Data reduction and deduplication News
December 04, 2015
Yesterday's data storage tools are ill-equipped to handle today's data storage needs, but a handful of vendors have new products that can help.
November 05, 2015
Making a backup purchase? You probably want to solve specific problems and build out your infrastructure, but cost, capacity and scaling matter.
August 17, 2015
ExaGrid Systems adds global deduplication and better Oracle RMAN support for its disk-based backup hardware as it looks to become an enterprise player.
July 30, 2015
Today's backup software does more than just copy data. These platforms are evolving to support faster restores, disaster recovery, and even archiving.
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While semantic deduplication is a legacy technology, the global deduplication process can perform a similar job. Expert Brien Posey compares the two offerings. Continue Reading
There is no universal set of rules for ROBO backup. But all corporate data protection plans need to consider it, Jason Buffington explains. Continue Reading
Data archiving migrates infrequently used data to low-cost, high-capacity archive storage for long-term retention. Continue Reading
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Replication is showing up in many organizations' data protection strategies today. This is because replication, along with snapshot, can provide a form of continuous data protection. However, there are a wide variety of approaches to both snapshot ... Continue Reading
Block-level deduplication is a popular form of the dedupe process, but it has its drawbacks. Discover why zone-level deduplication may be better for your storage environment. Continue Reading
The deduplication ratio was once a point of vendor competition, but now this figure doesn’t carry the weight it used to. Learn why in this Expert Answer. Continue Reading
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Jason Buffington, Jon Toigo, George Crump, Marc Staimer and Paul Kirvan share their must-haves for your corporate DR plan. Continue Reading
Integrated backup appliances and disk backup systems are playing key roles in the evolution of data protection to drive business efficiency. Continue Reading
Dell moves to take its DR backup appliances upstream with more capacity, faster ingest rates and VTL connectivity. Continue Reading
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While it may seem that you should never switch off the deduplication process, there are two instances where that may be the best solution for your organization. Continue Reading
Data capacity challenges -- and the anxiety they bring -- result from the rapid explosion of data growth combined with barely increasing budgets. Continue Reading
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