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Quantum's latest results show that all the tape firm's sweat, gritted teeth and dogged determination hasn't come good - yet. In the fourth fiscal 2014 quarter, ended 31 March, revenue was $128.0 million, down nine per cent year-on-year, primarily due to lower tape automation and DXi (deduplicating backup appliance) sales. …


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  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    I tried the DXi virtual appliance, worked well, but the asking price made me choke - In the end I got 2 Dell DR4100's with 8TB in each, for the rather nice price of £8,000 for both!

    Its a shame, as it was a good product that would have worked well in the low-cost SME sector, instead they tried to compete with the likes of Data Domain and Dells DR4100 which offer hardware based de-duplication, which Quantum simply don't have the reputation/brand to allow.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Overpriced..

      I'm sure your £8k got a special mention on the earnings call

  2. Sam Stevens

    You could say they deduped their income.


    I'll grab my coat.

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