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Folks, Dedupe isn’t Copy Data Management – Copy Data Corner Chapter 3

When you explain the tenets of Copy Data Management (CDM) to someone in IT –particularly someone in the backup and recovery space – there is a pretty common reaction: “I already have CDM since I use dedupe”.  This reaction isn’t surprising since the dedupe appliance market leader, Dell EMC, likes to co-opt industry terms and bend them into a shape resembling their own offerings.  This same perspective – incorrect, mind you – is propagated by all other vendors with deduplication built into their appliances, software, storage arrays, etc.  

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Data On-Demand

Copy Data Corner Chapter 2: Data On-Demand

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Actifio Continues to Pioneer the Future of Copy Data Management | Guest Blog – Jason Buffington – ESG Group

Data Management is undeniably the future of Data Protection (and not just “better backup”), meaning that the days of simply making copies in case bad things happen are quickly waning.

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Gartner’s Latest Report Sheds New Light on Copy Data Management

Tumbleweeds. That’s the image one of our customers recently cited to describe how his data center has been changed and challenged by server virtualization. “Where once there were racks full of energy hungry machines, we have tumbleweeds rolling down the aisles.” Figuratively of course.

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Welcome, EMC. Again.

This week at EMCWorld, EMC announced a Copy Data Management solution. If you think you’ve heard this before, it’s not déjà vu. EMC has announced the imminent arrival of their copy data solution not once, but twice before.

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Introducing Actifio One 

Today we introduced Actifio One to the world, and I thought I’d share some background on the solution, and our strategy in creating it.

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