Posted 5 October 2016
There is talk of big data everywhere and why shouldn’t there be? Enterprises are dealing with large volumes of high-value data these days. Quick and reliable access to this data whenever it is required is the key to success within most enterprises, including yours.
The ability to ensure such availability can increase your organisation’s productivity by empowering your employees and partners to make decisions in a more efficient manner and improving engagement with your clients. So effective data management is needed in order to maintain high data availability round the clock.
How can your enterprise manage the data stored at different locations, whether these are remote location or at data centers? Is it possible for you to guarantee information availability in the event of a disaster or hardware failure?
NetApp’s family of storage systems helps your company do just that. It can systematically consolidate the data required by different users and several apps. The NetApp Fabric Attached Storage (FAS) and E Series storage solutions also help you simplify data management for both your remote office apps and large enterprise apps.
Below is details of the different storage arrays offered by NetApp in the form of FAS and the E Series.
Capabilities or Features
NetApp E Series
The NetApp FAS has a lot more features than the E Series, but the latter may just be able to fulfill your enterprise storage array requirements if you have a tight budget.
NetApp E Series
NetApp FAS Examples
It has the ability to easily consolidate SAN, NAS, primary and secondary storage on a single platform. It supports up to 1,100 TB of storage capacity, 1,176 hard disk drives and 56 fibre channel ports.
It can consolidate NAS, FC SAN and IP SAN storage. It supports 800 disk drives and 40 fibre channel ports.
This series offers best value for primary storage for mid-sized enterprises by providing support for 104 TB of storage capacity and 104 disk drives.
NetApp E Series Examples
These E-series storage arrays are suitable for media streaming and general file serving amidst low IO virtualised environments.
These storage solutions are ideal for SBC solutions (for example, XenApp and Microsoft RDSH), VDI solutions (such as XenDesktop Linked Clones and Horizon View) and high profile databases (for example, Oracle and Microsoft SQL) amidst high IO virtualised environments.
The above details regarding the NetApp storage systems should prove valuable for your organisation. We are a NetApp gold partner offering public and private cloud solutions based on NetApp SAN storage. We also provide disaster recovery solutions that utilize SnapMirror replication technology. If you would like to have an in-depth discussion about your needs please contact us.