SOURCE: Data Domain

February 21, 2007 08:00 ET

Data Domain Gateway Qualified for Use With EMC CLARiiON Arrays and EMC Disk Library Family

Data Domain Added to EMC Velocity Technology and ISV Program

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 21, 2007 -- Data Domain, a leading provider of Enterprise Protection Storage systems for disk backup and network-based disaster recovery, today announced it has joined the EMC Velocity Technology and ISV Program. This program provides tools and resources to companies that intend to utilize EMC technology to enhance or build a solution that augments the investment customers make in their technology. EMC has tested and qualified Data Domain's Gateway product for use with selected EMC CLARiiON networked storage systems and the EMC Disk Library family. In addition, the two companies have executed a cooperative support agreement to support customers who deploy Data Domain's Gateway with these qualified EMC storage solutions.

Data Domain's Gateway products enable users to apply its award-winning Global Compression™ technology with third party disk arrays. By installing Data Domain's Gateways in front of EMC CLARiiON CX300 or EMC CLARiiON AX150 storage arrays or behind an EMC Disk Library, data is reduced, enabling very cost effective disk backup. Data Domain's Replicator software is also qualified for use to deliver extremely bandwidth efficient remote replication via WAN for disaster recovery.

"Now Data Domain's advanced data protection technologies can be used with EMC products," said Frank Slootman, president and CEO of Data Domain. "De-duplication technology-enabled disk backup is rapidly being adopted by enterprises that are serious about solving their data protection issues."

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Data Domain is a leading provider of Enterprise Protection Storage systems for disk backup and network-based disaster recovery. Over 750 companies worldwide use Data Domain's award-winning solutions to reduce backup costs and simplify their data recovery. Data Domain's Global Compression™, data invulnerability and replication technologies offer breakthrough data reduction rates that enable new efficiencies in enterprise data protection. Data Domain delivers the performance, reliability and scalability to address the data protection needs of enterprises of all sizes. Data Domain's products and solutions integrate into a customer's existing infrastructure 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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