SOURCE: Data Domain

November 27, 2007 07:07 ET

Data Domain Customers to Speak at 26th Annual Gartner Data Center Conference

Thomas Weisel Partners and Sacramento County, CA to Highlight Their Use of Data Domain's Deduplication Storage Systems, Data Domain to Exhibit as Premier Sponsor

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - November 27, 2007) - Data Domain (NASDAQ: DDUP)


Data Domain (NASDAQ: DDUP) customers Thomas Weisel Partners and Sacramento County, CA will be speaking at Gartner's 26th Annual Data Center Conference, taking place November 26-30 at the MGM Grand Hotel, Las Vegas. The two organizations will be discussing their implementations of Data Domain's Deduplication Storage systems for high speed backup and network-based disaster recovery.

The Gartner Data Center Conference offers the latest actionable insights and best practices in all areas affecting the data center -- real-time infrastructure to servers, and storage to business continuity and disaster recovery.

As a Premier Sponsor, Data Domain (booth #4) will be showcasing its latest technologies and products at the conference, including its recently announced support for a wide range of nearline storage applications.

Solution Provider Session:

"Streamlining Data Recovery and Time-to-DR With Data Deduplication"

Date/Time/Location: Tuesday, November 27, 2:30-3:00 p.m. PT, MGM Grand, Meeting Room 124

Data Domain Speaker: Kevin Fiore, Vice President, Director of Engineering Services for Thomas Weisel Partners

Session Description: Thomas Weisel Partners is an investment banking firm with multiple data centers in the U.S. and abroad. By replacing tape with data deduplication storage systems from Data Domain, Thomas Weisel Partners addressed their data protection challenges and achieved a three year ROI of $900,000. The firm now enjoys rapid data recoveries and keeps their DR sites synched within an hour of back up completion.

Solution Provider Session:

"Case Study: Sacramento County Deploys Data Deduplication for Backup/DR"

Date/Time/Location: Tuesday, November 27, 3:10-3:35 p.m. PT, MGM Grand, Meeting Room 124

Data Domain Speaker: Brian Goshorn, Senior IT Analyst, Sacramento County, CA

Session Description: Sacramento County's Central IT Services center supports the data protection needs of multiple county departments, who outsource their data protection to them on a service provider basis. Sacramento County has leveraged data deduplication storage systems and technologies from Data Domain to rapidly backup and recover from disk and replicate backup data sets securely and safely, using networks instead of tapes and trucks.

Data Domain "Club Dedupe" Event:

Data Domain invites conference attendees to its Club Dedupe event.

Date/Time/Location: Thursday, November 29th, from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. in the MGM Grand Vista Ballroom 203.

Registration: For additional event information or to attend the conference, visit

Data Domain Exhibiter Booth: #4


Data Domain® is a leading provider of Deduplication Storage systems for a broad range of nearline storage applications including disk backup, archiving and network-based disaster recovery. Over 1,200 companies worldwide have purchased Data Domain's storage systems to reduce costs and simplify data management. Data Domain delivers the performance, reliability and scalability to address the data protection needs of enterprises of all sizes. Data Domain's products integrate into existing customer infrastructures and are compatible with leading enterprise backup software products. To find out more about Data Domain, visit Data Domain is headquartered at 2300 Central Expressway, Santa Clara, CA 95050 and can be contacted by phone at 1-866-933-3873 or by e-mail at


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