Data reduction and deduplication

  • September 27, 2007 27 Sep'07

    Big storage shops clamor for data deduplication

    Users at Storage Decisions from large companies say they need to reduce backup data that's out of control, but have had trouble finding products that fit their requirements.

  • September 06, 2007 06 Sep'07

    EMC repackages Avamar data deduplication

    EMC announces new packaging for its Avamar data deduplication software, including a virtual edition and two new storage hardware products OEMed from Dell.

  • August 29, 2007 29 Aug'07

    Data Domain's CEO takes on nearline storage

    Data Domain has recently gone public and hit the 1000-customer mark, and its CEO says his company's products go beyond data protection.

  • August 14, 2007 14 Aug'07

    Data backup copies overview

    All backups produce copies of valuable data that protect an organization against loss, theft, failure and other unforeseen calamities. But traditional "backups" are typically relegated to slow tape or optical media where data is not intended for ...

  • June 25, 2007 25 Jun'07

    Quantum first with data deduplication flexibility

    The latest addition to Quantum's disk-based backup line allows users to set whether or not the system uses inline or post-process data deduplication during backup windows.

  • June 13, 2007 13 Jun'07

    Users dish on Symantec PureDisk

    JPMorgan and Qualcomm say deploying the data deduplication product at remote offices saves on bandwidth and management time, but they're waiting on scalability improvements.

  • June 01, 2007 01 Jun'07

    Product roundup: Data deduplication

    Here's a look at the vendors and products that make up the data deduplication market.

  • May 24, 2007 24 May'07

    Data deduplication tools hot despite hard drive explosion

    The latest research from TheInfoPro shows data deduplication tools topping the hot technologies index, but IDC's hard drive forecast says it won't be enough to stem a rising tide.

  • May 15, 2007 15 May'07

    NetApp adds data deduplication for primary storage

    NetApp adds block-level deduplication within its WAFL file system, though it's still not offered on its VTL.

  • May 10, 2007 10 May'07

    Sepaton claims 50-to-1 data reduction ratio

    Sepaton announced a hardware compression option this week claiming it will double the data reduction ratio in its virtual tape libraries when used with data deduplication.

  • May 08, 2007 08 May'07

    Data deduplication supplier pushes performance

    Data Domain boosts performance of its data deduplication product, but users are looking for a change in design for better single-stream throughput.

  • May 01, 2007 01 May'07

    Symantec adds reporting, failover to data deduplication

    The integration between Symantec's NetBackup and its PureDisk data deduplication software continues with new enhancements set to be released in June.

  • March 19, 2007 19 Mar'07

    Data deduplication vendors duke it out

    Execs from Avamar and Diligent took to the road last week to stake their claim to users' data centers in the deduplication market where competition is growing red hot.

  • December 07, 2006 07 Dec'06

    Users discuss data deduplication doubts

    Users at the Storage Decisions conference in Las Vegas said they're holding back on data deduplication due to concerns over performance and the integrity of backups.

  • November 01, 2006 01 Nov'06

    EMC drops $165M on data deduplication firm Avamar

    EMC announced plans to acquire data deduplication backup vendor Avamar, another acquisition within a week of CEO Joe Tucci promising a slowdown in the company's buying spree.