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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Backup, Restore, and Disaster Recovery Solutions for PostgreSQL Database on NetApp Storage Systems

    As open source databases continue to grow and mature and with the continuing shift to control corporate spending, more and more corporations are turning to open source databases such as PostgreSQL and MySQL as viable alternatives for some applications instead of using commercial databases such as Oracle or Microsoft SQL...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2009

    UTAC Renews Its Storage Infrastructure and Implements a Business Continuity Plan With NetApp

    L'Union Technique de l'Automobile, du Motocycle et du Cycle (UTAC) conducts its official business in the automobile sector and offers a large range of services in several industrial sectors. UTAC wanted to implement a business continuity recovery plan with zero data loss (RPO) and recovery of activity (RTO) within 1...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2009

    NetApp Efficiency Plus VMware Help Sealy Gain Agility and Cut Costs

    With sales of $1.5 billion (FY08), Sealy is the largest bedding manufacturer in the world. The company manufactures and markets a broad range of mattresses and foundations under the Sealy, Sealy Posturepedic, Stearns & Foster, and Bassett brands. Sealy wanted to improve IT infrastructure provisioning agility and scalability while reducing...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2009

    COSCO Container Lines Leverages NetApp to Build a High-Performance Data Center

    China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO) Container Lines Co., Ltd. is a leading global comprehensive container line service provider, with customers all over the world. China Ocean Shipping Company wanted to optimize the allocation of resources, improve utilization, and reduce investment cost. China Ocean Shipping Company implemented NetApp FAS integrated storage...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2009

    E-DT Establishes Three International ASP Centers With NetApp and Citrix Technology

    E-Drive Technology Ltd. (E-DT) is an international provider of telemetric solutions for commercial fleet management ranging from real-time vehicle tracking to maintenance and supply chain management. E-Drive Technology Ltd. wanted to establish three international hosting sites for vehicle fleet management in Europe and North America, working within the budgetary constraints...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    City of Hartford Relies on the Ergonomic Group, VMware, and NetApp to Help Stretch Its IT Dollar

    The City of Hartford's nickname, "New England's Rising Star," affirms its rich history as an early Dutch trading settlement as well as its later being the home of authors such as Harriet Beecher Stowe and Mark Twain as well as many of America's emerging insurance giants. City of Hartford wanted...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    AACB Reverses Storage Growth, Reclaims Close to 70% Capacity for Microsoft Hyper-V and Backup Data

    Canadian company A & A Contract Customs Brokers Ltd. (AACB) has come far from its humble 1979 start in a trailer near one of the crossings along the British Columbia, Canada, and United States borders. The company wanted to resolve "Out-of-disk" growth issues, simplify storage scaling for server virtualization. The...

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  • 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...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Avanade Uses Hyper-V With NetApp to Speed Server Provisioning, Boost Test/Development, Build DR Site

    Because it's located just across the lake from Microsoft, it should come as no surprise that Seattle-based Avanade has become a leading global technology integrator that helps companies achieve success using a Microsoft enterprise platform. Avanade wanted to reduce data center costs while improving IT service recovery and availability. Avanade...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Cincinnati Bell Technology Solutions Doubles Backup Revenue With NetApp VTL

    Cincinnati Bell Technology Solutions (CBTS) is a division of Cincinnati Bell and operates as its information technology arm, offering a wide range of information technology systems and services. Cincinnati Bell Technology Solutions (CBTS) wanted to support growth of backup and recovery services, improve efficiency and performance through increased backup compression,...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Salamander Industrie-Produkte Enjoys 40% Decrease in Storage Maintenance Costs

    Salamander Industrie-Produkte (SIP) stands for high-quality and versatile plastic profile technology for windows and doors by Salamander and Brugmann. Salamander Industrie-Produkte (SIP) wanted to decrease runtimes, simplify server management, and lower high cost burden. Salamander Industrie-Produkte (SIP)consolidated and virtualized storage with a NetApp FAS270 storage system and NetApp Snapshot, SnapRestore,...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    ASM Lowers Costs, Reduces Complexity, and Accelerates Restore and Recovery Times With Trace|3 and NetApp

    Advantage Sales & Marketing (ASM), based in Irvine, California, is one of the country's major links between those shelves and 1,200 manufacturers, suppliers, and producers of consumer goods. ASM wanted to streamline storage by consolidating multivendor, multiplatform storage; increase uptime and utilization; and decrease Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). ASM...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    CA Cheuvreux Speeds Backups and Reduces Costs With NetApp Virtual Tape Library

    CA Cheuvreux has built its reputation on delivering comprehensive research services to its clients. Data growth was outpacing the existing backup infrastructure. Costs were increasing for backup media and management and there were reliability issues with the legacy tape systems. CA Cheuvreux implemented a NetApp VTL700 solution that could scale...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    UNC Hospitals Teams With Agfa to Improve Access to Patient Information With NetApp Storage

    University of North Carolina (UNC) Hospitals treats patients from all 100 North Carolina counties and from throughout the southeast. In addition to comprehensive medical, surgical, and psychiatric care, UNC Hospitals is a leader in health promotion and disease prevention. UNC wanted to economically support PACS data, address server proliferation issues,...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Boston University's College of Engineering Achieves 90% Storage Consolidation

    Founded in 1839, Boston University is an internationally recognized institution of higher education and research. With more than 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, BU is one of the largest independent universities in the United States. Boston University was experiencing inconsistency moving data back and forth between Linux and Windows...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Trading.Point Unifies Compliance for Microsoft Exchange Server and SharePoint Server

    Trading.Point is a national, well-established consulting and software company headquartered in Bielefeld, Germany. The company develops individual, organizational, business, and logistical system solutions for companies in all industries based on leading standard software systems. Trading.Point wanted to meet compliance regulations with revision-proof e-mail archiving for Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft SharePoint...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Gateway Health Plan Attains Business Continuity With NetApp Professional Services

    Gateway Health Plan (Gateway) was established in 1992 as an alternative to Pennsylvania's Department of Public Welfare's Medical Assistance Program. Gateway Health Plan wanted to support fast-growing health plan business with uninterrupted membership services, even during a disaster. Gateway Health Plan deployed NetApp Professional Services (PS) helped build a storage...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    InTechnology Underpins Risk-Free Managed Services With Web of NetApp Storage

    InTechnology helps businesses manage their information assets securely and efficiently. By linking into its network, InTechnology customers such as law firm DLA Piper and global resourcing firm Kelly Services can tap into a range of data and voice services. InTechnology wanted a scalable, flexible, and reliable storage backbone to meet...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Hameln Group Achieves Data Security From Production to Archiving With NetApp Solution

    The hameln group is an owner-managed, independent business group based in Hameln, Germany. The hameln group wanted to comply with high data security requirements as part of the pharmaceutical industry's "Good Manufacturing Practice" at home and abroad. The hameln group used NetApp solutions for high availability, disaster recovery, and archiving...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Austrian National Library Improves Data Availability and Scalability With NetApp Storage

    The history of the Austrian National Library (www.onb.ac.at) dates back to the 14th century. Today, the library is an information and research center, an institution for knowledge presentation, and an educational and cultural center. Administration, performance, and scalability of existing direct-attached storage environment had become difficult to manage. Austrian National...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    SMS Demag AG Achieves 40% Savings in Operating Costs With NetApp Unified Storage

    SMS Demag AG is a leading international supplier of plants and equipment for the metallurgy industry. The company is located in D?sseldorf, Hilchenbach, and Hilden, Germany, and has a presence in Italy, Canada, the United States, China, India, and South Africa. SMS Demag AG wanted to lower operating costs, reduce...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Fujitsu Siemens Computers Achieves Unprecedented Economic Benefits With NetApp MetroCluster

    With a unique array of best-in-class computer technology and innovative IT infrastructure solutions, Fujitsu Siemens Computers is able to meet the specific IT needs of major corporations, medium-sized companies, and private clients. Fujitsu Siemens Computers wanted to completely revamp the SAP platform on FlexFrame for the mySAP Business Suite and...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Transplace Sees NetApp as Key to Realizing Its Goals for VMware and Its Higher Level SaaS Requirements

    America's #1 non-asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) and technology provider, Transplace manages millions of shipments per year as well as a portfolio of more than $5 billion in total spend managed. Transplace wanted to build a virtual infrastructure that improves availability, disaster recovery, and business continuity. Transplace uses NetApp flexibility to...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Transplace Uses NetApp to Drive Agility, Speed in Its Development, Test, and SaaS Platforms

    Dallas-based Transplace knows what it takes to efficiently plan and transport goods across its customers' supply chains. As America's #1 nonasset-based third-party logistics and technology provider, Transplace manages millions of shipments per year as well as a portfolio of more than $5 billion in total spend managed. Transplace wanted to...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Benefits of 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...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    SMB 2.0 - Next Generation CIFS Protocol in Data ONTAP

    Server Message Block (SMB) 2.0 is the next version of the Common Internet File System (CIFS)/SMB protocol. CIFS can also be considered as SMB 1.0. This paper describes the SMB 2.0 features, configuration details, and its implementation in Data ONTAP 7.3.1. This paper also describes SMB 2.0 benefits over CIFS...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Verification Test With MetroCluster in a Xen Environment

    This paper discusses the results of functional testing of MetroCluster in a Citrix XenServer environment. Proper operation is verified along with expected behavior during each of the test cases. Specific equipment, software, and functional failover tests are included along with results. The tests and results described in this paper complement...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    NetApp Storage for Windows Environments: Challenges and Solutions

    Windows environments in today's businesses can be complex. There are a variety of users to accommodate, ranging from product-collateral hungry salespeople, to engineering power users, to the compliance and cost-conscious executive. These users depend on the many critical applications running on different Windows servers: applications such as Microsoft Exchange Server...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    Swedish Match NE Div. Extinguishes Burning Data Center Issues With NetApp and VMware

    Swedish Match is a global group with a broad offer of market-leading brands in smoke-free tobacco products, cigars, pipe tobacco and lights products. Swedish Match wanted to move from a traditional server park to virtualization, centralized storage and efficient backup. Swedish Match deployed NetApp storage with snapshot-based software provide centralized...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    NetApp FAS3170 Fibre Channel 60,000 User Exchange 2007 SP1 Storage Solution

    This paper describes the testing of a 60,000 user configuration for Exchange Server 2007 with a NetApp FAS3170 storage system. The NetApp FAS3100 represents the midrange of the FAS family of storage systems with NetApp's unified storage architecture. It features three models: the FAS3140, FAS3160, and FAS3170. FAS3100 performance is...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Storage Efficiency at Organic Valley Yields $750K Savings for Family Farms

    Organic Valley is a leading organic brand and America's largest organic farmers' cooperative. Organized in 1988, Organic Valley represents over 1,340 farmers in the United States and Canada. Organic Valley wanted to increase storage capacity and enable disaster recovery while reducing management costs and conserving data center resources. Organic Valley...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Go Daddy Drives Innovation With High-Availability Infrastructure Powered by NetApp

    Founded by Bob Parsons in 1997, the Go Daddy Group has grown to include more than 32 million domains under management. Go Daddy Group wanted to support 100% annual growth, stay flexible, and deliver best-value innovations and 3-second average site response time. Go Daddy Group standardized on NetApp FC SAN...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Oracle Relies on NetApp to Support Hundreds of Terabytes of Storage

    Oracle Corporation is the world's second-largest enterprise software company, specializing in database, middleware, and business applications for managing and automating processes and other critical business infrastructure software. Oracle wanted to maximize asset utilization, increase storage availability, decrease management overhead, and improve TCO. Recognizing the limitations of its existing storage configurations,...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    NTT Europe Online Standardizes Its Storage Infrastructure With NetApp Solution

    New online businesses demand reliable, secure, and available infrastructures. With more than a decade of experience, NTT Europe Online (formerly Verio) is one of the leading providers of managed hosting services in Europe and was recently placed in the Gartner Magic Square because of its pan-European hosted Web services. NTT...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    NetApp Enables Siemens PLM to Reduce Costs and Accelerate Time to Market

    UGS, now known as Siemens PLM Software, is a leading global provider of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software and services. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, the company supports 5.9 million licensed seats and 56,000 customers worldwide. Siemens PLM Software wanted to manage high data growth and accelerate product time to market...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Lenzing AG Reduces Administrative Costs by 80% in SAP Environment

    Lenzing AG, which is traded on the Vienna Stock Exchange, is the world leader in the production of manmade cellulose fibers. In 2006, the Lenzing group generated revenues of over ?1.1 billion and had more than 5,000 employees. Lenzing AG wanted to improve availability to mission-critical data, lower TCO, reduce...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Kerzner International Keeps It Simple During Move to Virtual Servers

    Those familiar with the Atlantis luxury resorts in locales like the Bahamas and Dubai might recognize the company behind Atlantis: Plantation, Florida-based Kerzner International. Kerzner has become a leading international developer and operator of destination resorts, casinos, and luxury hotels that now also include six luxury resort hotels operated under...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Mutua de Propietarios Protects Data and Reduces TCO With NetApp Solution

    Mutua de Propietarios was established in Spain in April 1835 by a group of building owners for the purpose of insuring their real estate against the risk of fire, one of the most common catastrophes during that time. Mutua de Propietarios wanted to increase storage capacity and guarantee the availability...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Barry University Leverages NetApp IP SAN to Deliver Fast, Reliable Exchange Mail Services to 10,000 Users

    Barry University is an international Catholic university offering more than 60 undergraduate and accelerated bachelor's programs for working adults and more than 50 graduate programs. Barry University accommodated rapid data growth, replace resource-draining DAS, streamline management, and increase performance and uptime. Barry University implemented NetApp FAS system configured with the...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Mazda Partners With Trace3 and NetApp to Drive Long-Term Success

    Mazda North American Operations is responsible for sales and marketing, parts and service operations, and research and development in the United States for Japan-based Mazda Motor Corporation. Its customers include some 700 dealerships throughout the United States that buy or lease its line of cars, trucks, minivans, and SUVs. Mazda...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Clouds: Running Multiple Oracle Customers With Solaris Zones on NetApp MultiStore

    At present, there is a lot of interest in clouds, or shared infrastructures. With the rise of energy costs, the cost of floor space, and the lack of local IT support skills, it is evident that many IT departments are looking to consolidate and virtualize their servers, use remote cloud...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Using Flash Cache for Exchange 2010

    Microsoft Exchange 2010 includes several improvements to support larger mailboxes at lower cost. For example, a typical Exchange 2010 mailbox size is expected to be greater than 1GB, while generating ~0.10 Input/output Operations Per Second (IOPS), compared to ~0.30 to 0.40 IOPS for Exchange 2007. This reduced level of I/O...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    NetApp Disaster Recovery for the Microsoft Dynamic Data Center

    NetApp disaster recovery for the Microsoft Dynamic Data Center, based on Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V, is designed to provide secure and highly reliable Disaster Recovery (DR) services that can easily scale customers' needs. The solutions leverage the extensive experience in providing efficient, enterprise-class storage solutions for Microsoft applications. Proven...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Disaster Recovery Solution for Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g on Linux

    This paper describes the procedure to deploy Oracle Fusion Middleware (OFM) 11g on Linux using NetApp SnapMirror, Snapshot, FlexVol, and FlexClone technology. It also describes the configuration and procedure to create a Disaster Recovery (DR) solution for Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g using a simple, fast, accurate, and cost-effective method. NetApp...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Best Practices for Deploying Rational ClearCase Using NetApp Storage

    IBM Rational ClearCase is an enterprise software configuration management tool that enables development teams to capture, control, and securely manage software changes through the entire cycle of software development. It provides version control, workspace management, build management, and process configurability to simplify the development process. In today's global scenario, development...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Cloning Oracle E-Business Suite on NetApp Using NetApp and Oracle Technologies

    This technical report describes the cloning of Oracle E-Business Suite 11i using NetApp FlexClone and Oracle's Rapid Clone technologies. It describes the configuration and steps to clone an E-Business Release 11i in a simple, fast, accurate, and cost-effective method. This solution uses NetApp SnapMirror technology to replicate the file system...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Storage Efficiency and Best Practices for Microsoft Exchange Server 2010

    Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 is not a one-size-fits-all application. Multiple configuration options are available to suit most of the needs of any customer. NetApp storage appliances and data management software are built in a similar fashion, providing users with the flexibility to manage Exchange data in a manner that best...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Microsoft Business Intelligence on NetApp Storage

    Today's economic climate is showing the need for businesses to start looking at all aspects of their business. A key tool that is being used is a renewed emphasis on developing better means for understanding the business and developing trends for the future. The way that business is doing that...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    VMware VSphere and ESX 3.5 Multiprotocol Performance Comparison Using FC, ISCSI, and NFS

    NetApp storage arrays and VMware vSphere natively support data access using FC, iSCSI, and NFS protocols. Because of the deployment and management differences in each protocol, determining which of these three protocols to use is one of the key steps in designing a virtualized infrastructure. With this in mind, knowing...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Oracle Data Protection Handbook

    This paper provides an overview of data protection methods, products, and sample scenarios for the Oracle Database environment. This includes descriptions of commonly used Oracle and NetApp data protection products. It does not cover all possible product combinations and scenarios but will be regularly updated as products evolve and new...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Solutions for SAP Development and Test Environments With NetApp Storage

    This paper addresses the challenges of designing storage solutions based on the SAP NetWeaver technology platform. It describes the scenario in which the customer utilizes another vendor's storage platform to support production SAP instances while the nonproduction landscapes are supported on NetApp storage systems, it also describes the scenario in...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Managing Risk in the Cloud

    IT decision makers often find themselves of two minds when considering a move to a shared, or cloud-based, infrastructure. While the promise of cost efficiencies, scalability, and rapid provisioning compel a move to a cloud-based computing model, anxiety over one factor - security - often delays the move. Respondents to...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Best Practices for Implementing E&P Technologies for Unconventional-Resource Development

    Unstable oil prices and a global economic downturn place Exploration and Production (E&P) asset teams under pressure to more precisely characterize prospects and existing dormant assets. At the same time, data managers look to stretch shrinking information technology budgets. These challenges are particularly acute for development of unconventional resources, which...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    An Overview of the Enhanced Secure Multi-Tenancy Architecture

    Cloud computing removes the traditional silos within the data center and introduces a new level of flexibility and scalability to the IT organization. This flexibility addresses challenges facing enterprises and IT service providers that include rapidly changing IT landscapes, cost-reduction pressures, and the focus on time to market. A cloud...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Maximize Storage Efficiency With NetApp Thin Provisioning and Symantec Thin Reclamation

    Over the last several years the unbridled proliferation of storage systems has come under increased scrutiny. Coupled with macroeconomic pressure, storage efficiency is a key initiative for almost every company. To address this initiative, companies are increasingly turning to new approaches to realize efficiency gains. In particular, thin provisioning is...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    An Optimal Storage Environment for IBM FileNet Enterprise Content Manager

    The amount of unstructured data managed by today's enterprises is growing at an overwhelming rate. New corporate regulations and compliance requirements are making data management even more difficult. To tackle these challenges, organizations need powerful Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions along with unified and flexible storage infrastructure in order to...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Virtualization - The Catalyst for Change: Best Practices for Virtualizing IBM DB2 With Technologies From VMware, Intel, and NetApp

    From an architecture and operational efficiency standpoint, virtualization offers enormous benefits for customers who virtualize compute resources in their data centers. The question to ask is not "Can one deploy virtualization technologies for the business application?" but "How fast can one deploy?" This white paper is the result of collaboration...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    50,000-Seat VMware View Deployment

    Desktop virtualization is a hot topic throughout the virtualization industry. Organizations view desktop virtualization as a way to control costs and use limited resources to manage large-scale desktop infrastructures while increasing security and deployment efficiency. NetApp, VMware, Cisco, Fujitsu, and Wyse joined forces to create an architectural design for a...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Comprehensive Data Protection for Windows

    Microsoft Windows has become a critical part of the business. What would happen if a key business application such as Microsoft SQL Server or Microsoft Exchange were unavailable for several days? If critical documents or spreadsheets were offline - or worse, gone for good? Is the data protection strategy adequate...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    AFA Insurance Covers Storage Efficiencies With NetApp Business Continuity and Data Protection Solutions

    AFA Insurance is one of Sweden's top insurance organizations providing coverage for more than 3 million employees from both the private and public sectors. AFA Insurance began looking for a new storage platform when their current solution had come to the end of its performance and capacity possibilities. Their challenge...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Consonus Guarantees Cloud-Based Data Protection and Business Continuity With NetApp Storage

    Consonus Technologies, provides resilient IT infrastructure solutions and data center services for more than 850 customers throughout the United States. Businesses today need top-notch DR and business continuity services to protect themselves from potentially crippling disruption of their IT infrastructures. Their challenge is to provide enterprise-class disaster recovery and business...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    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....

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    World-Class Storage Team Solves Top Challenges in a Large-Scale SANscreen Deployment

    Angelica Brown led a world-class team of storage technologists supporting one of the largest online storage infrastructures. In enterprise-class switch upgrades, firmware updates pose less risk than any type of physical change one might take. Their challenge is the continuous need to reduce cost while maintaining productivity and service availability....

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    NetApp Business Intelligence Architecture Saves $3 Million

    With about 8,000 employees in more than 135 offices worldwide, NetApp creates innovative storage and data management solutions that accelerate business breakthroughs and deliver outstanding cost efficiency. Their challenge is to deliver near-real-time business intelligence from a global data warehouse with high availability worldwide. They implemented NetApp SnapMirror, FlexClone, and...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    LTU's VMware Environment Features 83% Faster Provisioning and 70% Storage Savings With NetApp

    Lawrence Technological University has been educating leaders in the middle of the Great Depression. Their challenge is to support the university's educational mission with robust, reliable information systems, reduce server sprawl, support key academic applications such as SunGard and Blackboard, and manage application and database upgrades. Lawrence Technological University chose...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    Davis LLP Reduces Cost and Risk While Improving Performance With NetApp

    Davis LLP is a leading full-service law firm providing comprehensive legal services to clients through eight offices across Canada and in Japan. Their challenge is to expand and centralize an undersized, fragmented storage environment. Improve backup and recovery performance across a multinational organization. Davis LLP chose NetApp to overcome these...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    NetApp and VMware Set Baldwin-Wallace College on Course to Reduce Server and Storage Costs by 45%

    Baldwin-Wallace College is a private liberal arts college, their challenge is to accommodate growing demand for IT services, enable disaster recovery, reduce costs, and maximize data center resources. Baldwin-Wallace College chose NetApp to overcome these challenges. They implemented virtualize Windows environment using NetApp and VMware and achieve storage efficiency with...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2010

    AIX Group Grows 6x Without Adding IT Staff With Lynx Technologies, VMware, and NetApp

    AIX Group, a member of The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc., is a property and casualty specialty insurance business that underwrites and manages unique programs. Their challenge is to create a robust, flexible, and cost-efficient IT infrastructure to support rapid business expansion, simplify administration of disparate servers and direct-attached storage and...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2010

    Cisco UCS and VMware at NetApp Global Dynamic Lab: 1 Wire, 1 Management Point, 1 Hour to 10K Clients

    NetApp creates innovative storage and data management solutions that deliver outstanding cost efficiency and accelerate business breakthroughs. With more than 150,000 unified storage systems deployed around the globe in some of the world's most demanding data center environments, NetApp understands customer requirements for product quality and performance. Their challenge is...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2010

    IP Australia Consolidates on NetApp Storage for Higher Efficiency and Productivity

    IP Australia is one of Australia's oldest federal government agencies. Their challenge is to provide a scalable storage system to streamline inefficient legacy systems, allowing 24x7 availability to customers and staff, significant system performance improvements, and minimal business impact. They chose NetApp to overcome these challenges. They implemented a storage-as-a-service...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2011

    Fiberlink Boosts Performance, Slashes Capex 50% With Mobility as a Service (MaaS) on NetApp

    Fiberlink Communications creates and develops cloud-based mobility-as-a-service solutions. Fiberlink's MaaS360 cloud-based platform and portal provides enterprises with a single, cost-effective way to manage all of the elements required to support growing mobile workforces. Their challenge is to enable on-the-fly storage expansion, DR, and cost efficiencies for on-demand MaaS solutions. They...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2010

    Sacramento County Increases Storage Efficiency by Up to 80%

    Located in California's central valley, Sacramento County is home to the state capital and nearly 1.4 million residents. This is the centralized IT and telecommunications service provider for the county's 47 departments. Their challenge is to decrease IT costs, increase workforce productivity, and increase individual e-mail mailbox size limits. They...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2010

    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....

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2010

    Sitco Diversifies With Powerful New Cloud Offerings Enabled by NetApp Storage

    Sitco Business Solutions has provided telecommunications services to thousands of customers in Indiana and Illinois. Sitco set out to establish a secure, fully redundant data center featuring the company's first-ever Storage Area Network (SAN) to support its StaaS offerings. Their challenge is to deliver high-reliability cloud services from a flexible...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2010

    Venyu Builds Data Protection Cloud Services With EchoStor and NetApp

    Venyu is a premier provider of data protection, recovery, and availability services tailored to support the recovery objectives and service levels companies require to stay competitive. Their challenge is to establish a future-ready shared IT infrastructure to support data protection, recovery, and availability service offering, deliver failsafe IT environment stability...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2010

    Optimation Achieves Integrated Data Protection With Lynx, VMware, and NetApp

    Optimation Technology is a global design, engineering, and fabrication firm headquartered in Rochester, NY that provides industrial and manufacturing applications from concept to completion. Their challenge is to replace a tape-based backup infrastructure and establish robust Disaster Recovery (DR) to increase data protection and ensure business continuity and reduces complexity...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2010

    Japan's Commercial Internet Pioneer Forges New Cloud-Based Services With NetApp Technologies

    Internet Initiative Japan is one of Japan's leading Internet-access and comprehensive network solutions providers. IIJ's customers have expressed the need for adaptability and rapid access to IT services to help cope with fluctuations in the business environment. Their challenge is to provision cost-effective, secure, shared file server and storage functionality....

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2011

    Proact Builds Portfolio of Service Offerings on NetApp Service-Oriented Infrastructure

    Proact is an experienced independent integrator of proven storage, backup/recovery, archiving, and disaster recovery solutions and services. Their challenge is to provide enterprise-class disaster recovery and other services at an affordable price. Proact chose NetApp to overcome these challenges. They implemented NetApp unified storage systems and software. The results of...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2011

    SAP Value Prototyping Lab Tackles Growth With NetApp and Fluid Operations Cloud

    SAP is known worldwide for helping companies of all sizes and industries run better. Their challenge is to improve infrastructure and application management in an effort to increase storage efficiencies and proactively simplify troubleshooting. Accommodate accelerated growth by enabling streamlined provisioning of SAP landscapes. SAP chose NetApp to overcome these...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Managing Risk: Protecting Your Archives

    This paper serves as an introduction to NetApp data protection service call "Cascading Snapshots". Archiving is the preferred solution to address application system performance, such as e-mail, and requirements for compliance, legal discovery, and business governance. But archiving introduces new challenges for managing, storing, and accessing this new set of...

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