Mid Year Review- Storage:Vendors & Partners’ Dealing Of De-Duplication | Features | ChannelWorld.in

PARTNER HOTLINES

Mid Year Review- Storage:Vendors & Partners’ Dealing Of De-Duplication

By Yogesh Gupta on Jul 19, 2010

Emerging technologies like storage virtualization and compliance further compel customers to archive, save and protect their ‘data’ for longer spells.With shrinking storage capacity & exploding data growth, de-duplication is a compelling solution.

Explosive data growth is transforming enterprise infrastructure into a more complex environment. Emerging technologies like storage virtualization and compliance issues further compel customers to archive, save and protect their ‘data’ for longer spells. An IDC report indicated that worldwide volumes of digital data grew by 62 percent between 2008 and 2009 to nearly 800,000 petabytes. The gap is constantly widening between the amount of digital data being created and the amount of available storage. Storage growth is mainly driven by consumer-generated content and regulatory compliance. “The key factor aggressively pushing the demand for data de-duplication solutions is the explosion of data everywhere. Unstructured data is growing at an alarming rate and management of this data is recognized as one of the major unsolved problems in the industry,” says Vijay Mhaskar, Vice President, Information Management Group, Symantec India.

With shrinking storage capacity and exploding data growth, de-duplication comes as a compelling solution with powerful benefits. “Today, increased dependency of businesses on automation has resulted in burgeoning volumes of data, which need to be stored, managed, protected and retrieved based on business demands. Over the last one year, due to the prevailing economic scenario, enterprises have been forced to re-structure their businesses,” says Surajit Sen, Director –Marketing and Alliances, NetApp India.

The vendor has been witnessing significant uptake across almost 400 systems in India where customers are taking advantage of NetApp de-duplication technology. “There is an increased momentum in the market for technologies like virtualization and cloud computing,” he says.

Data duplication along with transparency of usage for data of laptop / desktop is also gaining prominence (where the same file can exist in 1000s of PC thereby increasing ratio of de-duplication), which is adding other segments to the deduplication market,” says Arvind Singh Chauhan, lead technical consultant, Atempo India. As India is expected to be a country with one of the biggest datacenters, the de-duplication industry would be one of the largest in India,” he says. Singh adds that the early adopters include retail, print media and manufacturing facilities with remote locations in terms of server storage de-duplication and its backup. Government would also emerge as a real big segment.

CA Technologies sees a clear trend which indicates that end-users are looking for solutions which are ‘ More Than Backup.’ “Basically the customer wants a comprehensive solution which delivers total protection, recovery and availability for systems, applications and data,” says Vijayant Rai, Director Channels , CA Technologies.

The explosion of email, power point and Internet downloads means that there is more data to backup. “They need to backup more data in the same backup window time and without de-duplication technology. This would mean companies would have to buy more storage to keep multiple copies of data backups available for rapid recovery,” he says.

Atempo Live Backup continuously captures all data, including any modifications, from the moment it is created thus offering more flexible Recovery Point Objectives (RPO) and faster Recovery Time Objectives (RTO) than the traditional data protection solutions that were designed to create, manage and store single-point-in-time copies of data points. NetApp technologies like SnapShots, SnapMirror, FlexClone and SnapVault have inherent deduplication capabilities. “For organizations that deal with customer data, de-duplication of data is going to be a key requirement in years to come. This includes banking, insurance, telecom, credit bureaus, and travel among others. The key areas include risk management, customer service and sales and marketing,” says Sen.


Latest Features

  • The next tech trends to disrupt data centres

    This week CIO is exploring the top tech trends expected to disrupt data centres in the future, as well as IT departments, business units and the c-suite, including shifting skillsets and business strategy.
  • Toshiba mid-2015 laptop buying guide: optimised for Windows 10

    Veteran notebook innovator, Toshiba, has come out with a new range of computers that use a fresh design concept across the board. The new devices, which span numerous price points to ensure that there is something for everyone's budget, all have a sleek, refined look, as well as inclusions that make them optimised for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system.
  • Is your social media presence hurting your job search?

    Social media can make or break your career. We've all heard at least one story of an employee getting fired over a Tweet or Facebook post. And when you apply to a job, most hiring managers will first turn to Google to vet your background and qualifications.
  • Hunting crooks on a digital playground

    In a world filled with cybercriminals unimpeded by national borders, Interpol digital crime manager, Steve Honiss, and personnel at the new Interpol Global complex for innovation in Singapore are tasked with thwarting the efforts of these international gangs.
India's Leading VADs

Why Channels Want to Partner With Inflow Technologies

Inflow Technologies’ tie up with 39 vendor companies, an extensive tech portfolio, and a services play, are great value propositions for enterprise channels, says its President and CEO, Byju Pillai.

iValue Creates Real Value for Channels in India

Focused on niche vendor alliances around data, network and app management backed by a robust channel ecosystem marked iValue's success in 2014. What clicked for the seven-year-old VAD?

RAH Infotech Shows Channels the Way Ahead

Mutual trust and long lasting bond with vendor companies and channel partners helps VADs to evolve and succeed in today’s aggressively competitive market. Leveraging competent channel partners and forge niche vendor alliances marks RAH Infotech’s success in 2014.

How Satcom Infotech is Adapting to New Security Landscape

As a leading value added distributor, Satcom Infotech is emerging as an end-to-end security player, helping both customers and partners grow.

How ComGuard Shields Channel Partners

As emerging technologies introduce new threats to the enterprise landscape, they are making channel partners anxious. But VADs like ComGuard are putting their worries to rest. Here's how.

Tech Chat

Collaborating To Outcome Based World: Priyadarshi Mohapatra, Avaya

Priyadarshi Mohapatra, Managing Director, India and SAARC, Avaya, on how IT is transitioning from a keep-the-lights-on role to one that enables customers to deliver results.

The Dawn of the Digital Age: Akhilesh Tuteja, KPMG

The development of digital infrastructure will be a key growth driver for technology and solution providers. 

Paradigm Shift from End-Users to User-First : Parag Arora,Citrix

Parag Arora, Area Vice President and India Head, India Sub-continent, Citrix, says new technologies will force organizations to take a user-first approach in 2015.

Mobile and Cloud Are Gamechangers of the Future: Karan Bajwa, Microsoft

Karan Bajwa, Managing Director, Microsoft India, says, in  2015, organizations will adopt a mobile-first and cloud-first strategy to get ahead of competition.

A Network for the Internet of Everything : Dinesh Malkani,Cisco

Dinesh Malkani, President, India and SAARC, Cisco, talks about IoT and the significant technology transitions in the networking world.

Moving to the Third Platform: Jaideep Mehta, IDC

Cloud and mobility are the two technologies that will fuel the rapid adoption of the third platform in India.

Envisaging a Holistic Security Strategy For 2015: Sanjay Rohatgi,Symantec

Sanjay Rohatgi, President–Sales, Symantec India, says the company has a set of holistic solutions in place to secure organizations from security threats. 

Beating the Bad Guys: Sivarama Krishnan, PwC

Organizations will need to turn inwards to establish robust information security strategies.

Building Capabilities for a Digital Tomorrow: Alok Ohrie,Dell

Alok Ohrie, President and Managing Director, Dell India, on the company’s investments to build end-to-end solutions and delivery capabilities for a digital world.

SLIDESHOWS

CIO Survey: What’s Inside Your Customer’s Mind (Cloud Computing)

A look at the findings of the State of the CIO 2014 survey and the challenges, benefits, and strategies of cloud computing that are keeping your customers on their toes. As their channel partners, here's what you need to know.

CEO Comebacks: For Better or for Worse?

We bring to you six global CEOs who made the idea work, or not.

Datacenters in the Weirdest Places

A peek into some of the most unusual datacenter locations in the world. Here are 13 datacenters that are built in unusual locations like mines, ships, trucks and even a nuclear collidor. Taking about common wisdom, eh?

6 Leaders Who Headed for an Abrupt Exit

The abrupt exit of top leaders of Indian and global tech companies this year, with many of them citing ambiguous reasons, surprised the technology world.

FAST TRACK

Kamtron Systems

Transitioning towards a service-oriented company will boost our growth, believes Kavita Singhal, director, Kamtron Systems.

TIM Infratech

Delivering ‘best of breed’ technologies to enterprises is key to success, says Monish Chhabria, MD, TIM Infratech

Mudra Electronics

A vendor-agnostic strategy helped us sustain business, says Bharat Shetty, CMD, Mudra Electronics.

Systematix Technologies

Our USP is a customer-friendly approach backed by services, says Akhilesh Khandelwal, Director, Systematix Technologies.

CorporateServe Solutions

Our ability to turnaround complex ERP projects in record time is what gets us customer referral, says Vinay Vohra, Founder & CEO, CorporateServe Solutions.

KernelSphere Technologies

We are emerging as an end-to-end systems integrator, says Vinod Kumar, MD, KernelSphere Technologies.

Uniware Systems

We constantly validate emerging technologies for first-mover advantage, says Vergis K.R., CEO, Uniware Systems.

Astek Networking & Solutions

An innovative approach helps us stay successful, says Ashish Agarwal, CEO, Astek Networking & Solutions.

CSM Technologies

Our approach is backed by innovation and simplicity, says Priyadarshi Nanu Pany, CEO, CSM Technologies.

EMC PARTNER SHOWCASE

Partnering for Profitability

Atul H. Gosar, Director, Network Techlab, shares how the company’s association with EMC has provided it with a competitive edge and a wide customer base, leading to increased profitability.

Sponsored Content

Promising Pipeline

Venkat Murthy, Prime Mover, 22by7 Solutions, shares how EMC brings in competitive edge by enabling technology, GTM and lead generation, helping 22by7 acquire new customers and retain old ones.

Sponsored Content

Powerful Performance

Deepak Jadhav, Director, VDA Infosolutions, says initiatives by EMC around training and certification have helped the company’s staff improve its performance and enhance customer experience.

Sponsored Content

Performance Booster

Rajiv Kumar, CEO, Proactive Data Systems, says that the solution provider’s association with EMC has helped expand its customer base and added value to existing offerings.

Sponsored Content

Pursuit of Profitability

Santosh Agrawal, CEO, Esconet Technologies, shares insights on how the systems integrator’s association with EMC has spelled sustained success over the years.

Sponsored Content

Non-Performance is Not an Option

Nitin Aggarwal, Director, Trifin Technologies, shares insights on how the association with EMC has helped the system integrator stand out and empowered its personnel to deliver consistent performance.

Sponsored Content

SOCIAL MEDIA @ CW India
SIGNUP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER

Signup for our newsletter and get regular updates.