An efficient data center based on VMware® virtualization can boost IT efficiency, optimize your IT investments, and provide a competitive advantage. NetApp® data storage solutions complement VMware benefits, including VMware’s vSphere™ cloud computing foundation.
NetApp lets you turn your virtualized data center into a pool of server, network, and storage resources. Manage, monitor, and provision storage in your vSphere environments through the vCenter Server console using NetApp plug-ins.
NetApp data storage for vSphere environments delivers:
- Instantaneous backup and recovery
- Automation of labor-intensive data management tasks
- The ability to provision storage as fast as VMs
- Data deduplication across primary, backup, DR, and archival storage
Use NetApp clustered Data ONTAP® 8.0 to achieve one unified storage architecture and continuous business operations.
For a smooth transition to your optimal infrastructure, choose NetApp’s specialized virtualization services. From assessment to implementation to management, our experienced, certified professionals use proven methodologies and best practices to help achieve your virtualization goals.
 Total Cost Comparison: IT Decision-Maker Perspectives on EMC, HP and NetApp Storage Solutions in Enterprise VMware Environments," Oliver Wyman, February 2009.