EMC Ships Avamar 6.0 for Deduplication
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EMC's (NYSE: EMC) announced at the end of last week that it is shipping version 6.0 of its Avamar deduplication and backup software.
The Avamar 6.0 release includes technologies from a pair of companies that EMC has acquired in recent years. EMC purchased Avamar in 2006, while Data Domain was acquired in July 2009.
Avamar 6.0 backs up Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, and SQL Server data, as well as Oracle and VMware images to Data Domain systems.
"By combining the simplicity and efficiency of Avamar with the scale and performance of Data Domain, enterprise customers gain the flexibility to expand Avamar use into much larger production environments," the company said.