Find out more about how NetApp can help you to improve your Windows storage solution.
Infrastructure SolutionReduce cost and complexityunify resources to simplify your infrastructure. NetApp storage for Windows easily and cost-effectively consolidates storage for different workloads Windows files, applications like Exchange and SharePoint , databases like SQL Server , and server and desktop virtualization eliminating the need for separate DAS, SAN, and file servers.simplify data management.Because of our single platform and industry standards based approach to delivering a unified storage architecture, you can centrally manage storage using familiar interfaces. Your team can automate commonly performed, error-prone tasks like provisioning and backups with policies, freeing up their time.increase storage utilization from day one. NetApp storage for Windows brings unstructured and structured data together in a shared storage pool that can be flexibly provisioned. So storage for individual workloads can be expanded or even shrunk depending on the workload s need, doubling storage utilization1.efficiency comes standard. NetApp built efficiency-enhancing features like thin provisioning, integrated deduplication, and our Snapshot" technology right into the platform. So you get a solution that not only handles all your Windows storage requirements, but does so with a smaller footprint as much as 50% less than traditional storage2.Handle your requirements within your budget. With NetApp you can start at the size that s right for you and scale as your Windows environment scales. Our solutions scale from TBs to well over a PB. So whether you are a Midsize Enterprise with 100 users or a large corporation, you can rely on NetApp to efficiently store your Windows data.optimize data access and pRotectionmeet performance goals with ethernet.NetApp solutions using Ethernet connectivity have proven to deliver similar throughput and response time compared to FC3. So with Ethernet and the load-management features of NetApp, you can implement a unified storage architecture for multiple changing workloads and explosive data growth.Get simple yet powerful data protection. With Snapshot technology standard and the SnapManager data protection tools that integrate with applications like Microsoft Exchange, your team will be able to back up data more frequently and without disruption. You can also maintain an online archive of your backups, reducing reliance on tape. Restoring data is quick and simple, and your team can recover individual files and mailboxes from previous backups.obtain higher data availability and application uptime. With features like redundant components and high-performance RAID, NetApp storage for Windows gives you near-100% availability (99.999% or better reliability as validated by IDC4). So you can get higher data availability and uptime without breaking your budget.paRtneR foR successGet services and support to help you succeed. NetApp and our partners can guide you every step of the way to an optimal Windows storage solution, with the support and services needed for a highly available and efficient Windows storage solution. T op Reasons to Choose NetApp for Your Windows EnvironmentUntitled Documentwww.netapp.comNetApp creates innovative storage and data management solutions that accelerate business breakthroughs and deliver outstanding cost efficiency. Discover our passion for helping companies around the world go further, faster at netapp.com. Copyright 2009, NetApp, Inc. All rights reserved. No portions of this document may be reproduced without prior written consent of NetApp, Inc. Specifications are subject to change without notice. NetApp, the NetApp logo, Go further, faster, SnapManager, and Snapshot are trademarks or registered trademarks of NetApp, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Microsoft, Windows, SQL Server, and SharePoint Server are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. VMware is a registered trademark of VMware, Inc. All other brands or products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders and should be treated as such.DS-2919-05091 NetApp Whitepaper: The NetApp Storage Efficiency Guide, WP-7022 2 NetApp 50% Virtualization Guarantee, www.netapp.com/guarantee3 TR-3697: Multiprotocol Performance Test of VMware ESX 3.5, June 2008, NetApp/VMware, and 10GbE iSCSI Performance with Blade Servers (http://media.netapp.com/documents/10gbe-blade-performance-exec-brief.pdf) 4 FAS Storage Systems: Laying the Foundation for Application Availability, February 2008, IDC, Inc.With assessment, planning, and implementation services and lights-out support, you can rest easy.consolidate with the unified storage leader.You can standardize storage for all your Windows needs with NetApp, the #1 choice in unified storage. With storage efficiency, protection, and flexibility standard in every NetApp storage solution for Windows, you can consolidate with confidence. Contact your local NetApp channel partner or representative to learn how NetApp storage for Microsoft Windows can help you go further, faster.