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Data Domain asks shareholders to wait on EMC buyout offer

Data Domain's board on Thursday told its stockholders to await recommendation on an unsolicited, all-cash offer by EMC when weighing NetApp's more recent bid, which tops EMC's by $100,000. Data Domain Inc.'s board of directors on...

Analysis: EMC doesn't need Data Domain, but damages chief rival NetApp

In an industry where bidding wars come around about as often as leap years, the battle between storage rivals NetApp Inc. and EMC Corp. over Data Domain Inc. is indeed a very unusual phenomenon. Even more so because -- unlike most...

Data Domain accepts new NetApp offer

NetApp has claimed victory in the bidding war with EMC over Data Domain, a vendor of deduplication storage systems, though EMC insists its all-cash offer is superior to NetApp's, which combines cash and stock. NetApp and Data Domain...

Bidding war: NetApp counters EMC for Data Domain with $1.9B offer

NetApp Inc. today said it will offer $1.9 billion to buy data de-duplication vendor Data Domain Inc. to beat out EMC's $1.8 billion offer for the company. "The complementary nature of the Data Domain and NetApp product lines will...

Trying to outfox EMC, NetApp raises Data Domain offer to $1.9 billion

The price for Data Domain is going up fast, as NetApp Wednesday morning tried to outspend EMC by offering $1.9 billion to purchase the storage company.

EMC bids $1.8 billion for Data Domain

EMC on Monday moved to head off NetApp's proposed acquisition of data de-duplication vendor Data Domain, offering about US$1.8 billion compared with NetApp's May 20 bid of $1.5 billion. The dominant storage vendor plans to combine...

Quantum releases remote site backup, deduplication appliance

Quantum Corp. today announced a new backup appliance for remote offices that combines data deduplication, replication and system-wide monitoring software for centralizing backup control. Quantum's Quantum DXi2500-D is an extension...

NetApp acquires Data Domain

NetApp blew its top last week with the acquisition of data deduplication vendor Data Domain for $1.5B.

Data Deduplication and Backup

In the world of backup and disaster recovery, we’re constantly looking for performance advantages and ways to save space, especially as the storage requirements grow exponentially over time. Data deduplication sounds like a...

NetApp's $1.5B purchase of Data Domain focuses on de-dupe, backup

NetApp has agreed to purchase Data Domain for $1.5 billion in a deal that will bolster the storage company’s ability to de-duplicate data and provide backup for rival vendors like EMC and HP.

Start-up Costs Slow Spread of De-duplication

While data de-duplication is a relatively easy way for companies to consolidate storage systems, the technology has yet to attract the widespread attention of IT managers. According to Gartner Inc., only about 30% of corporations...

Storage vendor Sepaton gets another $15.5 million in financing

The venture capital market dried up, but some late-stage companies are still getting cash.

Data Domain speeds performance

Data Domain this week announced that with its new operating system, deduplication of data with its appliances can take place by as much as 50% to 100% faster.

EMC adds flash to another array and de-dupes primary storage

EMC Monday is introducing three storage arrays with options for solid-state disks, and is offering de-duplication and compression of primary storage for the first time.

Thinking outside the storage box

Unbridled growth in data storage and the rise in Web 2.0 applications are forcing a storage rethink.

Deduplication: A Quick Fix or The Way Forward for Storage?

Iron Mountain Digital – Having engulfed the IT team, the data avalanche is set to hit the wider business. Organizations now have to impose restrictions on email inboxes and local storage facilities because of the amount of data being...

Dell to feature deduplication technology from EMC, Quantum

Dell last week joined the data deduplication market, promising products that use software from EMC and Quantum. The company will develop a single architecture from deduplication technology from EMC and Quantum and will make it...

Double-Take Software targets the utility data center

Data protection specialist Double-Take Software is preparing to join the likes of Microsoft, EMC, Hewlett-Packard and IBM in the promising utility data center market, according to Chairman, President and CEO Dean Goodermote.

Hospital spins out data protection strategy

Andy Fuss has all the bases covered when it comes to protecting his data at Roger Williams Medical Center in Providence, R.I. Fuss, who is lead technical engineer at the medical center, installed two Data Domain DD565 Appliances in...

What's hot at Storage Networking World

Solid state disk, data deduplication, compression and data protection were hot items at Storage Networking World in Dallas last week. Intel rolled out enterprise solid state flash drives for servers and storage. Developed in...

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