IBM Data Footprint Reduction Technology for Data Compression and Deduplication
by IBM expert, Tony Pearson
The amount of information that businesses must store is growing at an accelerating pace yet there is ever-present pressure to reduce IT costs and improve data backup/restore performance. Data footprint reduction technology uses data deduplication and compression techniques to eliminate redundant data and store more information in less storage space.
But how exactly does the technology work? What are the business benefits? What options are out there? In this article, IBM storage consultant Tony Pearson shows readers how data footprint reduction solutions leverage unique technology to shrink information while in all cases preserving data integrity and improving backup/restore performance.
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