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New NetApp IT Case Study: Meeting Video Production, Display, and…

10/31/2018

The NetApp IT Multimedia Group is responsible for the vast majority of the company’s video productions, producing over 350 live events and nearly double that amount of recorded productions for internal product teams and organization. The team is challenged with meeting growing demands and shrinking timelines for multi-camera live events, live broadcast events, scripted studio […]

NetApp IT Insider Tips on ONTAP Management using Ansible

09/27/2018

Most, if not all IT shops, are continually looking for opportunities to reduce costs, deliver efficiency, and be prudent with their time.  Automation with custom scripts is a common approach. Yet maintaining these scripts is cumbersome and time consuming.   As data management experts, NetApp leans on tools like RedHat Ansible to automate software provisioning, […]

Data is Changing and the Demand for StorageGRID is Insatiable

09/04/2018

In terms of modern-day IT, the amount and type of data received is different from the past. Historically, data has been structured, transaction-oriented, and constantly updated.  At the same time, the way applications interact with data has been stateful, atomic (database) transactions. The data growth that many companies are seeing today, however, is a different […]

Capturing the Economic Benefits of Cloud with Cloud-Aware Application Architecture

06/21/2018

As NetApp transforms its current hybrid cloud into the next generation data center (NGDC), NetApp IT has prioritized building a development platform for cloud aware applications using cloud aware application architectures through DevOps and automated deployment cycles.   The team has set a target via application rationalization for the next 3-5 years, that 70% of […]

NetApp IT Case Study: Improving Efficiency with a Tiered Archive…

05/10/2018

In the latest NetApp IT case study, big data infrastructure architect Praveen Beedanagari of the NetApp Hadoop Infrastructure team explains how NetApp leverages a three-tiered approach to provide a flexible, efficient, and cost-effective archival solution that can deliver results now and in the future.   In 2012, NetApp began developing an analysis solution using Apache […]

Determining What Enterprise Apps Go Cloud as Part of Building…

05/03/2018

NetApp has been in business for over 25 years, long before the Internet became popular and cloud-aware application architecture came into existence.  Many of our enterprise applications at NetApp are customized from their original form with spaghetti-like integration points and add-ons.  These complex, heavily customized apps complicate business processes, increase operational costs, magnify security exposures, […]

Downsizing Data Centers As Part of a Cloud-First Strategy

02/19/2018

I started my career managing traditional data centers housed in large, brick and mortar facilities with sprawling footprints and dedicated everything. Then came the game changers: hyperscale computing, flash storage, and software-as-a-service (SaaS). Services on demand and visibility to data became an IT imperative.   At NetApp we wanted to take advantage of these game […]

4 Steps to Integrate NetApp OnCommand Insight with ServiceNow Configuration…

01/16/2018

NetApp IT has integrated the storage performance data and capacity metrics from NetApp OnCommand Insight (OCI) into a real-time, self-service portal in their Configuration Management Database (CMDB) within ServiceNow. The result has been a fully integrated configuration mapping of assets from business services down to the exact storage volume.   The integration between the NetApp […]