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ESG Lab Validation

Quantum DXi7500 - Deduplicated backup for the enterprise
This report examines in detail Quantum's new enterprise-focused DXi7500 platform, featuring policy-based deduplication, which allows users to choose between deduplication methods. ESG lab also explores the DXi7500's role in a full edge-to-core data protection solution, focusing on bandwidth-optimized remote replication, physical tape integration as well as performance and scalability optimized for data requirements.
Dell PowerVault DL2000 powered by Symantec Backup Exec
The Dell PowerVault DL2000 is designed to provide small and medium-sized businesses broad-spectrum data protection for physical and virtual systems in a turnkey appliance. This ESG Lab Validation explores how the DL2000, pre-installed with Symantec Backup Exec 12.5 software, can be deployed to protect critical data in about 20 minutes.
IBM Real-time Compression: Reducing Storage Capacity and Costs without Compromise
This ESG Lab report examines an innovative high speed data compression appliance from Storwize. Hands-on testing is used to demonstrate non-disruptive deployment, loss-less capacity savings, real-time performance, and non-stop fault tolerance.
3PAR 3cV - Virtual Utility Computing
In the real world, IT must combine hardware, software, and technologies from multiple vendors to solve business problems -- often with great effort and mixed success. First coined by a mutual customer, 3cV is the combination of 3PAR Utility Storage with HP BladeSystem c-Class servers and VMware Infrastructure. The partnership aims to simplify the implementation and integration of these three products into a single IT infrastructure. ESG Lab examined 3cV and evaluated its suitability as a blueprint for utility computing in today's complex and dynamic IT environments.