We are just 8 days into 2015 and already there has been a lot of great things happening in the space. First off DPM has just received a highly anticipated feature.
DPM now has Deduplication of the DPM Storage. The storage savings is anywhere from 50% to 90%! This is a huge improvement for DPM. Here is a blog about the announcement:
Here is a whitepaper on the new functionality:
Second today Microsoft released a survey soliciting feedback on System Center. This feedback will be used to influence the future of System Center. This is a chance for the System Center community to provide feedback directly to the Microsoft product teams. The post with the survey link can be found here:
Other great news is that one of my colleagues Lee Berg has been awarded a Microsoft System Center MVP. Congratulations Lee! Here is his blog post about it:
http://www.leealanberg.com/blog/2015/01/01/im-mvp-happy-new-years/ and here is Lee’s twitter @LeeAlanBerg . This makes a total of 6 MVP’s at Concurrency now.
The other MVP’s at Concurrency are: Nathan Lasnoski – @nlasnoski, Shannon Fritz – @MrShannonFritz, Mike Steineke – @MSteineke and Annur Sumar.
You can catch these MVP’s and other Concurrency experts blogging at http://www.concurrency.com/blog/.