NetApp FlexArray Virtualization Software
The industry's only unified SAN and NAS virtualization platform
Increase the flexibility and ROI of your existing arrays with the industry's only unified storage virtualization platform. NetApp FlexArray virtualization software lets FAS8000 systems provide full storage virtualization of EMC, HP, Hitachi, and NetApp E-Series arrays.
- Reduce complexity with a single, unified system for storage virtualization
- Deliver more value from existing NetApp E-Series, EMC, HP, and Hitachi arrays
- Enable existing arrays to serve both SAN and NAS workloads
- Eliminate downtime for upgrades and maintenance on existing storage
- Transform legacy arrays into cloud-integrated storage
Expand IT capabilities while reducing complexity
NetApp FlexArray virtualization software lets FAS8000 systems provide full storage virtualization of EMC, HP, Hitachi, and NetApp E-Series arrays.
Unify and simplify IT operations
Expand support to both SAN and NAS workloads by virtualizing your current arrays. Keep business operations running smoothly with a common management structure that simplifies and accelerates critical tasks such as data provisioning and protection.
Deliver proven efficiency and ROI
Leveraging NetApp storage efficiency technologies, FlexArray reduces capacity requirements on existing arrays by more than 35% and increases the usefulness of your current storage for a greater return on assets.
Provide superior storage functionality and performance
When virtualized, your existing arrays gain the benefits of NetApp Data ONTAP, the #1 branded storage operating system according to IDC Worldwide Quarterly Disk Storage Systems Tracker 2014 Q2. Eliminate planned downtime by dynamically performing maintenance tasks – even tech refreshes – during normal business hours without impacting users. Transform legacy arrays into cloud-ready storage with the proven cloud integration and dynamic data portability of Data ONTAP.
FlexArray storage virtualization software runs on the FAS8020, FAS8040, FAS8060, and FAS8080 EX systems. You can purchase and activate FlexArray at any time.
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