Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Understanding Data Deduplication — and Why It’s Critical for Moving Data to the Cloud

If you work in IT and are responsible for backing up or transferring large amounts of data, you’ve probably heard the term data deduplication. Here’s a clear definition of what “data duplication” means, and why it is a fundamental requirement in moving data to the cloud.

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Do you really need data deduplication?

This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter’s approach.

Every IT decision maker either wants deduplication (dedupe) or needs it. At least that is what they are being told by the market and vendors who are trying to sell new functionality. The fact is, while deduplication can save backend storage, it is not a fit for everyone. Let's dive into the subject of dedupe and figure out if it is right for you.

Friday, 3 February 2017

Prospect List Cleaning Best Practice

If a prospect list is one of your most powerful marketing assets, then keeping that list healthy and up to date is critical for every marketer. Without proper maintenance, your list can quickly get out of date as your customers move, change addresses or experience changes in the household. By keeping your list up to date, you decrease wasted marketing spend and increase the return on your direct marketing investment.

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

What is De-Duplication and How Do I Do It?

When collecting electronically stored information (“ESI”) from multiple custodians (i.e., various individuals/ different sources), there will necessarily be duplicative documents collected in the process.  In company-wide e-mail chains, for example, a message is sent to multiple recipients and stored within each recipient’s mailbox.  Consider the following: I send an email to two colleagues; a copy of the very same email now exists in each colleague’s mailbox.  Depending on the company’s data retention policies, copies of that same e-mail file may also reside on the employee’s (or employees’) hard drive(s), the company’s file server, and/or the company’s backup system.

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

A look into Data Deduplication feature and its advantages!

IT Professionals related to data storage field might have come across the term “Data De-Duplication” by now. But still there exist a small proportion of them who are connected to the field somehow, but are not familiar with the term and its real benefits. So, here’s a small post for them to know what exactly is Data Deduplication aka Dedup and its benefits.