Download this case study to discover how a private discovery cloud infrastructure enables students and faculty to focus solely on medical research with its on-demand, self-service capabilities. Find out how it is changing the way content is shared and stored within an organization.
Au cours de l'ete 2012, Forrester Consulting a commence a travaillar sur un projet de recherche commande par NetApp consistant a etudier le ROI que les enterprises sont susceptibles d'enregistrer en adoptant la plateforme FlexPod.
Nous assistons à une profonde transformation du data center en infrastructure partagée. Pour faciliter cette transition pour les entreprises, Cisco et NetApp ont conçu FlexPod, une plate-forme de cloud privé, validée par Microsoft pour l'exécution des applications Microsoft. Reposant sur les meilleurs serveurs, commutateurs, systèmes de stockage et logiciels du secteur, la plate-forme FlexPod aide les entreprises à satisfaire rapidement leurs besoins en matière de virtualisation et simplifie l'évolution vers une infrastructure ITaaS (IT en tant que service) tout en réduisant le coût et les risques associés à un tel effort.
This paper explores several of the total cost of ownership (TCO) benefits associated with flash storage compared to those of traditional hard disk storage environments. Experiences of customers with NetApp® flash storage solutions demonstrate how deployment of flash storage can translate into a lower TCO than that provided by traditional hard disks.
Improving data backup and recovery continues to be a top priority among senior IT decision makers, as highlighted in a 2015 IT Spending Intentions survey conducted by ESG. Organizations plan to invest in modernizing data protection, including the cloud. Learn the key considerations when evaluating a cloud-extended data protection solution that provides security, efficiency, effectiveness, and risk mitigation.
Seventy-five percent of enterprise organizations currently use some type of cloud service from cloud providers that offer new capabilities and economies of scale. No single cloud, however, is guaranteed to meet all your needs today and in the future. Learn about a flexible, hybrid, multicloud approach that keeps you free to choose the right cloud resources for business at hand.
To enable the data-driven enterprise, IT organizations are moving rapidly to a services-based cloud model. This white paper highlights the challenges of controlling data in hybrid as-a-service IT environments and suggests that data control in hybrid IT should be looked at as a framework rather than as a single effort.
Like many of its customers, in recent years NetApp has been faced with an increasingly fast-paced business environment, including an explosion in the amount of data that must be stored and managed, resulting in the need for best-in-class technical operations. They needed a new best-in-class data center to serve as the backbone of your technical operations going forward . Find out why they turned to Digital Realty.
In today’s 24/7, always-on world, people expect institutions of higher education to lead with technology. Constant connectivity, mobility, and access to rich media anytime, anywhere not only define the educational experience, but also help to attract and retain the best students, faculty, and staff. Western Oregon University (WOU), relies on NetApp to help support its mission of providing effective, technology-powered learning opportunities.
The NetApp EF550 all-flash array provides a robust platform for delivering exceptional performance to mission-critical applications. The EF550 flash array leverages the latest in solid-state disk technologies along with a strong heritage of handling diverse workloads and providing superior business value through the acceleration of latency-sensitive and high-I/O applications.
This technical report provides an overview of workload characterizations performed on NetApp EF-series all-flash arrays across a wide variety of I/O types - with best practices and observations based on extensive test data. Characterizations include IOPS, throughput, and latency under varying block loads and RAID levels, SSD rebuild times, EF540 and EF550 performance comparison, and usable capacity sizing guidelines for various protection levels. If you are considering deploying an EF-series flash storage array in your environment, this is an essential technical resource to insure proper configuration and maxim
VMware Horizon View is an enterprise-class desktop virtualization solution that delivers virtualized or remote desktops and applications to end users through a single platform. Horizon View is a tightly integrated, end-to-end solution built on the industry-leading virtualization platform, VMware vSphere.
Although Horizon View enables levels of availability and agility of desktop services unmatched by traditional PCs, the complexity of deploying and managing thousands of virtual desktops in a VMware environment can be daunting without the right tools. Storage is often the leading cause of end-user performance problems. The NetApp all-flash FAS solution with the FAS8000 platform solves the performance problems commonly found in VDI deployments.
In this reference architecture, NetApp tested VMware Horizon View user and administrator workloads to demonstrate how the NetApp all-flash FAS solution eliminates the most common barriers to virtual desktop adoption.
The testing covered common
Flash Storage for Dummies, NetApp 2nd Special Edition, describes the many uses and benefits of flash storage technology in the enterprise. From flash-accelerated storage to all-flash arrays, flash technology improves performance and increases reliability in storage infrastructures.
The book examines various elements of flash storage: how it evolved, and why you should consider it for your storage infrastructure. The book explores key differences in NetApp’s flash storage solutions: NetApp Flash Cache, Flash Pool, all-flash FAS, and the EF-Series.
You’ll also learn five strategies for using Flash in your next storage project. In that classic For Dummies style, you’ll get some useful tips on how to best incorporate flash in your IT environment.
NetApp Flash Pool is a storage cache option within the NetApp Virtual Storage Tier product family, available for NetApp FAS storage systems. A Flash Pool configures solid state drives (SSDs) and hard disk drives (HDDs) into a single storage pool, known as an “aggregate” in NetApp parlance, with the SSDs providing a fast response time cache for volumes that are provisioned on the Flash Pool aggregate.
In this lab evaluation, NetApp commissioned Demartek to evaluate the effectiveness of Flash Pool with different types and numbers of hard disk drives using an online transaction processing (OLTP) database workload, and to evaluate the performance of Flash Pool in a clustered Data ONTAP environment during a cluster storage node failover scenario.
In the report, you’ll dis cover how Demartek test engineers documented a 283% gain in IOPS and a reduction in latency by a factor of 66x after incorporating NetApp Flash Pool technology.
With cloud computing usage growing rapidly, the role of I&O must expand to ensure the most effective and efficient use of cloud offerings. These eight steps teach I&O professionals how to act as internal cloud service brokers and facilitate a successful transition to hybrid IT.
Gartner predicts that the next generation technology will evolve integrated and converged infrastructure to be in step with applications and service delivery. Convergent designs will focus on performance, capacity, provisioning, service demands, infrastructure optimization and cloud stacks.