Akin Gump Puts NetApp on the Case to Improve Storage Flexibility, Performance, and Recoverability
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP (Akin Gump) is one of the world's largest law firms. Their challenge is to improve operational efficiency and time to market for internal storage services. Increase storage elasticity and performance to support e-discovery across multiple locations. They chose NetApp to overcome these challenges. They implemented NetApp storage systems to enable flexible, high-performance storage that supports the VMware environment and delivers in-house e-discovery and paperless filing capabilities. The results of implementing NetApp storage systems were earned back total investment for NetApp systems and software in only six months, provided high flexibility and availability to support e-discovery, reduced required server floor space by over 85% and reduced IT overhead through improved performance, reliability, and manageability.