SOURCE: Data Domain

December 01, 2008 08:00 ET

Media Alert: Data Domain Customers to Speak at 27th Annual Gartner Data Center Conference

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - December 1, 2008) - Data Domain, Inc. (NASDAQ: DDUP) customers Kaiser Permanente Information Technology (KPIT) and Boston Medical Center will present at Gartner's 27th Annual Data Center Conference which takes place December 2-5 at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas. IT executives from these two leading healthcare providers will discuss their successful implementations of Data Domain deduplication storage systems to fulfill enterprise-wide business continuity, achieve disaster recovery preparedness and as a complement to emerging technologies such as server virtualization.

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 (located at booth #7) will showcase its latest technologies and products at the conference.

Solution Provider Session:

"Phased Rollout of Deduplication Brings Practical, Enterprise-wide Business Continuity"

Date/Time/Location: Tuesday, December 2, 2:45-3:15 p.m. PT, MGM Grand, Meeting Room 124

Speaker: Greg Cleveland, Enterprise Engineering, Kaiser Permanente Information Technology

Session Description: Managing business continuity strategies for one of the nation's leading health care organizations, KPIT is responsible for over 700 physical sites. With manual tape backup processes becoming increasingly unmanageable and unreliable, KPIT embarked upon a disk-to-disk pilot program -- utilizing deduplication and replication technology from Data Domain -- to automate and centralize processes. This session will examine the objectives, deployment architectures and impact assessment of KPIT's pilot program, and its effects on future enterprise-wide practices for the organization.

Solution Provider Session:

"Architecting Deduplication and Virtualization for Best of Breed Data Protection"

Date/Time/Location: Tuesday, December 2, 3:25-3:50 p.m. PT, MGM Grand, Meeting Room 124

Speaker: Brad Blake, Director of IT, Boston Medical Center

Session Description: Boston Medical Center is a private, not-for-profit, 581-licensed bed, academic medical center. The IT department is responsible for protecting over 400 TB of data across 120 business-critical applications. Challenged by 40-50% annual data growth, increased disk storage costs, regulatory requirements and tape management issues, the organization chose to go tapeless for business continuity and DR. This session will examine the efficiencies and synergies achieved through the combined deployment of server virtualization and data deduplication technologies.

Data Domain "Club Dedupe" Event:

Data Domain invites conference attendees to its Club Dedupe event.

Date/Time/Location: Thursday, December 4, 5:45-8:45 p.m. in the MGM's South Concourse 201.

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

Data Domain Exhibiter Booth: #7


Data Domain® is the leading provider of deduplication storage systems. Over 2500 companies worldwide have purchased Data Domain systems to reduce storage costs and simplify data management. Data Domain delivers the performance, reliability and scalability to address the data protection and nearline storage needs of enterprises of all sizes. Data Domain products integrate into existing customer infrastructures and are compatible with leading enterprise backup and archive software products. To find out more about Data Domain, visit Data Domain is headquartered at 2421 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara, CA 95054 and can be contacted by phone at 1-866-933-3873 or by e-mail at

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