What are the pros and cons of the NetApp Data ONTAP 8?

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From what I have heard, the NetApp Data ONTAP 8 utilizes space quite efficiently by allowing you to store more data in a small amount of space. What are the other pros and cons of the Data ONTAP 8? Are there any sudden loss of data when using this product?

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What are the pros and cons of the NetApp Data ONTAP 8?


Yes you are quite right. This Storage Technology is intelligent and is greatly scalable.

I will classify my answer into two categories.

1. Efficiency Features

– Always On-Shared Infrastructure that enables to store data in less space

– It allows you to retain data on disk for longer periods of time as a power and cooling technology that greatly impacts the operational cost.

– Replicates data volume and databases ( Virtual Clones )

– Uses transparent inline and post process data compression for greater data revisitation

– Removes redundant data objects

– Use less expensive SATA

– Reduce  acquisition cost through Just in Time storage

– replicates data volume

2. Protection Features

– Zero-overhead, double-parity RAID-DP protection

– available all the time with 98% faster data recovery

– On-access scanning of files to protect against virus attacks

– Secure retention that meets enterprise compliance

For more information visit here http://www.netapp.com/us/products/platform-os/data-ontap-8/protection-features.aspx

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