Data Protection Manager delivers centralized backup of branch offices and within the data center, by near-continuously protecting changed files at the byte-level to a secondary disk, which can then be backed up to tape. This also enables rapid and reliable recovery from an easily accessible disk instead of waiting to locate and mount tapes.
DPM offers support for a variety of Microsoft Workloads. However it should be noted that support varies between versions with old operating systems being removed from new versions. Details at DPM Protection Support Matrix