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  • Webcasts // Dec 2014

    Webcast: A Fast, Secure Path to the Cloud

    Many companies are wary of sending their sensitive and highly regulated assets to public cloud resources. The cost efficiencies and scalability of cloud models, however, are too compelling to ignore. From on-demand compute capacity to modernized backup and recovery tools, your organization can’t afford to write off the cloud. ...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • Webcasts // Dec 2014

    Live Webcast: A Fast, Secure Path to the Cloud

    Many companies are wary of sending their sensitive and highly regulated assets to public cloud resources. The cost efficiencies and scalability of cloud models, however, are too compelling to ignore. From on-demand compute capacity to modernized backup and recovery tools, your organization can’t afford to write off the cloud. ...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    NetApp Delivers Efficiency at Scale

    This ESG report explores how NetApp Data ONTAP can help organisations create a highly efficient, flexible, and scalable data storage environment that supports a shared IT infrastructure foundation for non-disruptive operations, operational efficiency and on-demand IT services. Download this report and learn how to create dynamic, non-disruptive environment that supports...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Hybrid Cloud Requires a Transition from IT Builder to IT Service Broker

    According to a worldwide survey of IT executives, organisations are already deploying multiple Cloud models, and expect that more than half of all IT services at their organisations will be delivered via Cloud three years from now. Read the full report to learn more and begin preparing for a hybrid...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    NetApp for the Private Cloud: Enable the Delivery of ITaaS

    Cloud computing is increasingly being adopted as a way for IT organisations to decrease costs, improve efficiency, and enhance business agility. In a recent IDC survey of IT decision makers, 44% of respondents indicated that they were considering implementing a private cloud—a cloud deployment contained within the corporate firewall to...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IDC: Storage User Demand Study on Adoption of Public Cloud and Other Third-Party Storage Services

    This report focuses on analysing current and future deployments of enterprise storage systems for particular data uses ranging from major enterprise applications to various segments of the IT infrastructure support to storage infrastructures within public cloud datacentres. Download this report and learn more insights on adoption of third-party storage services.

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Want to get “Flashed” by NetApp?

    Flash technology is making quite a splash in the storage industry. Offering superior speed and reliability when compared to traditional hard disk drives, flash storage is a flexible and increasingly cost-effective technology that can be used to optimize enterprise storage environments running mission-critical, I/O intensive applications. Find out more...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Flash Storage For Dummies (South Africa)

    Flash technology is making quite a splash in the storage industry. Offering superior speed and reliability when compared to traditional hard disk drives, flash storage is a flexible and increasingly cost-effective technology that can be used to optimize enterprise storage environments running mission-critical, I/Ointensive applications. Find out more...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Want to get “Flashed” by NetApp?

    Flash technology is making quite a splash in the storage industry. Offering superior speed and reliability when compared to traditional hard disk drives, flash storage is a flexible and increasingly cost-effective technology that can be used to optimize enterprise storage environments running mission-critical, I/O intensive applications. Find out more...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Interactive Infographic: A Personal Training Guide for Your Journey to the Cloud

    Is your IT infrastructure healthy or is it struggling to meet the intensifying demands placed on it by today's evolving business environment?, are emerging trends in cloud computing, big data, mobility, and security making your IT organisation leaner, smarter and more agile, or is it making it obsolete, unresponsive, and...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Interactive Infographic: A Personal Training Guide for Your Journey to the Cloud - Asia

    Is your IT infrastructure healthy or is it struggling to meet the intensifying demands placed on it by today's evolving business environment?, are emerging trends in cloud computing, big data, mobility, and security making your IT organisation leaner, smarter and more agile, or is it making it obsolete, unresponsive, and...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Interactive Infographic: A Personal Training Guide for Your Journey to the Cloud - India

    Is your IT infrastructure healthy or is it struggling to meet the intensifying demands placed on it by today's evolving business environment?, are emerging trends in cloud computing, big data, mobility, and security making your IT organisation leaner, smarter and more agile, or is it making it obsolete, unresponsive, and...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    FlexPod Infrastructure Guide for 2014

    This informative paper explores how one company easily and affordably implemented a data storage operating system that provides nondisruptive operations, proven efficiency, seamless scalability and much more. Read on to learn more.

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Buyer's Guide to Private Cloud Storage Array

    The DCIG 2013 Private Cloud Storage Array Buyer’s Guide assists organizations in making decisions about which storage solution to use as a private cloud platform for some or all of their critical applications. This Buyer’s Guide covers private cloud storage arrays with capacities that have maximum capacities in the hundreds...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Technical Report: Using NetApp and VMWAre to Build Your Cloud

    Many organisations are recognising the importance of their virtualised systems and how they can work more efficiently. Find out some insights on how on to build your own cloud at the same time lowering maintenance costs and reduce the time required to implement new applications and solutions.

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Case Study: Mission Australia: Better Serving the Community

    Most of organisations or businesses wanted to respond to their clients faster and more efficiently. This study gives you an idea on how to drive value-add IT projects and the ability to scale up and down as well as increase performance effectively. Download this case study today to learn...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Solution Brief: VMware vSphere Built on FlexPod Data Center Solution

    It gives you a solution brief on how to standardize configurations and processes for consistent deployments that eliminate guesswork, enabling your organization to efficiently transform your data center with minimal risk. Also, on how to reduce risk with an always-on architecture and built-in high-availability redundancy at each layer.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Executive Summary: Clustered Data ONTAP Delivers Foundation for Software-defined Storage

    This executive summary explores about traditional data centers, with infrastructure silos built around applications, limit responsiveness. Explains how it helps deliver on the promise of software-defined storage today, increasing IT agility and speeding delivery of services.

    Provided By NetApp

  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    Radiant Delivers Cloud-Computing Services Using Cisco, VMware, and NetApp Secure Multi-Tenancy Architecture

    Radiant Communications is Canada's largest independent business-to-business broadband service provider, with more than 4,000 business customers. Their challenge is to deliver secure, reliable cloud-based services, including hosted e-mail, hosted disaster recovery, and virtual servers, to enterprise customers. They deployed to a secure multi-tenancy architecture based on Cisco, VMware, and NetApp...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Prepare for IT as a Service with the Right Storage Architecture

    Check out this informative paper to learn how to prepare for IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS) with the right storage architecture. Discover some of the must-have storage attributes of a private cloud infrastructure and the emerging role of open standards. Read on to learn more.

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Forrester Total Economic Impact Report- Cloud Infrastructure with Clustered Data ONTAP

    This Forrester study was commissioned by NetApp and highlights the costs and benefits of deploying a cloud infrastructure using Data ONTAP across the enterprise. The results of this study can be used as a guide for enterprises to determine the appropriate benefits for their particular environment. Read on to learn...

    Provided By NetApp

  • Case Studies // Nov 2013

    ActioNet Sets the Stage for a Versatile FlexPod Datacenter Solution with Microsoft Private Cloud

    ActioNet Known for its ability to successfully address complex challenges with innovative, cost-effective, and results-driven IT solutions and services. Their challenges are they need to accommodate growing workloads, quickly roll out solutions, and seamlessly support new business. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They build a powerful, flexible IT...

    Provided By NetApp

  • Case Studies // Oct 2013

    Alaska ETS Builds Private Cloud, Bringing New Levels of Efficiency and Flexibility to State Government IT

    Alaska boasts the biggest landmass in the United States. Their challenges are they need to enhance citizen services, centralize access to IT resources across entire state, and allocate technology resources on utility-based model. They chose NetApp and Cisco to overcome these challenges. They implemented virtual private cloud based on VMware...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2013

    Muscogee Creek Nation Casino Avoids Costly Downtime, Builds Multi-Tenant Private Cloud with FlexPod

    River Spirit Casino was originally established in 1984 as Creek Nation Casino, a Tulsa high-stakes bingo hall. Over time, River Spirit Casino has grown to become the largest Muscogee Creek Nation gaming facility in the state of Oklahoma. Their challenges are they need to replace an aging, limiting IT infrastructure...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    The Insider's Guide to Evaluating Private Cloud Storage Array

    This informative guide represents months of rigorous research that your organization can leverage to kick start its evaluation process. Read on to learn which private cloud array will qualify as best-in-class for your company .

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Best of Breed Private Cloud with NetApp and Windows Server 2012

    Check out this white paper to learn the benefits of a private cloud and discover how deploying one private cloud solution can provide: consolidated resources, flexible services, easy provisioning of new environments and more.

    Provided By NetApp

  • Case Studies // Sep 2013

    Kazakhtelecom Builds the New National e-Procurement Portal on FlexPod Architecture

    Kazakhtelecom is one of the biggest telecommunication companies in Kazakhstan (included in the state program \"30 Top Companies in Kazakhstan\"). Their challenge is to develop a cloud infrastructure for the JSC Samruk Kazyna Fund of National Welfare e-procurement portal. Deployed to the FlexPod architecture based on high-performance NetApp FAS6240 storage....

    Provided By NetApp

  • Case Studies // Aug 2013

    Arizona Department of Economic Security: Helping Arizonans Save State Dollars with Cisco, VMware, and NetApp

    AriZona Department of Economic Security (AZDES) works with families, community organizations, advocates, and state and federal partners to realize its vision that every child, adult, and family in Arizona will be safe and economically secure. Their challenges are they need to enhance services and implement DR while shrinking IT infrastructure...

    Provided By NetApp

  • Tools & Templates // Jul 2013

    Small and Midsize Business Storage TCO Calculator

    See how you can lower costs and increase the efficiency of your midsize IT environment.

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2013

    King County Creates Shared Infrastructure on FlexPod With Microsoft Private Cloud and Saves $700,000 Annually

    Located on Puget Sound in the state of Washington and covering 2,134 square miles, King County is nearly twice as large as the average county in the United States. Their challenges are to migrate departments to a standard, virtualized environment that is more cost-effective, secure, and reliable and improve and...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    ESG Spotlight lab on SnapVault

    This ESG Lab Spotlight explores how NetApp Data ONTAP 8.2 SnapVault can help organizations create a highly efficient, flexible, and scalable data protection environment that supports a shared IT infrastructure foundation for nondisruptive operations, operational flexibility and efficiency, and on-demand IT services.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    ESG Lab validation with 8.2 and FAS3200

    Businesses are constantly looking for ways to improve resource efficiency and ROI. This atmosphere, combined with the nearly ubiquitous adoption of server virtualization, increasingly complex IT environments, and a shortage of employees with the proper skill sets, has increased the focus on newer technologies such as desktop virtualization and cloud...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // May 2013

    Do you Have an Enterprise-wide Cloud Strategy?

    Cloud computing is experiencing strong, sustained growth across enterprises large and small. Proven benefits like flexibility, cost reduction, and rapid provisioning of new applications and services are among the drivers. But as cloud models continue to mature, IT leaders face a number of decision points as they seek to maximize...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Whitepaper: Deploying Flash in the Enterprise - Choices to Optimize Performance and Cost

    Flash is quickly emerging as the preferred way to overcome the nagging performance limitations of hard disk drives. However, because flash comes at a significant price premium, outright replacement of HDDs with flash only makes sense in situations in which capacity requirements are relatively small and performance requirements are high....

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Silverton Whitepaper: NetApp SAN performance and Clustered ONTAP

    Storage systems today must match agility with diversified I/O performance to satisfy an enterprise's changing needs. In their review, Silverton Consulting ranks the NetApp FAS6240 Clustered SAN, as an Enterprise OLTP “Champion of Champions.” Read the results of their benchmark testing and the features that impressed them the most.

    Provided By NetApp

  • Case Studies // Apr 2013

    Cirrity Fortifies Operations and Grows Business on FlexPod With Clustered Data ONTAP and VMware VCloud Suite

    Cirrity provides customers - especially those in heavily regulated industries - with all the benefits of cloud computing. To support a growing customer base, Cirrity requires an IT infrastructure that can scale simply and seamlessly. Accommodate new customers and more data, keep IT costs in check, and provide high performance...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Providing the Best-of-Breed Private Cloud with NetApp and Windows Server 2012

    Great things can happen when top technology providers partner up to deliver best-of-breed cloud solutions. Learn why NetApp was selected Microsoft Private Cloud Partner of the Year in 2012.

    Provided By NetApp

  • Podcasts // Apr 2013

    Providing the Best-of-Breed Private Cloud with NetApp and Windows Server 2012

    Great things can happen when top technology providers partner up to deliver best-of-breed cloud solutions. Learn why NetApp was selected Microsoft Private Cloud Partner of the Year in 2012.

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Report: Delivering Customer Value with Enterprise Flash Deployments

    When it comes to flash, "one size does not fit all." IDC examines recent flash trends in enterprise storage deployments. This includes: highlighting how SSDs are filling in gaps of existing storage systems when coupled with intelligent archiving and automated tiering, the pros and cons of different SSD approaches, and...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    IDC: Delivering Customer Value with Enterprise Flash Deployments

    When it comes to flash, “one size does not fit all.” IDC examines recent flash trends in enterprise storage deployments, highlighting how SSDs are filling in gaps of existing storage systems when coupled with intelligent archiving and automated tiering, the pros and cons of different SSD approaches, and tips to...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Want to get “Flashed” by NetApp?

    Flash technology is making quite a splash in the storage industry. Offering superior speed and reliability when compared to traditional hard disk drives, flash storage is a flexible and increasingly cost-effective technology that can be used to optimize enterprise storage environments running mission-critical, I/O intensive applications. Find out more...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Flash Storage For Dummies (South Africa)

    Flash technology is making quite a splash in the storage industry. Offering superior speed and reliability when compared to traditional hard disk drives, flash storage is a flexible and increasingly cost-effective technology that can be used to optimize enterprise storage environments running mission-critical, I/Ointensive applications. Find out more...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Want to get “Flashed” by NetApp?

    Flash technology is making quite a splash in the storage industry. Offering superior speed and reliability when compared to traditional hard disk drives, flash storage is a flexible and increasingly cost-effective technology that can be used to optimize enterprise storage environments running mission-critical, I/O intensive applications. Find out more...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    NetApp Delivers Efficiency at Scale

    This ESG report explores how NetApp Data ONTAP can help organisations create a highly efficient, flexible, and scalable data storage environment that supports a shared IT infrastructure foundation for non-disruptive operations, operational efficiency and on-demand IT services. Download this report and learn how to create dynamic, non-disruptive environment that supports...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Hybrid Cloud Requires a Transition from IT Builder to IT Service Broker

    According to a worldwide survey of IT executives, organisations are already deploying multiple Cloud models, and expect that more than half of all IT services at their organisations will be delivered via Cloud three years from now. Read the full report to learn more and begin preparing for a hybrid...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    NetApp for the Private Cloud: Enable the Delivery of ITaaS

    Cloud computing is increasingly being adopted as a way for IT organisations to decrease costs, improve efficiency, and enhance business agility. In a recent IDC survey of IT decision makers, 44% of respondents indicated that they were considering implementing a private cloud—a cloud deployment contained within the corporate firewall to...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IDC: Storage User Demand Study on Adoption of Public Cloud and Other Third-Party Storage Services

    This report focuses on analysing current and future deployments of enterprise storage systems for particular data uses ranging from major enterprise applications to various segments of the IT infrastructure support to storage infrastructures within public cloud datacentres. Download this report and learn more insights on adoption of third-party storage services.

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • Webcasts // Dec 2014

    Webcast: A Fast, Secure Path to the Cloud

    Many companies are wary of sending their sensitive and highly regulated assets to public cloud resources. The cost efficiencies and scalability of cloud models, however, are too compelling to ignore. From on-demand compute capacity to modernized backup and recovery tools, your organization can’t afford to write off the cloud. ...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • Webcasts // Dec 2014

    Live Webcast: A Fast, Secure Path to the Cloud

    Many companies are wary of sending their sensitive and highly regulated assets to public cloud resources. The cost efficiencies and scalability of cloud models, however, are too compelling to ignore. From on-demand compute capacity to modernized backup and recovery tools, your organization can’t afford to write off the cloud. ...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    The NetApp Agile Data Infrastructure

    Monumental data growth brings new opportunities to users and companies but taxes the resources of IT organizations. A new infrastructure is needed, one that brings forward the concepts of intelligent, immortal, and infinite data management. NetApp's agile data infrastructure is designed to simplify IT complexity in today's data-driven world.

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Best Practices for Shared Infrastructure Data Storage in the Federal Government

    To establish the most effective shared infrastructure data storage environment for the Federal Government as it embraces cloud computing, it is necessary to examine all parts of the IT stack, including enterprise storage. New best practices in shared infrastructure data storage can dramatically improve the cost, flexibility, and environmental impact...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    NetApp: Building Next Generation Agile Storage

    "Next generation storage" used to refer to scale-out storage systems. Now that we're seeing a broad transition to such systems, it begs the question: what's the next, next generation storage system? What types of systems will be required to enable widespread server virtualization and always-on availability to support cloud services?...

    Provided By NetApp

  • Case Studies // Sep 2012

    Virtual Success in the Healthcare Provider Market

    This white paper is presented by IDC Health Insights and sponsored by NetApp. The objectives were to gain insights into: The decision-making process for investment in desktop virtualization by hospitals The benefits, both quantitative and qualitative, experienced by a provider organization that invested in NetApp's storage solutions for desktop...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Solving Agencies' Big Data Challenges: PED for On-the-Fly Decisions

    With the growing volumes of rich sensor data and imagery used today to derive meaningful intelligence, government agencies need to address the challenges posed by these big datasets. NetApp provides a scalable, unified single pool of storage to better handle your processing and analysis of data to drive actionable intelligence...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    NetApp Storage Solutions for Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination

    With the growing volumes of intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) data captured by a myriad of sensors for motion imagery, satellite imagery and data, radar feeds, and aerial surveillance, government agencies need to address the challenges posed by these "big" datasets to ingest data, analyze content, and turn datasets into...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    The Federal Mandate for Data Center Consolidation

    The Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative (FDCCI) addresses decades of redundant IT investments that have resulted in a costly, unsustainable, and inefficient IT infrastructure. Redundant infrastructure investments, coupled with the inability to share resources and data across multiple agencies, is driving the federal government to implement a shared infrastructure and...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    NetApp Unified Scale-Out/Clustered Storage

    Today's data centers are being asked to do more with little additional financial support forthcoming. They are under a constant barrage to do things faster, more inexpensively and with no disruption to the revenue generating part of the company. Frequently, they are experiencing 24x7 operations, numerous new application deployments and...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    NetApp FAS6240 Clustered SAN Champion of Champions

    Storage systems today must match agility with diversified I/O performance to satisfy an enterprise’s changing needs. In their review, Silverton Consulting ranks the NetApp FAS6240 Clustered SAN, as an Enterprise OLTP “Champion of Champions.” Read the results of their benchmark testing and the features that impressed them the most.

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    IDC: Delivering Customer Value with Enterprise Flash Deployments

    When it comes to flash, “one size does not fit all.” IDC examines recent flash trends in enterprise storage deployments, highlighting how SSDs are filling in gaps of existing storage systems when coupled with intelligent archiving and automated tiering, the pros and cons of different SSD approaches, and tips to...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    VMware vSphere 5 on NetApp Data ONTAP 8.1 Operating in Cluster-Mode

    Technical Report - This document aligns the server hypervisor with the storage hypervisor by prescribing the best practices for deploying VMware® vSphere® 5 on Cluster-Mode

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  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Integrating NetApp Storage with SAP NetWeaver Landscape Virtualization

    Technical Report - This document describes a solution on a NetApp shared storage infrastructure that provides system administrators with the ability to quickly copy, clone, and manage SAP systems. The goal of this document is to (a) provide IT administrators and operational staff with an understanding of the integration of...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Running Microsoft Enterprise Applications on VMware vSphere, NetApp Unified Storage, and Cisco Unified Fabric

    Technical Report – This document describes a solution that showcases virtualizing Microsoft applications on VMware vSphere 4.1 virtual infrastructure and NetApp unified storage, achieving significant storage efficiency, performance, operational agility, and efficient, application-consistent, deduplication-aware data protection.

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    NetApp and VMware View Solution Guide

    This solution guide provides guidelines and best practices for architecting, deploying, and managing VMware View virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solutions on NetApp storage systems.

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Report: Delivering Customer Value with Enterprise Flash Deployments

    When it comes to flash, "one size does not fit all." IDC examines recent flash trends in enterprise storage deployments. This includes: highlighting how SSDs are filling in gaps of existing storage systems when coupled with intelligent archiving and automated tiering, the pros and cons of different SSD approaches, and...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Silverton Whitepaper: NetApp SAN performance and Clustered ONTAP

    Storage systems today must match agility with diversified I/O performance to satisfy an enterprise's changing needs. In their review, Silverton Consulting ranks the NetApp FAS6240 Clustered SAN, as an Enterprise OLTP “Champion of Champions.” Read the results of their benchmark testing and the features that impressed them the most.

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Whitepaper: Deploying Flash in the Enterprise - Choices to Optimize Performance and Cost

    Flash is quickly emerging as the preferred way to overcome the nagging performance limitations of hard disk drives. However, because flash comes at a significant price premium, outright replacement of HDDs with flash only makes sense in situations in which capacity requirements are relatively small and performance requirements are high....

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Wikibon ROI Study: Business Case for Unified Storage Consolidation for Microsoft Windows Installations

    Unified storage has been a hot topic of discussion in the storage business for the last 18-24 months. The discussion has largely focused on which vendors offer which products and functionality, and the degree of unification that is actually delivered. Unified storage is particularly attractive in Microsoft Windows installations because...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Baldwin Wallace College Case Study: 194% ROI with Virtualized NetApp and VMware Platform

    To attract a new generation of tech-savvy students and faculty, Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio, has made IT a top priority. But like most colleges, Baldwin-Wallace is facing tighter budgets, forcing administrators to find ways to stretch the college's IT dollars. So after years of adding servers and storage hardware...

    Provided By NetApp

  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    Live Webcast Series: Learn how to build your shared IT infrastructure

    Start today by registering for our three-part live Webcast series, which will offer interactive Q&A and featuring leading analysts, peer perspectives, NetApp experts, and strategic solution partners, including Cisco and VMware. Register now for all three Webcasts in the series. Your Roadmap to the Cloud Learn the steps...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2003

    SnapManager for Microsoft Exchange Best Practices

    This paper is intended to be a best practice guide and is for experienced Microsoft Exchange administrators who have read the Network Appliance SnapDrive and SnapManager for Exchange installation and administration guides. Readers of this best practice guide should have a solid understanding of the Exchange storage architecture and Exchange...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Jan 2007

    Storage Performance Management: Monitoring Storage Performance Using NetApp Operations Manager

    With business infrastructures constantly growing more complex, IT professionals need the knowledge, skills, and tools to quickly identify potential bottlenecks in each element of the infrastructure and take corrective action, preferably before a problem becomes severe enough to be noticed. Of all the elements in the IT infrastructure, storage is...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // May 2007

    Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Best Practices Guide

    Corporate messaging has become mission critical in nearly all organizations. Along with this critical importance come additional constraints for information technology organizations. Not only do they have to deal with requests for increased user mailbox sizes and additional users, they need to ensure high availability for their messaging infrastructure while...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Benefits of Fibre Channel (FC) SANs

    As the volume and criticality of data continue to grow, companies need efficient, scalable solutions for making data available to servers, applications, and users across the enterprise. By providing a network of storage resources to servers, SANs uncouple storage from individual platforms, allowing data transfer among all nodes on the...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Feb 2007

    Effective Practices for Data Management in the Oil and Gas Industry

    Effective information and data management (also known as information lifecycle management) consists of managing data from its creation to when it is no longer needed. In the upstream oil and gas industry, this involves actually managing the ever-increasing volume of data that oil and gas enterprises generate, while also managing...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    How Do I Get to Ethernet From Here?

    For data center storage networks, the most common technologies in use today are Ethernet, Fibre Channel, and, to a lesser extent, Infiniband. Ethernet is the network technology of choice for the Internet and other user networks, and is rapidly gaining in popularity as a storage network. Fibre Channel is the...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Storage Infrastructure for Cloud Computing: NetApp Is the Technology Partner of Choice

    Cloud computing is rapidly becoming a reality, and forward-thinking IT organizations are moving quickly to evolve existing IT infrastructures to include cloud capabilities that provide IT as a Service (ITaaS). Shared cloud infrastructure has created new requirements for secure multi-tenancy, service automation, data mobility, storage efficiency, and integrated data protection....

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    A Continuous Availability Solution for Virtual Infrastructure

    As enterprise customers look to virtualization as a cost-effective means to simplify their server environment, they realize the importance of a highly available storage environment. It is critical to address single points of failure scenarios. Planning a robust High-Availability (HA) infrastructure solution for virtual data center environments is of utmost...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Using VMware Site Recovery Manager to Simplify DR

    Nothing is scarier than the prospect of having to recover an entire site after a disaster, and the addition of virtual infrastructure to the environment may further complicate the situation. VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) is designed to simplify and accelerate disaster recovery for VMware infrastructures, and it also includes...

    Provided By NetApp

  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    Cartika Takes On-Demand Cloud Services to the Masses With Citrix/NetApp Elasticity Plus Efficiency

    Founded in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in May of 2000, Cartika, Inc. is a leading open-source application service provider. In 2009, Cartika set out to bring robust yet affordable cloud services to the masses. The goal was to give businesses of all sizes access to minute or massive amounts of IT...

    Provided By NetApp

  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    Best Best & Krieger LLP Testifies to Agility and >$835K Savings With NetApp for VMware

    Established in 1891, BB&K offers representation in virtually all practices of law with specialization in environmental and natural resources. The constancy of looming deadlines and new applications keeps BB&K legal staff - and the IT infrastructure that supports them - working around the clock. The challenge was to deliver flexibility,...

    Provided By NetApp