Ode to a logo (or “You changed the what?!”)
NetApp HCI Offers a New 2-Node Storage Cluster for a Starting, Scalable Entry Point for Customer Workloads
Fighting Ransomware: Part Two – ONTAP Native (aka Free) Tools for Detecting Ransomware
Quick Continuity Conversations: Infrastructure Insight
Don’t Allow Your IT Refresh to Move at a Donkey’s Pace
Protection Against Ransomware: The FlexPod Solution

NetApp IT Perspective: SAP HANA Data Protection Made Better

September 14, 2020

All IT organizations understand the downside of downtime. Users expect availability and consistent performance levels 24/7, even in the face of ever-increasing volumes of data. As a result, backup time windows are shrinking, while the amount of data to be backed up is increasing.   NetApp IT upgraded their SAP customer relationship management (CRM) system […]

The New Normal: How Businesses Can Set Up Remote Workforces…

September 7, 2020

We navigated a crisis and discovered a new business imperative that provides both employer and employee great advantages. Outside traditional office settings, organizations are now forced to building out short-term and long-term strategies for success, including policies that will make it easier to adapt to future crises and challenges.   So, what can businesses do […]

NetApp AI Wins “Best Machine Learning Platform” Breakthrough Award

August 26, 2020

For the second year in a row, NetApp has won a coveted AI Breakthrough award for the Best Machine Learning Platform with our partner Lenovo. The AI Breakthrough Awards program was founded to recognize artificial intelligence (AI)–related technology innovators, leaders, and visionaries from around the world.   All the award nominations for a range of […]

What is the Ideal Database Infrastructure?

August 25, 2020

What is ideal? A long (4 or 5 hour) bike ride along the Colorado Front Range followed up with some of my favorite carbonated nourishment is an ideal day in my book. And apparently Wout van Aert had an ideal day too—at this year’s edition of Strade Bianche when he soloed in for the win in the final 13 kilometers. With a broken wheel and 5 punctures, Julian Alaphilippe most certainly did not have an ideal day.    So what’s ideal when […]

Active IQ Unified Manager and ServiceNow: Provisioning with REST APIs

August 24, 2020

Since the last release, you might have noticed that NetApp® Active IQ® Unified Manager has shifted paradigms. No longer just a monitoring solution, Unified Manager now helps with automation, active management, intelligent provisioning, and zero touch management, which I wrote about in previous blogs: Active IQ Unified Manager 9.7: Risk Management, Self-Healing, Smart Analytics, and […]

Conversational AI System Built with NVIDIA and NetApp

August 24, 2020

A conversational AI system engages in humanlike dialog, understands context, and provides intelligent responses. Such AI models are often huge and highly complex. With NetApp® ONTAP® AI, powered by NVIDIA DGX systems and NetApp cloud-connected storage systems, massive, state-of-the-art language models can be trained and optimized to run inference rapidly.   In conversational AI systems, […]

A New Backup Architecture – SnapDiff V3

August 13, 2020

The challenges of NAS backup With the explosive growth of data, backing up NAS systems is increasingly challenging and complex for enterprises around the world.   Historically, NAS data was backed up and restored with the Network Data Management Protocol (NDMP).  However, NDMP architecture is inherently inefficient and outdated.   With NDMP, backups are typically […]