Permabit extends data dedupe to Linux-based NAS

“Permabit Technology on Tuesday announced an iteration of its
Albireo primary data deduplication software for SMB
network-attached storage systems based on Linux servers.

“Albireo Virtual Data Optimizer (VDO), which will be available
in the second half of this year, offers inline deduplication and
optional data compression as a component of storage systems.
Permabit sells a higher-end version of its Albireo deduplication
product to NAS vendors such as BluArc, Xiotech and LSI Engenio.

“The new VDO application is targeted at smaller NAS vendors that
use commodity hardware to create inexpensive and easy-to-use NAS,
such as Overland Storage, NetGear, Cisco Systems’ Linksys and QNap

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