Take the work out of migrating Windows workloads

Sit back, relax and enjoy the migration. NetApp Cloud Volumes Service on Google Cloud for Windows is a one-stop data solution that centralizes and consolidates storage, provides significant cost savings and eliminates the need to refactor applications.
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Why Cloud Volumes Service for Windows?

Wise up to the future of managing Windows workloads on Google Cloud

Windows workloads are demanding. There’s no doubt about that. Yet, modernizing them shouldn’t add to the complexity; it should simplify the work to be done. 

That’s where NetApp Cloud Volumes Service for Google Cloud comes in. The Herculean partnership between NetApp and Google Cloud streamlines deployment, runs apps faster, and lets you scale on the fly. Buckle up and get ready to unlock the best of cloud.

See the impact

    • 70%

    • Windows infrastructure savings — quick ROI

    • 10X

    • faster Windows workspace replication

    • 30X

    • faster Windows application

Let’s get down to brass tacks

Boss up application performance and watch your business boom. Cloud Volumes Service is a cloud-native file service available on Google Cloud that supports Windows file shares.

Instant ROI with up to 70% cost savings

Low on cost. High on quality. Our storage solutions bring the control, performance, and cost savings you need to win in the cloud. You can adjust storage and capacity and performance on the fly across service tier options while consuming volumes instead of managing virtual machines.

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Manage less, gain more

Our fully managed storage solutions take the guesswork out of deployments allowing you to work smarter, not harder. Not sure if fully managed is right for you? See a few read/write comparisons to better understand the beauty of Cloud Volumes Service for Google Cloud.

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Google Cloud for Windows use cases

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Lift and shift Windows file servers

No steroids required. Migrate Windows file servers to Google Cloud with ease while saving a boatload of storage infrastructure cost—up to 70%. Plus, you’ll breathe a sigh of relief with built-in security, encryption, and data protection with instant Snapshot™ copies.

Consolidate distributed Windows file servers

Migrate from just about anywhere. Get rid of remote and edge Windows file servers to eliminate branch backups and reduce server management cost. Higher availability, better performance, and global access results in real-time happiness.

Modernize your Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

The future is now. Capitalize on the benefits of VDI in the cloud by combining cloud storage and data management with a global control plane that automates the deployment and management of VDI workspaces across multiple regions and projects—with a single pane of glass.

Pricing tiers built for your demands

Get started for as little as $7/day. With four service levels priced per month (Standard, Standard SW, Premium, and Extreme) you can dial up or down on demand, find the right performance fit for your workloads as they shift and application needs change.



Capacity at the lowest cost when you don’t need bandwidth.

4000 IOPS (4K IO) and 16 MiB/s per TiB. Use cases include:

  • Web serving

  • Rich media content for apps 

  • File backup

  • Home directories

Standard SW


When your app needs storage capacity and bandwidth is limited. 

4000 IOPS (8K IO) and 32MiB/s per TiB. Use cases include: 

  • SAP shared files
  • Linux and SAP shared files
  • File and VMware repositories
  • CI/CD workflows
  • Persistent volumes for Kubernetes development



When your app has a balanced need for storage capacity and bandwidth. 

16000 IOPS (4K IO) and 64MiB/s per TiB. Use cases include:

  • SAP databases
  • General purpose databases
  • Code and artifact repositories
  • Application transfer bus



The Extreme service level is built for organizations where performance is most important. 

32000 IOPS per TiB (4K IO) and 128MiB. Use cases include:

  • High-performance computing
  • OLTP

Ready to get started?

Whether you’re ready to purchase Cloud Volumes Service, start a free trial, or get a personalized walkthrough demo, we’ve got you covered. 

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Ready to roll with NetApp Cloud Volumes Service?

Let’s do this. Go to Google Marketplace product listing and first check that you have the ‘Billing Administrator’ role set within Google Cloud. Click “Purchase” to elect the pricing tier that works best for you.

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Prefer a test drive first?

No problem. Try a risk-free trial on NetApp Cloud Volumes Service for Google Cloud. You’ll work faster, smarter and more efficiently. And yes, your workloads will wonder what took you so long to migrate.

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Want a VIP tour?

Our specialists are standing by. We can help you create your first volumes, understand management capabilities and give you a behind-the-scenes walkthrough of Cloud Volumes Service for Google Cloud.

Cloud Volumes Service for Google Cloud. Now available in more places than ever.

Check out our up-to-date map that shows where you can access our solution right now and where it’s coming soon. 

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Topics and resources

Take a deeper dive into the virtues of NetApp and Google’s partnership and what it can do to move your business forward.