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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    First American Trust Banks on NetApp for Compliance and Disaster Recovery

    First American Trust Federal Savings Bank (www.firstamtrust.com) is part of The First American Corporation, a Forbes 500 and Fortune 500 company and the nation's leading provider of diversified business information and related products. First American Trust Federal Savings Bank wanted to simplify data management, improve system uptime, and efficiently meet...

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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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  • 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

    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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  • Case Studies // Aug 2008

    Risk Enterprise Management Stays Agile, Slashes Costs With VMware on NetApp

    Risk Enterprise Management Limited (REM) provides claims, managed care, and risk management solutions to the property and casualty insurance industry. Their challenge is to eliminate server sprawl, ensure business continuity, and reduce costs while dramatically improving business reactivity and resilience. Risk Enterprise Management chose NetApp to overcome these challenges. They...

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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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  • 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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  • White Papers // Feb 2007

    Effective Practices for Data Management in the Oil and Gas Industry

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

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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 // 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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