Deduplication sounds great on paper, but in actual implementation, it doesn’t deliver what vendors promise, and it actually raises the cost of storage system components while severely reducing performance. When flash storage was $14 per GB, dedupe made sense. Today, flash storage is less than 30 CENTS per gigabyte; now, IT professionals should question the value deduplication.
In our latest white paper, “Exposing the High Cost of Deduplication”, we take an in-depth look at deduplication and help you determine if it makes sense for your environment. Click here to get your copy today.