[Press Release] NetApp Brings Optimization and Enterprise Data Services to the Cloud

NetApp Brings Optimization and Enterprise Data Services to the Cloud

Among the newly introduced capabilities, Spot by NetApp’s Kubernetes optimization enables organizations to save up to 90% on compute and storage  

 

Hong Kong – October 28, 2020 – Global, cloud-led, data-centric software company NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today unveiled a groundbreaking serverless and storageless solution for containers from Spot by NetApp, new autonomous hybrid cloud storage and data services, and cloud-based virtual desktop solutions. NetApp’s new capabilities help simplify and optimize multicloud management for the highest performance at a low cost, offering true portability for data-rich cloud applications and delivering comprehensive workplace solutions across hybrid cloud environments. 

 

“To thrive in the new normal, digital transformation has become a business imperative. To succeed, businesses need to optimize their hybrid multicloud IT architectures,” said NetApp CEO George Kurian. “No matter where customers are on their transformation journey, NetApp can help them build a data fabric to maximize the value of their data, ensure applications are running optimally, and unlock the best of cloud.”

 

The new features and capabilities that NetApp introduced today include:

 

  • A groundbreaking serverless and storageless solution for containers, Spot Storage by NetAppcombined with Spot Ocean by NetApp makes it easy for organizations to cost-effectively build, deploy, and run microservice-based applications on Kubernetes without having to administer storage and data services. ​
  • New autonomous storage and data services (including data protection, optimization, and portability), available through NetApp® Cloud Manager. This service offers full visibility and control across an entire hybrid environment, so enterprise organizations can save up to 90% on compute and storage.
  • New fully managed, cloud-based NetApp Virtual Desktop Management Service (VDMS) and a new validated hybrid cloud virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) design. These solutions help organizations scale their infrastructure resources to meet the growing needs of their remote workforce. Resources can be continuously optimized without increasing complexity and while reducing costs by up to 50%.

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