Potential risk for IBM competitors currently using Diligent’s product
Deduplication is an important enabling technology for the data center. Diligent, EMC’s former Israeli lab, is a dedupe leader. It’s not clear what this will mean for IBM competitors HDS, Sun and Overland that are licensing Diligent’s technology today.
There may be a bit of scrambling as the music stops on the dedupe round of techno musical chairs.