NetApp Launches Data Management Solutions for Swift Cloud Deployment and Access

By CIOReview | Friday, November 21, 2014

FREMONT, CA: NetApp announces two new offerings, NetApp SteelStore appliance and the NetApp Cloud ONTAP system on Amazon Web Services (AWS) which help customers in better storage management of their cloud data as well better flow of data from cloud resources and providers to the applications.

With NetApp Cloud ONTAP system on AWS, customers can control their data in the cloud with the same efficiency as they could by using NetApp Data ONTAP operating system. Its varied features enable easy handling storage related challenges such as data portability. NFS, CIFS and iSCSI data management on AWS make customer job easy.

NetApp SteelStore helps organizations in backup, archive, and data recovery. With this solution, customers can integrate cloud into their existing backup, archive, and recovery strategy. Data volumes can be drastically reduced and transport times can be significantly made faster.

 “The cloud is providing enterprise customers with a different consumption model for the critical IT resources that scale to meet the specific needs of their business,” said Terry Wise, director, Worldwide Partner Ecosystem, Amazon Web Services, Inc. “With the NetApp Cloud ONTAP system and NetApp SteelStore appliance, customers have additional choice and flexibility when using AWS. These solutions help customers bridge the gap between their existing IT operations on the premises and the new IT operations developing in the cloud.”