Tech OnTap Newsletter March 2015

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Mina Eng, Tech OnTap Editor
At NetApp, we’re committed to helping you succeed on-premises and in the cloud. In this month’s lead story, NetApp CTO, Jay Kidd, explains NetApp's vision of the Data Fabric and what that means for your data center.

We’re also continuing our series on deploying all-flash storage with a closer look at VDI, and are kicking off a new series of customer stories on clustered Data ONTAP deployments.

It’s with mixed emotions that I announce that after six years as editor of Tech OnTap, I’m handing over the reins to NetApp Managing Editor Cynthia Bournellis. I am moving into a content strategist role, focusing on other aspects of NetApp’s web presence and am very excited about the new opportunity. Cynthia not only brings years of editorial experience to the role, but she also has an eye for design and a passion for storytelling. Please welcome her.
— Mina Eng, Tech OnTap Editor, @minayeng
Need Alt Text Realize the Full Potential of Cloud
with the Data Fabric

Jay Kidd, Chief Technology Officer, NetApp
Today, the hybrid cloud exists as incompatible silos of data. NetApp’s vision of the Data Fabric combines efficient data transport, software-defined management, and a consistent data format across clouds to address this incompatibility. The Data Fabric lets you operationalize data across the hybrid cloud—increasing efficiency, and reducing risk/costs.
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Need Alt Text Accelerate VDI Performance
with All-Flash Storage

Chris Gebhardt, Senior Technical Marketing Engineer, NetApp
Maximum VDI performance requires storage that can handle a write-intensive workload and accommodate the bursts of I/O that occur during boot and login without sacrificing user responsiveness. Learn how all-flash storage satisfies these needs, and see how NetApp All-Flash FAS measures up.
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This is the second article in a series on all flash. View the first story here.
Need Alt Text DuPage Chooses FlexPod
with Clustered Data ONTAP for NDO

Tech OnTap Staff with Tony Beaird, Director, Infrastructure and Security, DuPage Medical Group
DuPage, a growing medical group, has been running two 4-node clusters for more than two years. Learn why the company made this decision, how it upgraded from 7-mode, and resulting benefits.
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Manage Data Securely and Consistently across the Hybrid Cloud
 Ingo Fuchs, Senior Manager, Solutions Marketing
Ingo Fuchs,
Senior Manager,
Solutions Marketing,
Employ a hybrid cloud based on NetApp’s expertise on Data Fabric to achieve better backups, restores, and archives. Our optimized architecture increases speed and scalability.
Read Ingo's blog
Think Long-Term Strategy for Your Data Storage Solution
Think Long-Term Strategy for Your Data Storage Solution Customers discuss the impact NetApp EF-Series all-flash array is having on their organizations—and how they’ve achieved higher IOPS, increased throughput, and decreased latency.
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NetApp Success Story DuPage Medical Group enhances patient care with 24/7 availability using NetApp clustered Data ONTAP.
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