NetApp gets serious about Flash!

August 19, 2015


NetApp now leads the flash market in pricing with its new all-flash storage array line.

The NetApp All Flash FAS 8000 line is tailored for enterprise buyers as it creates a solution to a problem many customers face – a competitively priced system that has all the benefits of all-flash but one that’s ready for broad enterprise deployment.

All-flash storage changes the way organisations do business by drastically speeding application performance and improving server efficiency. No longer will customers have to experiment with their solutions or deal without mainstream functions.

NetApp have eliminated the headache of trying to marry flash, enterprise data services, cloud-based storage and integration with disk-based storage. With the AFF8000 customers benefit from built-in data protection, multiprotocol support, scale-out performance, and seamless data movement from flash to disk to cloud.

Key Points

  • Scale out up to 24 nodes. Move workloads between on-premises and cloud tiers
  • Increase database performance with 20x faster response times.
  • Reduce storage by 5x to 10x with data-reduction technologies.
  • Achieve 6-month payback by saving on server and database licensing costs.
  • Support thousands of VDI users with storage costs as low as $39 per desktop.

Other features include quality of service, multi-tenancy, and NetApp’s best-in-class application integration for simplified configuration and management of SQL and Oracle databases, virtualized servers, and VDI workloads. On top of this customer’s achieve better ROI for the long term as a result of NetApp’s unique ability to seamlessly move data from flash to disk to cloud as it ages.

The AFF8000 line is built to take high-performance flash storage into the mainstream and alongside competitive price reductions it’s safe to say NetApp has taken Flash to the next level!

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