A Microsoft long-timer, Manoj has spent his last 5+ years in the DR space, which includes shaping the Hyper-V Replica Technology and then being part of the team that started ASR. He currently owns the protection to Azure scenarios for Hyper-V/VMM along with making Azure the best DR target for all sources. Before DR, Manoj has worked on various technologies including FileServer, Kernel and an internal incubation. Manoj has 11 patents in various technologies. Outside of work, Manoj loves soccer and Indian music.