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 costs.
This case study outlines how Gateway Health realized a 291% ROI by using NetApp solutions to reduce infrastructure costs, increase IT staff efficiency and increase user productivity through simplification and virtualization of their SAN environment.
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 alternate storage system.
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.
Find out how NetApp and VMware enable customers to improve disaster preparedness while saving money. Today, at Tucson Electric Power, almost 90 percent of servers are virtual, 100 percent of daily backups can now be performed within a 24-hour window, disaster preparedness is greatly improved, regulatory requirements are met, and the IT infrastructure is ready for the future. Download this report to learn more.
"Solid-state arrays have matured beyond performance-oriented workloads, and the benefits are now compelling for all primary storage plus old and new unexpected workloads. This Magic Quadrant will help IT leaders better understand SSA vendors' positioning in the market.
Gain insights into the rapidly evolving market for solid-state arrays with this Gartner report. Discover vendor strengths and the criteria that must be met to be positioned in the leaders’ quadrant."
With customers demanding higher service levels, enterprise applications need to be fast and available at all times. Flash storage is the obvious choice if you want to make the best use of your IT resources and get the most from your applications, but which flash solution should you choose? This eBook discusses nine specific areas where NetApp ONTAP flash storage systems enable business breakthroughs. Topics include nondisruptive operations, cost economies, business agility, and providing a bridge to the hybrid cloud.
"All-Flash Storage for Dummies, NetApp Special Edition, explores the expanding role of all-flash storage in the enterprise. Originally used to accelerate performance for dedicated, mission-critical applications, all-flash arrays are now replacing disk and hybrid-flash systems as the preferred storage systems for virtualized environments. At the same time, scale-out solutions have emerged that are designed to power the new cloud services of the future.
The book examines various elements of all-flash storage: how it evolved, and why you should now consider it for all of your primary applications. You get acquainted with the NetApp portfolio of all-flash storage solutions and learn how each is designed to meet the needs of a specific type of application environment.
You’ll also learn five strategies for making smart decisions about all-flash arrays for your next storage project. In that classic Dummies style, you’ll walk away with useful tips on how to select and deploy all-flash
How can hybrid-flash array users benefit from a move to all-flash? This case study profiles a large European organization that moved their VMware server and desktop environments from hybrid-flash to NetApp AFF all-flash systems.
All-flash storage is increasingly being used to consolidate multiple workloads onto a single platform to reduce complexity, enhance agility and lower costs. Learn how these three factors are shaping the use of all-flash storage and find out the evaluation criteria when considering all-flash storage solutions.
All-flash storage arrays—with increasingly attractive performance levels— are a much sounder investment than traditional spinning disks. If you’re looking for affordable ways to boost application performance and simplify data management, you need to evaluate flash technology and how it can deliver a compelling return on investment. Watch this short webcast featuring industry experts including IDC, discuss proven strategies and best practices.
This independent study from IDC looks at the economic benefits of flash deployments from a business perspective. It provides essential guidance for IT decision makers and also highlights scenarios where flash may not be the best choice.
Are you facing data management complexities in the hybrid cloud? Watch this short webcast featuring IDC to learn how organizations are building secure on-ramps to the cloud and ways you can achieve cost efficiencies while simplifying IT operations.
Scale-out and responsive storage capabilities are “must have” features. Silverton Consulting evaluated and benchmarked all the leading vendors. Download this paper to see why they were impressed with NetApp Clustered SAN.
Flash Storage For Dummies explores the many uses and benefits of flash storage technology in the enterprise. From server cache and back-end storage cache to hybrid and all flash arrays, flash technology improves performance and increases reliability in storage infrastructures. It also reduces energy and real-estate costs in the data center.
In the following pages, you’ll learn why applications are increasingly crucial to businesses (page 4). You’ll get unique perspectives from industry analysts and software automation visionaries (pages 10 and 15). and you’ll hear from companies that are already taking advantage of aCI, like acxiom (page 8), Netapp (page 12), and Symantec (page 14).
This study highlights the benefits and costs of deploying the FlexPod platform across the enterprise of a composite Organization. The findings in this study are in large part based on in-depth interviews conducted bu Forrester with four organizations that have invested in and deployed NetApp's and Cisco's FlexPod platform.
Cisco® Validated Designs consist of systems and solutions that are designed, tested, and documented to facilitate and improve customer deployments. These designs incorporate a wide range of technologies and products into a portfolio of solutions that have been developed to address the business needs of our
The purpose of this document is to describe the Cisco and NetApp® FlexPod® solution, which is a validated approach for deploying Cisco and NetApp technologies as a shared cloud infrastructure.
The deduplication is one of the fastest growing segments in storage. Accordingly, every vendor is telling their version of the deduplication story. With emerging technologies, it is difficult for IT managers to determine what the true IT benefits vs. marketing spin are. This brief document discusses several key areas of deduplication and uncovers six NetApp “challenges” customers should understand when evaluating HP StoreOnce Backup Systems and NetApp as their deduplication solution of choice.
Did you know that over 77% of all enterprises have adopted a “virtual first” strategy for new server deployment? Virtual infrastructure has become the mainstream deployment model in enterprise IT today. Check out the current virtualization market statistics and find out why flash is essential for virtual computing.
NetApp has acquired SolidFire, and combined the performance and economics of all-flash storage with a webscale architecture that radically simplifies data center operations and enables rapid deployments of new applications. Hear IDC's view about the NetApp Flash Portfolio and the integration of SolidFire technology.