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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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  • Podcasts // Jun 2012

    Chesapeake Bay Foundation rescues the bay with NetApp's affordable and efficient solution for mission-enabling IT

    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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  • Podcasts // Jun 2012

    Raven Industries Elevates Corporate Services with Improved Uptime on NetApp - Video

    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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  • Podcasts // Jun 2012

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

    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

    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

    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 // 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 // Nov 2009

    Business Case Study: Assessing Storage Efficiency within NetApp's Data Centers

    This report looks at ways NetApp IT was able to put into practices what the company has been saying to its customers for some time: That the use of NetApp storage offers such efficiency that it can save companies significantly more money and management time than the use of an...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    ESG: Driving Storage Efficiency in SAN Environments

    Today's IT organizations need to operate on slimmer budgets while managing the increased demands of the data center. This ESG paper outlines the considerations for architecting an efficient SAN data storage infrastructure with a focus on the NetApp solutions for increased utilization, improved performance and streamlined protection to reduce operational...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    NetApp Storage Best Practices for Microsoft Virtualization

    This technical report (TR) provides guidelines and best practices for integrated architectures and implementations of Microsoft? Hyper-V with NetApp? storage solutions. The NetApp technologies discussed in this technical report are important to achieving an integrated storage solution that is cost effective, operationally efficient, flexible, and environment friendly.

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    ESG Report: Storage Efficiency Strategies for Microsoft Application Environments

    This paper addresses the many Exchange, SQL Server, and SharePoint implementations running on inefficient storage infrastructures, limiting scalability and complicating what should be fairly simple storage management tasks. Readers will also learn why recent changes in Microsoft infrastructures, including the introduction of a server operating system and a server virtualization...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Discovering Improved Data Protection Strategies for the Virtual World

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

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    NetApp Solutions Guide: 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 document 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 // Jan 2010

    TOT_Top Five Hyper-V Best Practices

    NetApp best practices cover important new features of Microsoft? HyperV? as well as lessons learned from numerous deployments. Learn how to configure networks, set appropriate iGroups and LUN types, avoid alignment problems, and configure CSVs.

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    IDC: IDC Expert ROI Spotlight

    This research paper outlines how the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General realized a three year ROI if 202% by using NetApp solutions to reduce infrastructure costs, increase user productivity, reduce downtime, and improve IT staff efficiency. Learn how they achieved annual benefits such as: ? Average of $556K in avoided...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    TCO Study: Managing Data Growth, Improving Performance, and Enhancing Disaster Preparedness with Storage and Server Virtualization

    Find out how NetApp and VMware customer, Tucson Electric Power, improved disaster preparedness while saving money, by standardizing on NetApp? storage and launching an aggressive server virtualization program.

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  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    Live Webcast Series: Learn how to build your shared IT infrastructure

    Start today by registering for our three-part live Webcast series, which will offer interactive Q&A and featuring leading analysts, peer perspectives, NetApp experts, and strategic solution partners, including Cisco and VMware. Register now for all three Webcasts in the series. Your Roadmap to the Cloud Learn the steps...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2003

    SnapManager for Microsoft Exchange Best Practices

    This paper is intended to be a best practice guide and is for experienced Microsoft Exchange administrators who have read the Network Appliance SnapDrive and SnapManager for Exchange installation and administration guides. Readers of this best practice guide should have a solid understanding of the Exchange storage architecture and Exchange...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2007

    Storage Performance Management: Monitoring Storage Performance Using NetApp Operations Manager

    With business infrastructures constantly growing more complex, IT professionals need the knowledge, skills, and tools to quickly identify potential bottlenecks in each element of the infrastructure and take corrective action, preferably before a problem becomes severe enough to be noticed. Of all the elements in the IT infrastructure, storage is...

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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 // Oct 2008

    Converged Enhanced Ethernet - Good for iSCSI SANs

    Off late, Ethernet is a predominant network choice for interconnecting resources in the data center. It is ubiquitous and well understood by network engineers and developers worldwide, and it has stood the test of time against challengers trying to displace it as the popular option for data center network environments....

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Storage Efficiency at Organic Valley Yields $750K Savings for Family Farms

    Organic Valley is a leading organic brand and America's largest organic farmers' cooperative. Organized in 1988, Organic Valley represents over 1,340 farmers in the United States and Canada. Organic Valley wanted to increase storage capacity and enable disaster recovery while reducing management costs and conserving data center resources. Organic Valley...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    City of Hartford Relies on the Ergonomic Group, VMware, and NetApp to Help Stretch Its IT Dollar

    The City of Hartford's nickname, "New England's Rising Star," affirms its rich history as an early Dutch trading settlement as well as its later being the home of authors such as Harriet Beecher Stowe and Mark Twain as well as many of America's emerging insurance giants. City of Hartford wanted...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Go Daddy Drives Innovation With High-Availability Infrastructure Powered by NetApp

    Founded by Bob Parsons in 1997, the Go Daddy Group has grown to include more than 32 million domains under management. Go Daddy Group wanted to support 100% annual growth, stay flexible, and deliver best-value innovations and 3-second average site response time. Go Daddy Group standardized on NetApp FC SAN...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2009

    Oracle Relies on NetApp to Support Hundreds of Terabytes of Storage

    Oracle Corporation is the world's second-largest enterprise software company, specializing in database, middleware, and business applications for managing and automating processes and other critical business infrastructure software. Oracle wanted to maximize asset utilization, increase storage availability, decrease management overhead, and improve TCO. Recognizing the limitations of its existing storage configurations,...

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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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