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  • RainStor releases next-gen big data repository

    RainStor today announced the next generation of its online data repository. The update adds data deduplication capabilities and improved optimization for storing computer-generated historical data.

  • Efficiency demand drives deduplication adoption

    Increasing demand by IT buyers for greater storage efficiencies will drive adoption of deduplication solutions over the next 12 months.
    According to new survey results from IDC, over 60 percent of respondents are either in the process of deduplicating or have plans to deduplicate their primary, backup, or archive data in the coming year.

  • Initial costs put IT pros off de-duplication

    While data de-duplication is a relatively easy way for companies to consolidate storage systems, the technology has yet to attract the widespread attention of IT managers. According to Gartner, only about 30% of companies have deployed any form of de-duplication technology.

  • Emerging technologies make storage easier

    Tasty Baking Co produces more than 4.8 million cakes, doughnuts, cookies and pies each day. The Philadelphia-based snack food giant also manages to generate another crucial commodity — computer data — in equally impressive amounts. "It's something to be concerned about," says Brendan O'Malley, Tasty Baking's vice president and CIO.

  • EMC updates NAS line with SSDs, file deduplication

    EMC has announced an upgrade to its entire line of Celerra network attached storage (NAS) systems, saying it will now offer solid-state disks and file-level data deduplication on the arrays and its gateway device.