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Accelerate Backup Transformation with New EMC Data Domain Software

New Data Domain software provides tighter integration, compliance support and ensured data integrity

Story Highlights

  • Expanded EMC Data Domain Boost ecosystem provides faster, more efficient backup for databases and virtual environments.
  • New EMC Data Domain Retention Lock Compliance edition enables the industry's first inline deduplication solution for backup and archive data that meets SEC 17a-4 compliance.
  • EMC Data Domain Data Invulnerability Architecture enhancements minimize the need to restart backup jobs.
  • New EMC Data Domain Extended Retention software option enables tape elimination for long-term backup retention.
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Technology Highlights

  • Data Domain Boost for Avamar expands support to include DB2, SAP, Sybase as well as Hyper-V environments. Adding to existing support for Oracle, Microsoft Exchange, SQL, SharePoint and VMware – enabling the Avamar client to send all these workloads to a Data Domain system
  • New Data Domain Retention Lock Compliance edition provides secure data retention for file and email archive data to meet the most stringent compliance requirements worldwide including SEC 17a-4, HIPAA and more.
  • Data Domain Data Invulnerability Architecture new inline data verification detects data errors during ingest and corrects them in real-time using original data from memory.
  • New Data Domain Extended Retention software enables internal tiering and up to 65 PB of logical capacity for long-term retention or backup data.

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