openBench Lab Review Series

Using data de-dupe for VM backup
August 4, 2008 -- For today's IT decision-makers, storage provisioning is at the core of a perfect storm hitting IT operations. More applications requiring more primary data are coming online, just as IT is changing its backup media of choice from tape to disk. This considerably elevates the importance of any technology, such as data de-duplication, that can help IT contain the consumption of disk resources.