Tuesday, 3 May 2016

The Real Benefits of Deduplication

Amid all the talk about the brave new data environments coming our way, there are still some hard facts that won't change no matter what kind of data infrastructure is in place. One of these is that there are no such things as unlimited resources. Sure, in theory you may soon have access to everything you could conceivably need, but the amount is still finite-and so is your ability to pay for it. This is especially true for storage, which does not gain the same kind of benefit that virtualization brings to servers and networking. A byte of data requires a byte of storage-another one of those hard facts.