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EMC Acquires Data Domain, Becomes Deduplication Leader, Signals Deduplication as a "Must Have" Capability

Published: 25 August 2009

ID: G00170233

Analyst(s): Dave Russell

Summary

By acquiring Data Domain, EMC adds new revenue-generating solutions to its storage portfolio, becomes the market leader in deduplication in revenue and capabilities, and signals to the industry that deduplication is now a mainstream and "must have" item.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • What You Need to Know
  • Event Facts
  • Data Domain
  • EMC's Previous Deduplication Technology
  • EMC's Acquisition and Partnership History
  • EMC and Data Domain
  • Data Domain Implications From the EMC Acquisition
  • Future EMC Implications

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