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Chris Childerhose
Real User
Solutions Engineer at a tech company with 51-200 employees
Feb 11 2019

What is most valuable?

I would rate it at 5/5 as the deduplication and compression of the device for backups is outstanding. We have about 55TB… more»

How has it helped my organization?

This allows our organization to send more data to this device compared to others. It also allows us a fast recovery of… more»

What needs improvement?

The processing capabilities I believe could be improved, however, we have an older unit DD670 and newer units may have… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

What other advice do I have?

Review the newer versions of the device and evaluate them if possible. You will get great benefit for backups.
Ahmed A. Hussien
Capacity planner, storage deputy manager at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Nov 26 2017

What do you think of EMC Data Domain?

What is our primary use case?

Used as a backup target with NetBackup 8.0.

What is most valuable?

DD Boost.

How has it helped my organization?

Short backup window has made a difference in the way my organization functions.

What needs improvement?

I would like them to improve on the short backup window as it would make my organization even more efficient.

For how long have I used the solution?

From 2011 until now.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

Some small issues.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No issues.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No issues.

How is customer service and technical support?

Nine out of 10.

Which solutions did we use previously?

We used IBM ProtecTIER. We move to EMC…


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EMC Data Domain deduplication storage systems continue to revolutionize disk backup, archiving, and disaster recovery with high-speed, inline deduplication. EMC Data Domain Operating System is intelligence behind EMC Data Domain deduplication storage systems. DD OS powers the industry's most efficient, scalable, reliable, cloud-ready protection storage platform.
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