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December 2021 - NetApp® (NASDAQ: NTAP), a global, cloud-led, data-centric
software company, today announced new innovations in its product portfolio as
well as award recognition from Amazon Web Services (AWS) for its achievements
as an AWS Partner. Together, these announcements demonstrate how NetApp's
investments and vision are enabling any organization using AWS to access
world-class cloud operations (CloudOps) and maximize the value of their
re:Invent this week, NetApp was named the 2021 AWS Independent Software Vendor
(ISV) Design Partner of the Year - US, for the jointly engineered and natively
integrated Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP service. This fully-managed,
multi-protocol storage service from AWS allows organizations to extend
on-premises data onto AWS for enhanced data protection, migrate enterprise
workloads without refactoring, and set the stage to run stateful Kubernetes
applications. The award recognizes NetApp's work in helping customers enable
innovation and build solutions that drive digital and cloud transformation on
the AWS Cloud.
Partners are critical to our customers' success, and we are pleased to
recognize NetApp as a 2021 AWS Partner of the Year US winner," said Rachel
Mushahwar, Head of Channel and Partner Sales - Americas, AWS. "I continue to be
impressed by the commitment and innovation that NetApp offers our customers and
how they are uniquely positioned to help accelerate our customers' digital
transformation journey. I look forward to working together and a great 2022."
proud to be named the AWS ISV Design Partner of the Year in the US," said
Anthony Lye, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Public Cloud
Services at NetApp. "For nearly a decade, NetApp and AWS engineers have
worked together to create industry-leading cloud services, so it's incredibly
exciting to see our joint innovation be recognized onstage at this year's
re:Invent. Together, NetApp and AWS are delivering the best of cloud to our
customers and partners to deliver immediate business value, whether in the form
of cost efficiency, compliance, data protection, or performance."
also announced important milestones in the growth of its Spot by NetApp product
portfolio for CloudOps, including:
Ocean for Apache Spark
the Spot Ocean suite of products, Spot Ocean for Apache Spark combines the
infrastructure automation and optimization of Spot Wave together with Data
Mechanics, recently acquired by NetApp, to give data infrastructure teams the
power and flexibility of Apache Spark on Kubernetes without the complexity of
managing and tuning infrastructure and workloads. Ocean for Apache Spark is now available in preview for AWS
Ocean Continuous Delivery (CD)
part of the Spot Ocean suite, Spot Ocean CD extends Spot by NetApp's core technologies
with a solution for easy, reliable delivery of cloud-native applications on
Kubernetes. Available for private preview with AWS customers in mid-December,
Spot Ocean CD makes it easy to quickly and reliably execute deployments with integrated
and automated continuous verification to give developers full confidence in
with Spot Ocean serverless infrastructure, these products make up the expanded
Spot Ocean suite, bringing intelligent automation and optimization to
cloud-native infrastructure and workloads on Kubernetes.
Well-Architected Readiness Advisor
recently acquired by NetApp, complements the Spot product portfolio to expand
Spot by NetApp's financial operations (FinOps) capabilities. Spot by NetApp
today announced the release of CloudCheckr Well-Architected Readiness Advisor,
which helps managed service providers (MSPs) streamline the process of
delivering AWS Well-Architected Reviews and helps to ensure that AWS customers
are in compliance with the AWS Well-Architected Framework for optimization of
cloud cost, security, operations, performance and reliability.
Well-Architected Readiness Advisor is available on the CloudCheckr CMx
Security enables customers to quickly detect, prioritize and help mitigate the
most serious security threats and risks within cloud infrastructure. Spot Security is now available in private preview,
starting with AWS customers.
applications to the cloud is only the first step in the cloud journey," said
Amiram Shachar, Vice President and General Manager of Spot by NetApp.
"Realizing the promise of cloud requires a holistic approach to operating
within the cloud, an approach that addresses cost, resource management,
optimization and security. Our growing portfolio delivers a compelling suite of
solutions for cloud operations that let organizations focus on their
applications rather than on infrastructure."