NetApp’s focus over the last two years has been to encourage partners to adapt their business models to add more services, cloud, and breadth within NetApp’s growing portfolio. Global Channel Chief Chris Lamborn provides an update.
TrueFlash Insight enhances the SSD drive optimization solution that Burlywood quietly brought to market last year, by adding the ability to analyze traffic at the drive controller level in a productized form that partners can use.
Formulus Black, which lets memory be used as high-performance media, now will run on Intel Optane as well as DRAM, and will now support CentOS as well as Ubuntu, with RHEL support coming later this year.
The new IntelliFlash OS 3.10 scales up performance by doubling performance and density, while the new N5100 NVMe all flash array adds an entry level model to the high end series, to expand the market downward.
What effectively is a relaunch for the company, and is timed with the new release of their software, delivers on the vision and strategy that has been put in place by the new management team that came in last year.
The new SwiftStack Software Appliance has a added a 1click Application Profile for Veeam to simplify object storage for Veeam Cloud Tier. It is the second such Application Profile for SwifStack, following another one with Splunk announced earlier this month.