System Center Data Protection Manager went into public beta on Friday. You can get the beta at the following link:
In the following quick (76 second) video, I go through some of the changes in the new DPM 2012 UI. In a nutshell, the UI has been improved so that data protection and recovery tasks can be completed with a minimum of clicking. Experienced System Center admins will also notice that the UI conforms to the existing System Center UI paradigm, allowing a common layout to be used across all 2012 System Center products.
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