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  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Want to get “Flashed” by NetApp?

    Flash technology is making quite a splash in the storage industry. Offering superior speed and reliability when compared to traditional hard disk drives, flash storage is a flexible and increasingly cost-effective technology that can be used to optimize enterprise storage environments running mission-critical, I/O intensive applications. Find out more...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Flash Storage For Dummies (South Africa)

    Flash technology is making quite a splash in the storage industry. Offering superior speed and reliability when compared to traditional hard disk drives, flash storage is a flexible and increasingly cost-effective technology that can be used to optimize enterprise storage environments running mission-critical, I/Ointensive applications. Find out more...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Want to get “Flashed” by NetApp?

    Flash technology is making quite a splash in the storage industry. Offering superior speed and reliability when compared to traditional hard disk drives, flash storage is a flexible and increasingly cost-effective technology that can be used to optimize enterprise storage environments running mission-critical, I/O intensive applications. Find out more...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    NetApp Delivers Efficiency at Scale

    This ESG report explores how NetApp Data ONTAP can help organisations create a highly efficient, flexible, and scalable data storage environment that supports a shared IT infrastructure foundation for non-disruptive operations, operational efficiency and on-demand IT services. Download this report and learn how to create dynamic, non-disruptive environment that supports...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Hybrid Cloud Requires a Transition from IT Builder to IT Service Broker

    According to a worldwide survey of IT executives, organisations are already deploying multiple Cloud models, and expect that more than half of all IT services at their organisations will be delivered via Cloud three years from now. Read the full report to learn more and begin preparing for a hybrid...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    NetApp for the Private Cloud: Enable the Delivery of ITaaS

    Cloud computing is increasingly being adopted as a way for IT organisations to decrease costs, improve efficiency, and enhance business agility. In a recent IDC survey of IT decision makers, 44% of respondents indicated that they were considering implementing a private cloud—a cloud deployment contained within the corporate firewall to...

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IDC: Storage User Demand Study on Adoption of Public Cloud and Other Third-Party Storage Services

    This report focuses on analysing current and future deployments of enterprise storage systems for particular data uses ranging from major enterprise applications to various segments of the IT infrastructure support to storage infrastructures within public cloud datacentres. Download this report and learn more insights on adoption of third-party storage services.

    Sponsored By NetApp

  • 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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  • 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...

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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.

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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.

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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...

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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.

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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....

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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...

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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...

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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...

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Benefits of Fibre Channel (FC) SANs

    As the volume and criticality of data continue to grow, companies need efficient, scalable solutions for making data available to servers, applications, and users across the enterprise. By providing a network of storage resources to servers, SANs uncouple storage from individual platforms, allowing data transfer among all nodes on the...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Feb 2007

    Effective Practices for Data Management in the Oil and Gas Industry

    Effective information and data management (also known as information lifecycle management) consists of managing data from its creation to when it is no longer needed. In the upstream oil and gas industry, this involves actually managing the ever-increasing volume of data that oil and gas enterprises generate, while also managing...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    How Do I Get to Ethernet From Here?

    For data center storage networks, the most common technologies in use today are Ethernet, Fibre Channel, and, to a lesser extent, Infiniband. Ethernet is the network technology of choice for the Internet and other user networks, and is rapidly gaining in popularity as a storage network. Fibre Channel is the...

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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....

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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...

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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...

    Provided By NetApp

  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    Cartika Takes On-Demand Cloud Services to the Masses With Citrix/NetApp Elasticity Plus Efficiency

    Founded in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in May of 2000, Cartika, Inc. is a leading open-source application service provider. In 2009, Cartika set out to bring robust yet affordable cloud services to the masses. The goal was to give businesses of all sizes access to minute or massive amounts of IT...

    Provided By NetApp

  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    Best Best & Krieger LLP Testifies to Agility and >$835K Savings With NetApp for VMware

    Established in 1891, BB&K offers representation in virtually all practices of law with specialization in environmental and natural resources. The constancy of looming deadlines and new applications keeps BB&K legal staff - and the IT infrastructure that supports them - working around the clock. The challenge was to deliver flexibility,...

    Provided By NetApp

  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    OraMetrix Keeps Smiling With Instantaneous Backups of Critical Microsoft SQL Server Databases

    Everyone who has had to wear braces knows that shortening the length of time that braces have to be worn is a wonderful benefit. OraMetrix's SureSmile braces are gaining popularity by leaps and bounds, and, as the company's business grows, so does its Microsoft SQL Server 2005 database. The challenge...

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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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