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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

    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 // 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 2010

    MySQL 5.0 Performance Protocol Comparison

    The purpose of this paper is to present test results that clearly demonstrate the high performance of NetApp storage for typical 100GB MySQL Enterprise databases running on RedHat Enterprise Linux4 servers. To support these results, database Online Transaction Processing (OLTP) transaction throughput measurements for the major storage protocols are used:...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Iron Mountain NearPoint and NetApp Joint Solution: An Introduction to e-Mail Archiving, Disaster Recovery, and Cost-Effective Storage Using Iron Mountain NearPoint

    All organizations today deal with the challenge of managing growing volumes of e-mail. Between the four year periods from 2008 to 2012 the average number of messages a typical corporate user receives in a day is expected to grow from 126 messages to 233 messages, an increase of 85%. Correspondingly,...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Evaluating the Performance of FCoE, ISCSI, and FC Using DSS Workloads With Microsoft SQL Server 2008

    This paper describes a series of tests performed by NetApp and IBM with support from Emulex to compare the performance of different storage protocols (FCoE, iSCSI, and Fibre Channel) using Decision Support System (DSS) workloads with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 on IBM x3850 X5 server, NetApp FAS3070 storage systems, and...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    VMware vSphere and NetApp Storage Best Practices

    NetApp? technology enables companies to extend their virtual infrastructures to include the benefits of advanced storage virtualization. NetApp unified storage platforms provide industry-leading technologies in the areas of storage efficiencies, instantaneous virtual machine and datastore cloning for virtual servers and virtual desktops, and virtual data-center backup and business-continuance solutions.

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Gartner Report: Hosted Virtual Desktops Are the Catalyst Behind Changing How Organizations Manage Storage

    Hosted virtual desktops (HVDs) will oblige organizations in provisioning significantly more storage for end-user data. As such, the expected growth in storage needs will likely force a re-evaluation of current tools, budgets, support and processes associated with PC data.

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    VMware View and NetApp Storage: Best Practices for Design, Architecture, Deployment, and Management

    This document provides NetApp best practices for architecting, sizing, and deploying a VMware? VDI environment on NetApp? storage.

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    ESG Report: Discovering Improved Data Protection Strategies for the Virtual World

    This report examines the impact that virtualization has on data protection and disaster recovery and the need for highly virtualized servers and storage within this context. It outlines the factors you should consider as you evaluate and implement data protection solutions in your virtual environment.

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    ESG Report: Shared IT Infrastructure Considerations for Compute, Network, and Storage with NetApp, Cisco, and VMware

    Close collaboration between NetApp, Cisco, and VMware has resulted in the industry's first secure multi-tenancy solution to partition shared IT infrastructure that delivers performance, availability, and responsiveness while maintaining cost efficiencies. Download this exclusive report from analyst firm ESG to learn more.

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Case Study: Tucson Electric Power Saves with Server and Storage Virtualization

    Find out how NetApp and VMware enable customers to improve disaster preparedness while saving money. Today, at Tucson Electric Power, almost 90% of servers are virtual, 100% of daily backups can be performed within a 24-hour window, disaster preparedness is greatly improved, regulatory requirements are met, and the IT infrastructure...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Tech OnTap Article: "Lessons on Deploying Hyper-V R2 and NetApp"

    What do you get when you combine Microsoft? Windows? Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V?, NetApp?, and hundreds of preexisting virtual machines? In this article Avanade reports its findings directly from the field. You'll learn about the best storage configurations for Hyper-V, NetApp's virtualization "sweet spot," and Avanade's firsthand experience with...

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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 // May 2010

    Creating an Architecture for Cloning Oracle Databases on Demand

    The traditional approach to copying a production database is a heavyweight activity. Since every copy requires 100% of the storage capacity of the original database, keeping many copies places a major burden on storage resources. Getting necessary approvals, locating storage capacity, and copying the data also typically take a long...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Using Oracle Database 10g/11g Automatic Storage Management With NetApp Storage

    This paper shares best practices for using the new Oracle Database 10g/11g Automatic Storage Management (ASM) feature in conjunction with NetApp NFS NAS, Fibre Channel, and iSCSI SAN storage products. It also shares information on the best configurations for the combined technology. The partnership between Oracle Database 10g/11g ASM and...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Solutions for SAP Test Data Migration Server With NetApp Storage

    This paper describes the storage solutions used to support an environment that uses the SAP Test Data Migration Server product. It addresses the architecture and processes to efficiently integrate TDMS into a NetApp storage environment. It discusses scenarios in which the storage landscape is only NetApp and in which third-party...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Cloning Oracle E-Business Suite on NetApp Using NetApp and Oracle Technologies

    This technical report describes the cloning of Oracle E-Business Suite 11i using NetApp FlexClone and Oracle's Rapid Clone technologies. It describes the configuration and steps to clone an E-Business Release 11i in a simple, fast, accurate, and cost-effective method. This solution uses NetApp SnapMirror technology to replicate the file system...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Storage Efficiency and Best Practices for Microsoft Exchange Server 2010

    Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 is not a one-size-fits-all application. Multiple configuration options are available to suit most of the needs of any customer. NetApp storage appliances and data management software are built in a similar fashion, providing users with the flexibility to manage Exchange data in a manner that best...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    If You're Doing This, Then Your Storage Could Be Underutilized

    This paper will focus on how the combination of NetApp's unified storage technology and management software can be used to help reduce not only the capital expenditures for storage but also the operating expenditures associated with the management of that storage. Most of the open systems world of storage is...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Storage Savings With Domino and NetApp Deduplication

    NetApp deduplication technology provides block-level intelligent data compression by eliminating redundant data. Only one unique instance of the data is retained on storage. Redundant data is replaced with a pointer to the unique data copy. Combining NetApp deduplication and Lotus Domino offers customers not only lower storage space requirements and...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    NetApp RAID-DP?: Dual-Parity RAID 6 Protection Without Compromise

    As disk drive densities continue to increase, and companies adopt SATA disk drives to reduce storage costs, data loss due to concurrent disk drive failure and error in a RAID group has become a growing risk. Single-parity RAID 5 does not protect against such double-failure events. While RAID 1+0 and...

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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 // Mar 2010

    Microsoft Business Intelligence on NetApp Storage

    Today's economic climate is showing the need for businesses to start looking at all aspects of their business. A key tool that is being used is a renewed emphasis on developing better means for understanding the business and developing trends for the future. The way that business is doing that...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Creating a Dynamic Data Center With Oracle VM and NetApp

    Dynamic data center infrastructures use commodity servers, network storage, and full virtualization to create a flexible, scalable architecture that is capable of achieving much higher levels of resource utilization than traditional data centers built on point solutions. The pace of technological change has only quickened, and data center architectures are...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Integrated Server and Storage Virtualization: A Complete Solution From Microsoft and NetApp

    This paper describes how a virtualized server infrastructure based on Windows Server 2008 Microsoft Hyper-V with integrated management via Microsoft System Center addresses key IT challenges. It also explores the role of NetApp storage technologies in unlocking the full potential of server virtualization. The integration of multiple Microsoft and NetApp...

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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 // 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

    FlexArchive: A Re-Configurable Distributed Archival Store Based on Secret Sharing

    Modern storage systems are often faced with complex tradeoffs between the confidentiality, availability, and performance they offer their users. Secret sharing is a data encoding technique that provides information-theoretically provable guarantees on confidentiality unlike conventional encryption. Additionally, secret sharing provides quantifiable guarantees on the availability of the encoded data. The...

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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 // Feb 2010

    Oracle Data Protection Handbook

    This paper provides an overview of data protection methods, products, and sample scenarios for the Oracle Database environment. This includes descriptions of commonly used Oracle and NetApp data protection products. It does not cover all possible product combinations and scenarios but will be regularly updated as products evolve and new...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Citrix Xenserver and Netapp Storage Best Practices

    Citrix XenServer is a native 64-bit virtualization platform, with the scalability required by Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft SQL Server, Citrix XenApp, Citrix XenDesktop and other business-critical applications. The highest host and guest CPU and memory limits available, coupled with fine-grained controls for processor, network, and disk, enable it to deliver...

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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 // 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 // Feb 2010

    Implementation Guide for Veritas Cluster Server and NetApp SnapMirror for Microsoft Exchange Server 2007

    Today's business requirements, such as high availability, business continuity, and disaster recovery, are more extensive than ever before. Because Microsoft Exchange has become a mission-critical application in recent years, Microsoft Exchange Server downtime costs companies millions of dollars per year. IT organizations work hard to eliminate or lessen the impact...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    SAP With Oracle on Windows and NetApp Storage

    This paper addresses the challenges of designing storage solutions to support SAP Business Suite products using an Oracle Database. The primary focus is on the common storage infrastructure design, deployment, operation, and management challenges faced by business and IT leaders utilizing the latest generation of SAP solutions. Recommendations are generic...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Exchange 2010 - An Upgrade Worth Considering

    Email is business dial tone. Whether on computers or smartphones, email is the most popular application. And Microsoft Exchange is a popular choice for business email. Microsoft's recent release of Exchange Server 2010 has material benefits that should prompt some Exchange 2007 and many Exchange 2003 customers to consider an...

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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 // Jun 2012

    Wikibon ROI Study: Business Case for Unified Storage Consolidation for Microsoft Windows Installations

    Unified storage has been a hot topic of discussion in the storage business for the last 18-24 months. The discussion has largely focused on which vendors offer which products and functionality, and the degree of unification that is actually delivered. Unified storage is particularly attractive in Microsoft Windows installations because...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Baldwin Wallace College Case Study: 194% ROI with Virtualized NetApp and VMware Platform

    To attract a new generation of tech-savvy students and faculty, Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio, has made IT a top priority. But like most colleges, Baldwin-Wallace is facing tighter budgets, forcing administrators to find ways to stretch the college's IT dollars. So after years of adding servers and storage hardware...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Raven Industries Elevates Corporate Services with Improved Uptime on NetApp

    For Raven Systems, 24/7 systems availability is critical. With NetApp, Raven Systems was able to deliver superior uptime, allowing the Corporate Services division to enhance its service and the business to focus on remaining competitive. Challenges they overcame: performance issues with firmware upgrade cycles, improve storage efficiency and scalability to...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Oak Hills Local School District virtualizes desktops to save $1.27M using Cisco®UCS, VMware®, and NetApp®

    Oak Hills local school district needed to deliver anytime, anywhere teaching and learning despite district-wide budget reductions. The solution included building a virtual desktop solution on Cisco?UCS, VMware?, and NetApp?. The benefits of their approach: students and teachers gained 24x7 access to learning systems, virtualized 1,200 desktops in 2 months,...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    J. Fletcher Creamer & Son construct efficiency and business agility with Hyper-V and NetApp

    Learn how J. Fletcher Creamer & Son eliminated server sprawl, consolidated 25 islands of storage, and simplified while expanding capability. The solution: virtualize with Hyper-V? on NetApp? for faster application rollout, efficiency, and agility. The benefits included: Deploy servers in 30 minutes, not 3 weeks Provision storage...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    ESG Lab Validation Report: Deploy and Manage Storage with Ease using NetApp FAS2240

    This ESG Lab Validation Report presents the hands-on evaluation and testing results of the FAS2240, NetApp's newly released entry-level storage system. ESG Lab focused on three key areas that make the FAS2240 an appealing offering for small to medium-sized businesses: easy deployment, simple manageability, and performance scalability.

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    ESG Whitepaper Maximizing Private Cloud Benefits with an Efficient Storage Foundation

    How can you make sure that your private cloud is agile, responsive, and efficient? NetApp offers private cloud technology that aligns with the following recommendations from Enterprise Strategy Group: Optimize storage to fully realize the benefits of server virtualization and private cloud Treat storage efficiency as a...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    ESG Whitepaper FlexPod Your Gateway to the Private Cloud

    A private cloud needs to be built on a rock-solid data foundation. Learn why FlexPod is the solution of choice to enable an efficient and easily-managed cloud infrastructure.

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Private Cloud - More than Just Virtualization

    What is your plan to move your organization beyond virtualization? Learn more about how developing a cloud strategy can help you achieve the business agility you need to: Accelerate time to market Manage scalability to meet dynamic workloads

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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Providing the Best-of-Breed Private Cloud with NetApp and Windows Server 2012

    Great things can happen when top technology providers partner up to deliver best-of-breed cloud solutions. Learn why NetApp was selected Microsoft Private Cloud Partner of the Year in 2012.

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  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    The Total Economic Impact Of NetApp Solutions For Cloud Service Providers

    Clustered Data ONTAP Has a Clear ROI for Cloud Solutions. NetApp cloud infrastructure solutions using clustered Data ONTAP provide a "risk-adjusted ROI of 90% along with a 16-month payback period," according to this Forrester report.

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Creating an Enterprise-Wide Cloud Strategy

    Discover why a holistic strategy for cloud adoption should be a top priority for the enterprise today; provides guidance from NetApp's own experience on how to determine which workloads are best suited for migration to private, public, and hybrid clouds: and offers best practices about prioritizing workloads for transition to...

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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 // 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 // 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 // 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 // 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 // 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 // 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 // Feb 2015

    Reducing Total Cost of Ownership with Flash Storage

    This whitepaper explores several of the total cost of ownership (TCO) benefits associated with flash storage compared to those of traditional hard disk storage environments. Experiences of customers with NetApp flash storage solutions demonstrate how deployment of flash storage can translate into a lower TCO than that provided by traditional...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Lab Evaluation of NetApp- Hybrid Array with Flash Pool Technology

    NetApp commissioned Demartek to evaluate the effectiveness of Flash Pool with different types and numbers of hard disk drives using an online transaction processing (OLTP) database workload, and to evaluate the performance of Flash Pool in a clustered Data ONTAP environment during a cluster storage node failover scenario. In...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    Delivering Customer Value with Enterprise Flash Deployments

    In this whitepaper, IDC examines the growing use of flash technology across the enterprise and how the technology is being deployed to improve performance and efficiency. This whitepaper explores various aspects associated with deploying flash technology and discusses the importance of a full portfolio of flash solutions that is designed...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    IDC: Enterprise Storage:  The Foundation for Application and Enterprise Availability

    Learn how storage environments can help address high-availability needs and identify critical features necessary for businesses to meet the bar for six 9s availability. You’ll also see how two customers have leveraged NetApp storage solutions to meet their stringent requirements for uptime as they manage dynamic, high-growth businesses.

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  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    ESG: NetApp Multi-Cloud Private Storage: Take Charge of Your Cloud Data 

    75% of enterprise-scale organizations currently use some type of cloud service. With major cloud providers continually competing to offer new capabilities and low prices, choice abounds. No single cloud is guaranteed to meet all your needs today and in the future. Opt for a more flexible solution. Download this paper...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    CIO Mag:  Hybrid Clouds: Deriving the Biggest Business Impact

    The steady growth of HYBRID CLOUDS signals the continued need by organizations for greater flexibility and agility while responding to changing business needs. Learn about best practices, business and IT considerations, and customer success stories for hybrid clouds.

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  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    ESG:  The Evolving Public Cloud Landscape

    ESG research indicates that the corporate usage of public cloud computing in the form of cloud-based infrastructure services, business applications , and/or application development continues to grow. What are the profiles of the organizations at the forefront of the cloud adoption movement, how are these services being leveraged today, and...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2015

    ESG:  Extending the Data Center to the Cloud

    41% of ESG research respondents reported that the cloud enabled them to realize IT cost reductions with 26% seeing improvements in productivity. Learn how you can achieve these benefits by reviewing common IT scenarios detailed in private and hybrid cloud, data protection, BYOD and data movement use cases.

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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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  • 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 // Feb 2015

    Enterprise Tech: Pick Your Cloud, Control Your Data.

    The report looks at the operational and financial benefits that companies can expect to see through Cloud services. By capitalizing on private cloud and by using cloud services companies can have the flexibility to grow, maintain control of their data without expanding their data centers. They can also be more...

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