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Permabit Albireo VDO for Data Centers

Albireo VDO (Virtual Data Optimizer) is a ready-to-run software package that delivers block-level deduplication, compression, and thin provisioning to Linux for Data Center storage environments. VDO is the product of choice for environments that leverage Linux for hosted compute (block or file) and cloud (object) storage. VDO block devices operate inline at 4 KB granularity, delivering  the best possible balance of performance and data reduction. VDO’s patented technologies are optimized to work…

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Permabit Albireo VDO for OEM

Albireo VDO (Virtual Data Optimizer) is a ready-to-run software package that delivers block-level deduplication, compression, and thin provisioning capabilities to OEM storage solutions. VDO is the product of choice for vendors with solutions that use the Linux block storage stack. VDO operates inline at a 4 KB granularity, allowing it to deliver the best possible balance of performance and data reduction rates. Its patented technologies are uniquely optimized to work…

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Permabit HIOPS Compression™ Data Sheet

HIOPS Compression™ represents the next generation of compression technology from Permabit. HIOPS delivers advanced, high performance, inline compression that is uniquely optimized to support OLTP and Big Data workloads in primary storage environments. Unlike most compression solutions on the market, which run on a single CPU core, HIOPS leverages multi-core processors to run parallelized packing algorithms that handle many compression operations at once, enabling it to deliver the fastest compression…

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Permabit Albireo SDK: Real-World Results

The Albireo SDK provides a software library that is expressly designed to integrate with any block, file, or unified storage architecture for embedded deduplication without performance impact. Now in its fifth release, Albireo technology is field-proven in thousands of OEM deployments, and has passed rigorous internal testing and evaluation within the world’s largest storage OEM as well as leading industry analyst firms. While Permabit’s core design (as a deduplication advisory…

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Permabit Albireo SDK Data Sheet

The Albireo SDK is a deduplication development system designed to meet the needs of hardware, software, and service providers who wish to upgrade the data reduction capabilities in their existing products without reducing performance or degrading functionality. Currently available for 64-bit Windows and Linux operating environments, the SDK has also been ported to proprietary operating systems on an as-needed basis. The SDK provides a Deduplication Index that can be seamlessly…

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Enterprise Flash Caching Appliance – Case Study

Enterprise Flash Caching Appliance

Deduplication for Enterprise Flash Caching Appliance The Challenge In the world of high performance flash caching appliances, performance is king.  These products are designed to sit in front of traditional disk and provide performance at a fraction of the cost of a pure enterprise flash array. When a leading vendor began to target Virtual Machine workloads, they quickly realized they could make more efficient use of flash-based cache to provide improved…

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Enterprise Flash Caching Software

Deduplication for Enterprise Flash Caching Software The Challenge A leading storage supplier provides flash caching software that improves performance by caching frequently accessed data to solid state storage and manages cost by ensuring that older data is moved to spinning disk. The limiting factor in this approach is always the cost of flash itself.  Without enough flash, the solutions cannot perform any better than traditional hard drives. The Solution This vendor…

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Cloud Object Storage Software – Case Study

Cloud Object Storage Software

Cloud Object Storage Software The Challenge Storage has become the largest line item for IT budgets. The increasing climate of austerity is placing further demands on IT departments to significantly reduce their storage costs.  In an effort to lower total costs, organizations are turning to cloud-based object storage services.  To succeed as a technology supplier in this market, a vendor must be able to deliver solutions that scale to exabytes…

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Enterprise NAS – Case Study

Enterprise NAS

Deduplication for Enterprise NAS The Challenge When a renowned high performance NAS vendor made the move into the general purpose NAS space, they knew they needed deduplication. They also had to differentiate their capability from others on the market by making sure that it was the most flexible available – able to support the high performance, scalability and quality for which the vendor is known throughout the industry. The Solution…

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Enterprise Flash – Case Study

Enterprise Flash

Optimizing an Enterprise Flash Caching Appliance The Challenge When a leading provider of high performance SSDs began to look at entering the Enterprise Flash Appliance space, they knew they would have to address several challenges. First and foremost was competition.  Not only were they concerned with differentiating this new product from others already out there, but they also became alarmed as, one by one, the established players in the enterprise storage industry each announced intentions to…

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ESG Lab Report Permabit Albireo – Industry White Paper

ESG Lab Report Permabit Albireo: Empowering Unified Deduplication

ESG Lab Validation Report Permabit Albireo: Empowering Unified Deduplication Introduction Permabit’s field-proven data deduplication engine is now available as a software library and software development kit (SDK) which enables unified data deduplication. This updated ESG Lab Validation report documents the results of hands-on testing of the Permabit Albireo SDK which focused on: ease of integration into existing solutions, capacity savings that can be achieved with real-world data, resource usage, and…

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ESG White Paper – Industry White Paper

ESG White Paper: Permabit Albireo: Primary Data Deduplication That’s Primarily About Massive Business Value

ESG White Paper: Permabit Albireo: Primary Data Deduplication That’s Primarily About Massive Business Value The Market and Opportunity   Introduction There is a major, growing, and well-known issue in IT—data growth is accelerating, and it is doing so at a rate that defies our budgetary ability to deal with it using standard methods and tools. And yet a technology that can address the issue is actually available today – data…

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Tom Cook interview with George Crump – Storage Switzerland

Tom Cook, Permabit CEO, and George Crump had a great discussion on the state of the storage industry and the adoption of data optimization technology in Flash, SMB, Enterprises and the Cloud. Tom also looks ahead at the impact of Albireo in Software-Defined Storage and across the IT infrastructure.

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Escape from Data Mountain

How much data is created every day? Week? Year? Gigabytes, Terabytes and soon Zettabytes of data are building Data Mountains. Find out how Permabit will help you Escape from Data Mountain!

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SSD and Deduplication

Tom Cook (Permabit CEO) and George Crump (Lead Analyst, Storage Switzerland) have an in-depth discussion on Solid State Storage (SSD) and the positive impact deduplication can have on its effective costs and efficiency.

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Cloud Storage and Deduplication

George Crump (Lead Analyst, Storage Switzerland) and Tom Cook (Permabit CEO) have a great dialogue on Cloud Storage and the impact deduplication can have on its cost and efficiency.

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Virtualization and Dedupe

Tom Cook (Permabit CEO) and George Crump (Lead Analyst, Storage Switzerland) discuss Virtualization and the positive impact deduplication has on it.

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Dedupe Everywhere

Tom Cook, Permabit’s CEO, discusses Dedupe Everywhere and its capabilities and impact on OEMs and end customers.

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VDO for Data Centers: OEM Program

What is Permabit Albireo VDO? VDO is data reduction software that provides native data deduplication and compression capabilities to the Linux kernel. How is it deployed? VDO is packaged as an RPM for simple installation on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and CentOS 6/7. What are the benefits to the OEM? By offering VDO, OEMs will: Profit from the sale of the only complete, block-based data reduction solution for Linux Address…

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Permabit Albireo SDK for Software-Defined Storage

As a Software-Defined Storage (SDS) vendor, you compete with everything from free software to integrated enterprise storage solutions every day. Faced with this broad range of competition, one of your biggest challenges is to differentiate your solutions. Data reduction provides huge differentiation and has become a must-have capability. By reducing data footprint and increasing cache hit rates, data reduction effectively increases capacity and performance, enabling your solutions to stand out…

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Permabit Albireo VDO for Original Device Manufacturers

If you’re an Original Design Manufacturer (ODM), you’re living in a world of increasing competitive pressure driven by two major forces: the consumerization of IT and the extremely competitive price demands of hyper-scale deployments. The only way forward in this business environment is to lower costs by driving down margins and gaining footprint in this new world. Some companies in your industry are avoiding this trap by combining hardware components…

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Permabit Albireo SDK for Original Device Manufacturers

If you’re an Original Design Manufacturer (ODM), you’re living in a world of increasing competitive pressure driven by two major forces: the consumerization of IT and the extremely competitive price demands of hyper-scale deployments. The only way forward in this business environment is to lower costs by driving down margins and gaining footprint in this new world. Some companies in your industry are avoiding this trap by combining hardware components…

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Permabit Albireo SDK for Cloud Service Providers

Are you feeling increasing pressure from competitors that are lowering their costs and margins to grow cloud footprints? The mad dash to build market share, establish new global data centers, and increase service offerings requires heavy investment. Have you added data reduction to your application stack in order to grow faster and make more efficient use of existing storage as well as data center space? Adding data reduction increases storage…

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Permabit Albireo VDO for Cloud Service Providers

Are you feeling increasing pressure from competitors that are lowering their costs and margins to grow cloud footprints? The mad dash to build market share, establish new global data centers, and increase service offerings requires heavy investment. Have you added data reduction to your application stack in order to grow faster and make more efficient use of existing storage as well as data center space? Adding data reduction increases storage…

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Permabit Albireo SDK for Storage OEMs

As a Storage OEM today, you’re watching your industry transform, driven by technical innovation and the emergence of new, all-flash and hybrid storage providers. Disruption comes not only from innovations in flash technology with its performance differential, but also from data reduction technologies that now make it possible to deliver high-performance flash at a cost comparable to disk. Competing with these transformational changes in storage may have driven you to…

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Permabit Albireo VDO for Storage OEMs

As a Storage OEM today, you’re watching your industry transform, driven by technical innovation and the emergence of new, all-flash and hybrid storage providers. Disruption comes not only from innovations in flash technology with its performance differential, but also from data reduction technologies that now make it possible to deliver high-performance flash at a cost comparable to disk. Competing with these transformational changes in storage may have driven you to…

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