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Always-on Privacy and Compliance Controls

A new standard for cloud data management and privacy. Cloud Compliance supports your GDPR, CCPA and other data compliance regulations. Integrated seamlessly within your Cloud Volumes ONTAP and driven by powerful artificial intelligence algorithms, Cloud Compliance gets your business applications and cloud environments privacy ready.

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Information Could Be Anywhere and Created by Anyone

As a result of continuous data breaches and privacy violations, new regulations such as the GDPR and the California Consumer Privacy Act have come to light.

The growing sensitivity to privacy and the complex requirements have increased the need for built-in privacy controls.

Privacy and Compliance Controls

NetApp Cloud Compliance sets the new standard for enhancing your organization's data privacy program with built-in and AI driven data privacy controls. NetApp Cloud Compliance supports your data compliance journey. 

A privacy by default approach is crucial for complying with modern day privacy regulations and generating trust with customers, and gets your business applications and cloud environments privacy ready.

These days organizations are more aware of the fundamental requirement to manage and secure private data wherever it resides. The dynamic nature of cloud storage has increased the complexity of managing and controlling all personal and sensitive information. It is estimated that by 2020 the majority or workload will reside on the public clouds.

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How It Works

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Empower Data Privacy and Compliance Teams

Generate required GDPR and CCPA subject access reports in minutes.


Generate Data Protection Impact Analysis Reports

Provide a view into your privacy posture and share with security, risk and compliance teams.


Maintain Constant Control

Maintain visibility of all sensitive data on systems to reduce risk of privacy breaches.


Ensure Sensitive Data Is Only Stored Where You Want It

Enforce restrictions for sensitive data migration.

Use Cases

Demonstrate Data Privacy Compliance

NetApp Cloud Compliance empowers enterprise storage and IT management teams to take control of data and deliver direct value in supporting data privacy compliance efforts in real time and with no extra effort.


Service Data Subject Access Requests in Minutes

 NetApp compliance and  privacy controls generate automated reports that summarize the required information about entities in your systems, reducing the time to respond to  subject access requests from days to minutes.


Automated Notification on Privacy or Compliance

With NetApp Cloud Compliance, storage managers can automate communication with security and compliance teams allowing real time information sharing pertaining to your compliance program.



Unlike traditional solutions that depend on regular expressions and pattern matching, NetApp Cloud Compliance leverages AI to provide contextual understanding of data for accurate detection of personal or sensitive information.

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    • Pre-defined policies based on regulatory requirements
    • PCI, HIPPA, GDPR, CCPA, LGPD and more
  • ic-artificial-imtelligence-2 Driven by artificial intelligence
    • Designed for modern day data types and scale
    • Understands data context to provide robust and accurate sensitive data identification
  • ic-pattern Pattern Identification, Classification and Categorization

    Identify a wide variety of Personal data and sensitive personal information patterns.

    Automate data categorization using pre-defined categories.

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  • automation Automated alerting and reporting
    • Automated Data Subject Access Request Reports
    • Automated Data Protection Impact Analysis Report
    • Automated Alerts to identify potential compliance policy risks
  • ic-turnkey Turnkey solution
    • Pre-defined parameters (Patterns, Categories and Policies)
  • ew-tip-4-4 Reduced TCO Classification and Categorization
    • Data compliance program support is built-in at no extra cost to your existing NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP solution

    • Reduce DPO overhead on collaboration processes that are long and expensive

Compliance Pattern Support​

As defined by the different privacy regulations such as the GDPR, the CCPA and others, Cloud Compliance identifies a wide variety of personal data and sensitive personal information pattern categories.

Personal Data Pattern Support​

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    General Data

    • Email Address​
    • CC Number​
    • IBAN​
    • IP Address
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    National Identifiers​

    • USA Social Security number
    • German Tax Identification number​
    • U.K. National Insurance number
    • Italian ID (Codice Fiscale)​

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    Sensitive Personal Data​

    • Criminal Procedures reference​
    • Health Reference​
    • Religious Beliefs Reference​

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    • Finance​
    • Human Resources​
    • Legal
    • Marketing

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