Data Reduction

Diligent Technologies’ ProtecTIER Goes Under the Microscope; My Skepticism Lessens

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I have expressed skepticism in the past about Diligent Technologies’ ProtecTIER™ in light of the fact its primary go-to-market strategy is the enterprise open systems and mainframe environments. This strategy prompts me to exercise extreme diligence about their technology and architecture before endorsing it. The reason? The speeds and feeds that ProtecTIER is likely to encounter in enterprise shops are unlike what inline deduplication appliances will experience in small and midsize businesses and enterprises.

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