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NetApp at Google Next

Hello from London!

 

It was a great two days at Google Next ’19 UK last week, with more than 7,000 attendees from all over the world. NetApp dominated the show as we advanced our strategic partnership with Google to drive innovation in the cloud.

 

Didn’t make it to London? We got you! Here’s a recap of the key announcements and highlights you don’t want to miss:

General Availability of NetApp Enterprise-Class Data Solutions for Google Cloud

 

NetApp and Google Cloud jointly announced the general availability of NetApp® Cloud Volumes ONTAP® and Cloud Volumes Service for Google Cloud, the availability of Cloud Volumes Service in the United Kingdom region, and support for Anthos on Cloud Volumes ONTAP, Cloud Volumes Service, and NetApp HCI. This milestone means that Cloud Volumes Service and Cloud Volumes ONTAP are live and publicly available from Google Cloud with full support for production workloads and guaranteed uptime SLAs.

 

As enterprises seek to take advantage of the agility and efficiency benefits of the cloud, they need to know that their data is secure and in the right place, for the right cost, at scale. To achieve these goals, they are building data fabrics that provide maximum flexibility as they move to hybrid multicloud environments. With NetApp and Google Cloud, customers can now unlock the power of their data with tightly integrated, enterprise-class data solutions that are optimized and validated for Google Cloud.

 

Watch the NEXT ’UK 19 opening keynote address by CEO of Google Cloud Thomas Kurian.

 

 

“With innovative solutions in file services and core infrastructure, NetApp has been an important partner for Google Cloud, and a great example of how our ecosystem has evolved to offer customers flexibility and scale across their use of cloud. We’re proud to continue the work with NetApp and provide new options that organizations can use to manage more complex workloads, more simply.” – Kevin Ichhpurani, Corporate Vice President, Global Ecosystem and Business Development, Google Cloud

Don’t take our word for it. Here’s what our customers are saying and how the analysts and the industry sat up and took notice.

 

Customers worldwide have seen the benefits with our joint solution:

 

“We’ve been searching for a suitable replacement for CephFS and to do away with the headaches of maintaining our own internal Ceph stack. We tried many alternatives, with NetApp Cloud Volumes Service coming out on top in terms of its ever-expanding feature set, reliability, and pricing. The service support provided by NetApp was unmatched in all categories.” — Aleem Shah, Senior Operations Engineer, Prowler.IO

 

“Impact’s Partnership Cloud, the leading partnership automation SaaS solution, accelerates enterprise growth by bringing automation to enterprise partnership management.  Cloud Volumes Service for Google Cloud has enabled us to develop an agile and flexible, enterprise-grade platform for our customers with ease and simplicity. In turn, this has allowed us to enable customers to improve the full partnership lifecycle and optimize revenue.” — Roger Kjensurd, Chief Technical Officer, Impact

 

 “With NetApp’s enterprise data services running on Google Cloud, organizations can achieve the performance and functionality needed to support the most intensive workloads, and immediately drive innovation across on premises and public cloud environments.” — Deepak Mohan, Research Director, Cloud Infrastructure Services, IDC

Here are a few of the many industry media outlets that took notice.

 

Business Insider described how NetApp is helping businesses unlock the power of data.

 

ZDNet took note of NetApp’s hybrid cloud storage solution.

 

CloudPro covered how NetApp’s solution supports several workloads, including Windows desktop and server applications with Google Cloud.

 

NetApp at Google Next

After Google Next, what’s next?

 

If you’re faced with the daunting task of modernizing and simplifying IT, building private clouds, and innovating on your choice of public clouds, you need to make sure that the right data is in the right place for the right cost at scale. The good news? You have NetApp on your side. Our cloud solutions are as varied as your needs. We’ll help you migrate production data to public clouds quickly and easily.

 

Are you thinking of getting started? Ask me how you can qualify for a limited time $2,000 Google Cloud credit when you sign up for Cloud Volumes Service for Google Cloud.

And if you’re ready, get started now!

 

Until NEXT time,

Bhawna

Bhawna Sharma

Bhawna is a seasoned Product Marketing Manager with a proven ability to implement successful Go-to-Market initiatives for customers and partners in the B2B space. Currently, she is the global Google Cloud Partner Marketing Manager, CDS at NetApp.