White Papers by Company: NetApp

Resources available: 16

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.

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.

IDC Expert ROI Spotlight

This research paper outlines how the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General realized a three year ROI of 202% by using NetApp solutions to reduce infrastructure costs, increase user productivity, reduce downtime, and improve IT staff efficiency.

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 alternate storage system.

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.

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 solution (Hyper-V), create a compelling opportunity to improve underlying storage infrastructures right now.

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