More Data Footprint Reduction (DFR) Material
Data Footprint Reduction (DFR) is a collection of tools, technologies and best practices for addressing growing data storage management and cost impacts.
DFR encompasses many different tools, techniques and technologies across various applications ranging from active or primary storage to secondary and inactive along with backup and archive.
Some of the technologies techniques and technologies include archiving, backup modernization, compression, data management, dedupe, space saving snapshots and thin provisioning among others.
Following are some links to various articles and commentary pertaining to DFR:
Using DFR including dedupe and compression to defry storage and management costs
Deduplicate, compress and defray costs of data storage management
Virtual tape libraries: Old backup technology holdover or gateway to the future?
In the spirit of DFR, that is doing more with less, nuff said (for now).