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We're hearing a lot about forward-referencing deduplication and backward-referencing deduplication.
Are pretty much all of the virtual tape library (VTL) vendors now offering deduplication or is it st
What are the benefits of using a virtual tape library (VTL) for data deduplication?
What are the drawbacks of using a virtual tape library (VTL) for data deduplication?
You touched on restores from forward referencing and backward referencing deduplication, but what ab
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What about security concerns?
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How would you differentiate backup from archive requirements?
How will tape's role change?
What vendors offer backup reporting tools? Who are the major players?
Are there any benefits or drawbacks of choosing a separate tool for backup reporting compared with u
Who needs a backup reporting tool?
Are these types of tools really expensive and what can you do if you need some of this functionality
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What type of environment is server-free backup best suited for?
What is server-free backup, and how does it work?
Who offers server-free backup products?
What are the drawbacks of server-free backup?
What is the difference between server-free and LAN-free backup?
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Are there any alternatives to server-free backup that address the same problems?
Are there any standards for server-free or LAN-free backup?
What are the benefits of using LTO-4?
Why should I encrypt tape?
Can you explain the various ways to encrypt tape?
Are there any major drawbacks to using tape encryption?
Who are the major vendors in the tape encryption market?
How can you ease encryption key management issues?
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Has the restore process changed at all?
What types of innovations are being introduced in this space?
How has server virtualization affected the backup window and backup capacity?
Can you perform a backup of a virtual machine when it is live?
Are organizations using the same tools to back up virtual server environments that they have in the
What data is actually being backed up when a virtual machine image is backed up?
What is the difference between a traditional file-level backup and a virtual machine backup?
How does data deduplication affect the backup process in a virtual server environment?
How virtualizing servers has impacted the backup process
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What happens if you fill up a storage system with deduplicated data and it needs to grow?
Are there any data deduplication products that listeners should watch for?
Which data deduplication appliances and backup software do you view as enterprise ready?
What type of data reduction ratios should you realistically expect using deduplication?
Is there a similar performance impact, or any impact at all, when restoring deduplicated data?
There were early concerns about scalability. Have manufacturers largely dealt with those concerns, o
How about when doing target data deduplication on the virtual tape library (VTL) or backup appliance
Do you think data should be deduplicated while the backup is occurring or after it is complete?
Are there any instances where data deduplication will not provide any benefits? Superior benefits?
How long does it take for companies to achieve these data reduction ratios?
There are also concerns about data loss due to hash collisions. How have manufacturers addressed tha
When does data deduplication using backup software on the host make sense?
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