Evaluator Group: Analysis of HP D2D Product Line
The HP D2D product line was first announced in early 2007, providing both disk to disk and VTL backup. In June 2010, the product line was updated to include StoreOnce powered by Intel Xeon® processor 5500 series, HP Labs developed inline data deduplication, along with a number of other enhancements. The D2D product line is positioned for entry level, remote office, and midrange disk based backup target, supporting a number of interfaces and protocols.
The HP D2D is based on internally developed technology including StoreOnce deduplication from HP Labs and leverages HP’s converged hardware and software portfolio.