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Published: 22 Oct 2012

The dedupe stage is getting crowded and confusing. Avoid trouble by knowing where to look for it. Data deduplication for secondary storage is prompting as much passion from vendors as it is confusion for some users. Why? Because dedupe is one of those influential, crucial technologies that comes along every few years. Deduplication promises to reduce the transfer and storage of redundant data, which optimizes network bandwidth and storage capacity. Storing data more efficiently on disk lets you retain data for longer periods or "recapture" data to protect more apps with disk-based backup, increasing the likelihood that data can be recovered rapidly. Transferring less data over the network also improves performance. Reducing the data transferred over a WAN connection may allow organizations to consolidate backup from remote locations or extend disaster recovery to data that wasn't previously protected. The bottom line is that data dedupe can save organizations time and money by enabling more data recovery from disk and reducing the footprint and power and ... Access >>>

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    • Hot Spots: Data deduplication drama by Lauren Whitehouse

      Deduplication is one of those influential, crucial technologies that comes along every few years. But the vendor landscape is changing quickly, with new entrants and a recent spate of acquisitions. Cut through the vendor hype by requesting real-world references and proof points.

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      Do you want to once again rise to hold a prominent seat at the table of corporate glory? All you have to do is learn one simple word: "Yes."

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    • Best Practices: Planting seeds of green by Ashish Nadkarni

      Adopting green storage practices is all about being a good corporate citizen, trying to save storage operational costs and perhaps making a positive impact on the environment.

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