NetApp Private Storage Questions

Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
IT Central Station

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about NetApp Private Storage?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with NetApp Private Storage.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station

How do you or your organization use this solution?

Please share with us so that your peers can learn from your experiences.

Thank you!

Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering NetApp Private Storage, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

NAS Questions
Shivanand Hadapad
Solution Architect at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Nov 16 2020

Dear All,


Any use cases where dfs and non-dfs shares are migrated to Cohesity Data Platform with near zero downtime?


I feel below solutions are feasible:


1. Use Robocopy, pl


2. dfs replication provided windows OS supports the functionality


3. Backup and Restore.


4. Build a VM out of Cohesity and use VMware native tool to migrate everything.


If you any other methods, please share your views.

Rony_Sklar
IT Central Station
Oct 30 2020

Can you share some advice for people who are looking at purchasing NAS storage? What potential challenges should they be aware of before going ahead? 

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Rony_Sklar
IT Central Station
Dec 30 2020

What does a storage engineer take into account when deciding between NAS or SAN storage?

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