sponsored by IBM
Posted:  13 Dec 2011
Published:  13 Dec 2011
Format:  PDF
Length:  6  Page(s)
Type:  eGuide
Language:  English

Although the opportunity for data deduplication and compression on primary storage may be less than for backups, there's ample reason for users to expect significant success in reducing unstructured data such as word processing documents, spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations.

In this expert E-Gudie, Dave Russell, a research vice president at Gartner, discusses the current techniques for data reduction on primary storage, from standard compression to file- and sub-file deduplication, to a combination of deduplication and compression. He also outlines the emerging approaches that users may find more prevalent in the future. You can read the podcast interview below.

Data Compression | Data Deduplication | Data Management | Data Replication | Data Security | Storage Best Practices | Storage Capacity | Storage Optimization | Storage Provisioning

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