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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    IT Structures Builds Cloud Services on NetApp for Elasticity Plus "Instant Gratification"

    Founded in 2007 and privately held, IT Structures is a member of the Sequoia Capital and Gemini Israel portfolios. (Source: www.itstructures.com). IT Structures wanted to implemented high-value storage for cloud-based service delivering on-demand virtual marketing/sales engagements. IT Structures deployed NetApp to maximize customer experience, provide reliability, enable automated cloud management,...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Thunderbird School Goes Online With Continuous Data Availability Using NetApp MetroCluster

    Founded in 1946, Thunderbird School of Global Management is the first and oldest graduate management school focused exclusively on global business. Thunderbird School of Global Management wanted to support 24x7 global availability of school applications across virtual and physical systems. Thunderbird School of Global Management deployed NetApp MetroCluster enables continuous...

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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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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    NetApp Brings EFficiency to EF Education First

    EF Education First was founded in Sweden in 1965 by Bertil Hult based on the simple concept of taking local high school students to England to learn English. The challenge was to accommodate rapid data growth; streamline storage management, backup, and recovery; increase performance and uptime. The company replaced a...

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  • 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

    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 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

    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

    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 // 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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  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    Chung Shan Medical University Hospital Strengthens the Management of Medical Records

    Established in 1966, Chung Shan Medical University Hospital (Chung Shan Hospital) is one of the three major medical centers in Taichung City, Taiwan, with an employee force of over 2,000. Chung Shan Hospital wanted to search for a reliable storage system technology to ensure the backup efficiency and safety of...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    T-Systems Standardizes Using NetApp to Help Deliver Cloud Services at Up to 30% Less Than On-Premises IT

    T-Systems provides IT on tap, just like water or electricity. The company delivers IT resources on demand so that customers no longer have to invest in infrastructure and applications and pay only for what they actually use. T-Systems deliver SAP and other applications as cloud-based services to gain a competitive...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    NetApp MultiStore Delivers Cost-Effective Data Confidentiality for Subaru Canada

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

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    Graham Improves Key Application Performance by 10% With NetApp

    Graham Group Ltd. (Graham) is a leading contractor with more than eight decades of project delivery experience in North America. Graham wanted to find a scalable, robust, and flexible storage solution for file servers and Microsoft SQL Server and deploy Disaster Recovery (DR) solution. Graham implemented NetApp storage systems with...

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    Tier 3 Provides Secure Cloud Storage Infrastructure With NetApp MultiStore

    Tier 3 delivers enterprise-level managed services to small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), offering end-to-end IT management. Tier 3 wanted to offer clients affordable, secure storage and deliver disaster recovery services and efficient backup. The challenge was to provide enterprise Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Storage as a Service (SaaS)....

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    Customers Such as Shell, Porsche, and Airbus Count on T-Systems Cloud Services - Built Using NetApp

    T-Systems serves 400 global corporations such as Shell, Porsche, Airbus, Audi, Volkswagen, and Daimler AG. T-Systems wanted to provide cloud-based services that deliver lower costs, greater flexibility, and higher service levels than companies get from on-premise IT. As a solution T-Systems automated and virtualized servers and storage, standardizing using VMware...

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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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  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

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

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

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  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    MercadoLibre Optimizes Data Protection and Performance for Oracle RAC With NetApp

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

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    High-Availability Support for DataFabric Manager Server

    This paper explains how to set up high-availability solution for NetApp DataFabric Manager Server. The high-availability solution for DataFabric Manager Server on Windows is implemented using Microsoft Cluster Server (MSCS), while a high-availability solution for DataFabric Manager Server on Linux and Solaris server is implemented using Veritas Cluster Server (VCS)....

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Helping DBAs Become More Efficient - NetApp Efficiency and Manageability Advantages

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

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    NetApp Helps Concord Servicing Keep Cash Flowing for Clients

    Founded in 1988, Concord Servicing provides technology and loan servicing solutions for dozens of clients with more than 600,000 consumer accounts, representing a portfolio in excess of $2 billion. Concord Servicing provides uninterrupted access to customer data and furnish loan details and reports to corporate clients and deliver up-to-the-second contract...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    Square Enix Implements a NetApp FAS System to Support Employee Communication

    Square Enix Co., Ltd., is a global entertainment company with a wide variety of businesses, including game software development, online game development and services, arcade game machine development, and publishing. Square Enix Co., Ltd. wanted to build a next-generation infrastructure for company-wide information sharing, communication and cooperation. Square Square Enix...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    Sailing Twice as Fast as the Wind, BMW ORACLE Racing Taps NetApp to Help Regain America's Cup

    For well over a century, American boats successfully defended the America's Cup against all challengers in the longest winning streak in sports. Then in 1983, an Australian team snapped the streak and took the trophy home. The BMW ORACLE team wanted to win back America's Cup by building, testing, and...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    QTS Helps Ross University Create and Implement a State-of-the-Art 21st Century Network

    With headquarters in North Brunswick, New Jersey, and campuses on the islands of Dominica and St. Kitts - and plans for a new facility on Grand Bahama - Ross University was experiencing rapidly growing e-mail and file data and video learning files and was challenged to more quickly bring up...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    DCI Engages ISG to Deploy NetApp for Savings Plus Cloud-Based ITaaS for Banks

    DCI provides full-service bank technology and processing solutions to the financial industry. Headquartered in Hutchinson, Kansas, DCI's advanced banking solutions include the iCore bank processing and management system, imaging, Internet banking, networking, teller automation, ATM/card services network, and backroom services. DCI wanted to implement storage for server consolidation project to...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    Burt's Bees Doubles Virtual Servers, Speeds VM Backups, Restores - Without Adding Storage

    Customers familiar with Burt's Bees lip balms, lotions, and soaps can attest to the company's commitment to producing high-quality, natural personal care products. But many might be surprised to learn the headway being made by the natural personal care leader in fulfilling one of its own "Greater Good" missions: To...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    RMT Manages Rapid Growth and Protects Data Across 17 Sites With NetApp Solutions

    RMT, Inc. delivers solutions to help its clients balance their energy, environmental, and financial objectives. RMT, Inc. wanted to safeguard intellectual property while minimizing the need for local IT expertise. RMT, Inc. installed 13 NetApp FAS2020 systems in remote offices and replicate data to a FAS3020 cluster at headquarters. Oversee...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    U.S. Army Implements Cost-Effective Data Management Solution With NetApp, Overtone Software, and FCN

    The U.S. Army's Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) provides ocean terminal, commercial ocean liner service, and traffic management services to deploy, sustain, and redeploy U.S. forces on a global basis. SDDC wanted to expedite data access, protect Exchange and laptop data, and improve archive access and comply with...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    IJsselland Hospital Relies on NetApp for Simple, Reliable Digital Archive Storage

    IJsselland Hospital in Capelle aan den IJssel, The Netherlands, is a modern, patient-orientated, commercial, and innovative hospital. It has a staff of 1,300, including more than 85 specialists. IJsselland Hospital wanted to obtain simple-to-use, stable storage for organization-wide digital archives. IJsselland Hospital migrated to a NetApp FAS3020 cluster and use...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

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

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

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Looking Beyond the Hype: Evaluating Data Deduplication Solutions

    Data deduplication is an important new technology that is quickly being embraced by users as they struggle to control data proliferation. By eliminating redundant data objects, an immediate benefit is obtained through space efficiencies. When choosing a deduplication product, however, it is important to consider all aspects of design, including...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Comprehensive Data Protection for Windows

    Microsoft Windows has become a critical part of the business. What would happen if a key business application such as Microsoft SQL Server or Microsoft Exchange were unavailable for several days? If critical documents or spreadsheets were offline - or worse, gone for good? Is the data protection strategy adequate...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Using Performance Acceleration Module in Exchange 2007 Solutions

    In this paper, a specific implementation of PAM, namely PAM I, a PCI Express X4 card with 16GB of SDRAM (together with its software component), was tested using two vastly different Exchange 2007 configurations. Both configurations benefited from the use of PAM. Microsoft Exchange Server is an I/O-intensive application that...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    The Move to Desktop Virtualization

    In April 2009, Computerworld invited IT and business leaders to participate in a survey on desktop virtualization. The survey was fielded via targeted broadcasts to Computerworld customers, as well as through an invitation on Computerworld.com. The goal of the survey was to understand key drivers for implementing Virtual Desktop Infrastructure...

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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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  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    Anadarko Protects Vital SAP System With Solutions From NetApp

    Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (www.anadarko.com, NYSE: APC), based in The Woodlands, Texas, is one of the world's largest independent oil and natural gas exploration and production companies. The challenge was to strengthen data protection for SAP system, enhance disaster recovery and manage complex IT infrastructure. As a solution Anadarko Petroleum Corp....

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    Avnet Technology Solutions Makes Storage Hosting Affordable With NetApp MultiStore

    Avnet Technology Solutions, an operating group of Avnet, Inc., is a global solutions distributor. Avnet Technology Solutions wanted to offer and maintain affordable, private storage that Avnet's reseller partners can provide to their end customers. Avnet Technology Solutions deployed NetApp MultiStore software enables Avnet and its reseller partners to offer...

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