Learn what users are saying about the flash solution from NetApp, Pure and Dell EMC. The user feedback covers key evaluation criteria, deployment experience, customer service, technical support and peer recommendations.
How can hybrid-flash array users benefit from a move to all-flash? This case study profiles a large European organization that moved their VMware server and desktop environments from hybrid-flash to NetApp AFF all-flash systems
Your IT team is struggling with aging, inflexible, and complex infrastructure and processes that make it difficult to support new business needs or take advantage of cloud.† Learn how you can transform your data infrastructure using flash storage to meet service level performance and availability, enabling your team to focus on the delivery of new applications and services.
The implications of getting your next generation data center strategy wrong can be fatal for a cloud and hosting business. The Fueled by NetApp Consulting team has seen a trend with service providers testing the waters with many different go-to-market strategies due to these high stakes.
This report from 451 Research examines the data management challenges faced by companies in a hybrid cloud environment and provides recommendations for IT professionals responsible for cloud deployments.
Realizing market penetration and a fast path to revenue comes with a unique set of challenges for SaaS vendors looking to provide cloud-based software applications. Download the white paper to see if your infrastructure is up to the task.
Get the OpenStack Private Cloud Storage blueprint. Learn about the benefits of cloud computing, how to orchestrate your IT infrastructure, why you should consider OpenStack, and what the right OpenStack block storage looks like.
SaaS vendors are using next-generation data center principles to revolutionize the way cloud-based software applications are delivered by applying a software-defined everything (SDx) strategy. This paper examines five key principles of the modern data center design that are accelerating business growth.
Solid-state arrays have matured beyond performance-oriented workloads, and the benefits are now compelling for primary storage plus old and new unexpected workloads. This Magic Quadrant will help IT leaders better understand SSA vendors' positioning in the market. Gain insights into the rapidly evolving market for solid-state arrays with the 2017 Gartner report. Discover vendor strengths and the criteria that must be met to be positioned in the leadersí quadrant.
Use this Gartner report to help identify opportunities to optimize IT operations and accelerate your DevOps transformation. Avoid risk and drive value to your business by: implementing best practices, selecting the right tools and technologies, experimenting with agile practices, and aligning roles for success.
Evaluate the four key design choices you need to consider when choosing your all-flash storage architecture. This report compares the design choices made by NetApp SolidFire and Pure Storage so you're better equipped to decide which product is best for your next-generation data center.
Software offerings are a core differentiator for businesses looking to attract new customers, maintain existing customers, and fend off competitors. Read this paper to learn the benefits of consuming infrastructure through code as you transition to the next-generation data center.
Native all-flash arrays offer a number of benefits over flash appliances or legacy array retrofits. These software-centric solutions help eliminate the bottlenecks created by traditional disk architectures that have only been adapted for flash. This video presents six key architectural design decisions and tradeoffs to help you choose the right native all-flash array for your business.
This brief explains SolidFire's solution to the modern data center's struggle that exists between applications and storage, and how it offers a distinct scale-up storage application that intelligently dictates system performance in real time.
The SolidFire Definitive Guide: Guaranteeing Storage Performance covers the critical aspects of Quality of Service (QoS) in the evolving storage landscape, itís importance as a component of storage architecture design, and worthy considerations when choosing designs in storage architecture to accommodate for an optimum QoS experience.
In order to achieve the five nines (aka, 99.999%), or higher availability, it is important to take a closer look at the design of your storage architecture systems. This paper offers a comprehensive method of assessing your current infrastructure, and provides insight into ways to transform your design to drive better outcomes.
Introduction to Guaranteed Quality of Service is an in-depth account of the crucial importance of incorporating Quality of Service (QoS) technology within data storage architecture, outlining how QoS is the critical factor in enabling dependable storage performance for business-critical applications in a multi-tenant or enterprise infrastructure.
In the current landscape of modern data centers, IT professionals are stretched too thin. Triage situations are the norm and tend to reduce the time spent on strategic business objectives. This paper offers a solution to this IT dilemma, outlining the ways to achieve a storage infrastructure that enables greater performance and capacity.
The five architectural principles guiding the development of a next generation data center are provided in this paper, describing key market influences leading a fundamental enterprise IT transformation.