Tech ONTAP Podcast Episode 10: Cloud-Integrated Storage with AltaVault

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Rachel DinesThe hyper-scale cloud providers, such as Amazon AWS, Microsoft Asure, and IBM SoftLayer, provide highly available, and highly durable, storage for a reasonable price.  This means that many organizations are looking to, and adopting, public cloud providers as another tier of storage for their organization.  NetApp’s AltaVault provides the ability for any organization to leverage their existing backup suite of software, while storing the data in the cloud.  This seamlessly enables massive scalability, offsite recoverability, and efficient storage of backup data for any organization, with minimal effort.


Our guest this week is NetApp’s Rachel Dines, Product Marketing Manager for AltaVault.  Rachel and the podcast team discuss cloud economics, use cases, and how AltaVault increases flexibility, efficiency, and security for organizations who want to use the cloud as a backup target.  If you’re tired of tape backups, then you must listen to this episode!


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AltaVault sessions at NetApp Insight:

Rachel Dines (@RachelDines) is a product marketing manager at NetApp where she leads the marketing effort for AltaVault (formerly SteelStore), the company’s cloud-integrated storage solution and Amazon Web Services. She is a regular speaker at industry events such as VMworld, NetApp Insight, Disaster Recovery Journal World, and Symantec Vision.  Previously, Rachel was an industry analyst at Forrester Research covering resiliency, backup, and cloud. Her research has paved the way for cloud-based resiliency and next generation backup strategies.



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Each week, the Tech ONTAP Podcast discusses all-things NetApp, interviews subject-matter experts, and provides insights into the storage industry. Follow the hosts on Twitter: Pete Flecha (@vPedroArrow), Glenn Sizemore (@glnsize), and Andrew Sullivan (@andrew_NTAP). Subscribe to the podcast on SoundCloudiTunes, or sign-up to receive the Tech OnTap newsletter.


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