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Data reduction and deduplication News
September 05, 2014
ExaGrid gives its backup dedupe appliance an upgrade to improve its replication performance and work better with Veeam backup software.
July 25, 2014
EMC data protection president Guy Churchward says EMC can deliver Data Domain as a virtual appliance and discusses plans for cloud-to-cloud backup and data protection services inside ViPR.
June 10, 2014
HP claims it can simplify management of deduplicated backups with Federated Catalyst software running on its StoreOnce disk appliance.
May 12, 2014
Dell gives NetVault Backup new look and greater scalability and monitoring, launches enterprise DR disk appliance.
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Backup deduplication is so common today, it is often taken for granted. However, there are a number of things to consider before choosing a dedupe approach. Continue Reading
There are many backup target options available with a wide range of price points. They include everything from tape drives and tape libraries to virtual tape libraries, deduplication arrays, integrated backup appliances and cloud backups.
Data backups have evolved to the point that they are hardly recognizable. For many organizations, the days of producing a nightly backup to tape are over. Exponential data growth and the need for near real-time data protection have driven ... Continue Reading
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Exponential data growth, the need for more frequent data protection, the rise of server virtualization and a variety of other challenges have emerged over the past few years, and backup vendors have begun to offer alternatives to traditional nightly... Continue Reading
EMC wants to make its data protection products -- including Data Domain, Avamar, NetWorker, Vplex -- more appealing to non-backup administrators. Continue Reading
Choosing the right deduplication hardware option requires a comparison of expected savings, performance requirements and storage capacity consumption. Continue Reading
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In the first part of this primer on backup challenges, Brien Posey explores how backing up volumes of data impacts the data protection process. Continue Reading
The last several years have brought about changes and challenges for backup administrators. Many have relied upon the same approach to data backups for decades, but the tried-and-true approach of nightly backups is becoming impractical. Exponential ... Continue Reading
Backup deduplication has moved from cutting-edge technology to mainstream staple. Check out this collection of content and start learning now. Continue Reading
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Before an organization can perform data replication, it must decide if it wants hardware replication or to replicate data at the software level. Continue Reading
Marc Staimer examines why the target deduplication storage appliance market appears to be in decline, even with the presence of EMC, Symantec and HP. Continue Reading
Once you've determined the specific data archiving needs of your organization, you'll have to sift through existing products to find the best fit. Continue Reading