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Tech OnTap Newsletter November, 2011

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November 2011
Case Study: Be the Match
Watch Our New Show
Upgrade Your Storage Performance
Inside the New FAS2240
Tell Us Why and Win a Vespa!
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Editor's Note
Mina Eng, Tech OnTap Editor
Mina Eng
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Life is good here at NetApp.  We have just been ranked #3 – World’s Best Multinational Workplaces by the Great Place to Work Institute. I have been here for over 5 years and couldn’t be more proud.

The newest member of the NetApp® storage system family has just arrived.  Be sure to see what the buzz is about in the FAS2240 article, where we documented all the technical details for you.  In our Be the Match story, see how technology is helping to save lives and how you can contribute to a great cause.

FAS2240: An Inside Look   
FAS2240: An Inside Look
Steven Miller, Senior Technical Director and Platform Architect
Our new entry-level system helps you start right, keep it simple, and grow smart. A full HA configuration fits in the space of a single disk shelf and converts to a disk shelf when it’s time to upgrade.
High-speed network options, triple the performance, and rugged design make the FAS2240 perfect for space-limited  environments.
See 3D Demo of the FAS2240: An Interactive 360-Degree Product Tour
Watch IT Survival Guide Video: A Humorous Guide to Help You Meet Your IT Challenges
Admin Resources
Storage Underlies Success for Be The Match
Storage Underlies Success
  for Be the Match

Josh Thorstad, Infrastructure Architect, Be the Match
Thousands with life-threatening diseases need marrow transplants. Be the Match facilitates more transplants in less time using NetApp.
Technology Saves Lives
Take the challenge. We are collecting 1,000 stories on how technology saves lives, and we need your input.  Once we reach our goal, we’ll donate a new FAS2240 to Be the Match on behalf of those who participated.
Tell Us Your Story
Blogs of the Month
Blog of the Month
Sophisticated Simplicity in Storage
Larry Freeman, Ask Dr. Dedupe
The "Simplicity" part of the FAS2240 is handled via System Manager 2.0, a free utility that takes the rage out of storage for first-time users.
Read the Blog
Blog of the Month
Upgrade Your Storage Performance
Brian Mitchell, Geek ONTAP
Organizations don't have to factor-in costly data migrations when they "outgrow" their storage system. Rather, it’s a simple (in-place) upgrade.
Read the Blog
Our New Show
Watch our New Show
Watch Our New Show
Special Launch Edition
See our very own Steve Miller showing off the FAS2240.  The show is also packed with segments you won’t want to miss, including a System Manager software whiteboard session, an in-the-field interview with VMware, and a customer interview with Merced Systems.
Watch the Show
Community Spotlight
Win a Vespa!
Are You IT’s "Top Survivor"?
Tell us why, and you could win a Vespa!
We’re looking for the next IT hero who's successfully tackled the most interesting IT challenges.  Share your own story – the funnier and more clever the better. The best story will win a brand new Vespa scooter.
Tell Us Why


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