TechValidate Research on NetApp Modernize

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2,091 Customers Surveyed

15,345 Data Points Collected

83 Published TechFacts

16 Published Charts

9 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Active IQ Customer Testimonial

It has been great. Having all of that data in one location that is readily available from anywhere has been great. The addition of the mobile app is great as well; allows me to easily see the information no matter where I am.

Storage Architect, Medium Enterprise Banking Company

Active IQ Customer Research

Are you a NetApp:

Customer: 93%
Partner: 2%
Both: 5%

NetApp ONTAP Select Customer Satisfaction Rating

David Oleary, a Storage Engineer at International Business Machines Corporation, would be very likely to recommend NetApp ONTAP Select for this reason:

For cloud applications or small scale deployments, ONTAP Select is awesome!

NetApp ONTAP Select Case Study

Medium Enterprise Computer Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise computer services company is based on a March 2019 survey of NetApp ONTAP Select customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We needed the ability to deploy a large number of small storage systems with a requirement for a complex feature set and ONTAP Select checked all the boxes. "

“We tested Isilon Edge. ONTAP Select seemed like a much more complete product with a better long term vision. "

“It allows us to give our customers more choice when it comes to designing the solutions they want. We’re a Managed Service Provider.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select NetApp ONTAP Select:

  • They needed the ability to deploy a large number of small storage systems with a requirement for a complex feature set

Use Case

The key use cases of NetApp ONTAP Select that the surveyed company uses:

  • vNAS for HCI ( NetApp, VSAN)
  • Data Center infrastructure

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with NetApp ONTAP Select:

  • Flexibility (choice of Hardware platform, media, hypervisor)
  • Ease of use
  • Capacity Pools/Scalability

With ONTAP Select, the customer has seen their data management has improve…ONTAP Select checked all the boxes

Active IQ Customer Research

In your view, what are the most useful/powerful capabilities of Active IQ?

Performance monitoring
49%
Capacity predictions to stay ahead of growth/scaling issues
34%
Upgrade recommendations
76%
Predictive Risk identification and remediation
77%
Configuration optimization recommendations
62%
Apply community wisdom from diagnostic data from across the NetApp user base
14%

Active IQ Case Study

Denver Health And Hospitals Authority Inc

Introduction

This case study of Denver Health and Hospitals Authority Inc is based on a January 2018 survey of Active IQ customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Active IQ and the autosupport mechanisms have been an invaluable resource in maintaining and correcting problems in our environment. No other technology vendor that Denver Health uses comes close to what Active IQ provides. It is used daily by our environment for problem detection, and also for reporting to upper management as an indicator for the overall health of our storage environment.”

Challenges

“The challenges of knowing what risks we are exposed to is invaluable of a resource.”

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Active IQ that the surveyed company uses and finds valuable:

  • Upgrade recommendations
  • Predictive Risk identification and remediation
  • Configuration optimization recommendations
  • Community wisdom from diagnostic data from across the NetApp user base

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results and success with Active IQ:

  • Freeing up IT staff and avoid downtime with 24/7, due to automated monitoring
  • Lowering support costs with automated case creation and parts replacement
  • Automating upgrade planning
  • Data management greatly improved with Active IQ.


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About NetApp Modernize

NetApp helps enterprises and service providers envision, deploy, and evolve their IT environments. Customers also benefit from the open collaboration with other technology leaders to create the specific solutions they need.

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