When you think simplicity what comes to mind? A manual with no more than three instructions? A map with no more than two directions? When we think of simplicity, we know what immediately comes to mind: something intuitive, clear and easy to implement and ultimately free from complications.
In the context of NetApp, ONTAP is one solution that comes to mind when thinking about the concept of simplicity. Really, you ask? Yes! ONTAP is a single-point data management solution for all storage and back up requirement. ONTAP features include multi-protocol SAN and NAS, native data tiering to the cloud, and strong data protection and governance, offering companies consistent management across the NetApp Data Fabric. ONTAP also massively scales to billions of files and multiple petabytes in a single storage pool and operates and upgrades without disruption to transforming businesses. ONTAP’s simplicity is also reflective in that its clusters have total flexibility to match performance and capacity to any customer requirement. It’s that simple.
ONTAP is so easy to use because it’s already prepared to help your company scale and be protected along the way. Here’s three reasons why:
NetApp ONTAP has always been built for the modern enterprise, to unify and simplify your data infrastructure – across edge, core and cloud. A single-point data management solution for SAN and NAS, allowing you to move data freely between on-premises environments and cloud providers, protecting your data seamlessly across the hybrid cloud with space-efficient copies.
We are constantly working on providing you with a tool that helps you quickly respond to changing business requirements by simplifying operations and reducing costs. Stay efficient while exploring trends such as machine learning and artificial intelligence with scale-up and scale-out capacity and performance without disruption. It’s that simple.
Greg Knieriemen is a NetApp Chief Technologist. He helps develop and drive the vision and application of NetApp products and solutions. Previously, Greg worked for Hitachi and was the founder of the Speaking in Tech Podcast. Greg has over 15 years of experience using, deploying and marketing enterprise IT solutions.