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. 9.0 and after
    • Hyper-V (Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 2016)
    • AWS and Azure in commercial regions
    • KVM Linux distributions from Ubuntu, RedHat, SUSE, and CentOS
  • 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 and Data Domain Management Center (DD MC) 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 4.0

Pre-requisites for DD VE Environment:

  • Hypervisor requirements –
    • VMware vSphere 5.5 ,6.0, 6.5, 9.0 and after.
    • Windows Server 2012 R2 for Microsoft Hyper-V, Windows 2016
    • AWS or Azure environments (New in 3.1)
    • KVM Linux distributions from Ubuntu, RedHat, SUSE, and CentOS
  • The following level of resources will be needed based on the storage capacity:
    VMware , Hyper-v and KVM
  • 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

    In order to download the DD VE 4.0 bits for Hyper-V, ESX, KVM and VMware Cloud, please visit:

    To find the respective documentation and release notes for these hypervisors and clouds, please visit:

    Download DD VE 4.0 bits for AWS and Azure from their respective marketplaces.

    AWS marketplace:

    Azure marketplace:

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