Every six months we roll out new innovations to NetApp® ONTAP® software, so you can more quickly modernize your data management across your hybrid cloud. The latest ONTAP release, which hit general availability in January, delivers five significant enhancements that are valuable for your business:

  • Simplified performance assurance for your critical applications that need high performance and consistent low latency
  • Up to 40% higher performance
  • Up to 30% greater storage efficiency
  • New compliance capabilities for legal holds and event-based retention
  • Even stronger security with multifactor authentication and external key management

All of these features are available with a simple software upgrade of your existing ONTAP environment.


Check out this video where Jay Subramanian, vice president of ONTAP Product Management, highlights how you can benefit from ONTAP innovations.



With ONTAP 9, you can accelerate and protect data across your hybrid cloud, future-proof your data infrastructure, and radically improve data center TCO. Plus, ONTAP enables you to simplify data management for any application, anywhere:

  • In the cloud
  • Next to the cloud
  • In remote offices
  • In your data center

The choice is yours. Use any combination of these deployments to build a flexible, integrated storage infrastructure that can be tailored to your changing business needs.

Strong customer adoption around the world has made ONTAP the #1 open networked branded storage OS.1 It can help you address your evolving data needs and capitalize on new business opportunities. Stay data driven.


1 Source: IDC, Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker, 2017Q3, November 30, 2017

Jon Jacob

Jon is Product Marketing Manager for NetApp ONTAP data management software. He enjoys leading the cross-team collaboration that’s needed to successfully launch new products – now every six months for ONTAP innovations. He joined NetApp in 2010 to introduce new FAS hybrid-flash storage systems and has also served as Product Marketing Manager for NetApp all-flash storage. Prior to NetApp, Jon had 10+ years of marketing experience at HP in the Business Critical Systems division, including three years at HP’s EMEA Marketing Center based in Germany. Outside of NetApp, when Jon’s not out on a run or bike ride, he enjoys refereeing youth soccer matches and going to San Jose Sharks hockey games.