The DCIG 2018 Deduplication Backup Target Appliance Buyer’s Guide weights, scores and ranks more than 100 features of twenty-two (22) products from six (6) vendors. Using ranking categories of Recommended, Excellent, and Good this Buyer’s Guide offers much of the information an organization should need to make a highly-informed decision as to which deduplication backup target appliance will suit their needs.

Each appliance included in the DCIG 2018 Deduplication Backup Target Appliance Buyer’s Guide had to meet the following criteria:

  • Product is available as a physical appliance
  • Product compresses and deduplicates data
  • Provider offers and supports the appliance
  • Sufficient information available to reach meaningful conclusions
  • Product generally available by October 1, 2017

DCIG’s succinct analysis provides insight into the state of the deduplication backup target appliance marketplace. The Buyer’s Guide identifies the specific benefits organizations can expect to achieve using a deduplication backup target appliance and key features organizations should be aware of as they evaluate products. It also provides brief observations about the distinctive features of each product. Ranking tables enable organizations to get an “at-a-glance” overview of the products; while DCIG’s standardized one-page data sheets facilitate side-by-side comparisons assisting organizations to quickly create a short list of products that may meet their requirements.

Access to this Buyer’s Guide is available through the following DCIG partner sites: TechTrove

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