NetApp has unveiled a serverless and storageless solution for containers, Spot Storage by NetApp. NetApp’s new capabilities would help simplify and optimize multicloud management, offering “true portability” for data-rich cloud applications and delivering comprehensive workplace solutions across hybrid cloud environments.
The new features and capabilities that NetApp has introduced include:
- A serverless and storageless solution for containers, Spot Storage by NetApp combined with Spot Ocean by NetApp would make it easy for organizations to “cost-effectively” build, deploy, and run microservice-based applications on Kubernetes without having to administer storage and data services.
- A new autonomous cloud volume platform, providing a single experience to manage NetApp hybrid, multi cloud storage and data services. NetApp Cloud Manager would offer full visibility and control across on premises, Azure, AWS and GCP storage and deliver an “easy”, native cloud experience for advanced data services: data sync, data backup, data tiering, file caching and compliance.
- New fully managed, cloud-based NetApp Virtual Desktop Management Service (VDMS) and a new validated hybrid cloud virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) design. These solutions can help organizations scale their infrastructure resources to meet the growing needs of their remote workforce. Resources can be continuously optimized without increasing complexity.
“To thrive in the new normal, digital transformation has become a business imperative. To succeed, businesses need to optimize their hybrid multicloud IT architectures,” said George Kurian, CEO of NetApp. “No matter where customers are on their transformation journey, NetApp can help them build a data fabric to maximize the value of their data, ensure applications are running optimally, and unlock the best of cloud.”