NetApp - Analyst Reports Analyst Reports Full Library View the entire NetApp Analyst Reports Library Thu, 20 Dec 2012 07:33:31 PST NetApp FAS3200 and V3200 Storage Devices NetApp FAS3200 and V3200 Storage Devices Mon, 05 Nov 2012 05:00:00 PST ESG Lab Validation: NetApp Distributed Content Repository This report documents hands-on evaluation and testing of the NetApp Distributed Content Repository. The Distributed Content Repository was designed to extend object-based storage across geographies and provide a repository for unstructured content that is effectively infinite, practically immortal, and highly intelligent. In this ESG Lab report, the NetApp Distributed Content Repository is examined in the context of transparent connectivity to massively scalable, object-based storage for enterprises in data centers, branch and remote offices as well as in the cloud, via service providers. Simplified management of data and policy-based security and retention are also explored. Thu, 01 Nov 2012 05:00:00 PDT Counting on Performance: NetApp’s Expanded High-Throughput Storage Portfoli Addison Snell, CEO of Intersect360 Research and a veteran of the high performance computing (HPC) industry, explores the market dynamics and trends that are driving high-performance storage requirements and provides an analysis of NetApp’s market position, portfolio strengths and strategy across several HPC segments, including big data and analytics. Fri, 12 Oct 2012 09:45:00 PDT IDC Event Flash: NetApp Celebrates 20 Years Event Flash: NetApp Celebrates 20 Years Mon, 08 Oct 2012 08:36:00 PDT SCI Lab Test Validation Report: NetApp Storage Efficiency This lab report examines the potential capacity savings and performance impact when using the following NetApp storage efficiency technologies in combination: thin provisioning, deduplication, compression, Snapshot copies and FlexClone copies. Tue, 31 Jul 2012 08:36:00 PDT Gartner: Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup/Recovery Software The Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup/Recovery Software presents the next step in the evolution of backup, which incorporates new products, solutions and techniques for protecting, backing up and recovering desktop, laptop, physical server and virtual server files, applications and system images. These backup products provide features such as traditional backup to tape,
backup to conventional disk, data reduction (compression and deduplication), snapshot, heterogeneous replication, continuous data protection (CDP) and/or VTL support, among other capabilities.
Mon, 11 Jun 2012 08:36:00 PDT
It's Time for Midsize Firms to Leverage Cloud Computing Capabilities : Key Next Steps Cloud computing may seem a variation of a classic approach to technology deployment - a
centralized resource that is shared remotely.
Tue, 05 Jun 2012 08:36:00 PDT
Cisco-NetApp FlexPod reaches 1,000-customer milestone as pre-integration gathers pace Nearly 18 months on from its launch, the Cisco-NetApp FlexPod, a combination of Cisco servers and networking with NetApp storage, is having a significant impact on the marketplace. Tue, 05 Jun 2012 08:36:00 PDT NetApp Unified Scale-­out Storage In response to customers need for storage agility, NetApp has recently released a new version of their storage operating environment called Data ONTAP® 8.1. This new software update successfully eliminates many problems of typical monolithic or legacy storage systems. Sun, 20 May 2012 09:45:00 PDT ESG: NetApp Open Solution for Hadoop This ESG Lab report presents the results of hands-on testing of the NetApp Open Solution for Hadoop, a highly reliable, ready to deploy, scalable storage solution for Enterprise Hadoop. Wed, 09 May 2012 08:36:00 PDT The Big Data Gap The study highlights the big data opportunity and outlines the gap between big data possibility and big data reality for most agencies. Mon, 07 May 2012 09:45:00 PDT Improving VMware Storage IO Performance This article explains how VMware users can improve storage IO performance in their virtual infrastructure using OnCommand Balance Tue, 24 Apr 2012 08:36:00 PDT Forrester study: The Total Economic Impact of NetApp MetroCluster 2012 Forrester study examining the financial impact and benefits of NetApp MetroCluster Fri, 20 Apr 2012 08:36:00 PDT IDC: The IT Data Explosion Is Game Changing for Storage Requirements NetApp has earned a worldwide reputation as a vendor that addresses the storage and data management requirements of HPC and other large-scale datacenters. The company has built a strong network of major OEMs that serve the HPC and high-end business analytics/business intelligence markets. The modular NetApp E-Series storage with new SANtricity 10.83 was designed from the start to provide improved building blocks for OEMs and extreme scalability for users. Thu, 19 Apr 2012 11:13:00 PDT Catching Issues Before They Become Career Limiting This report from Storage Analyst firm, Storage Switzerland, explains how OnCommand Balance performance and capacity management software solution enables storage and VMware administrators to optimize resource usage and assure performance of critical VMs. Thu, 19 Apr 2012 08:36:00 PDT Storage Switzerland: The VMware Memory Balancing Act The ideal way to analyze memory utilization is to measure it over the course of important business hours, over a period of days or even months. It will require a software tool like NetApp's OnCommand Balance that can capture this information and provide an historical representation of memory utilization per virtual machine. Thu, 19 Apr 2012 08:36:00 PDT The Total Economic Impact Of NetApp Solutions For Cloud Service Providers NetApp commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and business case
justification for independent service providers to build and deliver storage-as-a-service (StaaS) to their customers using NetApp solutions. The purpose of this study is to give service providers a framework to evaluate the potential financial
impact on their businesses if they build their cloud service offering on the NetApp platform.
Mon, 16 Apr 2012 08:36:00 PDT
Competitive Landscape: Primary Storage Systems for VMware This report presents the current state of the major storage system platforms in terms of their support for VMware and discusses relevant future trends. Fri, 13 Apr 2012 08:36:00 PDT Gartner Magic Quadrant for Storage Resource Management and SAN Management Software SRM and storage area network tools enable customers to manage shared
storage environments. These fully featured, integrated and user-friendly
tools are offered as solutions ranging from the holistic to the specialist, for
customers with a broad range of maturity levels and requirements.
Tue, 27 Mar 2012 08:36:00 PDT
ESG Lab Validation Report: VMware Cloud Infrastructure and Management on NetApp This ESG Lab Validation Report provides documented details of ESG's hands-on evaluation and testing of the VMware Cloud Infrastructure and Management on NetApp solution for on-demand cloud infrastructures. Thu, 01 Mar 2012 04:13:00 PST Evaluator Group: Content Centric Applications The way in which businesses process, analyze and utilize information is changing, and with these changes comes an evolution in information technology. A new type of application is developing that in
conjunction with some existing, specialized usages requires storage systems with characteristics aligned with those applications. The Evaluator Group calls that type of application content centric where the
storage system works with the applications to exploit previously untapped information and business models.
Wed, 29 Feb 2012 08:36:00 PST
Evaluator Group: NetApp’s Open Solution for Hadoop An overview of NetApp’s Open Solution for Hadoop. Tue, 24 Jan 2012 08:36:00 PST Architecting Storage for the Internal Cloud: One Step at a Time Enterprise organizations are considering internal clouds to increase operational efficiencies, improve business agility, and drive down cost. In this Gartner guidance document, Research Director Matthew Brisse examines storage integration for the internal cloud and its transformation into a service-centric storage infrastructure. Fri, 13 Jan 2012 12:00:00 PST Demartek: NetApp Multi-Protocol Storage Evaluation NetApp commissioned Demartek to evaluate its FAS3240, one of the members of its full line of unified storage solutions, for its ability to handle a full load of mixed traffic types simultaneously. Thu, 12 Jan 2012 08:36:00 PST The Total Economic Impact™ Of NetApp Storage For Desktop Virtualization This study highlights the benefits and costs of deploying NetApp storage in conjunction with desktop virtualization software across the enterprise of a sample Organization (see Sample Organization Description section). The findings in this study are in large part based on in-depth interviews conducted by Forrester with four NetApp customers currently using NetApp storage for desktop virtualization. The study examines the estimated ROI for the sample Organization and presents the aggregate findings derived from the interview and analysis process as well as our independent research. Tue, 10 Jan 2012 08:36:00 PST Enabling Storage Automation for Cloud Computing Large enterprises and service providers seeking to build out either private or public cloud offerings view automation as a central tenet in executing on the vision for IT service automation. For this audience, service-level integration between management and orchestration frameworks and technology components (storage, server, network, applications) is required. For the midsize enterprise, policy-based automation is a way to gain operational efficiencies by automating and simplifying complex, manual, and time-consuming processes for provisioning, backup, restoration, recovery, and cloning of physical or virtual application-specific assets. Fri, 06 Jan 2012 08:36:00 PST