NetApp and Microsoft Technologies Reduce Costs and Fuel Growth for Cloud Provider
With the tagline "Guardians of Data," Microsoft Gold Certified Partner nGenX has been a pioneer in the on-demand IT services industry. Enterprise-class data protection has historically been too expensive for most SMBs to implement themselves. Their challenge is to deliver affordable, enterprise-class disaster recovery services to small and medium businesses. nGenX chose NetApp to overcome these challenges. They implemented a safeguard client data with a cloud-based, service-oriented infrastructure that includes over 500 VMs supported by integrated technologies from NetApp and Microsoft. The results of deploying NetApp were launched new, affordable, enterprise-class cloud services, demonstrated complete VM failover in three minutes over 500 miles, reduced support costs by 40%, used 50-60% less storage in Hyper-V environment and supported 32% annual growth.