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Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 SP1 by Steve Buchanan, Islam Gomaa, Flemming Riis, Robert Hedblom

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Chapter 9. Client Protection in DPM

There are many types of client backup solution. Some examples are: supplying end users with an external drive and asking them to copy data over; sync solutions such as redirecting folders to a server or using FTP; cloud-based backup such as Microsoft's SkyDrive or Dropbox; and centralized backup for the corporate servers controlled and maintained by an IT department. There are both pros and cons to each of the mentioned solutions. DPM offers a centralized backup solution for your client data and this is what we will focus on for this chapter.

In this chapter, the reader will be exposed to techniques of protecting client data with DPM. We will look at many aspects of client protection, from creating a plan and ...

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