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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 // Jan 2010

    Implementation and Analysis of the User Direct Access Programming Library

    The User Direct Access Programming Library (uDAPL) is a generic application programming interface (API) for network adapters capable of Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA). The uDAPL interface allows user space applications to work with RDMA adapters using a platform and transport independent API. The uDAPL interface has been proposed for...

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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 // Jan 2010

    VMware VSphere and ESX 3.5 Multiprotocol Performance Comparison Using FC, ISCSI, and NFS

    NetApp storage arrays and VMware vSphere natively support data access using FC, iSCSI, and NFS protocols. Because of the deployment and management differences in each protocol, determining which of these three protocols to use is one of the key steps in designing a virtualized infrastructure. With this in mind, knowing...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Implementing an NDMP Backup Solution Using NetBackup 6.5 and 7.0 on NetApp Storage

    This paper describes how to implement an NDMP backup solution using NetBackup 6.5 and 7.0 on NetApp storage. It contains solution design and implementation details about how to configure NetBackup backup software. This paper is intended for storage and system administrators who are responsible for NetBackup infrastructure. It assumes that...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    PowerVM Virtualization and NetApp Storage: Best Practices

    IBM Power Systems servers coupled with PowerVM technology enable clients to build a dynamic infrastructure, reducing costs, managing risk, and improving service levels. By using NetApp storage solutions as the underlying storage, customers can make the best use of NetApp virtualization technologies, including virtual data center backup and restore with...

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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 // 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 // Nov 2009

    Uninterrupted Data Availability With NetApp MetroCluster and DB2 9.7 High-Availability Feature

    For today's enterprises 24x7 data availability is not an option but a necessity to succeed in an ever-increasing competitive environment. With globalization, data growth, and business reliance on data, enterprises today operate in an extremely complex environment and are more susceptible to interruptions than in the past. Organizations recognize the...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Microsoft Exchange Server, SQL Server, and SharePoint Server Mixed Workload on VMware VSphere 4, NetApp Unified Storage (FC, ISCSI, and NFS), and Cisco Nexus Unified Fabric

    This paper provides guidance on how to design and architect a scalable Microsoft applications mixed workload solution on highly available VMware vSphere 4 virtual infrastructure and NetApp unified storage. It highlights the flexibility of leveraging either a Fibre Channel (FC) protocol-based storage solutions or IP-based solutions (that is, iSCSI and...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    The NetApp Performance Acceleration Module II in File Services Workloads

    NetApp submitted three results for SPECsfs2008 over NFS, each of which was for the FAS3160 storage system. The first submission is based on a FAS3160 controller with 16 disk shelves of 15,000 RPM Fibre Channel drives, totaling 224 disk drives. In the next configuration one used the same drive types...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 and NetApp SnapManager for SQL Server Fundamentals

    This paper discusses the best practices for working with Microsoft's BizTalk Server 2006 and SnapManager for SQL Server. The paper discusses the components of the BizTalk Server and how they relate to SQL Server and SnapManager for SQL. It discusses the backup set and different options for establishing backups and...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Migration of Oracle Database to Data ONTAP 8.0 64-bit Aggregates

    Migration of large Oracle Databases such as data warehouses and decision support systems, which can easily consume many terabytes, presents one of the biggest technical challenges for any organization. This paper discusses various procedures for the nondisruptive upgrade and migration of Oracle Database to Data ONTAP 8.0 7-Mode 64-bit aggregates....

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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 // 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 // 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 // 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

    Development and Test Solution for SQL Server Databases

    NetApp solutions dramatically reduce the effort required to deploy databases for application development, testing, QA, maintenance, and migration. Database administrators and application developers can now use simple but powerful tools to quickly and easily create local or remote database clones in seconds, using little additional storage, without the need for...

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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 // 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 // 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

    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 // Aug 2009

    Building a Data Center for Cloud Computing Transform Your Storage Environment to Cut Costs and Increase Efficiency

    Data centers are at a crossroad. Massive data growth, tough economic conditions, and physical data center limitations (power, heat, space) are exerting extreme pressure on traditional IT infrastructures. Additionally, many companies seek to deploy IT architectures that support new, service-based business models. Finding ways to take cost, complexity, and associated...

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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 // 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 // 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 // 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 // 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 // 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 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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  • 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

    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 // 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 // Feb 2009

    Using Integrated Snapshot Backup Feature of IBM DB2 9.5 With NetApp Storage System

    This paper describes how to meet challenges posed by shrinking backup and recovery windows using the integrated storage Snapshot features of DB2 9.5. Regardless of the size of the database or the level of activity on the storage system, a Snapshot copy takes only a few seconds to create. The...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Integrating Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise for UNIX With a NetApp Storage System

    This paper describes the procedure to integrate Sybase Adaptive Server for UNIX with a NetApp storage system. This paper assumes familiarity with the following: Sybase Adaptive Server, The operation of NetApp storage systems, Knowledge of the version of UNIX. Some of the supported UNIX platforms are Solaris, HP/UX, IBM AIX,...

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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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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Disaster Recovery Solutions for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server User Sites Using SnapManager for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server

    Innovative NetApp technologies enable organizations to extract benefits out of their SharePoint deployments in the area of backing up and restoring these. The various technologies empower the SharePoint administrator to design a robust backup management strategy to protect the organization's SharePoint resources. NetApp provides industry-leading solutions in the areas of...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2007

    Total Cost Comparison: NetApp vs. EMC Solutions for Windows File Services Consolidation

    Once companies have made the decision to consolidate their Windows file services environments, a key consideration for many is which storage platform will provide the lowest total cost. This independent research by Mercer Management Consulting reviews the cost of acquiring, deploying, operating, and managing EMC Celerra and NetApp FAS environments....

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  • White Papers // May 2007

    Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Best Practices Guide

    Corporate messaging has become mission critical in nearly all organizations. Along with this critical importance come additional constraints for information technology organizations. Not only do they have to deal with requests for increased user mailbox sizes and additional users, they need to ensure high availability for their messaging infrastructure while...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Ten Smart Things to Know About Storage

    Learn about trends, developments and tips to make your storage environment more efficient.

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  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    NetApp FAS2240 - An Inside Look

    This article takes an inside look at the unique design features of the NetApp FAS2240, including: Integration of controllers within NetApp SAS disk shelves; I/O and performance enhancements; New resiliency and availability features.

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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 // 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

    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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  • 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 // Sep 2012

    The NetApp Agile Data Infrastructure

    Monumental data growth brings new opportunities to users and companies but taxes the resources of IT organizations. A new infrastructure is needed, one that brings forward the concepts of intelligent, immortal, and infinite data management. NetApp's agile data infrastructure is designed to simplify IT complexity in today's data-driven world.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Best Practices for Shared Infrastructure Data Storage in the Federal Government

    To establish the most effective shared infrastructure data storage environment for the Federal Government as it embraces cloud computing, it is necessary to examine all parts of the IT stack, including enterprise storage. New best practices in shared infrastructure data storage can dramatically improve the cost, flexibility, and environmental impact...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    NetApp: Building Next Generation Agile Storage

    "Next generation storage" used to refer to scale-out storage systems. Now that we're seeing a broad transition to such systems, it begs the question: what's the next, next generation storage system? What types of systems will be required to enable widespread server virtualization and always-on availability to support cloud services?...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Solving Agencies' Big Data Challenges: PED for On-the-Fly Decisions

    With the growing volumes of rich sensor data and imagery used today to derive meaningful intelligence, government agencies need to address the challenges posed by these big datasets. NetApp provides a scalable, unified single pool of storage to better handle your processing and analysis of data to drive actionable intelligence...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    NetApp Storage Solutions for Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination

    With the growing volumes of intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) data captured by a myriad of sensors for motion imagery, satellite imagery and data, radar feeds, and aerial surveillance, government agencies need to address the challenges posed by these "big" datasets to ingest data, analyze content, and turn datasets into...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    The Federal Mandate for Data Center Consolidation

    The Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative (FDCCI) addresses decades of redundant IT investments that have resulted in a costly, unsustainable, and inefficient IT infrastructure. Redundant infrastructure investments, coupled with the inability to share resources and data across multiple agencies, is driving the federal government to implement a shared infrastructure and...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    NetApp Unified Scale-Out/Clustered Storage

    Today's data centers are being asked to do more with little additional financial support forthcoming. They are under a constant barrage to do things faster, more inexpensively and with no disruption to the revenue generating part of the company. Frequently, they are experiencing 24x7 operations, numerous new application deployments and...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    NetApp FAS6240 Clustered SAN Champion of Champions

    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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  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    IDC: Delivering Customer Value with Enterprise Flash Deployments

    When it comes to flash, “one size does not fit all.” IDC examines recent flash trends in enterprise storage deployments, highlighting how SSDs are filling in gaps of existing storage systems when coupled with intelligent archiving and automated tiering, the pros and cons of different SSD approaches, and tips to...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    VMware vSphere 5 on NetApp Data ONTAP 8.1 Operating in Cluster-Mode

    Technical Report - This document aligns the server hypervisor with the storage hypervisor by prescribing the best practices for deploying VMware® vSphere® 5 on Cluster-Mode

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  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Integrating NetApp Storage with SAP NetWeaver Landscape Virtualization

    Technical Report - This document describes a solution on a NetApp shared storage infrastructure that provides system administrators with the ability to quickly copy, clone, and manage SAP systems. The goal of this document is to (a) provide IT administrators and operational staff with an understanding of the integration of...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Running Microsoft Enterprise Applications on VMware vSphere, NetApp Unified Storage, and Cisco Unified Fabric

    Technical Report – This document describes a solution that showcases virtualizing Microsoft applications on VMware vSphere 4.1 virtual infrastructure and NetApp unified storage, achieving significant storage efficiency, performance, operational agility, and efficient, application-consistent, deduplication-aware data protection.

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  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    NetApp and VMware View Solution Guide

    This solution guide provides guidelines and best practices for architecting, deploying, and managing VMware View virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solutions on NetApp storage systems.

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  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Report: Delivering Customer Value with Enterprise Flash Deployments

    When it comes to flash, "one size does not fit all." IDC examines recent flash trends in enterprise storage deployments. This includes: highlighting how SSDs are filling in gaps of existing storage systems when coupled with intelligent archiving and automated tiering, the pros and cons of different SSD approaches, and...

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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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  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    IPR Extends Its ZoneIT Virtual Private Data Center Service With NetApp Storage

    IPR International is a recognized industry leader in managed IT services. They need to provide cost-efficient and flexible data center services to support changing client needs. IPR chose NetApp to overcome these challenges. They deployed new private cloud service and data protection service on a flexible NetApp FAS storage platform....

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    WhiteWater West Drives Agility, Tackles Unprecedented Growth with NetApp and Microsoft - Whitepaper

    Learn how WhiteWater West leveraged flexible IT to accommodate intense growth that has resulted in a 10-fold increase in storage demands in less than 3 years. The solution encompassed: forging ambitious growth path by virtualizing and streamlining with NetApp? FAS3210 storage and Microsoft? Hyper-V?. The benefits: Delivered...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

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

    NetApp enables CIO Solutions to deploy solutions faster to customers.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation Optimizes Data Center with CTI, VMware, and NetApp

    Learn how Chesapeake Bay Foundation optimized their data center infrastructure by creating a technology foundation that meets the challenges of the coming years. They were able to unify their server and storage architecture and implement best practices, rearchitect VMware? environment to gain greater virtualization efficiency; as well as upgrade and...

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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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