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Get the Data Performance Your Workloads Require with Azure NetApp Files

Brad Anderson

Do your business critical apps have a file requirement that is limiting your ability to meet your cloud strategy? Get the data performance your workloads require – thanks to the power of the first high performance file service offering available directly from Microsoft Azure.

Azure NetApp Files is the only high-performance file service offering that is directly hard wired into the Azure data center, so your most demanding applications get data performance never seen before in the cloud. Built together with NetApp, this first-party Azure service delivers extremely low latency and high throughput file services for file-based applications, with support for NFS and SMB file shares.

Explore below to discover some of Azure NetApp Files’ unique offerings.

About Azure NetApp Files

Azure NetApp Files provides rich features that help you to better manage your data with consistently high performance. Register now to access cloud-native file services directly through Microsoft Azure. Get started and learn how easy it is to manage, protect, and restore your file data.

Brad Anderson

Brad Anderson is the executive vice president of the NetApp Hybrid Cloud Group. He is responsible for driving the strategy and execution to build a portfolio of offerings that helps customers build cloud-architected data centers. These data centers can then deliver cloud services for innovative applications in either private or service provider models. Brad has a broad business background, leading both startup and mature businesses, and he has a track record of turning emerging products into multimillion- and billion-dollar businesses. He brings substantial leadership experience and deep knowledge of the converged systems market to lead NetApp’s growth in the cloud infrastructure business and to help customers build their next-generation data centers. Brad spent nine years at HP Compaq as the senior vice president and GM of Industry Standard Servers, where he led the company’s $8 billion x86 server business. He spent seven years as president and GM of Dell's $12 billion Enterprise Solution Group leading servers, storage, networking and software businesses. He helped Dell acquire EqualLogic, Compellent, and Force10, and he grew each business significantly to enable Dell’s transition away from a mostly OEM model in storage and networking. Just before joining NetApp, Brad served as president and chief operating officer of Gravitant, a cloud service brokerage platform company, where he played an instrumental role in growing the business and in selling the company to IBM. Brad holds a Bachelor of Science degree in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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