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Backup and Disaster Recovery: What you need to know about data reduction techniques!

Michael White, Product Manager, Veeam R&D Todd Paetznick, Enterprise Account Manager Tom Sightler, Principal Solutions Architect, Veeam Software

Published: December, 2017

It seems that sometimes data deduplication is a panacea, but in fact it is not. This paper examines the trade-offs between data reduction techniques and the business value associated with the use of backup data for purposes other than backup restoration.

Here is a quick rundown of the content in this document:

  • Market changes and where data deduplication fits best
  • Monetary and time costs associated with various techniques
  • Recommendations regarding the best technologies for a typical modern use-case
  • And more!

It seems that sometimes data deduplication is a panacea, but in fact it is not. This paper examines the trade-offs between data reduction techniques and the business value associated with the use of backup data for purposes other than backup restoration.

Here is a quick rundown of the content in this document:

  • Market changes and where data deduplication fits best
  • Monetary and time costs associated with various techniques
  • Recommendations regarding the best technologies for a typical modern use-case
  • And more!
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