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Does it make sense to buy a VTL today?

Does it make sense to buy a VTL today?

09:58 17 May in Community, Uncategorized

I’ve never been fond of VTLs (Virtual Tape Libraries). I like deduplication but it quickly became a feature and is not a product. And lately we all want more out of backups, don’t we?

Data Domain did a great job in building a brilliant deduplication-based appliance in 2001, but that was 2001. And, while it lasted, having the ability to write backups faster than usual and taking advantage of great space efficiency was a good thing… but time passes and alternatives are easier to find. This makes the VTL less…



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