NetApp Announces Storage Solutions for Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Hyper-V, and Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Bangalore, India - February 28, 2008
- NetApp today announced that it is providing a
comprehensive portfolio of storage and data management solutions
for Microsoft® Windows® Server 2008, Microsoft Hyper-V,
and Microsoft SQL Server 2008. These solutions are designed for
customers who use Windows Server and SQL Server to support their
core infrastructure, business intelligence, data warehousing, and
other mission-critical applications in both physical and virtual
environments. With solutions certified by Microsoft from NetApp,
customers will be able to easily transition to Windows Server 2008,
Hyper-V, and SQL Server 2008 while maintaining simple, efficient,
and cost-effective storage.
NetApp® storage solutions for Microsoft
SQL Server, including SnapManager® for SQL Server, help
customers achieve a flexible, highly available database storage
infrastructure to support their business-critical applications and
business intelligence platform.
According to Soumitra Agarwal, Marketing
Director at NetApp India, "With solutions supporting Hyper-V,
customers not only can virtualize their Windows environments, but
also can virtualize their storage using NetApp storage and data
management solutions, enabling customers to achieve greater
efficiency, performance, and flexibility from their virtualized
Windows Server ecosystem and extend those benefits to NetApp
networked storage solutions."
In addition to supporting Microsoft Hyper-V,
NetApp is also committed to interoperability with Windows Server
2008. Microsoft certification gives customers the peace of mind
that NetApp storage systems meet the rigorous requirements set by
Microsoft for storage devices deployed on the Windows Server 2008
platform. NetApp storage systems can be located at the Windows
Server Catalog at
NetApp storage solutions for Microsoft SQL
Server 2008 include:
- Storage consolidation and migration solutions to enable
customers to easily transition to SQL Server 2008, while reducing
storage costs and significantly improving the manageability of
their database environments.
- Application test and development solutions to allow software
developers to create space-efficient copies of SQL Server
databases, reducing the time and storage requirements needed to
develop, test, and deploy their new applications.
- Business continuity solutions to provide highly available data
storage and a rapid, cost-effective disaster recovery capability
for all applications using SQL Server databases.
- Backup and recovery solutions to protect SQL Server data
through the creation of frequent, space-efficient backups using
NetApp Snapshot™ technology. This solution also enables
customers to reliably recover data in seconds with NetApp
- Scale-up and scale-out solutions to support the needs of
enterprise customers requiring large, multi-terabyte SQL Server
- Consolidation of SQL Server data and elimination of unused
pools of storage to reduce overall costs.
For more information about NetApp storage and
data management solutions for Windows environments, visit www.netapp.com/in/solutions.
NetApp is a leading provider of innovative data management
solutions that simplify the complexity of storing, managing,
protecting, and retaining enterprise data. Market leaders around
the world choose NetApp to help them reduce cost, minimize risk,
and adapt to change. For solutions that deliver unmatched
simplicity and value, visit us on the Web at www.netapp.com/in.
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