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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Building a Data Center for Cloud Computing: Transform Your Storage Environment to Cut Costs and Increase Efficiency

    This paper describes the steps required to begin building next-generation data center. It describes the elements of this new dynamic data center infrastructure as well as specific cost, time-to-market, and risk mitigation advantages that the NetApp approach delivers to the enterprise data center. High storage growth rates combined with tough...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Optimizing Data Storage for Product Development

    Today's product development organizations are increasingly global in nature. As a result, 24x7 availability is critical, and many organizations are grappling with complex, heterogeneous development environments that can limit availability and increase costs. Today's product development organizations are increasingly global in nature. As a result, 24x7 availability is critical, and...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    The 50% Virtualization Guarantee Program Technical Guide

    With the cost of doing business rising every day, organizations are looking for ways to reduce overhead and consolidate resources into a single, easy-to-manage environment. With the amount of information and data doubling yearly in many organizations, storage has become a key component to doing business in today's marketplace. By...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Using Integrated Snapshot Backup Feature of IBM DB2 9.5 With NetApp Storage System

    This paper describes how to meet challenges posed by shrinking backup and recovery windows using the integrated storage Snapshot features of DB2 9.5. Regardless of the size of the database or the level of activity on the storage system, a Snapshot copy takes only a few seconds to create. The...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Domino Backup and Restore Using a Scripted Solution With NetApp

    Normally, backup and restore operations require data movement from one storage device to another, which consumes time and resources. Advancements in storage technologies allow users to offload the backup and restore operations to the storage system. A good example of such technology is NetApp Snapshot. NetApp Snapshot offers an almost...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Integrating Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise for UNIX With a NetApp Storage System

    This paper describes the procedure to integrate Sybase Adaptive Server for UNIX with a NetApp storage system. This paper assumes familiarity with the following: Sybase Adaptive Server, The operation of NetApp storage systems, Knowledge of the version of UNIX. Some of the supported UNIX platforms are Solaris, HP/UX, IBM AIX,...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Newfield Exploration Standardizes on NetApp Storage for Global Flexibility and Investment Protection

    With annual revenues in excess of $1 billion, Newfield Exploration is an independent crude oil and natural gas exploration and production company that ranks among the top operators in the Gulf of Mexico in terms of daily gross production. The challenge was to make sure of performance and flexibility, improve...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    acens Technologies Offers the First Hosted Exchange Server 2007 Service in Spain

    Established in 1997, acens is one of the main providers of hosting, housing, and telecommunication services for companies in Spain. acens wanted to advance its market leadership position by offering the first hosted Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 service in Spain. However, adding the new service required an expansion of the...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Using Encryption to Increase the Security of Networked Storage

    IT managers are working hard to ensure the security and integrity of key enterprise data. Damage to data can occur as a result of an intentional attack from a variety of sources, including hackers, terrorists, company competitors, and disgruntled employees. Storage encryption is one of the core features of a...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    NetApp Virtualization Solutions for Citrix XenApp Environments

    Server virtualization has emerged as the most dramatic market trend of the decade and has resulted in millions of dollars in savings. The positive effects on business, technical and operational environments are still emerging and virtualization has delivered on the promise to reduce power, cooling and space requirements - anywhere...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    West Bend Mutual Partners With NetApp, Datalink, and Vignette to Upgrade Service for Customers and Agents

    West Bend Mutual Insurance Company has provided property and casualty insurance for businesses, homes, autos, and personal property since 1894. Central to West Bend Mutual's service is a promise that the company will be there when needed. Now the challenge was to provide uninterrupted image access, meet 24-hour recoverability goal,...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Leuven University Hospital Integrates PACS Radiology and Enterprise Data With NetApp Unified Storage

    With more than 1,900 beds and almost 8,000 staff members, Leuven University Hospital is one of the largest healthcare providers in Europe. The hospital has four widely dispersed sites, three of which can be accessed as a single site via the hospital's LAN. The challenge was to consolidate storage and...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Pennsylvania Turnpike Takes the NetApp Route for 8x Better Terabyte-to-Admin Ratio

    The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission manages 531 miles of roadway traveled by almost 190 million vehicles annually. The Turnpike team wanted to add iSCSI capabilities, obtain flexibility, and improve scalability without increasing costs. The Turnpike team considered solutions from four vendors, including NetApp. The NetApp solution offered notable advantages, including unified...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Oracle Implements NetApp Storage for Its Global IT Infrastructure

    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. The challenge was to maximize asset utilization, increase storage availability, decrease management overhead, and improve TCO. Oracle relies on NetApp to support internal...

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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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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    10 Techniques Netapp Uses for Improving Data Center Power Efficiency

    Over the years, the rapid business expansion and corresponding growth in data have placed continuous pressure on the IT and data-center infrastructures. NetApp found that working together makes it possible to stay ahead of unbridled data growth. Through the efforts of a multifunction NetApp team (and, in California, with the...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Sirius Helps Cascade Lighten the Load of Storage Migration

    Headquartered just outside Portland, Oregon, Cascade Corporation is a global leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of materials-handling equipment and related technologies. Oregon, Cascade Corporation wanted to upgrade storage, consolidate SANs, and standardize on one vendor for efficiency. Oregon, Cascade Corporation deployed NetApp FAS3040 storage system and NetApp Virtual...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Sirius Helps Kerzner Gain Speed and Reliability by Standardizing on NetApp

    Kerzner International is a leading international developer and operator of destination resorts, casinos, and luxury hotels. Kerzner's flagship brand is Atlantis, which includes Atlantis, Paradise Island, an ocean-themed destination resort in the Bahamas. Kerzner International wanted to provide consistent management, high?performance access to data, and superior reliability. Kerzner International standardized...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Polaris Software Shrinks Costs, Lead Times, and Time to Recovery by Consolidating on NetApp

    Headquartered in Chennai, India, Polaris Software Lab is a leading provider of comprehensive products and solution offerings in the banking, financial services, and insurance domains. Meeting SLAs is a critical requirement in Polaris's ability to deliver responsive client services. Since backup and recovery processes varied from site to site, however,...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Technology Resources Company Uses NetApp Technology to Offer New Services

    Technology Resources Company provides IT outsourcing, data center services, managed services, and IT consulting services to clients in Iowa. The challenge was to grow revenues by offering innovative IT services, minimizing bandwidth utilization, and maintaining ability to back up from any operating system. NetApp SAN technology with the Data ONTAP...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    CONSOL Energy Reduces SAP Storage and Infrastructure Costs With NetApp SAN Solution

    CONSOL Energy, Inc. produces high-bituminous coal and coal-mine methane gas. The challenge was to reduce data storage costs, simplify storage management, and minimize time and costs associated with SAP upgrade. CONSOL Energy installed a NetApp IP SAN system to store and manage its Windows File Services, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    The AA Shrinks Operating Costs and Speeds Time to Market With NetApp

    The Automobile Association, better known as the AA, was founded in 1905 and is the UK's largest motoring organization, providing roadside assistance for its 15 million members. The company was in need of centralizing storage to reduce costs, achieve compliance, and provide disaster recovery. The company deployed NetApp FAS storage...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    NetApp Boosts Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants' Technology Performance

    The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants was established in 1973 and is the only statutory licensing body of accountants in Hong Kong that is responsible for the regulation of the accountancy profession. The company's challenge was to enhance performance of a mission-critical management application and storage backup capabilities....

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    The Technion Institute of Technology Relies on NetApp to Serve a Dynamic Academic Community

    The Technion is Israel's longest-standing scientific and technological university and one of the leading centers of research in the world. The challenge was to meet rapidly increasing demand in high-volume NAS and SAN environments. Deliver exceptional performance, scalability, and availability. Provide support for a future DR site while reducing costs....

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Hana Bank Meets the Challenges of Massive Backup and Rapid Growth With NetApp

    Established in 1971, Hana Bank was the first privately established banking institution in Korea. The company's challenge was to improve backup speed and reliability to accommodate rapid growth while eliminating the risk of backup errors and business interruptions. Hana Bank evaluated solutions from three vendors, testing VTL solutions in real...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Westnet Upgrades Storage Infrastructure With NetApp Without Compromising Customer Service

    Westnet is a midtier Internet Service Provider (ISP) based in Perth, Australia. Westnet experienced tremendous growth over three years and needed to upgrade its existing storage infrastructure without compromising customer service, reliability, and performance. Two NetApp FAS6030 fabric-attached storage systems were installed, one to host the billing database and Web...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Australian Catholic University Increases Performance and Protects Investment With NetApp Solution

    Australian Catholic University is a public university founded in 1991 as the result of the amalgamation of several Catholic colleges of higher education. The university had a decentralized storage model across six campuses, with a complex and time-consuming management process. It needed to consolidate data storage and have a disaster...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    BNZ CIB Consolidates Storage Strategy With NetApp for Fast, Accurate Transfer of Confidential Data

    BNZ CIB division is the corporate institutional banking area of the bank of New Zealand, which is one of New Zealand's leading financial services providers. BNZ CIB lacked a single consolidated storage system that would be flexible enough to operate across its three New Zealand sites, integrate with the BNZ...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Diesenhaus-Unitours Finds the Solution to Growth Management in NetApp Storage

    Diesenhaus-Unitours is Israel's largest tourism services provider. The company's challenge was to improve performance of critical reservations, ticketing, e-mail, billing, and collection systems with a robust, centralized storage system designed to accommodate rapid data growth. Diesenhaus-Unitours determined that the only solution for its server backup, recovery, and administration challenges was...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Maabarot Group Turbocharges SAP Performance With NetApp and Ankor Systems

    The Maabarot Group makes Materna-brand breast milk substitutes, VMS (vitamins, minerals, and supplements) products, cereals, and Bonzo- and LaCat-brand pet food. The company challenge was to support rapid business growth, improve SAP performance, and standardize heterogeneous infrastructure created by mergers and acquisitions. NetApp's unified storage solution and software, deployed by...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    NetApp Improves Collaboration and Productivity With Microsoft Office SharePoint Server

    NetApp, based in Sunnyvale, California, creates innovative storage and data management solutions that help customers accelerate business breakthroughs and achieve outstanding cost efficiency. The challenge was to support rapid adoption and data growth and data management of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 for improved collaboration across the global enterprise. NetApp...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Union Bank of California Achieves Substantial Yearly Savings, Gains Flexibility and Speed With NetApp

    Union Bank of California (UBOC) is a full-service commercial bank offering investment and financial management, trust services, private banking, insurance services, and global custody services. UBOC was able to meet that SLA, its current storage solution, two EMC Symmetrix DMX3000 series storage arrays, lacked flexibility in both local and remote...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Zumiez Manages Fast Growth With NetApp Solutions

    Zumiez anticipates and delivers the latest style trends in a fast-moving market. This mall-based retailer caters to young men and women ages 12 to 24, focusing on skateboarding, surfing, snowboarding, motocross, and BMX. The challenge was to create an easy-to-manage, scalable storage infrastructure to protect data. NetApp manageability software scales...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    NetApp Provides Karoon Gas With High-Quality Storage Infrastructure

    Karoon Gas Australia is an ASX-listed energy exploration company whose core strategy is to explore and develop acreage that is highly prospective for oil and gas. As its business requirements grew extensively, Karoon Gas experienced latency that was slowing down productivity; the company needed a reliable, scalable, and high-quality storage...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    NetApp Helps AMEC Cut Reliance on Tape and Disaster Proof the Business

    AMEC plc. was created in 1988, when original parent companies William Press and Fairclough merged and eventually bought the Matthew Hall Group. The company's challenge was to reduce reliance on tape backup and improve utilization of two UK data centers; provide storage for Open Systems SnapVault (OSSV) backups from remote...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    The Bitburger Brewery Group Gains More Efficient Archiving With NetApp

    The Bitburger Brewery Group, the number one premium beer group in Germany. The challenge was to eliminate capacity bottlenecks in archiving processes and facilitate legal compliance of company information. The Bitburger Brewery Group settled on a unified storage solution based on the NetApp FAS3020 MetroCluster storage system. The company deployed...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    The Tech Museum of Innovation Builds Personalization System on NetApp Foundation

    The Tech Museum of Innovation is a hands-on technology and science museum that engages people of all ages and backgrounds in exploring and experiencing the technologies affecting their lives. For a decade, The Tech's staff had been looking for a system that would enhance and extend its visitors' experience by...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Swinton Insurance Gains 92% Faster Remote-Office Backup, 88% Faster Server Restores

    In business for 50 years, Swinton Insurance is a major broker operating 442 branch locations throughout the United Kingdom. With 442 offices each backing up 2 - 6GB of data to tape every night, Swinton Insurance had begun to encounter backup-window and quality problems that threatened to put critical data...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    ESG Whitepaper FlexPod Your Gateway to the Private Cloud

    A private cloud needs to be built on a rock-solid data foundation. Learn why FlexPod is the solution of choice to enable an efficient and easily-managed cloud infrastructure.

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2013

    Virtustream (Vayence) video Taking a 3000-Seat SAP Environment to the Cloud

    How can public cloud services help your organization reduce costs and increase security for your mission-critical applications? Veyance runs SAP and other enterprise applications in the cloud based on services from Virtustream – a cloud service provider powered by NetApp.

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  • 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.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    The Total Economic Impact Of NetApp Solutions For Cloud Service Providers

    Clustered Data ONTAP Has a Clear ROI for Cloud Solutions. NetApp cloud infrastructure solutions using clustered Data ONTAP provide a "risk-adjusted ROI of 90% along with a 16-month payback period," according to this Forrester report.

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Creating an Enterprise-Wide Cloud Strategy

    Discover why a holistic strategy for cloud adoption should be a top priority for the enterprise today; provides guidance from NetApp's own experience on how to determine which workloads are best suited for migration to private, public, and hybrid clouds: and offers best practices about prioritizing workloads for transition to...

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  • 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 // 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...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    NetApp FAS2240 - An Inside Look

    This article takes an inside look at the unique design features of the NetApp FAS2240, including: Integration of controllers within NetApp SAS disk shelves; I/O and performance enhancements; New resiliency and availability features.

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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....

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  • 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...

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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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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...

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  • 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?...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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.

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  • White Papers // Dec 2007

    Total Cost Comparison: NetApp vs. EMC Solutions for Windows File Services Consolidation

    Once companies have made the decision to consolidate their Windows file services environments, a key consideration for many is which storage platform will provide the lowest total cost. This independent research by Mercer Management Consulting reviews the cost of acquiring, deploying, operating, and managing EMC Celerra and NetApp FAS environments....

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  • Webcasts // Jul 2010

    Storage Stategies for Microsoft Exchange Server 2010

    In order to get the most value our of Microsoft Exchange 2010, you will need a high quality reliable and cost-effective data storage infrastructure. In this Webcast, industry experts examine key considerations for planning and implementing an efficient and highly available storage infrastructure for Microsoft Exchange 2010 environments.

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    ESG Report: Shared IT Infrastructure Considerations for Compute, Network, and Storage with NetApp, Cisco, and VMware

    Close collaboration between NetApp, Cisco, and VMware has resulted in the industry's first secure multi-tenancy solution to partition shared IT infrastructure that delivers performance, availability, and responsiveness while maintaining cost efficiencies. Download this exclusive report from analyst firm ESG to learn more.

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Case Study: Tucson Electric Power Saves with Server and Storage Virtualization

    Find out how NetApp and VMware enable customers to improve disaster preparedness while saving money. Today, at Tucson Electric Power, almost 90% of servers are virtual, 100% of daily backups can be performed within a 24-hour window, disaster preparedness is greatly improved, regulatory requirements are met, and the IT infrastructure...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    VMware vSphere and NetApp Storage Best Practices

    NetApp? technology enables companies to extend their virtual infrastructures to include the benefits of advanced storage virtualization. NetApp unified storage platforms provide industry-leading technologies in the areas of storage efficiencies, instantaneous virtual machine and datastore cloning for virtual servers and virtual desktops, and virtual data-center backup and business-continuance solutions.

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Gartner Report: Hosted Virtual Desktops Are the Catalyst Behind Changing How Organizations Manage Storage

    Hosted virtual desktops (HVDs) will oblige organizations in provisioning significantly more storage for end-user data. As such, the expected growth in storage needs will likely force a re-evaluation of current tools, budgets, support and processes associated with PC data.

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    VMware View and NetApp Storage: Best Practices for Design, Architecture, Deployment, and Management

    This document provides NetApp best practices for architecting, sizing, and deploying a VMware? VDI environment on NetApp? storage.

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  • Downloads // May 2010

    Podcast: CTO Perspective on Virtualizing with NetApp, Cisco, and VMware

    Brian Denton, CTO of ExamWorks, discusses his organization's technology solution that utilizes NetApp?, VMware?, Cisco, and secure multi-tenancy. He also explains ExamWorks' strategy of virtualizing Microsoft? applications and using a virtual desktop infrastructure.

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    ESG Report: Discovering Improved Data Protection Strategies for the Virtual World

    This report examines the impact that virtualization has on data protection and disaster recovery and the need for highly virtualized servers and storage within this context. It outlines the factors you should consider as you evaluate and implement data protection solutions in your virtual environment.

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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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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