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Tech OnTap Newsletter December 2010

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HighlightsDecember 2010
Enhanced Security for SMT
FlexPod for VMware
NetApp Takes on EMC
Join in the Shared IT Discussion
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Note from the Editor

Last month, Tech OnTap began a series of articles emphasizing the highlights of the recent NetApp launch for future-ready IT. This month, we continue that series with feature articles on FlexPod™ for VMware® and enhanced secure multi-tenancy.

It takes more than the right storage to achieve shared infrastructure success. These articles focus on NetApp efforts in conjunction with Cisco and VMware to produce solutions that encompass your entire shared infrastructure.
FlexPod Makes Shared Infrastructure Easier
Ashok Rajagopalan, UCS Product Manager, Cisco
David Klem, Reference Architect

With the release of FlexPod—a presized, validated, standardized data center architecture—NetApp, Cisco, and VMware have dramatically simplified shared infrastructure deployment.

FlexPod combines best-of-breed technology for compute, networking, storage, and virtualization into a balanced, highly efficient shared infrastructure with streamlined management. Learn what makes FlexPod tick.

Tips from the TrenchesBlogging with Dave
Putting the "S" in SMT: Enhanced Security for Multi-tenant Environments
Chris O'Brien, Solutions Architect, Cisco
David Klem, Reference Architect

Our second-generation SMT design features new traffic-flow models and options for firewalls, intrusion prevention, and more. Find out how to deploy this secure architecture.

Dave Hitz
Dave Hitz
NetApp Founder and EVP
Discussion Series Part 3: The Goal of Future-Ready IT

Dave Hitz and ESG senior analyst Mark Peters discuss what it takes for an IT organization to future-proof its IT environment.

Dave's blog
Admin ResourcesCommunity Spotlight
NetApp Takes on EMC with Future-Ready Infrastructure
Tom Trainer, Network Computing Blogger

Prominent IT blogger Tom Trainer talks about why VMware admins are rapidly gravitating to FlexPod for VMware and how Data ONTAP® 8.0.1 is delivering real value for customers.

Ask Your Questions About Shared
IT Infrastructure

Still have questions? Read what your peers are asking about the new Data ONTAP 8 or the FAS6200.
Build Your Cloud Webcast Series, Part 2
NetApp, Cisco, and VMware Webcast: FlexPod for VMware.


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