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ONTAP Data Management Software

Simplify your hybrid cloud. Unify your data. Rely on the #1 enterprise data management software.*

Try ONTAP management software today.

Explore the data management capabilities of ONTAP software for up to 90-days—in the cloud or on your premises—with a free trial of Cloud Volumes ONTAP or ONTAP Select.

Cloud Volumes ONTAP

Cloud Volumes ONTAP

Get secure, proven storage management services for AWS and Azure cloud storage.

ONTAP Select

ONTAP Select

Discover software-defined storage built on the industry’s leading data management software.

Advanced Enterprise Features

Optimize your storage environment to increase your efficiency, protect against unplanned outages, and strengthen your security posture.

Reduce costs with leading data reduction technologies and built-in configuration efficiencies.

  • Shrink your data footprint with inline deduplication, compression, and compaction.
  • Accelerate business operations with space-efficient clones.
  • Increase usable capacity with advanced drive partitioning.

Accelerate your backup and recovery. Comply with strict data-retention policies.

  • Near-instantaneous Snapshot™ copies for local recovery.
  • Synchronous and asynchronous replication for DR and backup.
  • WORM protection for data retention, compliance, and ransomware.
Evaluate Your Data Protection Readiness

Ensure your business-critical applications stay online with greater than six 9s availability.

  • Synchronous mirroring up to 700km.
  • Active-active storage-controller failover for high availability.

Avoid unauthorized data access. Integrate data security across your hybrid cloud.

  • Data-at-rest encryption with FIPS certification.
  • In-flight encryption for back-up and replication.
  • Onboard and external key management.
  • Multifactor authentication (MFA).
  • Secure purge to help meet GDPR compliance.
Evaluate your Security Readiness


Flexible Deployments from Edge to Core to Cloud

Manage data consistently across your hybrid cloud. ONTAP software provides the rock-solid foundation for data management on the broadest range of deployment options—from engineered systems to commodity servers to the cloud.

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Software-defined Storage

Deploy ONTAP Select software-defined storage on your choice of commodity servers and disk media (HDD or SSD).

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All Flash and Hybrid Arrays

Discover fast, scalable enterprise storage with NetApp® AFF All Flash Arrays, FAS Hybrid Flash Arrays, and FlexPod converged infrastructure.

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In-the-cloud Storage

Manage and control your data on AWS and Microsoft Azure. Cloud Volumes ONTAP delivers simple, fast, cloud-based implementation—providing flexible cloud deployment.

Streamlined Management and Actionable Intelligence


Whether you need to manage a single storage system for a small company or monitor multiple clusters for a large enterprise, NetApp has the management tools to simplify your day-to-day activities. Plus, leverage the best-practice recommendations of Active IQ to optimize and protect your storage investments.

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ONTAP System Manager

Simplify your cluster set-up and day-to-day management activities. You don’t need to be a storage expert. The new GUI provides quick insights on capacity, system health, networking, and performance history. And it’s included in ONTAP at no additional charge.

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Active IQ Unified Manager

Simplify your management of multiple storage clusters. Boost admin efficiency by monitoring petabytes of data from a single dashboard. Discover, monitor, and receive notifications to proactively manage storage and quickly resolve issues. New capabilities provide insights on security risks and compliance.

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NetApp Active IQ
  • Optimize and protect your storage investments by leveraging the predictive analytics and proactive care that is built into Active IQ
  • Gain from its best-practice recommendations, derived from artificial intelligence and community wisdom
  • Implement its actionable insights when managing your infrastructure with ONTAP System Manager and Active IQ Unified Manager.
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Ansible Modules for NetApp

Define and deploy consistent environments—no matter the workload—throughout development, test, and production with more than 60 Ansible modules for NetApp.

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Managed Upgrade Service for ONTAP

Get the most from your investment by ensuring your ONTAP software is always upgraded to the latest version.

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* Source: IDC Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker 2018 Q4, March 2019 (Open Networked Enterprise Storage Systems revenue)