Netapp and NTS thrive on a long-term partnership which focuses on supporting customers with optimal data usage.
Within a few years NTS Netzwerk Telekom Service AG has become “Star Partner”, achieving the highest certification level of the data storage and management group NetApp. NTS was also certified as “Gold Partner” in Italy and Germany within a short period of time.
This excellent partnership was initiated, among other things, by the FlexPod Systems defined by NetApp and Cisco and the Converged Infrastructure solution for computer centres. FlexPod has long been recognized as a leading, converging infrastructure and offers many NTS customers a validated platform that is easy to implement and to manage. The solution is also flexible and scalable, in order to cover a wide range of computer centre workloads.
„Technology is becoming more and more complex, but this is our daily business.“
Welcome to the Hybrid Cloud! Technologies are becoming increasingly complex, and the management of data and applications in hybrid cloud environments can be a major challenge, but NTS can rely on its partner NetApp and on a secure, professional and uncomplicated deployment. NetApp, leading voice for everything concerning the hybrid cloud, centralises the data management with on-premises and public environments, and thus widens the possibilities to use data services.
The ONTAP operating system, for example, can be compared to a DNA core that is cloud-enabled, with the same features and interfaces as on premise. This gives the flexibility to move workloads back and forth within the data fabric. In this way, data can be transferred across multiple cloud platforms, regardless of the provider or the underlying infrastructure. This interoperability through classic systems up to cloud systems is unique and gives customers a degree of flexibility that was previously not allowed. “What I appreciate about NetApp is its innovative and clear focus. Reliability and continuous development are important for our customers and for us, too”, NTS CEO Alexander Albler says.
Like electricity from the socket
Nowadays customers need more support to keep their infrastructure running. Companies are increasingly deciding to purchase complete infrastructure parts as a service, be it server-on-demand or storage. In this regard, NTS provides support with unique super services, either as a complete service or as a subscription – regardless of whether the infrastructure is in the cloud, on the customer’s premises or in a data centre. To this extent, NTS not only builds infrastructures for its customers and supports them during operation on the basis of hourly or flat rates, but also takes over the full operational management of the infrastructure within the managed services.
„What I appreciate about NetApp is an innovative and clear focus. Reliability and continuous development are important for our customers and for us, too.“
HIGHLY SPECIALIZED AND ALWAYS AVAILABLE
NTS customers have access to a highly specialized team worldwide. Highly qualified and specialized engineers from Graz, Vienna, Klagenfurt, Leipzig or Australia are available around the clock – directly, without call centre agents or dispatchers. They are supported in turn by specialized teams for data centres, unified communications or networks. Thanks to a large number of people who have reached the highest technical level through certifications and training, NTS has been able to maintain its advanced level of service for years now.
FIT FOR TOMORROW
Especially when it comes to the digitisation of business processes, agile and scalable data pools are an essential requirement. Hybrid IT architectures, which consist of public and private cloud components, as well as consumption models present traditional IT with new challenges. The long-standing partnership together with NTS-NetApp has already secured a safe path for future-oriented and secure storage solutions for many joint customers.