White Papers by Company: NetApp

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New Storage Buying Criteria for Shared Virtual Infrastructure

You can't make the best storage decisions for your business if you're not asking the right questions. This new RFP template makes it easy. It reflects today's IT reality and includes the key criteria to consider so you can position your organization for the future.

Changing the Way You Purchase Storage

Most organizations are still buying storage based on outmoded ways of thinking. Find out why it's time to modernize your approach and the key criteria you need to consider before making your next IT investment.

E-Mail Servers and Virtualization

Learn how virtualizing production e-mail servers can lower costs, improve management, and offer better resiliency to meet the business and technical needs of your organization.

Storage Multi-Tenancy for Cloud Computing

Learn about the requirements and best practices for secure multi-tenancy in cloud computing environments.

Databasement Builds Portfolio of Service Offerings on NetApp Service-Oriented Infrastructure

Learn how a customer built its multi-vendor data center architecture to reduce TCO, manage data growth and meet service level agreements.

Hosted Virtual Desktops Are the Catalyst Behind Changing How Organizations Manage Storage

Hosted virtual desktops (HVDs) will oblige organizations in provisioning significantly more storage for end-user data. As such, the expected growth in storage needs will likely force a re-evaluation of current tools, budgets, support and processes associated with PC data.

NetApp And VMware vSphere Storage Best Practices

NetApp technology enables companies to extend their virtual infrastructures to include the benefits of advanced storage virtualization. NetApp unified storage platforms provide industry-leading technologies in the areas of storage efficiencies, instantaneous virtual machine and datastore cloning for virtual servers and virtual desktops, and virtual data-center backup and business-continuance solutions.

Storage Infrastructure Considerations in a Virtual Server Environment

his Gartner research indicates which storage considerations need to be taken into account by an IT manager when starting server virtualization projects or improving the productivity of existing server-virtualized environments. It also highlights what can and cannot be achieved with today's storage technologies and solutions.

Tucson Electric Power Saves with Server and Storage Virtualization

Find out how NetApp and VMware enable customers to improve disaster preparedness while saving money. Today, at customer Tucson Electric Power, almost 90% of servers are virtual, 100% of daily backups can 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.

Technical Report: NetApp Solutions Guide

This document provides guidance on how to design and architect a scalable Microsoft applications mixed workload solution on highly available VMware vSphere 4 virtual infrastructure and NetApp unified storage. It highlights the flexibility of leveraging either a Fibre Channel (FC) protocol-based storage solutions or IP-based solutions (that is, iSCSI and NFS) for hosting virtual machines, and also describes the NetApp backup and recovery solution for the Microsoft applications.

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