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!