Microsoft System Center, focusing on Data Protection Manager. Jason has been working in the networking industry since 1989, focusing mainly on data protection and storage technologies - including roles at Cheyenne/CA for ARCserve and NSI DoubleTake. He is previously a Certified Business Continuity Planner, MCSE, MCT, and was awarded as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in storage technology.  Jason has spoken around the world at numerous Microsoft events, and his work has been published in several industry journals. Jason studied computer science at Texas A&M University. Jason's first book debuts in Summer 2010 -- Data Protection for the Virtual Datacenter. He lives in Dallas Texas, telecommutes to Redmond, and blogs at

About Matt

Being an IT Pro means working with computers right where the magic begins, says Matt. He loves reaching out to users and customers in the local community and gets a thrill from installing a server that can send email or provide other valuable services. Matt is a seasoned TechNet presenter, an Exchange Server insider and he worked as an MCT for over eight years before joining Microsoft. A movie buff with a massive DVD collection, he also runs marathons and dreams of being a pro football player or joining the PGA tour. Matt cites his father as his role model: "The older I get, the smarter he gets." Funny how that works. Matt's Blog:

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Published Date: October 11, 2010
Presented By: Matt Hester




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