2018 Deduplication Backup Target Appliance Buyer’s Guide

By November 16, 2017 Buyer's Guides

DCIG is pleased to announce the availability of the DCIG 2018 Deduplication Backup Target Appliance Buyer’s Guide developed from the cloud data protection body of research. The DCIG 2018 Deduplication Backup Target Appliance Buyer’s Guide weights, scores and ranks more than 100 features of twenty-two (22) products from six (6) vendors. Using ranking categories of Recommended, Excellent, and Good this Buyer’s Guide offers much of the information an organization should need to make a highly-informed decision as to which deduplication backup target appliance will suit their needs.

Each appliance included in the DCIG 2018 Deduplication Backup Target Appliance Buyer’s Guide had to meet the following criteria:

  • Product is available as a physical appliance
  • Product compresses and deduplicates data
  • Provider offers and supports the appliance
  • Sufficient information available to reach meaningful conclusions
  • Product generally available by October 1, 2017

DCIG’s succinct analysis provides insight into the state of the deduplication backup target appliance marketplace. The Buyer’s Guide identifies the specific benefits organizations can expect to achieve using a deduplication backup target appliance and key features organizations should be aware of as they evaluate products. It also provides brief observations about the distinctive features of each product. Ranking tables enable organizations to get an “at-a-glance” overview of the products; while DCIG’s standardized one-page data sheets facilitate side-by-side comparisons assisting organizations to quickly create a short list of products that may meet their requirements.

Access this report is only available to individuals who pay to subscribe to the DCIG Competitive Intelligence Portal.  Subscribers also gain access to the DCIG Interactive Buyer’s Guide (IBG). The IBG enables organizations take the next step in the product selection process by generating custom reports, including comprehensive side-by- side feature comparisons of the products in which the organization is most interested.

Charley McMaster

About Charley McMaster

Charley McMaster is a Senior Research Analyst focused on the storage and data protection markets at DCIG. Charley covers DCIG’s Midrange Deduplicating Backup Appliance, and Backup Appliance Buyer’s Guides, with additional work in Integrated Backup, Hybrid Cloud Backup, and Virtual Server technologies.

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