Cloud computing imposes a number of requirements on storage. Security is the most obvious one given the shared nature of cloud infrastructure, but there are also unique requirements for quality of service, availability and manageability. NetApp MultiStore is designed to address the unique requirements of cloud computing with proven security, Data Motion for non-disruptive load balancing and lifecycle management, quality of service, and simple DR. In the January issue of Tech OnTap, we wrote an article that describes the key elements of MultiStore along with the most common use cases and a discussion of one service provider that relies on it. You can check out the article at http://www.netapp.com/us/communities/tech-ontap/tot-secure-mobile-cloud-storage-1001.html
What are your biggest cloud computing concerns? Would MultiStore make a difference in your storage environment?