Why NetApp Cloud Services?
However, public cloud usage in general—and cloud storage in particular—is not without its challenges, including availability, operational complexity, cost sprawl, compliance, and security. In this guidebook we present real-life success stories of enterprises from a wide range of domains that have used Cloud Volumes ONTAP on Azure to address these challenges and maximize the benefits from their cloud data storage deployments.
In addition to shifting infrastructure management responsibilities from the corporate IT team to a cloud service provider, the cloud boosts operational efficiency in a number of ways such as highly automated deployment of applications and workflows, self-service provisioning, and agile service creation.
The public cloud provides cutting-edge, high-performance store-compute capacity at a manageable cost. In addition, the geographic distribution of public cloud data centers can be leveraged to improve availability and latency.
37% of organizations cited greater flexibility as a key driver for their cloud adoption. Cloud infrastructure resources scale up and down smoothly and cost effectively to meet dynamic business needs.
A well-managed public cloud environment offers many opportunities to reduce setup, maintenance, and compute-store costs, often by as much as 30%.