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back to article Coraid and CommVault team up, grab biz barons' backup from HP, Sepaton

At IP EXPO, Coraid and CommVault were flaunting their love after partnering up on a new venture to provide scaleable data management and protection solutions for enterprise folk. Coraid said CommVault was a great door-opener, and said that together they were capable of taking on players like Sepaton and HP for the Simpana back- …

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Cheap!

Honestly, $50,000 for 96TB usable is bloody cheap. A similarly configured StoreOnce runs more than $200k.

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Re: Cheap!

Ahh yes but bigger block sizes on software dedupe = worse ratios, and to get similar performance you need lots of ISS servers all running in parallel, which all adds cost and complexity.

I wonder if they'd be as keen to stick their production data in the Coraid box, after all 3PAR's forte isn't really as a backup target.

HP have StoreOnce for the appliance approach or P2000 for rock bottom $ per GB.

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