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Demystifying Data Deduplication: Choosing The Best Solution

Data deduplication has become a primary requirement for backup implementations. Many vendors lay claim to offering the best data deduplication approach, leaving customers to face the difficulty of separating hype from reality. A number of key factors must be considered in order to select a data deduplication solution that actually delivers cost-effective, high-performance, and scalable long-term data storage. This document provides the background information required to make an informed data deduplication purchasing decision.