Accelerate business success with best-in-class NetApp solutions for Microsoft SQL Server on premises or in the cloud.

The NetApp® solution for Microsoft® SQL Server® delivers performance, manageability, scalability and data protection on premise and in the cloud. Deliver the applications you need across cloud resources using NetApp’s vision for a Data Fabric.

Run your SQL Server environment on NetApp All Flash FAS arrays to:

  • Increase performance
  • Reduce storage and management costs.
  • Accelerate application test/dev and deployment.

NetApp solution for SQL Server conforms to Microsoft best practices and provides:

  • Faster speed of business. Decrease database latency by up to 95x. Increase DB throughput by up to 4%
  • Better cost management. Consolidate servers and databases by up to 50%. Decrease database licence fees by up to 50%.
  • Efficiency and ROI. Achieve a seamless path to hybrid cloud. Reduce database copy times from hours to minutes. Reduce time to spin up/down DB test/dev copies by 80%. Increase CPU utilisation by up to 4x.

The NetApp reference configurations based on NetApp EF-Series have achieved validation in Microsoft's Fast Track Data Warehouse programme. Click one of the links below to download Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or Microsoft SQL Server 2014 versions.

Find out how NetApp All Flash FAS systems can help improve Microsoft SQL Server performance and reduce licensing costs PDF.

Read the NetApp Solutions for Microsoft SQL Server PDF solution brief, and find out how you can automate and simplify your data management and reduce costs by using NetApp SnapManager for Microsoft SQL Server.

To learn more about how our storage solutions for Microsoft Office SQL Server can benefit your organisation, contact your NetApp sales representative or your NetApp reseller and arrange a visit to your local Microsoft Technology Centre.