SOURCE: Data Domain

August 23, 2006 07:00 ET

Data Domain DD460 Restorer Wins Global Excellence Award for Disaster Recovery

Data Domain Honored by Storage Products Guide Magazine

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 23, 2006 -- Data Domain, the leading provider of Capacity Optimized Storage for disk backup and network-based disaster recovery (DR), announced today that Storage Products Guide, a Silicon Valley Communications publication and the world's leading publication on storage-related products and technologies, has named the DD460 Restorer winner of its "Global Excellence in Disaster Recovery Customer Trust 2006 Award." More than 11,000 end users and prospective customers worldwide were invited to vote in 21 categories for the products that they trust the most when it comes to protecting their digital resources. The DD460 Enterprise Restorer was recognized for its excellence in disaster recovery applications.

The Data Domain DD460 Restorer employs the company's industry leading deduplication and compression technologies to massively reduce backup data sets, enabling network-efficient WAN vaulting of data for remote disaster recovery applications. By increasing network transfer efficiency up 99%, Data Domain makes it operationally and financially feasible for companies to eliminate tapes and third party handling from their disaster recovery processes.

"Capacity Optimized Storage technology from Data Domain, such as the type employed by their DD460 Restorer, is helping companies worldwide to migrate their backup and disaster recovery processes to a tape-free environment," said Rick Justice, chief technology editor, Storage Products Guide. "Winning the Disaster Recovery Customer Trust Award demonstrates the success that Data Domain has enjoyed in changing the way customers approach their disaster recovery needs."

"The recognition from Storage Products Guide further validates the DD460 Restorer as a trusted and proven solution for enterprise storage protection," said Beth White, VP of Marketing, Data Domain. "Data Domain continues to build on the success of its capacity-optimized storage appliances by offering customers a viable alternative to inefficient tape-based solutions."

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About Data Domain

Data Domain is the leading provider of Capacity Optimized Storage (COS) solutions, enabling reliable, cost-effective data protection for the enterprise. More than 400 enterprises worldwide use Data Domain's award-winning disk-based backup and recovery storage systems. Data Domain's Global Compression, data invulnerability and replication technologies offer breakthrough compression rates reducing the cost of disk-based backup and simplifying data recovery. Founded in 2001, Data Domain is a privately held company. For more information, visit Data Domain's web site at Data Domain is headquartered at 2300 Central Expressway, Santa Clara, CA, 95050 and can be contacted by phone at 1-866-933-3873 or e-mail at

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