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Tech OnTap Newsletter June 2013

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Tech OnTap NewsletterJune 2013
Mina Eng, Tech OnTap Editor
Editor's Note
By now you've probably heard a little about some of the great features in the clustered Data ONTAP 8.2® operating system. In this issue, our 8.2 technical guru takes you deeper into the release with a detailed look at several new features and what they mean for you and your data center.

An article from Vaughn Stewart explains how NetApp and clustered Data ONTAP are breaking new ground on the path to software-defined storage (SDS) and accelerating the delivery of storage services to applications and development teams.

Tech OnTap® will be taking some time off in July to enjoy the summer. See you again in August.
-Mina Eng, Tech OnTap Editor, @minayeng
What’s New in Clustered Data ONTAP 8.2?
What’s New in Clustered
Data ONTAP 8.2?

Julian Cates, Technical Marketing Engineer
The clustered Data ONTAP® operating system is boldly going where no storage has gone before. The latest release helps you increase IT agility and prepare your data center for the future with nondisruptive operations, proven efficiency, and scalability that's out of this world.

NetApp has added a broad spectrum of new features, including quality of service to set performance limits, the capability to perform data-in-place controller upgrades with aggregate relocate, plus new capabilities for Windows® and Hyper-V™ environments. Check it out.
Full article
Blog: Clustered Data ONTAP 8.2 Doesn’t Chase Trends, It Leads with Innovation
Blog: Case Study: Varonis and Clustered Data ONTAP
Blog: How Do Other IT Experts Feel About Data ONTAP 8.2?
Is Software-Defined Storage in Your Future?
Is Software-Defined Storage in
Your Future?

Ingo Fuchs, Senior Technical Manager, Software-Defined Storage
The buzz in the storage industry lately has been all about software-defined storage (SDS). This trend has the potential to change the way you think about and manage storage. Find out what NetApp is doing to make it a reality.
Full article
Blog: Software-Defined Storage: The Evolution of Storage
Blog: OK, Sure, We'll Call It 'Software-Defined Storage'
Podcast: NetApp and SDS
Liberate Your Business from IT Constraints
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Blog of the Month: Now the Fun Really Begins
Blog of the Month: Now the Fun Really BeginsJay Kidd,
NetApp CIO
I am particularly excited about this release because I expect clustered Data ONTAP to be the trigger for a large number of our existing customers to make the leap.
Read Jay’s blog
IT Survival Guide:  The Good, the Bad, and the Clustered
IT Survival Guide: The Good, The Bad, and The ClusteredClustered Data ONTAP saves a small mining town from Big Jack Datahack.
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Twitter Chat
John Furrier (@furrier) of SiliconANGLE will moderate a chat with NetApp customers, partners, and industry experts to discuss how best to address storage scalability and access.
  • July 15, 2013
  • 12:00—1:00 p.m. PST
  • @netappchat
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