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Tech OnTap Newsletter January 2011

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HighlightsJanuary 2011
Network Convergence is Here
Moving from FC to SAS Disk
FAS3200 Boosts Expandability
On-Board 4G FC in the FAS3200
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Note from the Editor

Starting last November, Tech OnTap began a series of special issues emphasizing the highlights of the recent NetApp launch for future-ready IT. This month, we continue that series with feature articles on the new FAS3200 series, Unified Connect, and new SAS storage options.

NetApp leads the industry with its innovative technology for network convergence and SAS storage, and we've greatly enhanced the flexibility and expandability of our midrange lineup with the FAS3200. We hope you'll be excited by the potential of these new solutions. Tell us what you think in the Community.
FAS3200 Boosts Expandability 
Steven Miller, Senior Technical Director and Platform Architect

FAS3200 Boosts Expandability

Midrange storage has to be flexible. When NetApp designed the FAS3200 series, we knew it needed more than just a bump in performance and capacity.

NetApp redesigned the FAS3200 for space efficiency, flexibility, and greater expandability, with up to 50% more PCIe slots and 15% more spindles and capacity.

Tips from the TrenchesBlog of the Month
Making the Move from FC to SAS Disk
Mark Woods, Product Marketing Manager
Jay White, Technical Marketing Engineer

Making the Move from FC to SAS DiskSAS is replacing FC disk because of its resiliency, bandwidth, and connectivity. Learn about NetApp® SAS products and find out how to make the transition.

Val Bercovici
Val Bercovici,
Cloud Czar
Infrastructure for the
New Decade

Cost-recovery and/or profit-oriented IT services require focus, consistency, continuity, and scale. In a word, the infrastructure required to deliver on the promise of our new reality is Unified.

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Admin ResourcesCommunity Spotlight
Unified Connect
Jason Blosil, Product Marketing Manager
Mike McNamara, Senior Manager,
Product Marketing

Unified ConnectNetwork convergence is here.
Learn about NetApp Unified Connect—what it is, how it works, how it performs, and best practices to get started.

What Is the Upside of a FAS3200 On-Board FC Port with 4Gbit?
Read what our community members say about how an 8Gbit FC versus a 4Gbit affects performance.
Build Your Cloud Webcast Series, Part 3
NetApp, Cisco, and VMware Webcast: Automation for Your Cloud.  Turn IT into a strategic asset with a shared storage infrastructure.


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