The new NetApp Private Storage for Amazon Web Services (AWS) is an enterprise storage solution that utilises AWS Direct Connect to provide customers the ability to establish a dedicated network connection from their existing infrastructure to AWS.
With this offering, organisations can now replicate data from on-premise NetApp storage environments to NetApp Private Storage in an AWS Direct Connect facility to leverage on-demand cloud services. NetApp Private Storage for AWS allows enterprises to build an agile cloud infrastructure that balances internal datacenter resources along with AWS cloud resources to best meet their business needs.
- Access big data analytics: Leverage NetApp Private Storage along with Amazon Elastic Map Reduce (EMR) to accomplish big data analysis at a fraction of the cost of running on premise
- High performance NFS and CIFS support to AWS cloud infrastructure: Easily move traditional enterprise applications to the cloud
- Support for secure synchronous or asynchronous data replication: Seamlessly move data between AWS regions, increasing application redundancy
- Gain cost-effective data protection: Deploy cost-effective disaster recovery by leveraging Amazon Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2) in failover scenarios; leverage tiered disk backup and recovery using Amazon S3 as a more reliable alternate to a tape archive
“Our work with NetApp provides customers with the performance, security, compliance, and availability benefits of AWS with the high value enterprise offerings customers have come to expect from NetApp,” said Terry Wise, head of Worldwide Partner Ecosystem, AWS. “Together, we’re enabling more customers to use our on-demand web services with increased confidence for their critical business applications.”
“Organisations use the on-demand scalability and reliability of Amazon Web Services as a critical extension to their on-premise IT infrastructure,” said Brendon Howe, vice president, Product and Solutions Marketing, NetApp. “NetApp Private Storage for AWS provides customers the ability to leverage infrastructure that spans cloud and internal IT resources. We are committed to helping our customers achieve greater agility for their IT infrastructure.”
NetApp Private Storage for AWS is immediately available through a select group of resellers in North America and will be available in Europe and Asia in the near future. For more information visit the NetApp Solution Connection.