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Everybody knows that the hottest thing in storage in 2008 was data deduplication. Don't expect it to cool off in 2009. By Dave Raffo Even with all of the data deduplication product rollouts in 2008, we can expect plenty more throughout this year. CommVault got the ball rolling when it launched Simpana 8 with block-level deduplication and dedupe for data on tape and disk in January. Quantum Corp. brushed up the integration and replication capabilities of its DXi7500 dedupe backup box around the same time. While there was plenty of news and new products in 2008, we don't expect the onslaught to let up -- even more data deduplication products, including some for primary storage, are slated to roll out soon. The following is a roundup of dedupe products currently in the pipeline: Dell Inc. In November, Dell said it would bring out dedupe products in 2009 that will integrate with Quantum's dedupe products. Quantum also licenses its target deduplication software to Dell's storage partner EMC Corp., so it's expected that Dell's products will be compatible with ... Access >>>
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