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  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    Infographic: Better Business in a Flash

    With the growing mobility of consumers, comes greater demand for businesses to provide better and smarter services. With NetApp’s multi-patented Flash storage technologies, you can be sure to always put your best business foot forward.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2015

    NetApp Virtual Insight ASEAN

    Navigate into The New IT Landscape Join us for this LIVE event! Tuesday, 27 January at 10am Singapore Time Insight is about innovation. This virtual event is devoted to the technology-curious storage and data management professional, including system engineers, professional services consultants, channel partners, and...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2015

    NetApp EF550 All-Flash Array Workload Characterization

    This technical report provides an overview of workload characterizations performed on NetApp EF-series all-flash arrays across a wide variety of I/O types - with best practices and observations based on extensive test data. Characterizations include IOPS, throughput, and latency under varying block loads and RAID levels, SSD rebuild times, EF540...

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2014

    Live Webcast: A Fast, Secure Path to the Cloud

    Many companies are wary of sending their sensitive and highly regulated assets to public cloud resources. The cost efficiencies and scalability of cloud models, however, are too compelling to ignore. From on-demand compute capacity to modernized backup and recovery tools, your organization can't afford to write off the cloud. ...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Hybrid Cloud Requires a Transition from IT Builder to IT Service Broker

    According to a worldwide survey of IT executives, organisations are already deploying multiple Cloud models, and expect that more than half of all IT services at their organisations will be delivered via Cloud three years from now. Read the full report to learn more and begin preparing for a hybrid...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    NetApp for the Private Cloud: Enable the Delivery of ITaaS

    Cloud computing is increasingly being adopted as a way for IT organisations to decrease costs, improve efficiency, and enhance business agility. In a recent IDC survey of IT decision makers, 44% of respondents indicated that they were considering implementing a private cloud—a cloud deployment contained within the corporate firewall to...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IDC: Storage User Demand Study on Adoption of Public Cloud and Other Third-Party Storage Services

    This report focuses on analysing current and future deployments of enterprise storage systems for particular data uses ranging from major enterprise applications to various segments of the IT infrastructure support to storage infrastructures within public cloud datacentres. Download this report and learn more insights on adoption of third-party storage services.

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  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    NetApp Delivers Efficiency at Scale

    This ESG report explores how NetApp Data ONTAP can help organisations create a highly efficient, flexible, and scalable data storage environment that supports a shared IT infrastructure foundation for non-disruptive operations, operational efficiency and on-demand IT services. Download this report and learn how to create dynamic, non-disruptive environment that supports...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Flash Storage For Dummies (South Africa)

    Flash technology is making quite a splash in the storage industry. Offering superior speed and reliability when compared to traditional hard disk drives, flash storage is a flexible and increasingly cost-effective technology that can be used to optimize enterprise storage environments running mission-critical, I/Ointensive applications. Find out more...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Want to get “Flashed” by NetApp?

    Flash technology is making quite a splash in the storage industry. Offering superior speed and reliability when compared to traditional hard disk drives, flash storage is a flexible and increasingly cost-effective technology that can be used to optimize enterprise storage environments running mission-critical, I/O intensive applications. Find out more...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Want to get “Flashed” by NetApp?

    Flash technology is making quite a splash in the storage industry. Offering superior speed and reliability when compared to traditional hard disk drives, flash storage is a flexible and increasingly cost-effective technology that can be used to optimize enterprise storage environments running mission-critical, I/O intensive applications. Find out more...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Interactive Infographic: A Personal Training Guide for Your Journey to the Cloud

    Is your IT infrastructure healthy or is it struggling to meet the intensifying demands placed on it by today's evolving business environment?, are emerging trends in cloud computing, big data, mobility, and security making your IT organisation leaner, smarter and more agile, or is it making it obsolete, unresponsive, and...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Interactive Infographic: A Personal Training Guide for Your Journey to the Cloud - India

    Is your IT infrastructure healthy or is it struggling to meet the intensifying demands placed on it by today's evolving business environment?, are emerging trends in cloud computing, big data, mobility, and security making your IT organisation leaner, smarter and more agile, or is it making it obsolete, unresponsive, and...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Interactive Infographic: A Personal Training Guide for Your Journey to the Cloud - Asia

    Is your IT infrastructure healthy or is it struggling to meet the intensifying demands placed on it by today's evolving business environment?, are emerging trends in cloud computing, big data, mobility, and security making your IT organisation leaner, smarter and more agile, or is it making it obsolete, unresponsive, and...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    ESG Spotlight: NetApp Clustered Data ONTAP 8.2 Storage QoS

    This ESG Lab Spotlight explores how NetApp Data ONTAP 8.2 Storage QoS can help organizations create a highly efficient, flexible, and scalable data storage environment that supports a shared IT infrastructure foundation for non-disruptive operations, operational flexibility and efficiency, and on-demand IT services.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Nondisruptive Operations and Clustered Data ONTAP

    As IT operations become more and more critical to business, no downtime can be tolerated. Downtime causes lost business, poor customer satisfaction, and competitive weakness. Today’s “always-on” data centers are all about how the underlying infrastructure provides continuous data availability to the applications despite changing business needs. Read more.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    FlexPod Infrastructure Guide for 2014

    This informative paper explores how one company easily and affordably implemented a data storage operating system that provides nondisruptive operations, proven efficiency, seamless scalability and much more. Read on to learn more.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Buyer's Guide to Private Cloud Storage Array

    The DCIG 2013 Private Cloud Storage Array Buyer’s Guide assists organizations in making decisions about which storage solution to use as a private cloud platform for some or all of their critical applications. This Buyer’s Guide covers private cloud storage arrays with capacities that have maximum capacities in the hundreds...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Technical Report: Using NetApp and VMWAre to Build Your Cloud

    Many organisations are recognising the importance of their virtualised systems and how they can work more efficiently. Find out some insights on how on to build your own cloud at the same time lowering maintenance costs and reduce the time required to implement new applications and solutions.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Case Study: Mission Australia: Better Serving the Community

    Most of organisations or businesses wanted to respond to their clients faster and more efficiently. This study gives you an idea on how to drive value-add IT projects and the ability to scale up and down as well as increase performance effectively. Download this case study today to learn...

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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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  • Case Studies // Feb 2014

    Radiant Delivers Cloud-Computing Services Using Cisco, VMware, and NetApp Secure Multi-Tenancy Architecture

    Radiant Communications is Canada's largest independent business-to-business broadband service provider, with more than 4,000 business customers. Their challenge is to deliver secure, reliable cloud-based services, including hosted e-mail, hosted disaster recovery, and virtual servers, to enterprise customers. They deployed to a secure multi-tenancy architecture based on Cisco, VMware, and NetApp...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Prepare for IT as a Service with the Right Storage Architecture

    Check out this informative paper to learn how to prepare for IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS) with the right storage architecture. Discover some of the must-have storage attributes of a private cloud infrastructure and the emerging role of open standards. Read on to learn more.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Forrester Total Economic Impact Report- Cloud Infrastructure with Clustered Data ONTAP

    This Forrester study was commissioned by NetApp and highlights the costs and benefits of deploying a cloud infrastructure using Data ONTAP across the enterprise. The results of this study can be used as a guide for enterprises to determine the appropriate benefits for their particular environment. Read on to learn...

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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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  • 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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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    The Insider's Guide to Evaluating Private Cloud Storage Array

    This informative guide represents months of rigorous research that your organization can leverage to kick start its evaluation process. Read on to learn which private cloud array will qualify as best-in-class for your company .

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Best of Breed Private Cloud with NetApp and Windows Server 2012

    Check out this white paper to learn the benefits of a private cloud and discover how deploying one private cloud solution can provide: consolidated resources, flexible services, easy provisioning of new environments and more.

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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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  • 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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  • 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 // 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 // Apr 2013

    Whitepaper: Deploying Flash in the Enterprise - Choices to Optimize Performance and Cost

    Flash is quickly emerging as the preferred way to overcome the nagging performance limitations of hard disk drives. However, because flash comes at a significant price premium, outright replacement of HDDs with flash only makes sense in situations in which capacity requirements are relatively small and performance requirements are high....

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Silverton Whitepaper: NetApp SAN performance and Clustered ONTAP

    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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  • 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 // Aug 2009

    NetApp MultiStore Delivers Cost-Effective Data Confidentiality for Subaru Canada

    Subaru Canada, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fuji Heavy Industries, markets and distributes Subaru vehicles in Canada, supporting a network of almost 90 dealers with warranty services, parts, and vehicles. Subaru Canada wanted to serve growing data storage needs of different groups by providing secure data access while increasing the...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    TruWest Gets It Done Twice as Fast, More Economically, and in Half the Space With XenServer on NetApp

    Arizona-headquartered TruWest Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative that offers its members a wide variety of loan and deposit products and services. TruWest Credit Union wanted to consolidate storage for better performance, manageability, flexibility, and server virtualization. TruWest Credit Union standardized on NetApp for fast provisioning, business agility, and...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    CARCO Delivers Higher Customer Satisfaction and Saves $1 Million With NetApp

    CARCO's Investigative & Security Consulting division and Background Screening Services division provide comprehensive background investigations on potential and current employees, vendors, customers, and business partners, as well as drug testing through an alliance partner. CARCO Group wanted to improve availability and manageability of IT infrastructure to offer customers better, faster...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Infinera Recovers Critical Data in Minutes Instead of Hours, Reduces RPO With NetApp

    Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, Infinera entered the optical networking market in 2004 with a new kind of optical networking system based on the world's first mass-produced large-scale photonic integrated circuits. Infinera wanted to consolidate direct-attached storage silos; streamline storage management, backup, and recovery; improve Recovery Point Objective (RPO). Infinera implemented...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    BBM Canada Accelerates Product Delivery and Lowers Cost With NetApp and VMware Dev/Test Solution

    BBM Canada is a not-for-profit broadcast research company responsible for collecting viewing and listening data from thousands of Canadian households and translating it into meaningful audience ratings surveys used by broadcasters and media buyers. The challenge was to accelerate delivery of accurate ratings surveys. BBM Canada deployed NetApp FlexClone and...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Leeds Bradford International Airport Delivers the "Enjoyable Journey" With VMware on NetApp

    Located in Yorkshire, England, and owned by Bridgepoint Capital, Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBIA) offers passenger flights to over 70 leisure and business locations. Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBIA) wanted to centralize storage to complement virtual infrastructure for business continuance, reduced costs, and to meet new-business demands. Leeds Bradford International...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    MercadoLibre Optimizes Data Protection and Performance for Oracle RAC With NetApp

    Founded in 1999, MercadoLibre, which means "Free market" in Spanish, grew rapidly to become Latin America's largest online trading platform - and one of the highest-traffic Web sites in the world. MercadoLibre wanted to reduce backup time and improve performance for Oracle database; increase development and testing flexibility; simplify backup,...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    Nixon Peabody Achieves Greater Sustainability, Better IT Efficiency With VMware/NetApp Platform

    Nixon Peabody LLP is recognized as one of the largest "Global 100" law firms in the world. With 800 attorneys collaborating across major practice areas in 19 major cities, the firm's state-of-the-art IT systems have had to serve as a strong backbone that unites the often-distributed activities of the team's...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Storage Infrastructure for Cloud Computing: NetApp Is the Technology Partner of Choice

    Cloud computing is rapidly becoming a reality, and forward-thinking IT organizations are moving quickly to evolve existing IT infrastructures to include cloud capabilities that provide IT as a Service (ITaaS). Shared cloud infrastructure has created new requirements for secure multi-tenancy, service automation, data mobility, storage efficiency, and integrated data protection....

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Verification Test With MetroCluster in a Xen Environment

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

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

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

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

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    SMB 2.0 - Next Generation CIFS Protocol in Data ONTAP

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

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Best Practices for File System Alignment in Virtual Environments

    This paper provides guidelines for preventing, detecting, and correcting file system misalignment issues for virtual machines hosted on VMware ESX, Microsoft Hyper-V, and Citrix XenServer infrastructures. File system misalignment is a known issue in virtual environments and can cause performance issues for VMs. The steps outlined in this paper should...

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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 // Jan 2010

    Virtualizing With XenServer and NetApp

    Mine Safety Appliances (MSA) is a leading manufacturer of sophisticated safety products. Like many companies, over the last year they have been moving forward aggressively with server virtualization and storage consolidation so that they can better support the engineering, manufacturing, and business needs. To do this they deployed a combination...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Boosting Storage Efficiency With Deduplication, Thin Provisioning, and FlexClone

    San Diego Data Processing Corporation (SDDPC) provides a wide range of phone, data, and IT services for city, county, and other clients, including the 71 law enforcement agencies of ARJIS (Automated Regional Justice Information System).they acquired the first NetApp system, they moved quickly to adopt the latest NetApp technologies to...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Consolidating Windows Storage and Servers Yields Big Benefits

    Osiris Therapeutics, Inc. has been working since 1992 to develop and commercialize cellular therapies based on stem cells isolated from readily available and noncontroversial adult bone marrow. They were in the midst of clinical trials to bring the world's first stem cell therapy to market, and the data storage needs...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Using VDI for Telecommuting

    In February 2010, an epic snowstorm struck Washington, D.C. The U.S. government lost nearly $70 million a day due to lost productivity. The workers have their own union with specific service-level agreements (SLAs) in place. This meant that the solution for each user had to look and feel like the...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Exchange 2007 on VMware and NetApp

    Unity Builders Group (UBG) has run Exchange in a virtualized environment for a while now. They recently went through a migration to Exchange 2007 and VMware VI3, and they are extremely pleased with the results. The Exchange 2003 server was in need of a rebuild, and they needed to allocate...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Maximizing Storage Efficiency With the NetApp V-Series at National Semiconductor

    Like most storage teams, the company at National Semiconductor over the last few years has worked to consolidate storage to maximize efficiency. This is a necessity when deployed storage is growing at 50% or more per year. However, because they have separate NAS and SAN systems, a level of inefficiency...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Breaking Down the Glass House: NetApp Global Dynamic Lab Delivers Higher Power Density, Greater Efficiency, and Lower Capital and Operating Costs

    Designing, building, and operating a modern data center is an expensive proposition. Faced with the need for a facility capable of simulating the loads of large-scale data centers in order to fully test the storage products, NetApp used every innovation possible in its Global Dynamic Laboratory (GDL). By tailoring the...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Service Level Agreement (SLA) Management for NetApp Cloud Service Providers

    The combination of InControl's SLA management software and NetApp leading technology for Data management and -protection provides a unique framework and full set of hardware, software and tools to enable a strong commercial cloud storage services offering. By enabling a high level business analytics layer for your storage infrastructure based...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Overview of Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links (TRILL)

    The Internet Engineering Task Force is developing a new shortest path frame Layer 2 (L2) routing protocol for multihop environments. The new protocol is called Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links, or TRILL, and it is expected to be completed in the second half of 2010. TRILL will enable multipathing...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Making the 2010 Business Case for SRM

    Within the last few months Evaluator Group has seen a surge in interest in Storage Resource Management (SRM) applications among the enterprise storage user clients. The authors believe this is happening for at least four reasons: Networked storage environments are finally perceived to be too large and complex to manage...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Optimizing Storage Performance and Cost With Intelligent Caching

    NetApp is a pioneer in the development of innovative intelligent caching technologies to decouple storage performance from the number of disks in the underlying disk array to substantially improve cost. This white paper describes the NetApp implementation of write caching using NVRAM as a journal, as well as a three-level...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Enhance Business Continuance With Application Mobility Across Data Centers

    With the continuing adoption of server virtualization technology, customers want to use the flexibility provided by virtual machines (VMs) to improve application availability. How to move applications within a server cluster or data center is well understood today. However, transparent mobility across data centers requires architectures that balance workload mobility,...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    NetApp Integration With VMware vStorage APIs

    This paper provides an overview of NetApp support for VMware vStorage APIs for Array Integration (VAAI). VAAI is a collection of APIs that enable VMware vSphere-based virtualized infrastructures to be closely integrated with storage systems. By integrating with vStorage APIs, NetApp enables advanced storage capabilities to be accessed and executed...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Using NetApp Flash Cache (PAM II) in Online Transaction Processing

    NetApp Flash Cache (PAM II) is the second generation of intelligent caching modules for FAS family and V-Series storage systems. This paper shows a system that is running at its performance limit and discusses the relative merits of upgrading the system by adding additional disk drives or by adding Flash...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Secure Multi-Tenancy for SAP

    The combination of application, server, network, and storage virtualization provides many advantages in managing existing SAP environments or provisioning new ones. Secure multi-tenancy offers separation of environments on all layers of the solution stack. It also makes it possible to simplify and fully automate SAP application lifecycle management tasks, such...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Oracle on NetApp NFS: A Database Implementation Over NFSv3 and NFSv4

    This paper discusses the advantages of architecting storage solutions in an Oracle Database environment using the Network File System (NFS) on NetApp storage. NetApp NFS offers significant advantages for suitable environments, including ease of management, decreased cost, simplified data protection and provisioning, and performance and scalability benefits. Best practices and...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Comparing the Network Performance of Windows File Sharing Environments

    Improving employee productivity is an ongoing goal for companies. Reducing time to access data in a Microsoft Windows file sharing environment can help companies achieve this goal. However, capital expenditures can be significant for the deployment of new desktops, laptops, network infrastructure, and file storage systems. Therefore, understanding the benefits...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    VMware Over NetApp NFS

    Server virtualization with VMware addresses the most critical problems plaguing IT shops, including server performance and reliability, escalating resource consumption, slow provisioning, and complicated data protection. However, choosing the right storage solution and the most optimal configuration are key to getting maximum efficiency out of the virtualized environment. This paper...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    NetApp Solution Guide: Microsoft Exchange Server, SQL Server, SharePoint Server Mixed Workload on Microsoft Hyper-V and NetApp Fabric MetroCluster

    Many businesses are interested in virtualization technology, and many often look for cost-effective ways to add newer and richer applications to meet their ever-growing business needs. Server virtualization addresses many issues associated with managing IT resources and provides the platforms required for these richer applications. Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V,...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Upgrading to Oracle Database 11g With NetApp SnapMirror, FlexClone, and Oracle Real Application Testing

    Today, enterprises have to make sizable investments in hardware and software to roll out any infrastructure changes. For example, suppose an organization considers upgrading its databases to Oracle Database 11g to leverage its enhanced functionality and improve database performance. This would traditionally require that the enterprise invest in duplicate hardware...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Integrating Sybase ASE Cluster Edition With NetApp Storage System

    This paper describes the installation and configuration of Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) Cluster Edition on an Oracle Solaris SPARC platform with NetApp storage. This is a certified configuration, so the components presented in this paper must be used in the same combination to gain support from all parties involved....

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

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

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

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Using Flash Cache for Exchange 2010

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

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    NetApp Disaster Recovery for the Microsoft Dynamic Data Center

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

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Disaster Recovery Solution for Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g on Linux

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

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Best Practices for Deploying Rational ClearCase Using NetApp Storage

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

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