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Develop copy management systems for streamlined production

Last updated:September 2019

Editor's note

With so much data out there, businesses are looking for ways to cut down on sprawl. Copy data management, which reduces storage consumption by eliminating the unnecessary duplication of production data, might be just what your environment needs. For organizations looking to set up copy management systems or learn more about the process, this essential guide provides valuable information.

Redundant copies of the same data can waste storage space and money, slow performance and cause problems in accessing and restoring mission-critical data. CDM software can help eliminate those issues by reducing the number of full copies. But it's also important to understand what it can't do.

Actifio helped make the phrase and technology popular and has continued to make advancements with its products over the years, along with other vendors. You'll read about some of those companies in this guide and see how copy management systems exploded as a key approach to data protection.

1Execute your copy management system

Learn how to use copy data management and explore what it can do for your organization.

2The rise of copy management systems

Copy data management has come into its own as a sleek data protection method. Explore the technology's ability to control multiple versions and how vendors are contributing to CDM.

3Tips and considerations for your copy management systems

Your organization can use a copy management method to keep up with ever-increasing amounts of data -- but be aware of misconceptions.

4A list of essential definitions

Learn some key terms about copy management systems.

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