10 Storage Deduplication Companies That Might Be Acquired

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10 Storage Deduplication Companies That Might Be Acquired

by Chris Preimesberger10 Storage Deduplication CompaniesThat Might Be AcquiredIBM pulled the trigger April 18 and added Diligent Technologies to augment its VTL and mainframe storage products with a powerful deduplication provider. Other vendors are apt to do the same, and these are the companies they'll be shopping for.by Chris Preimesberger

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10 Storage Deduplication Companies That Might Be Acquired - Company #1

10 Storage Deduplication CompaniesThat Might Be Acquired1. Data Domain <img src="/imagesvr_ez/b2bezp/2016/05/filestorage.jpg?alias=original" alt="image" /> Hottest property in the independent dedupe sector, but is probably too highly valued and will likely continue its productive ways for itself.

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10 Storage Deduplication Companies That Might Be Acquired - Company #2

10 Storage Deduplication CompaniesThat Might Be Acquired2. FalconStor Software <img src="/imagesvr_ez/b2bezp/2016/05/filestorage234.jpg?alias=original" alt="image" /> High-quality secret dedupe sauce is the envy of a few larger companies; Sun Microsystems is the most logical acquirer, since it acts as an OEM for FalconStor's products now.

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10 Storage Deduplication Companies That Might Be Acquired - Company #3

10 Storage Deduplication CompaniesThat Might Be Acquired3. Quantum <img src="/imagesvr_ez/b2bezp/2016/05/harddrive.jpg?alias=original" alt="image" /> Another good one that is highly valued and may be too expensive for a larger suitor. Has the advantage of both tape and disk dedupe products.

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10 Storage Deduplication Companies That Might Be Acquired - Company #4

10 Storage Deduplication CompaniesThat Might Be Acquired4. Sepaton <img src="/imagesvr_ez/b2bezp/2016/05/servergrid.jpg?alias=original" alt="image" /> Offers excellent-quality products. Could be a good match for Dell or Hewlett-Packard.

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10 Storage Deduplication Companies That Might Be Acquired - Company #5

10 Storage Deduplication CompaniesThat Might Be Acquired5. WinPure <img src="/imagesvr_ez/b2bezp/2016/05/storage.jpg?alias=original" alt="image" /> Best dedupe company based in the United Kingdom.

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10 Storage Deduplication Companies That Might Be Acquired - Company #6

10 Storage Deduplication CompaniesThat Might Be Acquired6. Symantec (Veritas storage side of company only) <img src="/imagesvr_ez/b2bezp/2016/05/storagerecovery.jpg?alias=original" alt="image" /> Face it, the merger didn't take. Might HP be interested?

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10 Storage Deduplication Companies That Might Be Acquired - Company #7

10 Storage Deduplication CompaniesThat Might Be Acquired7. Riverbed Technology <img src="/imagesvr_ez/b2bezp/2016/05/missingdata.jpg?alias=original" alt="image" /> Well-established with more than 3,500 customers. Could be a good buy for somebody.

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10 Storage Deduplication Companies That Might Be Acquired - Company #8

10 Storage Deduplication CompaniesThat Might Be Acquired8. Silver Peak Systems <img src="/imagesvr_ez/b2bezp/2016/05/database_server.jpg?alias=original" alt="image" /> Provides backup and replication on the network. Only about 100 customers at this time. A choice for Microsoft, maybe? (Would align well with Silverlight.)

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10 Storage Deduplication Companies That Might Be Acquired - Company #9

10 Storage Deduplication CompaniesThat Might Be Acquired9. Kazeon Systems <img src="/imagesvr_ez/b2bezp/2016/05/databasemgmt.jpg?alias=original" alt="image" /> (See Sepaton, slide #4) Defines and deploys tiered storage while aligning data on the correct class of storage.

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10 Storage Deduplication Companies That Might Be Acquired - Company #10

10 Storage Deduplication CompaniesThat Might Be Acquired10. BridgeHead Software <img src="/imagesvr_ez/b2bezp/2016/05/datacloud.jpg?alias=original" alt="image" /> FileStore Data Migrator has good buzz; Dell, perhaps?

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