Use NetApp SnapDrive to simplify and automate storage provisioning and data management in UNIX and Linux environments.

NetApp® SnapDrive® for UNIX® employs a protocol-agnostic solution that eliminates the need for time-consuming and error-prone manual storage management of NetApp storage. SnapDrive software is integrated with UNIX and Linux operating systems, simplifying storage provisioning from a UNIX or Linux host.

Automate storage provisioning tasks. Back up and restore business-critical data in seconds with integrated NetApp Snapshot™ technology. Add more storage as needed to your physical and virtual environments and eliminate the need to preallocate storage resources based on forecasted demand. 


  • Provides continuous data access across frameworks
  • Enables server administrators to self-manage data
  • Improves efficiency by automating provisioning
  • Leverages the advanced capabilities of the NetApp clustered Data ONTAP® operating system
  • Enhances data reliability through rapid file system- and application-consistent backup and restore functions and disaster recovery

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