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Data Domain - circa 2008

Data Domain® is the leading provider of Deduplication Storage systems for disk backup and network-based disaster recovery. Over 1,500 companies worldwide have purchased Data Domain's storage systems to reduce costs and simplify data management. Data Domain delivers the performance, reliability and scalability to address the data protection needs of enterprises of all sizes. Data Domain's products integrate into existing customer infrastructures and are compatible with leading enterprise backup software products. To find out more about Data Domain, visit Data Domain is headquartered at 2421 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara, CA 95054 and can be contacted by phone at 1-866-933-3873 or by e-mail at

see also:- Data Domain's article - Is Deduplication of Data Safe? - and More Deduplication FAQs

EMC Secures Data Domain for $2 billion

Editor:- July 20, 2009 - EMC , today announced that it has acquired majority ownership of Data Domain.

Once EMC completes the acquisition of Data Domain, which is expected by the end of July, Data Domain will become the foundation of a new product division within EMC's storage business focused on the development and delivery of next-generation disk-based backup, recovery and archive solutions.

EMC's successful offer price of $33.50 per share effectively values Data Domain at $2.1 billion. EMC said it expects expects this new division to continue growing revenue at significant double-digit rates achieving $1 billion in revenue in 2010.

Editor's comments:- the Data Domain bidding saga surfaced in the newswires 2 months ago - when Network Appliance made an offer for about $1.5 billion.

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