Microsoft® server virtualization can bring tremendous efficiencies to your IT infrastructure and turn your data center into a flexible and scalable competitive asset. NetApp was named Microsoft’s 2013 Server Platform Partner of the Year and 2012 Private Cloud Partner of the Year because of the deep integration and support we offer for Windows Server® Hyper-V®, a foundation for Microsoft cloud solutions.
NetApp complements Hyper-V, enabling you to virtualize storage, consolidate hardware, and reduce your data center footprint. You can use 50% less storage in your virtualized environment, *guaranteed.
We offer simplified file services, effective VDI, back-up in minutes, low-overhead storage, and VM cloning to slash provisioning times. You benefit from streamlined and automated backup/recovery and disaster recovery.
With Clustered Data ONTAP® software and Windows Server 2012 R2, NetApp supports SMB 3.0 for simple-to-maintain NAS storage and ODX for ultra-fast, cross-protocol file transfers. This combination of NetApp and Microsoft software allows you to achieve nondisruptive operations, proven efficiency, and seamless scalability.