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During the last ten years, AvePoint and NetApp have partnered to build software to aid customers running SharePoint on NetApp hardware rollouts. A few of the largest SharePoint environments on the planet are presently running fraxel treatments to deal with tiered storage planning, disaster recovery, and day-to-day backup and recovery with the NetApp SnapManager for SharePoint (SMSP) product.

Using the discharge of DocAve 6 Service Pack 8 in 2016, AvePoint has had on primary support of NetApp SMSP customers, incorporating the very best of the OEM for those AvePoint people to take advantage of.

Full Farm Protection with NetApp Snapshots

The very best and most powerful use situation for pairing NetApp storage systems with DocAve backup and recovery remains the entire protection of SharePoint server assets with incredibly fast snapshots. In a few minutes, run complete backups for those content, configurations, and virtual servers, allowing critical SharePoint deployments to attain aggressive recovery point objectives (RPOs) that aren’t available without it technology. This solution is capable of doing covering:

  • Virtualized application servers
  • SharePoint content and configuration databases
  • Web Front-Finish servers (WFEs)
  • Search Servers

Disaster Recovery with NetApp SnapMirror

All snapshots driven by DocAve can fully use both SnapVault for lengthy-term snapshot retention in addition to SnapMirror for multi-site disaster recovery. DocAve can leverage these secondary snapshots to:

  • Clone and make entire SharePoint farms within a few minutes, including QA or testing farms
  • Create read-only disaster recovery environments at offsite locations
  • Get over snapshots stored on secondary sites or locations

Customers have had the ability to make use of this solution, coupled with AvePoint’s High Availability product, to duplicate SharePoint farms to warm standby sites distributed across multiple geographies. Including the opportunity to instantly failover and fall back disaster recovery operations for production environments, for that purpose of testing disaster recovery, or perhaps only to proceed to secondary locations during critical downtime and patching for that primary site.

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Clone and make SharePoint content from production to QA
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In case of a tragedy, produce a read-only failover atmosphere offsite

Service Application Coverage for SharePoint Server

Mixing NetApp snapshots with DocAve Backup and Recovery technology gives users a lot of versatility on recovery from all of these snapshots, especially with regards to farm components. You are able to leverage this means to fix recover in case of:

  • Service application corruption and recovery
  • Managing customizations and rollback on WFE servers
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Recover backups in case of a corrupted application

Day-to-day Backup and Recovery for SharePoint

The standard and many common use situation for the product is available in your day-to-day activities associated with a SharePoint administrator: the rollback and recovery of websites, lists, products, and document versions for finish user demands. AvePoint keeps a full index of data in NetApp snapshots to supply single-item recovery when needed whenever users need protection.

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Item-level recovery in SharePoint

Tiered Storage Policies for big SharePoint Deployments

Additionally towards the snapshot-based workloads above, customers may also make use of this integration with NetApp’s Data ONTAP to tier storage generally reserved in SQL content databases using Microsoft’s Remote BLOB Store (RBS) technology. According to flexible business rules and customary content lifecycle policies, documents that fall under disuse could be instantly tiered to reduce cost disks in NetApp storage systems, or across other cloud as well as on-premises storage providers.

When integrated with NetApp storage system backups in DocAve, snapshots of those storage locations are instantly incorporated in almost any SharePoint plan b.

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Built on the Firm Foundation

AvePoint leverages numerous NetApp’s platform methods to accomplish a few of these incredible features. AvePoint’s DocAve platform integrates with:

If you are thinking about seeing these abilities, achieve to your AvePoint sales repetition!

As we’ve formerly announced, AvePoint has had over direct support and distribution for that incredible technology we’ve developed with NetApp. If you’ve recently been leveraging these functions through SMSP, you’ll look for a welcome upgrade awaiting you inside your proceed to DocAve 6.8.2.

Moving to DocAve for NetApp Storage Systems

Great news: Your overall data, settings, plans, and configuration will instantly transition to DocAve after the first install from the DocAve 6 Service Pack 8 Cumulative Update 2 software. DocAve 6.8.2 includes the opportunity to leverage existing SMSP 8.2 configuration databases, instantly restoring all connections to existing NetApp storage systems and snapshots during installation. No downtime is needed to create this transition happen – simply replace your overall SMSP agent and manager installations with DocAve 6.8.2 agents, and all sorts of plans and policies will instantly continue protecting your computer data.

AvePoint representatives are here that will help you get this to transition as smooth as you possibly can!

Remaining on NetApp SnapManager for SharePoint

If you opt to remain on your legacy versions of SMSP, you’re still included in your support and maintenance contracts with AvePoint and NetApp. We’re still here to aid you and also help make your SharePoint atmosphere as effective as you possibly can!