Tag Archive: Data ONTAP

Jun 02

NetApp OnCommand Workflow Automation and VMware vRealize Orchestration Workflow Sample Pack

We are pleased to announce the NetApp OnCommand WFA and VMware vRealize Orchestrator workflows sample pack. This sample workflow pack has multiple workflows that allow for storage automation from VMware vRealize Orchestration to NetApp OnCommand Workflow Automation over the REST interface created using the NetApp vRealize Integration Package for OnCommand WFA 3.0 package previously published.  This …

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Mar 10

Software-Defined Storage with NetApp and VMware – Part 1: Setup WFA

NetApp OCUM Manage Users Screen

Over the past months I’ve given multiple presentations on software-defined storage and how NetApp plays in this space.  I have also been part of a project to integrate NetApp storage into VMware’s Software-defined Data Center model.  NetApp, of course, would be the Software-defined Storage goodness of VMware’s SDDC.  NetApp WFA integrates with vCAC and vCO …

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Feb 26

Software-Defined Storage with NetApp and VMware – Overview: vCAC 6, vCO, and NetApp WFA

SDS with vCAC, vCO, and WFA

Lately, I’ve been heads down designing a NetApp software-defined storage solution in conjunction with VMware vCloud Automation Center (vCAC) 6.0.  For the overall solution, we are using NetApp OnCommand Workflow Automation (WFA) to handle the storage automation.  vCenter Orchestrator (vCO) then makes calls through REST to WFA to activate storage creation for cloud environments.  In …

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Jun 28

A New NetApp Validated Architecture

I am pleased to announce the release of NetApp Verified Architecture  0007:  VMware vCloud Director on NetApp Clustered Data ONTAP.   A lot of work and development went into this NVA with the goal being to help those who are doing or will do vCloud deployments on NetApp storage.  Many of the concepts and principles …

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Dec 18

NetApp and vCloud Integrations

One of the questions that I get asked regularly is what are NetApp’s integration points with vCloud Director 5.1.  So, since I get asked this a lot I figure it would be a good idea to create a blog post around this topic.  Take a look at the list below for an idea of the …

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