Virtual tape libraries have been the easiest way to integrate disk into existing data protection infrastructures. A few years ago, the Taneja Group predicted that deduplication technologies would rapidly
Within a year or two, there will be very little revenue being generated from VTL products that do not have deduplicating technologies. Almost all of the vendors that matter by 2009 will have this technology incorporated and will be selling most of their products based around it.
This was first published in July 2008