Cloud-led, data-centric software company NetApp unveiled a serverless and storageless solution for containers from Spot by NetApp, a new autonomous hybrid cloud volume platform, and cloud-based virtual desktop solutions. The new capabilities allow simplifying and optimizing multi-cloud management for high performance at a low cost. It also offers portability for data-rich cloud applications and delivering comprehensive workplace solutions across hybrid cloud environments.
The new features and capabilities:
- A groundbreaking serverless and storageless solution for containers, Spot Storage by NetApp combined with Spot Ocean by NetApp makes it easy for organizations to cost-effectively build, deploy, and run microservice-based applications on Kubernetes without having to administer storage and data services.
- A new autonomous cloud volume platform, providing a single experience to manage NetApp hybrid, multi-cloud storage, and data services. NetApp Cloud Manager offers full visibility and control across on-premises, Azure, AWS, and GCP storage and delivers an easy, native cloud experience for advanced data services: data sync, data backup, data tiering, file caching, and compliance.
- New fully managed, cloud-based NetApp Virtual Desktop Management Service (VDMS) and a new validated hybrid cloud virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) design. These solutions help organizations scale their infrastructure resources to meet the growing needs of their remote workforce. Resources can be continuously optimized without increasing complexity and while reducing costs by up to 50%.
George Kurian, CEO, NetApp, said,
“To thrive in the new normal, digital transformation has become a business imperative. To succeed, businesses need to optimize their hybrid multi-cloud IT architectures. No matter where customers are on their transformation journey, NetApp can help them build a data fabric to maximize the value of their data, ensure applications are running optimally, and unlock the best of cloud.”