HP StoreOnce D2D - Understanding the challenges associated with NetApp's deduplication
The deduplication market is the fastest segment ofthe storage industry, per IDC. Accordingly, every vendor is telling their version of the deduplication story. With emerging technologies, it is difficult for IT managers to determine what the true IT benefits vs. marketing spin are.
This brief document discusses several key areas of deduplication and uncovers six NetApp "challenges" customers should understand when evaluating HP StoreOnce D2D powered by Intel Xeon processor 5500 series and NetApp as their deduplication solution of choice.