DPM provides protection of the following items:
System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 is designed to run on a dedicated server. It is not supported to install it on servers when the following roles/products are installed:
A account with Domain Administrator privileges is not necessary. Only Local Administrator on the SCDPM server are required. SQL sysadmin rights are required when using an remote SQL Server instance.
SCDPM can only be installed on supported 64bit editions of Windows Server operating systems. The following are supported: