Deployment Guide Streamlines Implementation of VMware View for NetApp Infrastructure

Sydney, Australia - 17 June, 2009 - NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced the availability of the first consolidated reference guide for a 2,000-seat pool of desktops (POD)-based architecture to help customers deploy VMware View™ on NetApp® and Cisco Nexus infrastructures. The guide provides customers with the framework to deploy their own integrated desktop virtualization solutions quickly and cost-effectively. The POD-based design approach enables customers to easily scale incrementally to meet ever-changing business needs.

Previously customers had to leverage several different reference documents in order to gather the details necessary for the combined solution. The new guide consolidates all of the manual design and configurations from individual reference documents, providing customers with proven, tested solutions that eliminate guesswork and simplify deployment cycles. As a result, customers experience lower costs and more reliable results, faster. Additionally, since the documented architecture can scale and deploy incrementally to meet individual customer requirements, channel partners are able to shorten their sales cycles. This desktop virtualization deployment guide is yet another example of the strong three-way relationship between NetApp, Cisco, and VMware that provides customers with proven data centre solutions.

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