NetApp SANtricityNetApp has introduced a new version of the NetApp SANtricity® storage software.

NetApp also introduced the new NetApp E2800, an entry-level all-flash array for midsize businesses and remote offices that need a simple and cost-effective solution to support data analytics applications.

Enhanced SANtricity software, new entry-level E2800 all-flash array deliver affordable performance, simplify process needed to extract value from third platform data

Mike Smith, Infrastructure Programs Manager at MAXIMUS Canada said:

“Our health insurance administration systems are resource-intensive applications that are integral to entering or retrieving vital healthcare program data,

“The NetApp E-Series all-flash arrays do their job wonderfully. They’re incredibly fast. They were an easy and cost-effective way for us to move into the world of flash storage.”

Midsize businesses and remote offices are challenged with having limited IT staff and budgets to support critical applications, including data analytics technologies like Splunk® solutions or technologies like Hadoop and NoSQL, which give these organisations the visibility and performance they need to extract value from their data quickly.

NetApp’s new solutions deliver enhanced performance and usability as well as better efficiency and flexibility. Benefits include the ability to:

  • Streamline IT infrastructure and reduce operating costs by more than 35%;
  • Increase performance up to three times when accessing and analyzing data;
  • Gain best-in-class performance at the lowest acquisition cost for an all-flash array;
  • Process video up to six times faster;
  • Simplify deployment and access to data with a modern onbox browser-based GUI with SANtricity System Manager.

Ashish Nadkarni, program director, Enterprise Servers and Storage at IDC said:

“The ever-increasing appetite of businesses to embrace third platform applications has led to challenges in gaining insights quickly,

“NetApp is enabling users with the performance needed to turn data into competitive differentiators while keeping costs low.”