Clustered Data ONTAP – It’s here!

Handle data growth and reduce IT disruptions by using Data ONTAP 8, the No.1 branded storage operating system.*

NetApp® Data ONTAP® 8 software delivers a unified storage platform for scalability and flexibility and features clustering capabilities to keep your business running nonstop. Data ONTAP paves the way for customers deploying Software-Defined Data Centers PDF, which cut through the performance, availability, and efficiency limits of traditional hardware-silo models.

Read more about Software Defined Data Center using Clustered Data ONTAP

More customers use Data ONTAP than any other storage operating system [*] because it enables business agility with no disruption to operations. In a single, feature-rich platform, clustered Data ONTAP lets you scale your infrastructure without increasing IT staff. Benefits include:

Non-disruptive Operations

  • Perform storage maintenance, hardware lifecycle operations, and software upgrades without interrupting your business
  • Eliminate planned and unplanned downtime for continuous business availability

Proven Efficiency

  • Drive pervasive storage-cost reductions by using the most comprehensive storage efficiency offering in the industry.
  • Save time and money by consolidating and sharing the same infrastructure for workloads or tenants with different performance, capacity and security requirements.

Seamless Scalability

  • Scale capacity, performance and operations without compromise, regardless of application.
  • Scale SAN and NAS from terabytes to tens of petabytes without reconfiguring running applications.

Find out here how one of NetApp’s Customer enabled Private and Public Cloud Services to their users.

Preparing for Clustered Data ONTAP

Clustered Data ONTAP has arrived and as with any new technology that is at the forefront of innovation there may be some concern over how to enable yourself for the change. By speaking with Fast Lane we can help you work out which course curriculum’s best suit your current knowledge and map out where you want to get to.

The standard course offerings around CDOT are as follows;

Fast Lane can tailor content to suit your individual needs around Clustered Data ONTAP, whether this means identifying the differences between CDOT and 7-Mode or a deep dive in to particular CDOT feature we can work with you to define these specific areas.

Training is the enabler of technology, it allows the user of a specific solution to become a subject matter expert for the solution but also that the user can start to look beyond the day to day management of a solution to the broader business impact of technology.

Contact our Service Delivery Team: or 0845 470 1000 to learn how you can get ready for Clustered Data ONTAP.


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