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Symantec Brings Deduplication to Midsize Compnanies

The folks at Symantec are all about deduplication these days; they even have a sort of manifesto-type thing about it.

This week, Symantec revealed that it will release in February NetBackup 7, which will bring all sorts of capabilities to big companies, including deduplication. It'll also roll out Backup Exec 2010, which will bring deduplication down to midsize businesses. Partners, take note.

"Primarily in the past, [deduplication] has been an enterprise-class technology," a Symantec official told RCPU last week. "[A] Windows IT administrator can now easily implement this in the environment they're familiar with."  

Posted by Lee Pender on January 25, 2010 at 11:56 AM


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