Today we’re excited to jointly announce with Google Cloud, the general availability of Cloud Volumes ONTAP (CVO) and Cloud Volumes Service (CVS) for Google Cloud, the availability of CVS in the United Kingdom and support for Anthos on CVO, CVS and NetApp HCI. This milestone means CVS and CVO are live, publicly available from Google Cloud with full support for production workloads and SLA’s. Check out the press release for more information.


NetApp and Google Cloud have collaborated to create a portfolio of solutions to enable the hybrid cloud transformation facing every company worldwide. Through our partnership, customers can unlock the power of their data with tightly integrated, enterprise-class solutions that are optimized for Google Cloud. What’s more, only CVS allows customers to change their service level and pricing on demand, a capability that creates a new dynamic pricing model in the cloud.


Working together with Google Cloud, our mission to help our customers realize the promise of the public cloud and enable them to drive innovation and business agility both on premises and off.


“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 said Kevin Ichhpurani, corporate vice president, Global Ecosystem and Business Development, Google 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”.

Outstanding Feedback from Cloud Volumes Service for Google Cloud Customers

Since launching our strategic partnership with Google Cloud two years ago, customers worldwide have provided valuable insights.


“Impact’s Partnership Cloud™, the leading partnership automation SaaS solution, accelerates enterprise growth by bringing automation to enterprise partnership management,” said Roger Kjensrud, chief technical officer, Impact. “Cloud Volumes Service for Google Cloud Platform 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.”


“We’ve been searching for a suitable replacement for CephFS and to do away with the headaches of maintaining our own internal Ceph stack,” said Aleem Shah, senior operations engineer, Prowler.IO. “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.”


Thank you to the engineering, product management, and executive teams at NetApp and Google Cloud. Your commitment and confidence have delivered something truly innovative.


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Anthony Lye

Throughout his 27-year career, Lye has held a diverse range of senior leadership roles at companies ranging from 10-person firms to large multi-nationals. He has managed all aspects of business operations, including full responsibility for P&L, development and product management, direct and partner sales leadership, with hands-on experience building applications and working with developers skilled in AWS, Azure and His background includes leading teams in both North America and Europe, with extensive international travel to Asia and South America.

Prior to his role as EVP and chief cloud officer at Guidewire Software, he served as president & CEO for HotSchedules, a vertical cloud company building applications for the restaurant, retail and hospitality industries. He was previously the global president of Digital Platforms, Customer Relationship Management and channels at Publicis, the world’s largest digital agency. He was also senior vice president and general manager of Oracle’s CRM and Customer Experience, and earlier in his career, held senior leadership positions at Siebel Systems and Remedy Corporation.

Lye earned a bachelor’s degree in Engineering with honors from the University of Bath in Bath, United Kingdom. He serves on the board of Spoken Communications and is an investor in both startups and venture funds

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