NetApp Data ONTAP 8: Unified Storage Architecture

Data ONTAP 8 software supports multiple network protocols and workloads and helps consolidate mixed-IT environments.

The NetApp® Data ONTAP® 8 storage operating system provides a storage platform that is unified across protocols and offers a consistent set of processes and features for storage efficiency, data management, and data protection. Data ONTAP 8 delivers native support for Fibre Channel, FCoE, and iSCSI, as well as the latest versions of NFS and SMB/CIFS network protocols. Data ONTAP 8 scales, regardless of protocol, from small to large systems using the same features and data management tools.

Data ONTAP 8 is ideal for virtualized, UNIX®, Windows®, and Linux® environments, no matter how complex your configuration. And Data ONTAP 8 features clustering capabilities that improve operational efficiency. You can focus on your applications and let clustered Data ONTAP handle the security and availability of your data.

Learn more about our unified storage architecture and how it can help you get the most out of your existing network storage investment:

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