Sailing Twice as Fast as the Wind, BMW ORACLE Racing Taps NetApp to Help Regain America's Cup

Date Added: Jul 2009
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For well over a century, American boats successfully defended the America's Cup against all challengers in the longest winning streak in sports. Then in 1983, an Australian team snapped the streak and took the trophy home. The BMW ORACLE team wanted to win back America's Cup by building, testing, and optimizing the fastest sailboat possible under the rules. The BMW ORACLE team deployed Data-driven testing and refinement supported by a NetApp FAS980C/FAS980 cluster and NetApp FAS2020 Fibre Channel storage system.