This blog is part of a series on Data ONTAP 8 Clustering, and summarizes a lab validation report by industry analyst firm ESG on Data ONTAP 8.1 Unified SAN and NAS Clustering.
Data ONTAP 8.1 blog series:
ESG Lab performed hands-on evaluation and testing of Data ONTAP 8.1 at NetApp’s facility in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. The testing focused on validation of the three key value propositions of Data ONTAP 8.1 Clustering - Operational Efficiency, On-Demand Flexibility, and Enterprise Nondisruptive Operations. The detailed lab report is here.
Enterprise Nondisruptive Operations
On-Demand Flexibility and Performance Optimization
The next blog in this series will focus on a short video demonstration of the benefits of Data ONTAP 8 operating in Cluster-Mode.