NetApp, a leading data management and storage company has announced its association with Shiv Nadar University (SNU) to bring about positive change in India’s education sector. SNU, an international, multi-disciplinary research-led university has selected NetApp’s FAS storage system to manage its rising storage needs. NetApp’s FAS storage has facilitated the university achieve virtualization, better performance and ease of operations with security and reliability.
NetApp’s FAS storage system has also offered SNU enhanced quickness with faster delivery of outcomes and reduction in planned and unplanned downtime.
SNU has recognized momentous space savings 30% to 40 % by optimizing the storage solution across platforms, bringing in ease in administration and cost efficiencies.
Rajesh Dawar, Head, IT, Shiv Nadar University said, “With scale, the University was witnessing exponential surge in its data growth – 15 percent year-on-year due to existing workloads and 25 percent annual growth with new initiatives leading to substantial increase in our storage needs. The new solution not only strengthens our existing IT backbone but has also helped build a robust technology environment in line with our vision to create a world class research-focused university and our commitment to create a seamless and efficient technology infrastructure for our faculty and students.”
Rajeev Saxena, Director Commercial & Public sector sales, NetApp- India & SAARC said, “Education is one of the key aspects of development for a nation. From that perspective, we are very proud to be associated with the Shiv Nadar University and through it we would like to bring about positive change in India’s education sector. We are committed to providing the best technology solutions for our customers and help them improve their business efficiencies. In the case of SNU, we are pleased to partner with the university that is looking to deepen and broaden the learning process of its students.”
It’s worth mentioning that, NetApp’s FAS storage system optimized memory and I/O bandwidth deliver superior performance while providing network connectivity and capacity scaling needed to meet growing and varying data storage necessities.