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  • Data deduplication: no lifeguard on duty?

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 21 Apr 2008
  • In the course of a conversation today with a new SRM vendor, ArxScan, CEO Mark Fitzsimmons mentioned a use case for the startup's product that had me raising my eyebrows: basically, keeping data ...

  • Data dedupe dance cards filling up

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 18 Apr 2008
  • IBM's acquisition of Diligent Technologies today will alter several relationships of major vendors as they look to add data deduplication to their VTLs. Until now, IBM's VTL partner was FalconStor ...

  • ExaGrid, Dell, EqualLogic partner on dedupe

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 16 Apr 2008
  • Dell's been so acquisitive in storage lately that every new announcement from them, especially about partnerships, has me paying attention. I don't believe that their buying spree is necessarily ...

  • Are storage vendors squeezing dedupe?

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 19 Mar 2008
  • As the first vendor to make data deduplication a key piece of the backup picture, Data Domain has benefitted most from the dedupe craze. And now it has the most at stake when deduplication becomes ...

  • 2008 recommendations for deduplication, encryption and VMware

    Maggie Sullivan - SEO/Content Specialist 03 Jan 2008
  • As 2007 draws to a close, there are three technologies that appear near the top of many storage managers' priority lists going into 2008. · Deduplication · Tape encryption · VMware The mix of old ...

  • Will dedupe get its day in court?

    Dave Raffo - Editorial News Director 10 Oct 2007
  • Data deduplication has been much discussed in the data center for the past year or so, and now is gaining attention in legal circles. Quantum announced Tuesday that it filed suit against Riverbed ...

  • The budget category conundrum

    Maggie Sullivan - SEO/Content Specialist 10 Oct 2007
  • Successful patterns of behavior are repeated. That adage is as good a reason as any as to why storage managers are reluctant to change their storage buying or management practices. Yet fundamental ...

  • features ILM

    Beth Pariseau - Senior News Writer 23 Aug 2007
  • Our esteemed colleague and zeitgeist-chaser extraordinaire, Alex Howard of, has put together a nice post, including podcast, about that most time-honored and mysterious of storage ...

  • At the brink of the data deduplication wars

    Nicole D'Amour 02 May 2007
  • OK folks, the data deduplication war has begun. In the center of the war are vendors such as Data Domain, Diligent Technologies, ExaGrid, FalconStor, Quantum and SEPATON. It is only a question of ...