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Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 R2 Cookbook

By : Robert Heldblom, Robert Hedblom
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Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 R2 Cookbook

By: Robert Heldblom, Robert Hedblom

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (21 chapters)
Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 R2 Cookbook
About the Author
About the Reviewers

About the Reviewers

Steve Buchanan is a regional solution lead with Concurrency, a three-time Microsoft System Center MVP, and the author of several technical books focused on the System Center platform.

He has been an IT professional for over 15 years and has held various positions, ranging from infrastructure architect to IT manager. Steve is focused on transforming IT departments through DevOps, service management, systems management, and cloud technologies.

He has authored the following books:

  • System Center 2012 Service Manager Unleashed, published in 2014 by Sams Publishing

  • Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 SP1, published in 2013 by Packt Publishing

  • Microsoft Data Protection Manager 2010, published in 2011 by Packt Publishing

Steve holds certifications in A +, Linux +, MCSA, MCITP: Server Administrator, and MCSE: Private Cloud.

Steve is active in the System Center community and enjoys blogging about his adventures in the world of IT at You can also follow him on twitter at @buchatech for his latest blog posts.

Adrian Costea is an information technology enthusiast, and his primary focus is datacenter infrastructure and virtualization projects across a number of industries, including government, healthcare, finance, gas, and oil. He likes to discover new things and also likes to write on his blog at

Working in the field of IT infrastructure for over 8 years now, he has developed expertise in VMware, Windows, Linux, Citrix, and other technologies. Currently, he holds a number of technical certifications, including MCTS, MCITP, MCSA, MCSE, VCP5-DCV, and CCA for XenApp 6.

Outside of work, Adrian enjoys sports, traveling, and meeting new people. You can contact him on twitter at @vkernelRO for questions or to just say hello.

John Joyner has been a Microsoft MVP for System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management for 8 years. He is the director of product development at ClearPointe, a provider of Management as a Service from their System Center-based Network Operations Center (NOC). He is a coauthor of a four-book reference series in System Center 2012 Operations Manager: Unleashed, Sams Publishing, and holds MCSE: Private Cloud, Azure Architecture, and Azure Infrastructure certifications.

Michael Seidl is a senior consultant who works for Base-IT, a Gold Partner in Systems Management, located in Austria. His experience as an IT consultant has been growing since 2001, and he is mainly focused on SCDPM, SCO, SCSM, and PowerShell. Working with some of the biggest companies in Austria gives him the opportunity to work on great projects with complex requirements. He regularly shares his experience on the TechNet Forum and on his blog at

Yegor Startsev is a former System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP from Samara, Russia. He has worked in the IT industry for over 12 years, starting as a systems administrator and working up to his current role as a chief information officer. He is focused on managing IT departments and budgets and architecting and developing IT projects in a large group of construction companies. He is a regular speaker at regional Microsoft and IT Pro community events. He was a technical reviewer for Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 SP1, Packt Publishing. He also runs the DPM blog titled Recovery Point ( He is married and is a proud father of triplets: two boys and a girl.