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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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  • Case Studies // Sep 2012

    Virtual Success in the Healthcare Provider Market

    This white paper is presented by IDC Health Insights and sponsored by NetApp. The objectives were to gain insights into: The decision-making process for investment in desktop virtualization by hospitals The benefits, both quantitative and qualitative, experienced by a provider organization that invested in NetApp's storage solutions for desktop...

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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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  • Case Studies // Nov 2009

    Storage Efficiency at the College of Saint Rose Yields Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in Annual Savings

    Located in Albany, New York, The College of Saint Rose is a private, independent coeducational college. Through a strong liberal education curriculum and progressive academic programs, the College serves traditional students and working professionals. College of Saint Rose wanted to accommodate data growth and enable disaster recovery while reducing management...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    TruWest Gets It Done Twice as Fast, More Economically, and in Half the Space With XenServer on NetApp

    Arizona-headquartered TruWest Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative that offers its members a wide variety of loan and deposit products and services. TruWest Credit Union wanted to consolidate storage for better performance, manageability, flexibility, and server virtualization. TruWest Credit Union standardized on NetApp for fast provisioning, business agility, and...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    CARCO Delivers Higher Customer Satisfaction and Saves $1 Million With NetApp

    CARCO's Investigative & Security Consulting division and Background Screening Services division provide comprehensive background investigations on potential and current employees, vendors, customers, and business partners, as well as drug testing through an alliance partner. CARCO Group wanted to improve availability and manageability of IT infrastructure to offer customers better, faster...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Infinera Recovers Critical Data in Minutes Instead of Hours, Reduces RPO With NetApp

    Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, Infinera entered the optical networking market in 2004 with a new kind of optical networking system based on the world's first mass-produced large-scale photonic integrated circuits. Infinera wanted to consolidate direct-attached storage silos; streamline storage management, backup, and recovery; improve Recovery Point Objective (RPO). Infinera implemented...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    BBM Canada Accelerates Product Delivery and Lowers Cost With NetApp and VMware Dev/Test Solution

    BBM Canada is a not-for-profit broadcast research company responsible for collecting viewing and listening data from thousands of Canadian households and translating it into meaningful audience ratings surveys used by broadcasters and media buyers. The challenge was to accelerate delivery of accurate ratings surveys. BBM Canada deployed NetApp FlexClone and...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    Leeds Bradford International Airport Delivers the "Enjoyable Journey" With VMware on NetApp

    Located in Yorkshire, England, and owned by Bridgepoint Capital, Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBIA) offers passenger flights to over 70 leisure and business locations. Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBIA) wanted to centralize storage to complement virtual infrastructure for business continuance, reduced costs, and to meet new-business demands. Leeds Bradford International...

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  • Case Studies // Oct 2009

    SAP Co-Innovation Lab Data Center Provisions "Green" Landscapes With Flexible NetApp Solutions

    Launched in Palo Alto, California in June 2007, the SAP Co-Innovation Lab offers a hands-on environment where SAP and its customers and partners can collaborate on new business applications and technologies. Co-Innovation Lab wanted to implement flexible, scalable storage to enable rapid provisioning of SAP development environments, or "Landscapes," to...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    City of Eden Prairie Runs on NetApp to Protect Critical 24x7 Services With Dollar-Saving Efficiency

    The City of Eden Prairie, Minnesota, is home to more than 62,000 people and about 2,200 businesses, including the Minnesota Vikings National Football League franchise. The City of Eden Prairie implemented storage to complement VMware efficiencies and boost performance and availability for critical city services. The City of Eden Prairie...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    J&B Group Keeps It Fresh With VMware and Quest VDI on NetApp

    Headquartered in St. Michael, Minnesota, J&B Group is a family-owned perishable production and distribution company. The company offers retail and food-service customers a combination of wholesaling, branded products, custom food service cutting, cold storage, and transportation of meat, poultry, and deli food products. J&B Group wanted to refresh storage to...

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  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    iStreet Delivers Reliable, Cost-Effective Enterprise SAP Hosting Using NetApp Storage

    With so much riding on its services, iStreet constantly strives to improve quality, reliability, and cost-effectiveness for clients. iStreet wanted to improve service reliability and cost. The challenge was to exceed service-level agreements and reduce IT overhead. iStreet delivered Software as a Service (SaaS) built on a NetApp storage infrastructure....

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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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  • 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 // 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 // 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 // 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 // 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 // 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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  • 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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  • Case Studies // Dec 2012

    PeakColo Supports 300% Growth with IT Scalability, Flexibility & Performance From NetApp and VMware

    PeakColo is an enterprise-class Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud service provider to other service providers. Their challenge is to succeed in the cloud services market by differentiating services from those of competitors. They chose NetApp to overcome this challenge. Deploy NetApp storage systems with the clustered Data ONTAP operating...

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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 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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