ONTAP innovations, baseball, and Abbott and Costello
Introducing the Specialist Series: Matthias Giraud – B.A.S.E. jumper and professional skier
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

Fighting Ransomware: Part Five – Smart Recovery to Avoid Reinfection

June 25, 2020

Organizations are very aware of ransomware and the dangers of infection. Yet many of those same organizations don’t really have a good idea of how to recover quickly and efficiently if they’ve encountered a ransomware attack. Unfortunately, not all organizations that pay the ransom end up getting their precious data back; it might remain encrypted […]

How to Devise an Effective Data Protection and Disaster Recovery…

June 16, 2020

In today’s constantly connected global business environment, organizations must plan for varying degrees of failure. Failure can affect anything ranging from a network to devices, storage, and the complete site itself. The worst-case scenario for a business disaster is obvious — a catastrophic event, such as a natural calamity, fire, or human-created disaster that physically […]

Fighting Ransomware: Part Four – UBA and ONTAP with FPolicy…

June 11, 2020

Suppose that you are a chief information security officer (CISO), chief technology officer (CTO), or IT manager, with responsibility for all the information systems in your organizations. Your team applies security patches to software and applications as soon as they come out. You’re not worried about viruses or malware, because, along with your blistering speed […]

ONTAP Upgrades & Your Continued Success

June 8, 2020

NetApp® ONTAP® 9 data management software provides the foundation for a data fabric, which makes it easy to move your data where it’s needed across flash, drive, and cloud resources. To better align with your plans for adopting ONTAP releases, NetApp will deliver an ONTAP feature release twice per calendar year. With this consistent release […]

Now THAT’S a Quick Database

June 5, 2020

Several things come to mind when I hear the word “quick.”  I once saw thousands of dollars vanish from my checking account in minutes from a PayPal hack (thanks to PayPal and my bank for making everything right). A cheetah can accelerate from a stand-still to 60 mph in about 3 seconds – quick indeed.  […]

Power of 3: NetApp, VMware, and Broadcom Redefining Enterprise IT…

June 4, 2020

Co-authors: Naveen Krishnamurthy from VMware, Jayamohan Kallickal from Broadcom   General availability (GA) of VMware vSphere 7.0 is a major milestone for VMware. The new release supports many new features that can facilitate transformation of modern data centers. One key feature available with vSphere 7.0 is NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF) support.   Broadcom, NetApp, and VMware have […]

Seamless Mobility of Enterprise Applications to the Cloud Using SVM-DR

June 3, 2020

Enterprises are moving toward the cloud; however, on-premise storage is not going anywhere. Customers have a mix of on-premise, private cloud, and public cloud as part of their infrastructure. Protecting this infrastructure is crucial for any organization. NetApp is a one stop shop for data protection, backup and recovery, disaster recovery (DR), and long-term retention […]

Fighting Ransomware: Part Three – ONTAP FPolicy, Another Powerful Native…

May 29, 2020

With the average ransomware payment per incident continuing to rise, organizations can expect the financial impact of ransomware attacks to keep increasing in the coming years. SafetyDetectives is a group of security experts who focus on testing antivirus programs, password managers, and other cybersecurity software. They predict that by the end of 2021, the financial […]