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  • 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 // 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 // Aug 2014

    Interactive Infographic: A Personal Training Guide for Your Journey to the Cloud

    Is your IT infrastructure healthy or is it struggling to meet the intensifying demands placed on it by today's evolving business environment?, are emerging trends in cloud computing, big data, mobility, and security making your IT organisation leaner, smarter and more agile, or is it making it obsolete, unresponsive, and...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Interactive Infographic: A Personal Training Guide for Your Journey to the Cloud - Asia

    Is your IT infrastructure healthy or is it struggling to meet the intensifying demands placed on it by today's evolving business environment?, are emerging trends in cloud computing, big data, mobility, and security making your IT organisation leaner, smarter and more agile, or is it making it obsolete, unresponsive, and...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Interactive Infographic: A Personal Training Guide for Your Journey to the Cloud - India

    Is your IT infrastructure healthy or is it struggling to meet the intensifying demands placed on it by today's evolving business environment?, are emerging trends in cloud computing, big data, mobility, and security making your IT organisation leaner, smarter and more agile, or is it making it obsolete, unresponsive, and...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    FlexPod Infrastructure Guide for 2014

    This informative paper explores how one company easily and affordably implemented a data storage operating system that provides nondisruptive operations, proven efficiency, seamless scalability and much more. Read on to learn more.

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Buyer's Guide to Private Cloud Storage Array

    The DCIG 2013 Private Cloud Storage Array Buyer’s Guide assists organizations in making decisions about which storage solution to use as a private cloud platform for some or all of their critical applications. This Buyer’s Guide covers private cloud storage arrays with capacities that have maximum capacities in the hundreds...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Technical Report: Using NetApp and VMWAre to Build Your Cloud

    Many organisations are recognising the importance of their virtualised systems and how they can work more efficiently. Find out some insights on how on to build your own cloud at the same time lowering maintenance costs and reduce the time required to implement new applications and solutions.

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Case Study: Mission Australia: Better Serving the Community

    Most of organisations or businesses wanted to respond to their clients faster and more efficiently. This study gives you an idea on how to drive value-add IT projects and the ability to scale up and down as well as increase performance effectively. Download this case study today to learn...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Solution Brief: VMware vSphere Built on FlexPod Data Center Solution

    It gives you a solution brief on how to standardize configurations and processes for consistent deployments that eliminate guesswork, enabling your organization to efficiently transform your data center with minimal risk. Also, on how to reduce risk with an always-on architecture and built-in high-availability redundancy at each layer.

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Executive Summary: Clustered Data ONTAP Delivers Foundation for Software-defined Storage

    This executive summary explores about traditional data centers, with infrastructure silos built around applications, limit responsiveness. Explains how it helps deliver on the promise of software-defined storage today, increasing IT agility and speeding delivery of services.

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Prepare for IT as a Service with the Right Storage Architecture

    Check out this informative paper to learn how to prepare for IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS) with the right storage architecture. Discover some of the must-have storage attributes of a private cloud infrastructure and the emerging role of open standards. Read on to learn more.

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Forrester Total Economic Impact Report- Cloud Infrastructure with Clustered Data ONTAP

    This Forrester study was commissioned by NetApp and highlights the costs and benefits of deploying a cloud infrastructure using Data ONTAP across the enterprise. The results of this study can be used as a guide for enterprises to determine the appropriate benefits for their particular environment. Read on to learn...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    The Insider's Guide to Evaluating Private Cloud Storage Array

    This informative guide represents months of rigorous research that your organization can leverage to kick start its evaluation process. Read on to learn which private cloud array will qualify as best-in-class for your company .

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Best of Breed Private Cloud with NetApp and Windows Server 2012

    Check out this white paper to learn the benefits of a private cloud and discover how deploying one private cloud solution can provide: consolidated resources, flexible services, easy provisioning of new environments and more.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    ESG Spotlight lab on SnapVault

    This ESG Lab Spotlight explores how NetApp Data ONTAP 8.2 SnapVault can help organizations create a highly efficient, flexible, and scalable data protection environment that supports a shared IT infrastructure foundation for nondisruptive operations, operational flexibility and efficiency, and on-demand IT services.

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    ESG Lab validation with 8.2 and FAS3200

    Businesses are constantly looking for ways to improve resource efficiency and ROI. This atmosphere, combined with the nearly ubiquitous adoption of server virtualization, increasingly complex IT environments, and a shortage of employees with the proper skill sets, has increased the focus on newer technologies such as desktop virtualization and cloud...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // May 2013

    Do you Have an Enterprise-wide Cloud Strategy?

    Cloud computing is experiencing strong, sustained growth across enterprises large and small. Proven benefits like flexibility, cost reduction, and rapid provisioning of new applications and services are among the drivers. But as cloud models continue to mature, IT leaders face a number of decision points as they seek to maximize...

    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 // 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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  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Providing the Best-of-Breed Private Cloud with NetApp and Windows Server 2012

    Great things can happen when top technology providers partner up to deliver best-of-breed cloud solutions. Learn why NetApp was selected Microsoft Private Cloud Partner of the Year in 2012.

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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...

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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.

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    Denver Broncos Success Story

    Learn how efficient NetApp IT empowers the Denver Broncos to invest in the future by providing asychronous disaster recovery and data protection.

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  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    ESG Whitepaper FlexPod Your Gateway to the Private Cloud

    A private cloud needs to be built on a rock-solid data foundation. Learn why FlexPod is the solution of choice to enable an efficient and easily-managed cloud infrastructure.

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    ESG Whitepaper Maximizing Private Cloud Benefits with an Efficient Storage Foundation

    How can you make sure that your private cloud is agile, responsive, and efficient? NetApp offers private cloud technology that aligns with the following recommendations from Enterprise Strategy Group: Optimize storage to fully realize the benefits of server virtualization and private cloud Treat storage efficiency as a...

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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.

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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...

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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?...

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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...

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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...

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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...

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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...

    Provided 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 // 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.

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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...

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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?...

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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...

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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...

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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...

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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...

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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.

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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...

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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...

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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

  • 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...

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Building a Data Center for Cloud Computing: Transform Your Storage Environment to Cut Costs and Increase Efficiency

    This paper describes the steps required to begin building next-generation data center. It describes the elements of this new dynamic data center infrastructure as well as specific cost, time-to-market, and risk mitigation advantages that the NetApp approach delivers to the enterprise data center. High storage growth rates combined with tough...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Optimizing Data Storage for Product Development

    Today's product development organizations are increasingly global in nature. As a result, 24x7 availability is critical, and many organizations are grappling with complex, heterogeneous development environments that can limit availability and increase costs. Today's product development organizations are increasingly global in nature. As a result, 24x7 availability is critical, and...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    The 50% Virtualization Guarantee Program Technical Guide

    With the cost of doing business rising every day, organizations are looking for ways to reduce overhead and consolidate resources into a single, easy-to-manage environment. With the amount of information and data doubling yearly in many organizations, storage has become a key component to doing business in today's marketplace. By...

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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...

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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...

    Provided By NetApp

  • 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,...

    Provided By NetApp