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ALSO CALLED: Content Addressable Storage, Content Addressing Storage, Content Addressed Storage
DEFINITION: Content-addressed storage (CAS) is a method of providing fast access to fixed content (data that is not expected to be updated) by assigning it a permanent place on disk. CAS makes data retrieval straightforward by storing it in such a way that an object cannot be duplicated or modified once it has been stored; thus, its location is unambiguous. The term was coined by EMC Corporation when it released  … 
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Guidelines for the Evaluation of Enterprise De-Duplication Solutions: How to Navigate the Pitfalls and Hyperbole
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This document is not intended to judge what is good or bad, right or wrong. The primary focus is educational, providing a background on the principles of de-duplication and recommendations to consider in planning an evaluation of de-duplication solutions.
Posted: 01 Apr 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

IBM

An In-Depth Look at Deduplication Technologies
sponsored by Datalink
WHITE PAPER: Deduplication can be a confusing topic. Several considerations come into play when organizations assess whether deduplication provides a good fit for their environment. Read this paper to determine if deduplication is right for you.
Posted: 08 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Aug 2008

Datalink

Bruce Silver & Associates: A Practical Approach to Enterprise Records Management
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise records management (ERM) is an important initiative for many organizations today. Learn about the diversity of records management requirements at the enterprise level and why other solutions fail to meet these requirements.
Posted: 12 Mar 2008 | Published: 12 Mar 2008

EMC Corporation

MAID 2.0: Energy Savings without Performance Compromises
sponsored by Nexsan
WHITE PAPER: Power consumption is now a major concern and it's time you think about making your storage environment more "green." Read this white paper to learn how MAID devices can help you achieve this and find out about different MAID solutions available.
Posted: 14 Jan 2008 | Published: 02 Jan 2008

Nexsan

Deduplication Comes of Age
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: The capacity of storage systems is rising at a breathtaking pace and using storage as efficiently as possible is critical. Read this white paper to learn about a new deduplication technology that can help you improve efficiency and save space - up ...
Posted: 11 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

NetApp

The Problem of Enterprise Records Management
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how records management solutions can be deployed flexibly and cost-effectively across the enterprise to meet the full spectrum of records management needs.
Posted: 01 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

EMC Corporation

A Practical Approach to Records Management
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise records management (ERM) is an important initiative for many organizations today. Learn about the diversity of records management requirements at the enterprise level and why other solutions fail to meet these requirements.
Posted: 01 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2006

EMC Corporation
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CAS DEFINITION (continued): …  its Centera product in 2002. When an object is stored in CAS, the object is given a name that uniquely identifies it, and that also specifies the storage location. This type of address is called a "content address." It eliminates the need for an centralized index, so it is not necessary to track the location of stored data. Once an object has been stored, it cannot be deleted until the specified retention period has expired. In CAS, data is stored on disk, rather than on tape. This streamlines the process of searching for stored objects. A backup copy of every object is stored to enhance reliability … 
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