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  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    Pelephone Overhauls IT and Launches a New Cellular Network With NetApp Technology

    Pelephone Cellular Communications Ltd. is Israel's pioneering mobile communications company. The challenge was to upgrade storage to support development of a new mobile network. Provide a backbone for modernization, including a large-scale migration to virtual servers. Pelephone Cellular Communications implemented NetApp's unified storage architecture, integrating support for large-scale virtual environments,...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    Pelephone Mobile Operator Deploys NetApp to Launch Its New Cellular Music Portal

    Pelephone Cellular Communications Ltd. is Israel's pioneering mobile communications company. The challenge was to upgrade engineering department storage system to support a large-capacity music portal with strenuous download demands, while minimizing costs and providing a foundation for growth. Pelephone Cellular Communications deployed the NetApp's scale-out storage strategy to build a...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    American Greetings Says Thanks a Half-Million for NetApp V-Series Efficiencies

    American Greetings Corporation is a leading manufacturer of innovative social expression products that assist consumers in enhancing their relationships. In a global economy that has been particularly challenging for retail businesses, American Greetings continues to thrive, maintaining its position as the world's largest publicly owned creator, manufacturer, and distributor of...

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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 // 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

    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

    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

    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

    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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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

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

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

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

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

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

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  • 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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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

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

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

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

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

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

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

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

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

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Trimac Transportation Drives Productivity Up and Costs Down With NetApp

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

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

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

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

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  • 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 2010

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

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

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

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

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

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  • 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

    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

    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 // 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

    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 // 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

    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 // 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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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

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

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

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Protects Data and Saves Money

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

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

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

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

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  • Case Studies // 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 // 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 // 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 2010

    Cleveland Indians Make IT All-Star Team With NetApp Solution

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

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

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

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

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  • 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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