NetApp Enhances Data Analytics Platform for Enterprise Applications
SUNNYVALE, CA: NetApp, a provider of network storage, cloud computing, information management, and data storage announces, a new software NetApp SANtricity which will boost performance and value of data analytics applications.
SANtricity is developed for its E and EF Series of high performance arrays, with the focus on making Splunk and other data analytics applications run faster. The OS will simplify IT infrastructure, reduce costs, and improve data reliability, availability, and visibility.
The latest release of SANtricity helps customers tackle Big Data generated by connected devices and the Internet of Things (IoT) with innovations optimized for data analytics applications. As more and more organizations begin using intelligenceapplications such as Splunk, Hadoop, and NoSQL, they are looking for solutions that give them greater data visibility and performance from these applications.
NetApp is using proactive monitoring, automation and configurations for high-throughput apps to boost performance. According to NetApp, the latest SANtricity can boost Splunk search performance by 69 percent compared to commodity servers with internal disk. Hadoop performance is boosted via data rebuilding processes with its Dynamic Disk Pool technology. Other enhancements are designed to reconstruct solid-state drives for NoSQL databases which provides faster and improved tiering and encryption.
NetApp is also partnering with Arrow on pre-configured E Series bundles for enterprise Splunk. These integrated reference architectures by Arrow will enable partners to rapidly size and configure systems, close deals faster and deliver a total, validated Splunk solution.
“Many organizations are now leveraging third platform technologies to drive the digital transformation of their business,” says Ashish Nadkarni, Program Director, Enterprise Servers and Storage at IDC. “NetApp is boosting the performance of third platform applications, enabling users to thrive in the digital economy.”