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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Cleveland Indians Make IT All-Star Team With NetApp Solution

    The Cleveland Indians is one of four charter American League Baseball teams to have played their entire history in the same hometown. The team's vast media database contains videos of every pitch by every pitcher and every hit by every player in every single major league baseball game for the...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Porsche Holding Runs Well on Highly Available Storage and Flexible Data Management From NetApp

    Porsche Holding GmbH is one of the largest private commercial enterprises in Austria, and one of Europe's most successful automobile trade companies. The company's challenge was implementation of a powerful, highly available storage infrastructure for thousands of users across Europe. NetApp's concept appealed the company immediately and the company was...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Razor Technology Uplifts Functionality, Drives Down Costs With Cloud Services on NetApp

    Headquartered outside Philadelphia in West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, Razor Technology is an IT solutions provider focused on end-to-end enterprise infrastructure solutions. The company's challenge was to implement best-of-breed infrastructure to uplift functionality and drive down costs of external cloud-based backup/recovery, hosting, and IT services. The company took the decision to standardize...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Canton of Basel-Landschaft Moves to Service-Centric IT and Cuts OPEX by 40% With NetApp Storage Efficiency

    Founded in 1832, the Canton of Basel-Landschaft is one of Switzerland's smallest cantons in terms of area. The company's challenge is cost reduction and standardization of data management in cantonal head offices. Also the strategic goal is to centralize 95% of storage and server resources by 2012. The company deployed...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Shelter Group Partners With CTI, VMware, and NetApp to Streamline IT

    Headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, the Shelter Group is a national real estate development and property management company specializing in multifamily and senior living communities. The company wanted to replace an aging IT infrastructure and centralize storage to support projected growth of 20% per year over the next five years. The...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Erie General Electric FCU Gains Efficiency With Forquer Group, Hyper-V, and NetApp

    The Erie General Electric Federal Credit Union is a member-owned financial institution dedicated to anticipating and satisfying the financial needs of members and their families. The company's commitment is to remain fiscally responsible: offering attractive rates for deposit accounts and loans while continually expanding services for members' convenience. The company's...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    General Broker Service Deploys VMware/NetApp for 24x7 Services + Savings

    General Broker Service (GBS) was founded in 1991 at the initiative of a group of brokers active for many years in national and international markets. With the large volume of data to be managed approaching one terabyte, security and immediate availability became critical requirements for the GBS computing architecture. Supporting...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

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

    Founded in 2002, Databasement was among the first companies to deliver Storage as a Service (StaaS). Organizations tap Databasement's services for a variety of needs, from healthcare organizations archiving sensitive patient data to companies needing instant access to mission-critical financial records. Databasement must therefore support an array of applications and...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    University of West Florida Pins Its RPO for Microsoft Exchange and SQL to NetApp Infrastructure

    Founded in 1963, the University of West Florida (UWF) has campuses in Pensacola and along the Emerald Coast of Northwest Florida. The challenge was to ensure reliability and availability of business-critical Microsoft and SunGard applications; deliver high performance without increasing costs. The answer to this challenge was a straightforward storage...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Trimac Transportation Drives Productivity Up and Costs Down With NetApp

    Calgary, Alberta - based Trimac Transportation (www.trimac.com), a provider of truck transportation and related distribution and management services throughout North America since 1945, has successfully differentiated itself from the competition by using technology to streamline operations and deliver better customer service. The challenge was to replace legacy Fibre Channel storage...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Avanade Virtualizes to Improve Efficiencies and Deliver Rapid Turnkey Server and Storage Provisioning

    Avanade, a business technology services provider, is often asked to help its enterprise customers realize results. It does so via the firm's business technology services that capitalize on the insight, innovation, and expertise in Microsoft technologies within its global consultant network. The company's support intensely demanding global dev/test network needing...

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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 // 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 // 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 // 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 // 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 // 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 // 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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  • 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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  • Podcasts // Jun 2012

    CIO Solutions Delivers Flexible, Secure Public and Private Clouds with NetApp

    CIO Solutions, provides IT management and design services to the Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties, with integrated solutions by NetApp.

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  • Podcasts // Jun 2012

    RCC transforms their IT with NetApp midsize business solutions to help them save more lives

    The Regional Cancer Center is a leading provider of comprehensive outpatient care for cancer and blood disorders. With the help of the Forquer Group and NetApp, the center now has the IT infrastructure it needs to enable its leadership in the fight against cancer.

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    McKesson's RelayHealth Division Reduces Storage Management Costs by 36%

    RelayHealth, based in Atlanta, Georgia, provides an intelligent network of solutions that improve clinical communication, accelerate care delivery, and drive cash collection by connecting patients, providers, pharmacies, payers, and financial institutions. The challenge was to deploy a centralized, flexible, and cost-effective storage solution to support multiterabyte, distributed Oracle Database farms...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    AhorraM?s Increases Availability and Simplifies Its IT Infrastructure With NetApp

    AhorraM?s is a commercial distribution company incorporated in 1979 by a group of retail professionals in Madrid. AhorraM?s needed to modernize its corporate storage infrastructure and migrate away from an architecture based on direct-attached storage to a network configuration. AhorraM?s implemented two NetApp FAS920 storage systems, in a cluster, which...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Swisscom IT Services Optimizes Costs and Quality of File Service With NetApp V-Series

    Swisscom IT Services is a leading Swiss IT service provider whose core business is the integration and operation of complex IT infrastructures for full and partial outsourcing. Optimization of backup for the Swisscom IT Services file service helps make sure of bullet-proof data security; provides high stability, reliability, and data...

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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 // Jan 2009

    The Creative Assembly Plans for Continued Growth With NetApp's Robust and Scalable Storage Infrastructure

    The Creative Assembly is one of the world's best-known names in real-time strategy computer gaming. The expansion experienced by the Creative Assembly caused significant challenges from an IT perspective. The challenge was fast growth rate, increasing costs, and complex projects were pushing the existing IT infrastructure to its limits. A...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Affymetrix Drives Scientific Discovery With NetApp

    Affymetrix's mission is to understand and improve life through the advancement of molecular technologies. Affymetrix's GeneChip technology is considered the gold standard for testing and analyzing highly complex genomic data in the burgeoning fields of genomics and biotechnology. The challenge was to flexibly respond to growing storage needs related to...

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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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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    University of Stuttgart Completely Eliminates Tape Backups With NetApp Virtual Tape Libraries

    Founded in 1829, the University of Stuttgart is one of the leading technical universities in Germany, offering a comprehensive range of subjects with a focus on technical disciplines. The challenge was to shorten the backup window and improve speed and reliability of restores while reducing the storage infrastructure's total cost...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

    Pelephone Communication, Ltd., Makes the Call to Standardize on NetApp

    Established in 1986 by Motorola and Tadiran, Ltd., Pelephone pioneered cellular communication services in Israel. The challenge was to keep up with constantly expanding data volumes, enable next-day turn-on of services. Replace complex mix of storage systems with single, unified solution for cellular services and enterprise business systems. After evaluating...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Terremark Delivers Breakthrough Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery Solutions With NetApp Storage

    As a leading global provider of IT infrastructure services, Terremark Worldwide provides managed hosting, colocation, networking, and security services. Terremark's cloud-based DR offering is among the company's most sought-after services, and it is no wonder. The challenge was to provide robust, secure cloud-based DR services that are cost effective for...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Protects Data and Saves Money

    The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority is responsible for keeping the water flowing to the City of Albuquerque, New Mexico, and its surrounding metropolitan area. When the water authority was launched as an independent utility with its own budget and set up on its own in 2007, it had...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    NetApp's "Do-it-Yourself" Simplicity Speeds Erickson's Data Center Migration, Saving $100,000+ in Service Costs

    Helping to redefine what it means to age and retire in America, Baltimore-based Erickson Retirement Communities has forged many new life choices for more than 22,000 seniors now residing at its 19 retirement campuses. The companies challenge was issues surrounding a costly service contract renewal, a move to VMware, and...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    NetApp Brings EFficiency to EF Education First

    EF Education First was founded in Sweden in 1965 by Bertil Hult based on the simple concept of taking local high school students to England to learn English. The challenge was to accommodate rapid data growth; streamline storage management, backup, and recovery; increase performance and uptime. The company replaced a...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Liberty University Protects Mission-Critical Data With NetApp MetroCluster Solution

    Founded in 1971 and located in Lynchburg, Virginia, on a 5,000-acre campus called Liberty Mountain, Liberty University has grown over the past 5 years from a small Christian college with 4,000 students to a formidable university that today educates nearly 12,000 on-campus students and 36,000 online students. In addition to...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    SPAR Group Increases Data Center Efficiency With NetApp Storage

    The SPAR Austria Group, headquartered in Salzburg, is in the process of becoming a Central European business group. The growth of data required an expansion of the existing storage landscape because the limits of the available HP and HDS systems had nearly been exceeded. SPAR Austria had to make the...

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