OS-independent Snap Creator Framework integrates NetApp data protection with a broad range of third-party applications.

NetApp® Snap Creator™ Framework lets you standardize and simplify backup, restore, and DR in any environment. It’s a unified data protection solution for standard and custom applications.

Snap Creator plug-ins integrate NetApp features with third-party applications, operating systems, and databases, including Oracle®, VMware®, Citrix Xen, Red Hat KVM, DB2, Lotus Domino, MySQL, Sybase ASE, and MaxDB. Snap Creator also accommodates custom plug-ins and has an active developer community.

The Snap Creator Framework provides:

  • Application-consistent data protection. You get a centralized solution for backing up critical information, integrating with existing application architectures to assure data consistency and reduce operating costs.
  • Extensibility. Achieve fast integration using NetApp modular architecture and policy-based automation.
  • Cloud readiness. OS-independent Snap Creator functionality supports physical and virtual platforms and interoperates with IT-as-a-service and cloud environments.
NetApp Professional Services experts have real-world expertise in using Snap Creator to meet key business requirements with minimal impact on operations.

To learn about NetApp Snap Creator Framework, download the NetApp Snap Creator Framework datasheet (PDF) or contact your local NetApp account team today.

Join the Snap Creator Community for access to software and support, and the Snap Creator Developer Community for information on how to create plug-ins for custom or legacy applications.