NetApp Filer


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NetApp Filer

A family of network attached storage (NAS) appliances from Network Appliance that are highly scalable to terabytes of data. NetApp Filers are high-performance, mission critical products used by large enterprises and service providers. Filers use Network Appliance's innovative Data ONTAP microkernel OS and Write Anywhere File Layout file system (WAFL). See NAS and SAN.


A NetApp Filer
Network attached storage (NAS) devices such as this one can hold terabytes of storage and provide mission critical reliability for large enterprises. (Image courtesy of Network Appliance, Inc.)
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It also allowed us to avoid purchasing another NetApp filer, SnapVault software, and provisioning another data center just for offsite backup—saving us many thousands of dollars.
Enterprise organizations have deployed thousands of NetApp filers, but traditional NDMP backup methods often exceed backup windows.
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The NetApp filer provides PC users with the reliability, performance and scalability that is usually only found in the mainframe world.
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File data can be optimized so that older or less-used files are automatically and transparently migrated to CAStor freeing up NetApp filers.
NetApp's Enterprise Vault, for example, manages Exchange data stores on NetApp Filers.
Internet security company Symantec Corp has launched new versions of its AntiVirus for NetApp Filers and AntiVirus for Network Appliance NetCache software packages.
The two will come up with technology that enables users to reconfigure Fibre Channel networks (often called fabrics) on the fly using NetApp filers and Brocade switches.
With the addition of support for EMC Celerra and NetApp Filers, organizations now have a unified auditing solution for the entire IT environment including Active Directory, Exchange, SQL Server, LDAP, and Windows File Servers.
We have found this integration to be essential for our customer's in the Hi-Tech space where NetApp Filers are strategic tools for product development and storing intellectual property", said Saryu Nayyar, CEO of GuruCul Solutions.