Data reduction and deduplication

  • 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.

  • October 16, 2006 16 Oct'06

    NetApp adds compression to VTL, lacks dedupe

    NetApp has updated the controllers in its NearStore VTL adding hardware compression, but deduplication is still a missing ingredient.

  • October 13, 2006 13 Oct'06

    Data Domain launches dedupe array

    Data Domain takes the wraps off data center deduplication storage array, partners with ETI-NET; U.K. mapping agency picks Plasmon and BridgeHead for digital archive.

  • June 20, 2006 20 Jun'06

    Storage Clips: FalconStor adds dedupe to VTL

    FalconStor VTL customers can now add a single-instance data repository; Fortiva makes a bold email archive search guarantee.

  • March 16, 2006 16 Mar'06

    ADIC snaps up dedupe patent king, Rocksoft

    ADIC has forked out $63M for data deduplication software firm Rocksoft, which has no customers but has several key patents around this emerging technology.