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Tech OnTap Newsletter April 2013

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Tech OnTap NewsletterApril 2013
Mina Eng, Tech OnTap Editor
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This month, we bring you the latest enhancements to the FlexPod® data center platform, a white paper to help you choose the best flash solutions, and something fun: an interview with Steve Wozniak.
-Mina Eng, Tech OnTap Editor, @minayeng
FlexPod Grows Up
FlexPod Innovation and Evolution

David Klem, Senior Reference Architect
Joel McKelvey, Virtualization and Cloud Solutions
FlexPod delivers the performance, scalability, and availability that today’s data centers need in a package that’s flexible and easy to deploy and manage. Companies of all sizes are making FlexPod the core of their operations, particularly for mission-critical business applications. Find out why companies choose FlexPod and learn about the latest architecture enhancements like the clustered Data ONTAP® architecture, multihop FCoE, Cisco® Nexus® 7000 switches, and support for enterprise software from Microsoft and Oracle.
Full article
Deploying Flash in the Enterprise
Deploying Flash in the Enterprise

Paul Feresten, Mohit Bhatnagar, Manish Agarwal, and Rip Wilson
Flash is quickly emerging as the best way to overcome the performance limitations of hard disk drives. This careful comparison of hybrid storage systems, server flash, and all-flash arrays will help you understand how to choose the best flash solutions to address your storage challenges based on your performance and capacity requirements, working set size, budget, and data protection needs.
Full article
Steve Wozniak: Apple, Cloud, Flash, Luck, and Open Doors
Steve WozniakSteve WozniakHear from the the "Woz" in this two-part series as he shares thoughts on why engineers are important, the way he defines the cloud, and his latest adventure as a chief scientist.
Full article
Blog: OpenStack Ready for Deployment?
Dave Dale, Director of Industry StandardsDave Dale,
Director of Industry Standards
Almost all customer conversations about internal cloud infrastructure include the topic of OpenStack, and we are hearing more about production deployments.
Read Dave's blog
Webcast: NetApp Support
Webcast: NetApp SupportGet the most out of NetApp Support. Learn all the tips and tricks on how to efficiently engage Support when you need technical assistance.
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See Us at Citrix Synergy 2013
If you are attending Citrix Synergy, be sure to visit us so you can hear from our customers and experts, see our latest technologies and solutions, and meet our execs.
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