Before you work with CloudPoint, it's helpful to have an overview. The following figure traces your path through CloudPoint, from installation and configuration through to data protection. Knowing this process makes getting started much easier.
Figure: Your path through CloudPoint
As you review the figure, keep in mind the following.
Some of these tasks may only take a few minutes. You can be up and running with CloudPoint quickly.
If you are managing a small environment and intend to only have one administrator, you can skip the steps on configuring users.
The CloudPoint features you can use vary depending on the type of license you have. Also some features, such as classifying snapshot data, are in the technical preview stage. You should not use those features in a production environment. Any technical preview features are identified as such.