Talon and NetApp Enable Enterprises to Utilize a Revolutionary Software Storage Platform

by Jaap van Duijvenbode on Feb 18, 2019

Talon and NetApp work closely to provide businesses with enterprise grade cloud storage and file management. Through NetApp’s Cloud Volumes ONTAP and Talon’s FAST™ software, businesses can seamlessly centralize data in the cloud while still maintaining a consistent branch office experience. This allows global enterprises to create a manageable and controllable environment for all company users without investing into extra infrastructure to maintain the current storage platform.

Businesses that invest in NetApp and Talon software for cloud data management see significant improvements in response time, storage costs, and data security, without needing to invest significant funding into excess hardware. FAST™ has enabled enterprises to cut storage costs by up to 70% while remaining infinitely scalable to accommodate for any global expansion. The FAST™ software combined with NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP transforms any enterprise, scales to match the current infrastructure, and massively cuts storage costs across the board. It’s the best storage solution for enterprises on the market today.

To learn more about Talon FAST™ and NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP, view this on-demand webinar. Talon Product Director Jaap van Duijvenbode and NetApp’s Oded Berman for Cloud Volumes ONTAP Product Marketing hosted the webinar to provide more detail about how Talon and NetApp have partnered to assist large enterprises with their data management.

Benefits of Talon FAST™ and NetApp Cloud Volumes

Talon software allows users to utilize the full capabilities of NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP regardless of current hardware. Talon’s unique software enhances the storage capabilities of NetApp’s cloud software and enhances the overall data management experience for the entire company. With FAST™ enterprises can centralize, consolidate, and collaborate globally while cutting storage costs. Here are some of the primary benefits Talon FAST™ provides to users alongside Cloud Volumes ONTAP:

  • Centralizes and consolidates unstructured data workloads into NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP
  • Provides a transparent SMB/CIFS interface via the FAST™ Fabric, presented by NetApp SMB/CIFS
  • Software-Defined Storage and data management (LUNs, Volumes, ACLs, NTFS Permissions)
  • Leverages Data Deduplication, Compression, and Volume Encryption
  • Integrates with Microsoft Active Directory
  • Integrates with NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP for snapshots, backup/restore, and archive
  • Ensures Disaster recovery using SnapMirror and FAST™ Fabric clustering
  • Transparently extends central file storage to distributed locations, with distributed file locking, in real-time

To learn more about Talon FAST™ in conjunction with NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP, visit our dedicated landing page. To see a more hand-on demonstration of the impact Talon and NetApp software will have on an enterprise environment, view the recent webinar

About Talon and NetApp

Talon is the world’s leading provider in software-defined storage. Their software, Talon FAST™, enables global enterprises to centralize and consolidate data from anywhere in the world, at any time. It’s the next generation in data management and allows businesses to create a seamless collaboration environment for all company users, regardless of time or location. With revolutionary features like intelligent file caching, global-file locking, delta differencing, and more, Talon FAST™ provides the best data management experience on the market.

NetApp is a world-leading storage provider with a heavy focus on cloud storage. They provide the tools global industries need to properly manage and update their data stored in the cloud through NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP. Cloud Volumes ONTAP (formerly ONTAP Cloud) is a powerful, cost-effective, and easy-to-use data management solution for your cloud workloads. The familiar and reliable Cloud Volumes ONTAP data management software with its data protection and storage efficiency features, now available in the AWS or Azure cloud.

As partners, Talon and NetApp work with a variety of clients to create a storage solution tailored to each unique business, thereby providing a personalized, infinitely scaling storage plan.
With FAST™ and Cloud Volumes ONTAP businesses can manage and control their data smoothly and securely.

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