EMC Data Domain

Data Domain Virtual Edition

The world’s most trusted protection storage is software-defined with Data Domain Virtual Edition (DD VE). DD VE is simple to configure and deploy and can be up and running in your environment within minutes. Try a full-featured version of DD VE with no time limit before you buy!

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High Level features of DD VE:

  • Supported on
    • VMware ESXi 5.5 ,6.0,6.5
    • Hyper-V (Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 2016)
    • AWS and Azure in commercial regions
  • 0.5 TB Community Edition, Up to 96TB capacity paid version
  • NFS, CIFS, DD Boost and BoostFS protocols supported. (Please check specifications for each platform)
  • Includes DD Boost, DD Replicator, and DD Encryption software
  • Secure Multi-tenancy
  • Supports Data Domain Cloud Tier for LTR (Only available in the paid version and only supported for DD VE on VMware and Hyper-v)
  • Multiple replication topologies: virtual to physical, physical to virtual, and virtual to virtual, Virtual to cloud
  • VMware vSphere High Availability and Fault Tolerance support
  • Data Domain System Manager support for manageability
  • Current in cloud application support: NetWorker, Avamar Virtual Edition, and DD Boost for Enterprise Applications

IMPORTANT: Watch the demo and learn how to download, install, and configure DD VE.



Data Domain Virtual Edition 3.1

Pre-requisites for DD VE Environment:

  • Hypervisor requirements –
    • VMware vSphere 5.5 ,6.0, 6.5.
    • Windows Server 2012 R2 for Microsoft Hyper-V, Windows 2016
    • AWS or Azure environments (New in 3.1)
  • Each CPU has to be 1.5GHZ or higher.
  • The following level of resources will be needed based on the storage capacity:
    VMware and Hyper-v
  • Note that DD VE configuration with DD Cloud Tier will be different. Please check the install guide for the configuration details.
  • Pre-requisites for DD VE Environment in AWS & Azure:

    1: AWS account with access to a commercial region in AWS
    2: Resource requirement for DD VE in AWS

    1: Azure account with access to a commercial cloud region in Azure
    2: Resource requirement for DD VE in Azure

    License requirements: There is no additional license required to run DD VE for non-production use. Note that the Tech Preview Try and Buy license provides up to 0.5TB usable capacity. If you are ready to purchase DD VE, Contact your Sales Associate.

    DD VE 3.1 Try & Buy with VMware (0.5TB)
    File type: *.zip
    File Size: 1.89 GB
    Release date: August 18th, 2017
    DDD VE 3.1 Try & Buy with Hyper-V (0.5TB)
    File type: *.zip
    File Size: 1.81 GB
    Release date: August 18th, 2017
    DD VE 3.1 Try & Buy with AWS (0.5TB)
    File type: *.zip
    File Size: 1.89 GB
    Release date: August 18th, 2017
    DD VE 3.1 Try & Buy with Azure (0.5TB)
    Release date: August 18th, 2017

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