Block and file storage, native to AWS
The convenience of Amazon FSx is now paired with the proven data management features of NetApp ONTAP software. Sold, managed, and supported by AWS, FSx for ONTAP meets your demands for performance, data protection, and efficiency. It offers the compute, security, monitoring, and data services you need—integrated with the complete NetApp portfolio.
Trusted in thousands of data centers, NetApp® ONTAP® provides a powerful set of storage and data management features to power primary workloads and build modern applications. FSx for ONTAP brings the full capabilities of ONTAP to a native AWS managed service delivering a consistent hybrid cloud experience. What you get in the data center—performance, control, reliability—you can now get in AWS.
Unlike some of our competitors who offer watered-down “cloud” solutions as an afterthought, FSx for ONTAP delivers everything you need. Get full support for block and file storage for Windows and Linux workloads—it’s the first time these multiprotocol capabilities have been available as a fully managed service.
With multiprotocol support for Linux, Windows, and iSCSI instances, you can run applications in AWS without changing how you store or manage your data.
You can do without the headaches of data silos. Consolidate for efficiency. Simplify operations with continuously automated data management that extends across your hybrid cloud.
FSx for ONTAP enables broadly accessible data that’s protected and secure, compliant and governed, analyzed and monitored.
Achieve success by implementing and maintaining infrastructure as code, making it faster and easier than ever to develop new applications.
Fully managed FSx for ONTAP keeps it simple. It lets you launch, run, and scale storage on AWS with just a few clicks or API calls. You can migrate applications to AWS without rearchitecting or refactoring, enable cloud-based backup and DR, speed up dev/test cycles, all while protecting data and ensuring compliance.
Let’s talk through your organizations’ needs and explore specific use cases.
For the first time, customers can consume NetApp ONTAP in AWS just as they’ve consumed it on premises. With access to NFS, SMB, and iSCSI protocols, ONTAP’s full capabilities are available wherever data resides. Build applications faster with multiprotocol support, hybrid caching, and bursting capabilities.
As the only cloud-native service to support both AWS and NetApp APIs, you can set up and manage your data from the AWS Management Console or NetApp Cloud Manager. Take advantage of the data protection and management services that have made NetApp famous.
Reduce backup times and instantly restore data with zero-impact NetApp Snapshot™ copies. Get built-in automation to replicate copies across AWS Availability Zones (AZs) and gain control with cost-effective, incremental-forever, block-based backups.
With Spot by NetApp, you can continually optimize storage and compute resources to match application needs for virtual machines and containers. Advanced automation cost-effectively provisions resources to applications when they need them.
Use SnapMirror® replication to efficiently migrate from on-premises ONTAP and transfer NAS data from third-party aging filers with Cloud Sync. Once in AWS, gain hybrid cloud visibility of your infrastructure to identify cloud waste and halt ransomware.
In its three recent Radars, GigaOm ranked NetApp #1 in Primary Storage for Large Enterprises, Enterprise Scale-out File Systems, and Cloud File Systems.Source: GigaOm, Data Storage for the Hybrid Multicloud Era, January 25, 2022
We’re committed to helping you navigate data challenges and get more value from the cloud. With NetApp cloud solutions, you maintain full control over your data across hybrid cloud environments. Get the same efficiencies you’d expect on premises but readily available in the AWS cloud—all from one ONTAP environment.
To accelerate your journey to cloud, you need services that can deliver high performance and highly available cloud storage for your applications. These services should speed the migration of applications and workloads to the cloud and facilitate management. You need a solution that exceeds data center capabilities while surpassing the benefits of traditional, cloud-native options.
Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP now makes it even easier for customers to migrate applications and run them on AWS using the same familiar file storage workflows and data management capabilities they use today on premises.
Wayne Duso, Vice President of File, Edge, and Data Services, AWS
Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP delivers the full ONTAP experience, combined with the agility, scalability, and simplicity of an AWS service. Check it out with AWS’ Bill Vass and NetApp’s Anthony Lye.
What does it mean to extend the capabilities of the ONTAP file system to a native AWS managed service? What does this offer storage admins and enterprise architects? AWS’ Adrian De Luca and The CTO Advisor’s Keith Townsend break it down.
NetApp Cloud Manager provides an intuitive control plane for NetApp’s Cloud Volumes platform and integrated services. With Cloud Manager, you can manage any ONTAP-based storage solution, including FSx for ONTAP.
FSx for ONTAP delivers value that competitors simply can’t touch.
Eliminate administrative overhead. With Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP, it’s easy to deploy and manage multiprotocol shared file storage in the cloud. Setup, provisioning, replication, daily backups, failover, failback, and ONTAP software updates are managed by AWS.
Access your data from Linux, Windows, or macOS clients with support for all versions of the NFS and SMB protocols. Or use Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP as shared block storage over the iSCSI protocol.
Cut both costs and risk by consolidating hundreds of distributed file servers into a single AWS footprint with NetApp Global File Cache, which lets your global enterprise smoothly tap into the power of your AWS-resident data.
Extend enterprise-grade to enterprise great with support for all of ONTAP’s storage features, including data deduplication, compression, compaction, thin provisioning, and more. Automatically reduce storage consumption for general-purpose workloads—typically delivering savings of 50%.
Enforce data security and confidentiality. FSx for ONTAP is integrated with AWS Identity and Access Management. Data is encrypted at rest with AWS Key Management Service and in transit with Kerberos. There’s full support for third-party file access auditing and antivirus software. Take your compliance control further with AI-driven algorithms from NetApp Cloud Data Sense.
Customers in every global industry rely on NetApp, our network of channel partners, and teams of cloud data specialists. Together, we’ll make it easy for you to adopt fully managed Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP.
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