NetApp brings the simplicity and flexibility of the cloud to the data centre

Global, cloud-led, data-centric software company NetApp has announced enhancements to the cloud-connected NetApp ONTAP data management software.

Cesar Cernuda, NetApp
Cesar Cernuda, NetApp

The company also announced a more flexible NetApp Keystone Flex Subscription service and a new NetApp SolidFire Enterprise SDS solution. With these updates, NetApp helps organisations everywhere unlock the best of cloud. Organisations can now optimise performance and security, reduce costs, easily extend data management from on premises to any cloud, and consume hybrid cloud infrastructure as a service.

“Digital transformation has accelerated to the point where projects that used to take years to accomplish now need to be completed in months or even weeks,” said César Cernuda, president, NetApp. “With its rich data-centric software innovation, NetApp is uniquely positioned to help organisations quickly adapt and sustainably transform in today’s hybrid cloud world. Now, we make it easier for them to develop applications in the cloud, move applications to the cloud, or create cloudlike experiences on premises.”

The new features and capabilities that NetApp introduced today include:

  • Enhanced NetApp ONTAP software capabilities that offer greater consolidation, deeper cloud ​integration, and continuous data availability for improved simplicity, efficiency, and protection of business-critical enterprise applications.
  • Updates toNetApp Keystone Flex Subscription, providing a fast, flexible path to a cloud-enabled data centre with “pay-as-you-grow” subscriptions for a cloudlike experience on premises. The Keystone Flex Subscription also offers public cloud integration available through the NetApp partner ecosystem.
  • The new NetApp SolidFire Enterprise SDS solution, providing a simple and automated foundation for private cloud with NetApp Element software as standalone software-defined storage that can be deployed on any hardware.

More information about these products and solutions can be found here.

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