NetApp introduces midrange enterprise storage systems

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Network Appliance, Inc has unveiled two new midrange storage systems-the

NetApp FAS3020 and FAS3050-plus a new serial ATA (SATA) option for primary

storage applications. Concu-rrently, NetApp debuted two new V-Series

virtualization engines-the NetApp V3020 and V3050.

These new solutions, combined with Data ONTAP 7G software, address three

significant customer pain points-high storage acquisi-tion costs, low storage

resou-rce utilization, and increasing storage management costs-with solutions

that help today's enterprise tailor its storage needs to its business and data


The release further states that V-Series systems enable customers to extend

the complete suite of dynamic virtualization capabilities delivered in NetApp

Data ONTAP 7G software to third-party storage products from HDS, HP, IBM, and


NetApp FAS3020 and FAS3050 systems are available immediately. The SATA sto-rage

option is available immediately for the following NetApp systems: FAS3020,

FAS3050, and FAS960. NetApp V3020 and V3050 systems will be available in June.

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