Dave Raffo was quoted for his thoughts on NetApp’s new high-performing, energy-efficient all-flash SAN
NetApp, known for its file storage products, is relatively new to block storage, a market that Futurum Group analyst Dave Raffo said remains crowded and competitive. Many enterprise customers rely on SAN-only storage for VMs and databases. NetApp’s latest release offers customers more than just file storage options.
If customers are only looking at block storage, some may not have considered NetApp. Dave Raffo Analyst, Futurum Group “If customers are only looking at block storage, some may not have considered NetApp,” Raffo said.
While this is NetApp’s second ASA, the newer version comes with updates around performance and data protection with its all-NVMe storage, NVMe-oF host connectivity and API-driven design for cloud integration, according to Raffo.