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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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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    ESG White Paper: Deploying Exchange 2010 with Networked Storage

    This paper highlights ESG's research on current IT trends associated with deploying Microsoft Exchange 2010 in addition to the specific value NetApp can offer in a Microsoft Exchange 2010 environment. Microsoft and NetApp have established a valuable relationship that will help mutual customers deploy Exchange 2010 with confidence. Many of...

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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

    NetApp Helps Warburtons Bake Trouble-Free SAP Upgrade

    Warburtons has come a long way since Thomas and Ellen Warburton first started baking bread in their Bolton grocery shop in 1876. The organization is experiencing double-digit growth and for a number of years has been spreading geographically. Such tremendous growth has clearly had an impact on the storage requirements...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    HDFC Improves Operational Efficiency and Reduces Risk With NetApp

    Incorporated in 1977, HDFC Ltd. pioneered the home finance business in India in the 1970s, when demand for housing in India's urban areas was booming. The company's challenge was to build a flexible and scalable IT infrastructure that improves operational efficiency and reduces risk. From a business continuity perspective, HDFC...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    UZ Leuven Boosts Productivity and Speeds Payback With E-Mail Solution From NetApp and Symantec

    UZ Leuven is one of the top medical healthcare providers in Europe, with five locations and more than 2,000 beds. The challenge was to ensure high-availability e-mail infrastructure with scalability for unlimited archiving and rapid restore. Reduce help desk calls and IT costs. Integrate e-mail environment and consolidate storage with...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Ben-Gurion University Supports Rapid Growth and Expands Services With NetApp

    Established in 1969, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev is a major center for teaching and research, with over 17,000 students enrolled. With the student and faculty base growing, the need for a more scalable infrastructure had become critical. The university's data storage system was fast reaching capacity, efficient backup and...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    ECI Telecom Increases Performance, Decreases Operating Costs With NetApp

    ECI Telecom delivers innovative communications platforms to carriers and service providers worldwide. The company's challenge was to replace aging, maintenance-intensive, and costly DAS systems with an enterprise storage solution that delivers advanced capabilities while achieving operational savings. ECI Telecom decided to implement a fabric-attached storage (FAS) solution in the local...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Fabric Convergence With Lossless Ethernet and Fibre Channel Over Ethernet

    As the functionality of Ethernet continues to increase, its value as a data network continues to expand. The next generation of Ethernet includes enhancements delivered with DCB that are ideally suited for storage networks. FCoE will begin to see penetration into data centers in 2009 as the standard is ratified...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Converged Enhanced Ethernet-Good for iSCSI SANs

    The introduction of new features to enhance the Ethernet protocol will improve the performance characteristics of storage applications. Although commonly associated with an emerging standard, Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), these new enhancements will contribute to improved performance of iSCSI storage traffic as well. The continuing expansion of 10 Gigabit...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2008

    JCVI Makes Funding Go Further by Repurposing Existing Storage

    The J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) is a world leader in discovering and exploring genomes. The science of genomics deals with staggering amounts of data. For JCVI, high-performance computing solutions and a massive, reliable IT storage infrastructure are mission critical. The challenge was to support continual growth in critical research...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2008

    General Construction Builds the Future With the Help of Netapp's Reliable and Flexible Solution

    General Construction Co. Ltd. is one of the leading building and civil engineering companies in Mauritius. The company's challenge was to deploy a networked storage system to handle multiple operating systems, applications and protocols, while keeping staff intervention at a minimum. After conducting a thorough review of several vendor offerings,...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2008

    NetApp's IT Team Postpones Million-Dollar Investment, Goes Green With NetApp Storage

    Most are aware of NetApp's public image as a leading publicly traded strategic IT partner whose storage solutions consistently help customers achieve more at a faster rate than before. The organization's ERP system was almost "completely out of gas," and had grown to now require the addition of roughly 100...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2008

    Vantage Media Speeds Innovation While Keeping Systems Safe Using NetApp FlexClone

    Vantage Media is one of the largest performance search marketing firms in the U.S. The company wanted constantly offer new and innovative online marketing services to rapidly expanding client base. The combination of NetApp FlexClone and VMware enables Vantage to quickly create an infinite number of software development and test...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2008

    Weber Maximizes Availability at Affordable Price With NetApp

    Weber is an independent, family-owned supplier of plastic components, modules, and systems for the automotive, household technology, heating technology, aircraft, and mobile communications industries. The company's challenge was to create high availability for critical SAP environment at an affordable price. NetApp F825 and NetApp FAS270 storage systems, integrated into the...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2008

    CSR Uses NetApp to Protect IP, Maintain Competitive Edge by Tripling Tapeout-To Manufacture Capabilities

    Not one to sit on its laurels, British firm CSR has continued to push the envelope in its single-chip (integrated circuit) products, which now appear in much of the world's mobile and wireless devices, from cell phones to laptops and even automotive and mobile GPS systems. CSR's growing Linux server-based...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Exploring File Storage Challenges and Solutions

    Individual file servers are unable to share data across their respective disks, leading to silos of underutilized storage, increased management costs, and both poor scalability and service levels. While a SAN typically provides better performance and scalability than DAS, the high costs of SAN deployment as well as ongoing administrative...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Empowering IT to Optimize Storage Capacity Management

    All enterprises, large and small, are dealing with storage capacity management issues and solving them one way or another. To cope with increased demand for storage, cost reduction mandates, and declining budgets, IT managers are thoroughly evaluating all of their enterprises' storage costs - from initial equipment acquisition and resource...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Fibre Channel Over Ethernet (FCoE) - The Path to I/O Consolidation

    The paper is an overview of I/O consolidation and unification. It focuses on 10GbE and the Data Center Bridging standard; encapsulating Fibre Channel into Ethernet; and the path to end-to-end convergence. It concludes by describing the benefits of FCoE. Fibre Channel over Ethernet extends, rather than replaces, Fibre Channel, allowing...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Flash Memory Technology in Enterprise Storage: Flexible Choices to Optimize Performance

    The case for flash memory technologies in the enterprise - both SSDs and read caching - is a strong one. NetApp has committed to support both these technologies, and one will be able to use them with many existing NetApp storage systems as well is in caching architectures with NetApp...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Virtualization Services Solution: Maximize The Benefits From Your Virtualized Infrastructure Investments

    Virtualization Assessment Service Provides you with guidance on how to start capitalizing on the benefits of a virtualized platform. The experts work with you to identify and characterize the data center environment, which includes servers, storage, network components, and applications. The assessment methodology includes discovery, identification and mapping to business...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Converged Enhanced Ethernet - Good for iSCSI SANs

    Off late, Ethernet is a predominant network choice for interconnecting resources in the data center. It is ubiquitous and well understood by network engineers and developers worldwide, and it has stood the test of time against challengers trying to displace it as the popular option for data center network environments....

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Managing Risk: Protecting Your E-Mail 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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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    pNFS: A New Standard for Shared, High-Performance Parallel I/O

    Parallel NFS (pNFS) is a new standard under development by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) in conjunction with NFS Version 4.1 (NFSv4.1). The goal of pNFS is to create an industry-standard framework for shared, high-performance parallel I/O suitable for use with data-intensive scientific, engineering, and other applications running on...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Unified Storage Architecture Enabling Today's Dynamic Data Center

    The traditional model in the storage industry is one with multiple, incompatible storage architectures with incompatible processes requiring lots of experts. Because integration between architectures is expensive, this model results in functional silos of storage in which available storage cannot be easily allocated to the applications that need it. This...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Disaster Recovery Solutions for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server User Sites Using SnapManager for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server

    Innovative NetApp technologies enable organizations to extract benefits out of their SharePoint deployments in the area of backing up and restoring these. The various technologies empower the SharePoint administrator to design a robust backup management strategy to protect the organization's SharePoint resources. NetApp provides industry-leading solutions in the areas of...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Why Visibility and Manageability Are Critical to the Adoption of iSCSI

    This paper explores some of the challenges that have slowed the adoption of iSCSI and discusses several ways to optimize iSCSI SANs. It also details several policies that can be created to maximize the reliability, security, and performance of iSCSI SANs. The paper concludes with a brief overview of NetApp...

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