back to article Dedupe, dedupe, dedupe dedupe dedupe: Dell drops in ROBO backup appliance

Dell has added a low-end data protection appliance to infiltrate remote and branch offices and smaller enterprises. The DP4400 comes just over a year after an Integrated Data Protection Appliance (IDPA) quartet was announced: the DP5300, 5800, 8300, and 8800. The DP4400 comes in a 2U box and is powered by PowerEdge 14G …

  1. RollTide14

    SW?

    They still are using EMC backup SW right? Like Avamar or Notworker.....HARD PASS

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: SW?

      Looks to be targeting smaller SMB market where Rubrik plays. Both not designed for the enterprise space like the other vendors mentioned.

      1. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        Re: SW?

        Rubrik is not a small SMB play, just the opposite. Anything south of the 300 VM count, it's a tough sell! At this price point and capacity, EMC will be competing more often against Veeam IMHO. Now, if they can figure out how to expand horizontally.....

      2. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        Re: SW?

        And.....Rubrik is very much designed for the enterprise space! Can you expand on why you think that?

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