SOURCE: Data Domain

October 14, 2008 03:05 ET

Data Domain Customers and Executive to Present at Storage Expo 2008

Sessions Highlight Best Practices for Reducing Storage and Energy Requirements and Enhancing Disaster Recovery Processes Using Data Deduplication Technology

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - October 14, 2008) - Data Domain (NASDAQ: DDUP), the leading provider of deduplication storage systems, announced that two of its UK customers will be presenting at the upcoming Storage Expo 2008 in London. Each session will highlight the benefits of data deduplication to advance disaster recovery and business continuity capabilities and to reduce storage and energy requirements. Both customer roundtable sessions will be moderated by storage industry luminaries. Additionally, Data Domain will be presenting an overview of the fundamentals, key differences and benefits of data deduplication technologies.

Session #1 Title: Reducing your Data Footprint with Data Deduplication

Date/Time/Location: Wednesday, 15th October at 15:45-16:45, Keynote Theatre

Panel Moderator: Simon Robinson, Research Director, The 451 Group

Customer: Steve Bruck, Infrastructure Architect, Associated Newspapers Ltd.

Session Description: Data deduplication is a method of reducing storage needs and boosting efficiency by eliminating the inherent data redundancies that exist in many traditional storage and data protection processes, such as backup. Accordingly, deduplication has been heralded as one of the most exciting emerging technologies in the storage market, and reports from some of the first organizations to have deployed it appear to substantiate this excitement. In this session, organizations that have implemented deduplication technology will share their experiences and discuss whether the reality really does live up to the hype.

Session #2 Title: Protecting your Data with Backup Strategies

Speaker: Dylan Matthias, Unix and Storage Manager, Britannia Building Society

Date/Time/Location: Thursday, 16th October at 13:00-14:15, Keynote Theatre

Panel Moderator: Michael Barwise, Strategic Information Security Intelligence, Integrated Infosec & Editor, Infosecurity Adviser

Session Description: Data back-up is an essential part of any responsible organization's storage strategy, with suitability of different strategies depending on size and sector. This session will explore the strategies that global companies have employed to ensure the availability and recovery of their information, in order to meet specific business demands. Users will discuss the rationale and technology behind what are likely some the best backup solutions in the world.

Session #3 Title: Deduplication Explained

Speaker: Rod Sturdy, Solutions Consultant, Data Domain

Date/Time/Location: Wednesday, 15th October at 14:15-14:45, Seminar Theatre 1

Session Description: Data deduplication is rapidly becoming a core fundamental of any storage system and the implications go far beyond backup applications. This opportunity will offer key differences between deduplication technologies available today, from the leading provider of deduplicated storage -- Data Domain.

Registration: For additional event information, session pre-registration or to attend the conference, visit

Data Domain Exhibiter Stand: 280


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