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Using data deduplication products as part of an IT disaster recovery strategy


In this expert FAQ podcast, W. Curtis Preston, independent backup expert and executive editor, discusses source and target deduplication, how these approaches differ, what that means from a disaster recovery perspective and more.


Preston W. Curtis Executive Editor, TechTarget, Independent Backup Expert W. Curtis Preston (a.k.a. "Mr. Backup") has been singularly focused on data backup and recovery for more than 15 years. From starting as a backup administrator at a $35 billion-dollar credit card company to being one of the most sought-after consultants, writers and speakers in this space, it's hard to find someone more focused on recovering lost data. He is the webmaster of, and the author of hundreds of articles. He authored Using SANs and NAS and Unix Backup and Recovery, the seminal O'Reilly book on backup. Curtis' recently published Backup and Recovery is an updated version of his Unix backup book. Curtis' passion for backup and recovery began with managing the data growth of a 24x7, mission-critical environment. Since that time, Curtis has been able to help many companies design resilient storage systems, and his client list includes many Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies.
Quantum Corporation
06 Oct 2010
Oct 6, 2010

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