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Tech OnTap Newsletter May 2014

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Tech OnTap NewsletterMay 2014
Mina Eng, Tech OnTap Editor
Editor's Note
If you’ve been keeping an eye on the Tech OnTap® newsletter over the past year, you know that the clustered Data ONTAP® operating system is a hot topic. This month, NetApp migration experts bring you the skinny on how to make the move from 7-Mode, with new NetApp® tools that simplify the process.

In April, NetApp announced a number of enhancements to our OnCommand® management portfolio. Our second article examines the role these management tools play in automating your data center and delivering on the promise of software-defined storage (SDS).
-Mina Eng, Tech OnTap Editor, @minayeng
How to Move from 7-Mode to Clustered Data ONTAPHow to Move from 7-Mode to Clustered Data ONTAP
Jay White, Technical Marketing Engineer
Sandra Moulton, Technical Marketing Engineer
Clustered Data ONTAP lets you scale-out to create a flexible, powerful storage architecture with nondisruptive operations capabilities that no competing storage offers. Are you ready to make the transition from 7-Mode but aren’t quite sure where to begin?

Find out how to assess your existing environment, prepare and plan, migrate data, and recommence operations. Detailed processes and our enhanced 7-Mode Transition Tool simplify the process.
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Enhanced Management Tools Put You on the Path to SDSSDS: Get on Track with the Latest OnCommand Tools
Jack McLeod, Virtualization and Cloud Solutions Architect
Kristina Brand, Product Manager
NetApp has been refining the whole portfolio of OnCommand management products to meet the demands of software-defined IT. A new Performance Manager provides advanced analytics to help you understand all aspects of storage performance, plus enhancements to Workflow Automation, Unified Manager, and Insight create a strong foundation for software-defined storage.
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Making the Right Cloud Choices
Brad Nisbet, Marketing Manager, Cloud SolutionsBrad Nisbet,
Marketing Manager,
Cloud Solutions
Do you have cloud questions? Learn how you can innovate on your own terms and choose the cloud technologies that are right for you.
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The League of Ingenious Developers
The League of Ingenious DevelopersSee how NetApp Engineering uses its own innovative technology to accelerate time to market.
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Microsoft TechEd 2014
Nick Howell, Virtualization Solutions ArchitectNick Howell,
The NetApp Communities podcasts cover Microsoft TechEd 2014 with special guests and live daily audio recaps from the show floor.

Listen to the podcasts:
TechEd Preview
Day One Recap
Day Two Recap
Day Three Recap
Final Day Recap
NetApp 50% Virtualization Guarantee
Adam Fore, Director, Cloud Solutions MarketingAdam Fore, Director,
Cloud Solutions
Ask these five questions when comparing virtualization guarantees to find your biggest storage savings.
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