Introducing DPM 2016 Modern Backup Storage
Published Feb 16 2019 03:56 AM 3,962 Views
First published on TECHNET on Oct 19, 2016

With System Center 2016 Data Protection Manager , we announced Modern Backup Storage (MBS), delivering 50% storage savings, 3x faster backups, and efficient backup storage utilization with Workload Aware Storage.

Data Protection Manager can backup key workloads such as SQL, SharePoint, Exchange, file servers, clients and VMs running on Hyper-V or VMware. With Modern Backup Storage and RCT based Hyper-V VM backups, DPM 2016 goes a step further in enhancing Enterprise backups by completely restructuring the way data is backed up and stored.  As MBS uses Windows Server 2016 ReFS Block Cloning and VHDX technology, MBS is enabled when DPM 2016 is running on Windows Server 2016.

How does Modern Backup Storage work?

Add volumes to MBS and configure Workload Aware Storage

Begin backing up by creating Protection Group with MBS

With these simple steps, you can efficiently store your backups using Modern Backup Storage technology.

Get these features Now!

You can get DPM 2016 up and running in ten minutes by downloading Evaluation VHD .  Questions? Reach out to us at .

If you are new to Azure Backup and want to enable Azure Backup for longterm retention, refer to Preparing to backup workloads to Azure with DPM .  Click for a free Azure trial subscription .

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