This session was one of the two ‘community’ sessions I submitted for VMworld. I refer to these sessions as community because they are meant to speak to a subject in a vendor neutral perspective. I’d like to thank Chad Sakac; over the past 4 or 5 years he and I have jointly presented at VMworld events and the feedback from these sessions has been outstanding. As I shared in … [Read more...] about VMworld 2012: STO2980 vSphere Storage Best Practices
The giveaway of Data ONTAP Edge, the NetApp Virtual Storage Appliance, was a huge hit at VMworld. Due to the tremendous feedback NetApp has decided to make the evaluation edition available to the public. This is a great opportunity for those who are unfamiliar with the capabilities of Data ONTAP to experience it first hand. By downloading and registering for licenses … [Read more...] about Data ONTAP Edge VSA is Available to Download
VMworld 2012 is here and that means the Hands-On-Labs is be back in full swing. The labs are considered a highlight of the show by many attendees, as it gives them a unique opportunity to take a hands-on, test-drive of latest technical innovations from VMware. Last year, for the first time, VMware invited three select partners to build Hands-On-Labs for VMworld. NetApp is proud … [Read more...] about Attend the NetApp Hands On Lab – See Why it was the #1 Lab of VMworld 2011
I have late breaking news, NetApp will be giving away 5,500 of the just released Virtual Storage Arrays to attendees of VMworld! Data ONTAP Edge is our VSA platform, which transforms the local storage of a server into a shared storage array. Data ONTAP Edge provides that the power and capabilities of physical NetApp FAS arrays, delivers as a Virtual Machine. Data ONTAP Edge is … [Read more...] about Attending VMworld? Grab Data ONTAP Edge VSA for Free from NetApp!
This article originally appears in Tech OnTap - If you enjoy it, please consider subscribing to Tech OnTap. NetApp recently published an update to our storage best practices for VMware® that highlights the new capabilities of VMware vSphere® 5 and NetApp® Data ONTAP® 8. This updated technical report (TR) covers a number of new capabilities from VMware such as Storage DRS, … [Read more...] about Thoughts on Best Practices with VMware vSphere 5