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NetApp IT Perspective: Automating how apps get onboarded onto DevOps…

September 19, 2019

Over the past 18 months I have been part of an exciting NetApp IT initiative to build a DevOps platform that provides the cloud services, automation, and CI/CD release models that our application development teams need to build cloud native applications. We call the platform CloudOne as it provides one consistent developer experience, irrespective of […]

Make DevOps Even More Effective by Building a DevOps Platform

July 29, 2019

Many IT organizations are implementing DevOps practices to realize the benefits that companies like Google, Microsoft, Facebook and others have been experiencing for years. They want to deliver features faster, improve the stability of applications, and move from a reactive delivery organization to one of innovation.  No doubt these are great benefits, yet you cannot […]

Achieving Target State Architecture with a Hybrid Multicloud Inside NetApp

July 8, 2019

Embarking on an enterprise cloud journey without an application strategy is a recipe for disaster and will result in higher costs and disappointments for the organization. The first step in our cloud journey was to determine the right cloud solution―we call it target state architecture (TSA)—for all business applications in the enterprise portfolio. Inside NetApp, […]

NetApp IT Perspective: StorageGRID F5 Load Balancer Design Considerations

June 3, 2019

One of my roles as a member of the NetApp® IT Customer-1 program is to implement, design, and architect NetApp StorageGRID® for our object storage requirements. Our StorageGRID deployment consists of multiple Storage Nodes and is deployed across many sites. The Storage Nodes provide service endpoints for applications and manage the storage, replication, metadata, and so […]

Kick-Starting Hybrid Multi-Cloud Management with NetApp Cloud Insights

May 13, 2019

Storage capacity, efficiency, and performance are key responsibilities that my colleagues and I manage as part of the enterprise IT storage team at NetApp.  We currently maintain approximately 75 PB of storage and 450 storage controllers supporting hundreds of corporate business applications.  To best manage our environment, we have relied on several NetApp solutions in […]

Building in Security by Default in Next Generation Data Center…

May 6, 2019

As a certified application integration and security architect, I understand the traditional data center security approach to monolithic applications. The apps are typically heavily customized, inefficiently designed, and can reside on unpatched servers with poor admin control. Network port ambiguity can also exist because the app owners don’t know what ports their apps run on. […]

NetApp IT Expands Business Intelligence with a Modern Analytic Platform…

April 23, 2019

Business intelligence (BI) is undeniably crucial. Data is king, and business leaders want to quickly―and securely―tap into it to gain competitive insight, go to market faster, and make the best possible tactical and strategic decisions. The key to success is real-time data analytics.   At NetApp, real-time data analytics capability is limited because of our […]

A NetApp IT Perspective: Data Science and the Data Lake

April 19, 2019

As a data driven company, NetApp relies on data science, business intelligence (BI) and analytics to learn, improve, and predict from a myriad of possibilities throughout the enterprise. As I discussed in my earlier blog on organizational structures for data scientists, data analytics is essential to planning and driving business. Data scientists, and their portfolio […]