NetApp Filers

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Novell Technology Partner

product details

NetApp systems are designed for easy standards-based integration, guaranteeing rapid deployment, simplified ongoing management, and low cost of ownership. Leading-edge data management tools, innovative data protection solutions, high performance client access, and simple system management are provided by the Data ONTAP™ operating system and the patented NetApp WAFL™ file system.

Network Appliance is the first vendor to unify SAN and NAS in a fabric-attached storage (FAS) system with block and file protocols integrated as peers in a single, unified architecture.

NetApp filers support iSCSI, a new IETF standard protocol for encapsulating SCSI commands into TCP/IP packets. iSCSI enables I/O block data transport over IP networks. Customers can create a SAN with reduced installation and operating costs since iSCSI uses stable and familiar TCP/IP standards.

The need to hire specialized personnel and training costs are reduced by using an iSCSI storage network. NetApp and Novell's support for iSCSI brings the benefits of a SAN architecture with the lower cost of an IP network.

iSCSI SANs will be attractive to Novell environments that have:
  • Distributed IT environment
  • Projected data growth in next few years
  • Multiple Netware servers in divisional, departmental or workgroup environments
  • Business objectives to consolidate data storage to improve data availability and reduce operating costs
  • Budget and staffing constraints limiting Fibre Channel deployment

product compatibility

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • NetWare

language availability

  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

warranty information



This product has demonstrated compatibility by successfully completing Novell's stringent product certification requirements.


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