Snapshots Are a Feature, Not a Solution – Part Two Posted on Apr 22nd, 2020 by William Bush

For Part 2 of the "Snapshots Are a Feature, Not A Solution" series, William Bush discusses how CrypoSpike can be used to efficiently and effectively recover your data in the event of a ransomware attack. 

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Categories: NetApp, CryptoSpike

Snapshots Are a Feature, Not a Solution Posted on Dec 2nd, 2019 by William Bush

Snapshots are a thing of great beauty and utility. They have enabled data to be protected and reused quickly and efficiently. They now provide many organizations with the foundation of their data reuse and data protection solutions. Snapshots have regularly saved organizations from major incidents and disasters via the enablement of quick recovery of data...

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Categories: NetApp, RestoreManager

Our Thanks to NetApp Insight Attendees Who Helped Donate $2019 to the Three Square Food Bank Posted on Nov 6th, 2019 by Peter Eicher

NetApp Insight 2019 was an exciting and information-packed event. We’d like to thank NetApp for being excellent hosts. And mostly, we’d like to thank those of you that participated in our No More Swag campaign. With your help, instead of giving away tradeshow swag, we’re donating $2,019 dollars to Three Square!

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Categories: NetApp

Still no squeeze balls! We’re ditching swag again for NetApp Insight 2019 Posted on Oct 9th, 2019 by Peter Eicher

After our experience and positive community response at Pure //Accelerate 2019 when we stopped handing out trade show swag and instead made a charitable donation, we’ve decided to do it again at NetApp Insight 2019.

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Categories: NetApp

Finding the Needle.txt in the NetApp Haystack Posted on Aug 19th, 2019 by Brian Sietsma

Recovering lost files in a NetApp file environment. Sounds easy enough, but for IT Admins, this common request could lead to major headaches and hours of lost time. The struggle is over. This blog will explain how you can use RestoreManager to easily locate and recover files on NetApp storage copies.

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Categories: DPX, NetApp, RestoreManager

IT automation with Catalogic ECX, vRealize Orchestrator, Pure Storage and NetApp Posted on Aug 14th, 2019 by Martin Phan

IT automation is increasingly adopted as a means of rapidly scaling IT operations. This blog discusses in detail how Catalogic ECX is helping organizations drive automation of platform delivery. One example is ECX automated deployment of Oracle databases on Pure Storage via help desk ticketing. The other shows how an organization is using ECX and vRealize Orchestrator to deploy and manage over 14,000 VMs on NetApp storage.

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Categories: ECX, NetApp, Pure Storage

Yeah, You Probably Should Do Something to Protect Your Organization from Ransomware Posted on Jul 8th, 2019 by Peter Eicher

Another day, another ransomware attack. It was recently reported that the city council in Riviera Beach, Florida, “voted to pay nearly $600,000 to hackers who crippled the city’s computer systems with a ransomware attack.” This sets a new record for publicly revealed payments by a government organization. And it does seem that government organizations get hit a lot, or maybe it’s just that they’re required by law to reveal it.

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Categories: Data Security, NetApp, ProLion

Meet our New Technology Partner, ProLion Posted on Mar 12th, 2019 by Peter Eicher

Today Catalogic announced that we’ve entered a strategic partnership with ProLion, an Austrian software company specializing in tools for NetApp environments. This is a perfect fit for us, considering Catalogic’s long (over 20 year) history of working with NetApp technology and NetApp partners.

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Categories: NetApp, ProLion

Modernize and Transform Your IT Posted on Jun 7th, 2016 by Peter Eicher

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Categories: ECX, IBM Storwize, IBM SVC, IBM V9000, NetApp

The Voice of the Customer: Hendrick Medical Optimizes IT with NetApp and Catalogic Posted on Mar 30th, 2016 by Peter Eicher

The best way to validate the value of a technology solution is to speak to the people using it. We’d like to highlight an example of this by looking at Hendrick Medical Center, a vital part of the health care system in Abilene, Texas. They were kind enough to talk to us, and you can hear the full story in the interview video.

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Categories: ECX, NetApp

Migrating to NetApp cDOT? Catalogic’s ECX Makes it Easy! Posted on May 22nd, 2015 by Elias Pinto

Hey fellow NetApp Admin, see that? That's the cDOT party!

Jump in! The water is just fine... or is it?

NetApp's Clustered Data ONTAP (cDOT) is the place to be from a technology and performance point of view. As NetApp administrators quickly become aware, the transition away from 7-mode is not as simple as flip of a switch. NetApp’s CEO Thomas Georgens understands this, “The complexity and duration of clustered ONTAP transitions have implications on several dimensions.”

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Categories: cDOT, Copy Data Management, Data ONTAP, ECX, NetApp

Catalogic and NetApp Cloud ONTAP: A Match Made In Heaven Posted on Oct 28th, 2014 by The Storage Alchemist

Today at #NTAPInsightUS NTAP announced their new Hybrid Cloud utilizing Cloud ONTAP.  This announcement is a very strong move for NTAP.  Today cloud isn't as much about technology as it is about business agility.  The ability to keep IT cost low, the stuff that doesn't make businesses money, and build agility and flexibility into the data center helps business drive new revenue models which is really important in today's competitive world.

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Categories: Cloud ONTAP, Data ONTAP, ECX, Hybrid Cloud, NetApp

Catalogic DPX Saves Valuable Data Backup Time Posted on Feb 1st, 2014 by The Storage Alchemist

A foodservice industry company was facing the challenge, just as many growing companies do, of having to continually expand its IT infrastructure to meet data growth requirements. Starting with 100 TB of primary capacity supporting critical applications such as SQL databases, email, financials, and payroll applications, the company recently added 120 TB of new primary storage and 220 TB specifically for data protection. The company had already made a significant commitment to NetApp for its storage needs and most recently purchased a NetApp Cluster Data ONTAP (cDOT) primary storage system and a secondary ONTAP system for data protection.

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Categories: cDOT, Copy Data, Data Backup, Data Recovery, NetApp