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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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  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson Boosts Productivity With NetApp Solutions

    The practice of law has changed drastically since the postwar expansion days of 1960 - the year Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson was founded. Practicing law in the connected world has its benefits: Documents are delivered online instead of in file boxes, and communications are indexed and searchable. While this makes...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    ExamWorks Deploys Cisco/NetApp/VMware for 3x Growth, 3-Rack Data Center, $1.5M Savings

    Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, ExamWorks is a fast-growing Independent Medical Examination (IME) and review company. ExamWorks is a hyper-growth company focused on building a national network of services through a combination of expansion, mergers, and acquisitions. The company's challenge was to implement best-of-breed cloud infrastructure to support tripling business growth,...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    EMBL to Cut File Storage Costs for Scientific Data by 80% Using NetApp High Performance Storage

    The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) with its main laboratory based in Heidelberg (Germany) is Europe's flagship for research in molecular biology. The company's challenge was to meet the needs of exponential data growth and provide an efficient and reliable cross platform integration for a heterogeneous environment while reducing maintenance...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    DedicatedIT Builds Cloud on Citrix/NetApp for Enterprise-Class IT Services to SMBs

    DedicatedIT provides premium IT network support and consulting to small businesses of 10 to 150 employees. The company offers network support services for businesses with minimal or no IT staff. The company's challenge was to implement affordable yet high-performance, high-availability storage for internal and external cloud-based IT services. NetApp met...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Nottinghamshire Healthcare Protects Client Services, Gains Four FTEs With VMware on NetApp

    Nottinghamshire Healthcare, a United Kingdom (UK) National Health Service (NHS) Trust, is one of the country's leading mental health and learning disability services providers. The challenge was to consolidate storage to complement virtual infrastructure, ensure 24x7 availability of client services, and reduce administrative burden. An exhaustive tender process yielded a...

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  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Corelio Headlines Efficiency and Availability With NetApp V-Series + MetroCluster

    Based in Groot-Bijgaarden, Belgium, Corelio nv is the country's largest newspaper publisher, selling nearly half a million copies daily. The company's challenge was to virtualized storage to unify NAS/SAN for manageability and reduced costs; provide continuous data availability. The company implemented NetApp V-Series and MetroCluster solution for high availability, cost...

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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    University of Georgia Deploys NetApp Cluster for Exceptional Performance and Low TCO

    As a designated R1 top-tier research university, University of Georgia (UGA) earned more than $246 million in external research grants in fiscal year 2009. The University's challenge was to scale to meet unpredictable and growing demands from researchers for high-throughput storage without adding staff. NetApp cluster solution that scales to...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Coppin State Moves to NetApp for Performance, 67% Less Admin, and In-Budget DR

    Coppin State University is an historically black university located on a 45-acre campus in west central Baltimore, Maryland. Coppin State University's vision is to create an educational environment that fosters the highest-possible level of student academic excellence and creativity. To this end, Coppin strives to leverage best-of-breed technology to make...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

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

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

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Sacramento County Department of Human Assistance Simplifies Backup and Recovery

    The Sacramento County Department of Human Assistance (DHA) helps people make the transition from public assistance to independence through employment, housing, healthcare, transportation, education, and childcare programs. The company's challenge was to complete backups within allocated time windows, improve speed and reliability of data recovery and reduce storage administration costs...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2009

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

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

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  • Case Studies // 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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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    NetApp, Cisco, and VMware Deliver End-to-End Secure Multi-Tenancy

    Off late IT infrastructure too often suffers from siloed server and storage resources - leading to low utilization, gross inefficiency, and an inability to respond quickly and flexibly to changing business needs. The arrival of cloud computing - and the adoption of cloud infrastructure to deliver IT as a service...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Delivering IT as a Service for Virtualized Data Centers

    As the IT landscape rapidly changes, cost reduction pressures, focus on time to market, and employee empowerment are compelling enterprises and IT service providers to develop innovative strategies to address these challenges. The cloud computing approach to IT service delivery has become a key area requiring attention. The abstraction of...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    A Continuous Availability Solution for Virtual Infrastructure

    As enterprise customers look to virtualization as a cost-effective means to simplify their server environment, they realize the importance of a highly available storage environment. It is critical to address single points of failure scenarios. Planning a robust High-Availability (HA) infrastructure solution for virtual data center environments is of utmost...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Using VMware Site Recovery Manager to Simplify DR

    Nothing is scarier than the prospect of having to recover an entire site after a disaster, and the addition of virtual infrastructure to the environment may further complicate the situation. VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) is designed to simplify and accelerate disaster recovery for VMware infrastructures, and it also includes...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    NetApp Business Continuity Solutions for Oracle Virtualized Grid Environment

    This paper provides an overview of key technologies used in Oracle grid and virtualization, including Oracle Real Application Cluster (RAC) and Oracle Virtual Machine. Through typical deployment scenarios, it describes how NetApp business continuity solutions - MetroCluster and SnapMirror - provide continuous availability and disaster recovery capabilities to these environments....

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Enterprise Backup and Recovery Methodologies for Oracle

    Organizations house some of their most business-critical information in Oracle Databases, making it imperative to have sound backup and recovery processes in place to protect this data. Backing up and recovering Oracle environments can present unique challenges. A variety of Oracle and NetApp technologies are available that can assist companies...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    DR Validation for SAP Solutions With VMware Site Recovery Manager and NetApp Storage and Products

    SAP provides a range of enterprise software applications and business solutions to manage and run the complete business of a company. Companies that have deployed such products depend on information and processes managed by SAP solutions, and continuous availability of the SAP system is essential. An integrated architecture of VMware...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Development and Test Solution for Microsoft SQL Server

    From midsize businesses to global corporations, Microsoft SQL Server provides the foundation for mission-critical applications such as Online Transaction Processing (OLTP), Decision Support Systems (DSS), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Today's SQL Server databases are more distributed, generate more transactions, and include new data types compared...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    NetApp Solutions for Service Providers

    This paper discusses a proven solution that accelerates the ability of service providers to develop and deliver IT as a service. NetApp solutions for service providers include technology, best practices, and the know-how to rapidly bring IT services to market. The NetApp approach offers considerable advantages for those wanting to...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Achieving Network Convergence: Deploying FCoE Into the Data Center

    Many enterprise data centers rely on Ethernet for their Local Area Network (LAN) and data traffic and on Fibre Channel (FC) networks for their storage infrastructure. With increased adoption of 10-Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) in the data center, the availability of Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), and new lossless 10GbE technologies,...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    SQL Server Consolidation With Server Virtualization on NetApp Storage

    NetApp solutions provide storage efficiencies that offer numerous advantages for Microsoft SQL Server database consolidation, especially when virtualization is a part of the architectural strategy. As a result, companies can create flexible, secure, cost-effective, and efficient storage environments that complement and enhance the efficiencies and management benefits of SQL Server...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Streamlining Engineering Operations With Perforce SCM Software

    The Perforce Software Configuration Management (SCM) system has become an industry-leading solution because of its low cost, ease of use, high performance, and flexibility. Users of Perforce often find that NetApp storage complements Perforce capabilities by improving storage utilization, performance, data protection, and availability while helping intellectual property to remain...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Consolidate and Virtualize Your Windows Environment With NetApp and VMware

    NetApp and VMware have teamed together to create a joint solution to help to consolidate and virtualize the existing Microsoft applications environment, thereby helping reduce the infrastructure costs by up to 50% and protecting all the applications with best-in-class availability. Because NetApp and VMware technologies are already jointly used in...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Streamlining Data Management for Petrotechnical Applications

    In uncertain economic times, oil and gas companies need to quickly and accurately assess the potential of new prospects and, now more than ever, create work over plans for existing operations to enhance recovery. New seismic interpretation, visualization, and modeling applications are multiplying the amount of data used to evaluate...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Building a Dynamic Data Center: Transform Your Environment to Cut Costs and Increase Efficiency

    This paper discusses the steps required to have the data center make the transition to a cloud infrastructure. It describes the elements of the NetApp dynamic data center, including technology and best practices, and the know-how to make the solution a reality. The NetApp approach offers considerable advantages for those...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    NetApp Storage Efficiency Guide

    Data proliferation is a fact of life. Harnessing the spread of data is a near impossibility, but correcting provisioning inefficiencies; managing storage allocation for test and development, data backup, data replication; and eliminating data redundancies are well within the grasp of system administrators with today's storage efficiency tools. NetApp provides...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Storage Efficiency in an Oracle Environment

    This paper discusses various design decisions that can be taken when implementing data center infrastructure for Oracle Database and application environments to maximize storage efficiency. This paper provides insight into various design considerations impacting storage efficiency when implementing NetApp storage solutions for an Oracle Database and application environment. This paper...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Using the Performance Accelerator Module II in Online Transaction Processing

    The storage industry is undergoing a major transformation as flash memory technology transitions from a tool for storing cell-phone address books into an enterprise-ready performance acceleration technology for large-scale disk-storage. This new technology opens a number of options for storage managers confronting a need for increased performance. Consider a storage...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Helping DBAs Become More Efficient - NetApp Efficiency and Manageability Advantages

    Database administrators face significant and growing data management hurdles in a variety of areas, including provisioning, resource optimization, change assurance, dev/test, backup/recovery, business continuance, disaster recovery, and server virtualization. To succeed, one need to decrease this management complexity while at the same time increasing efficiency and reducing costs. NetApp offers...

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