MYTH: Backups Require a Large Storage Footprint

In this Episode…

Public cloud storage can be expensive. So if you have all of your data hydrated completely, and there’s no data compression ratio built into that, it can get very expensive because you’re storing raw files. But Dell EMC has specialized algorithms that are industry-best. When you have a virtual machine, VMware environment backing up to a Dell EMC hardware device, you get a guaranteed 55-1one data compression ratio. The amount of overhead that’s saved by utilizing these algorithms is bar-none the best in the industry.

About This Series

As today’s data centers shift toward modernization, a number of misconceptions about data center technologies have emerged. In this series, Cerium’s data center experts, Ray Hall and Gregg Pruett, separate fact from fiction and debunk some of the most widespread myths surrounding backup and recovery, cloud, hyper-converged infrastructure, storage and more.

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