SOURCE: Data Domain

October 15, 2007 07:15 ET

Data Domain to Attend SNW as Platinum Sponsor

Data Domain Speaking Engagements Highlight Data Deduplication Best Practices

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwire - October 15, 2007) -


What:

Data Domain (NASDAQ: DDUP) today announced that it will participate as a Platinum Sponsor of the Fall 2007 Storage Networking World Conference (SNW) taking place October 15-18 at the Gaylord Texan Resort Hotel and Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. SNW brings together thousands of IT management professionals, developers, executives and industry experts in the largest storage networking event of the year.

Data Domain (booths p10 on the show floor and PG1 in the platinum galleria) will showcase their latest technologies and products, including their recently broadened system support to address a wide range of nearline workloads including archiving. The company will also drive data deduplication discussions through speaking engagements, one of which joins multiple end users to share their real-life implementations of progressive new storage technologies and highlight their challenges and best practices.

Session:

"VMware, Data Domain and CommVault join end users to discuss the impact of
 new technologies in the data center" (panel discussion and breakfast)
Date/Time/Location: Wednesday, October 17, 7:45-8:45 a.m. CT, Ft. Worth 6-7
Data Domain Panelist: Brian Biles, Co-Founder and Vice President of Product
 Management, Data Domain

Session Description: Senior analyst Tony Asaro of the Enterprise Strategy Group leads an open discussion with end-user panelists, each of whom have leveraged server virtualization, data deduplication and a unified approach to data management to the benefit of their organizations. In addition to efficiencies they realized, future user requirements and new technology directions will be discussed. Joining Tony Asaro and these end users on the panel will be executive experts from CommVault, Data Domain and VMware.

Session:

"The Varied Approaches to Data Deduplication - Which Approach is Right for
 you?" (panel discussion)
Date/Time/Location: Monday, October 15, 3:45-4:30 p.m. CT
Data Domain Panelist: Brian Biles, Co-Founder and Vice President of Product
 Management, Data Domain

Session Description: In a panel discussion moderated by Arun Taneja (Founder and Consulting Analyst, Taneja Group), executives from leading companies in the data protection arena will discuss the appropriate environments each should be considered for. As many products with deduplication have now been rolled-out, the discussion will revolve around the different approaches that exist today and how these approaches compare to one another. In addition, the panelists will discuss inline vs. post process approached to data deduplication and the operational issues involved with each.

Registration: For additional event information or to attend the conference, visit http://www.snwusa.com/.

Data Domain Booth: Booth # p10 on the show floor and PG1 in the platinum galleria

ABOUT DATA DOMAIN

Data Domain® is the leading provider of Deduplication Storage systems for a broad range of nearline storage applications including disk backup, archiving and network-based disaster recovery. Over 1,000 companies worldwide have deployed 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 www.datadomain.com. 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 sales@datadomain.com.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

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