I was recently asked by a colleague if we should add a data deduplication calculator to our site. If you exit out of this item and go check, you’ll see there is not one there.
Data reduction is a very hot item in storage. Everyone claims to have “broken the code” to real capacity savings with their own implementation of deduplication or compression. There are countless sites that offer promises of capacity savings – simply by entering a few numbers in a spreadsheet. Voila!