Satya Nadella talks with George Kurian

“The work we are doing with Azure NetApp Files, NetApp’s work around basically building a storage operating system, and how we bring these two things together to support our customers’ needs for hybrid infrastructure, has been breakthrough work.”

Satya Nadella
CEO, Microsoft





Sub-millisecond latency is the norm for your most demanding workloads with Azure NetApp Files. You can even run faster than on-premises without breaking a sweat. Move any application to Azure, then relax. You’ve got this.



Keep your cloud costs under control and never blow your budget. Discover how some companies are cutting as much as 50% of their cloud spending with our three-tiered pricing options. Enjoy the savings. You’ve earned it.



No more downtime. Ever. With Azure NetApp Files your workloads are safely protected in Azure. Four nines guaranteed. Scalable in an instant. Business-agile ready. Meet every demand on demand. You’re in control.


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Migrate the Un-migratable

We teamed up with Microsoft to make the impossible possible. Yup. NetApp built Azure NetApp Files with Microsoft and hardwired it into Azure data centers around the world. It’s a Microsoft service available right from your Microsoft Azure portal. No contracts to sign. Just register with Microsoft and turn it on.


Accelerate projects, simplify operations, and move to Azure faster with Azure NetApp Files.

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    Why Enterprise SAP Loves Azure NetApp Files

    Simplify your cloud migration for file-based workloads and choose from multiple performance tiers to meet your needs. No need to build a file server to support your SAP landscape requirements.

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    SAP Applications on Microsoft Azure

    Learn the best practices for leveraging Azure NetApp Files for SAP applications and SAP HANA deployments. Uncover specific use cases, performance, data protection, and migration considerations.

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    IDC White Paper: How File Storage Services in the Cloud Help Make SAP Migrations a Reality

    Discover how Azure NetApp Files helps customers overcome their migration and performance challenges when migrating their on-premises SAP workloads to the public cloud. Azure NetApp Files provides the required performance, scalability, security, availability, and reliability necessary to migrate mission-critical SAP workloads.

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Customer Story


Cloud Migration Streamlined for SAP Customers

“With ANF (Azure NetApp Files) we get scalability and flexibility, which is important for businesses to run and have a faster time-to-market for their products. With ANF we are able to deploy environments almost 30-40% faster. We are able to reduce the total amount of outages by 80% because of the stability that ANF provides.”

Lalit Patil, CTO for HANA Enterprise Cloud, SAP


Reduce backup time woes with Snapshot™ copies and never again need to overprovision to meet your
database performance needs in the cloud.

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    Infographic - Database

    Azure NetApp Files delivers scalable, on-premises-like performance with sub-millisecond latency for HPC workloads. Simple to deploy and manage so you gain both fast access and cost savings.

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    Azure Database Deployments: Best Practices, Tips, and Tricks

    When it comes to storage choice, Azure NetApp Files offers the bare-metal performance, scalability, and high-availability that database-dependent workloads like Oracle need.

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    Migrate Oracle to Azure

    Let Azure NetApp Files solve performance challenges for mission-critical databases like Oracle, so you can migrate them to Azure. Discover best practices, benchmarking, use cases, and more.

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Customer Story


“When your job is modeling and analytics on very large data sets, it’s impossible to deliver excellent service to your customers without a high-speed cloud environment available on demand. With Azure NetApp Files, we are driving a premium cloud experience for our customers and prospects. Azure NetApp Files is simple to use, secure, and very, very fast – it’s the whole package.”

Vladislav Malicevic, Vice President of Development, Cloud Operations and Support, Jedox

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Windows Virtual Desktop

Let our fast, highly available storage service enhance your Windows Virtual Desktop deployment.

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    Transform WVD with NetApp

    Microsoft’s Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) has become a go-to solution for remote workforces. Take your WVD deployment to the next level with NetApp’s Modern Workplace Foundation.

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    Infographic - WVD on Azure NetApp Files

    Azure NetApp Files with WVD can help you to empower your remote workforce and improve productivity, as well as to improve access to your mission-critical applications in the cloud.

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    The UX Dream Team: Windows Virtual Desktop, FSLogix, Azure NetApp Files

    Learn how you can dramatically improve performance using Azure NetApp Files and FSLogix in combination with WVD. Step-by-step directions and a video show you exactly how easy it is.

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Customer Story


“We looked at Windows Virtual Desktop and Azure NetApp Files, long before a lot of folks did, and paired the two. And that helped us with the COVID-19 impact. It put us out there, way in the front.”

Scott Wright, Senior Cloud Architect, Ferguson Enterprises

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High Performance Computing

Azure NetApp Files provides on-premises-like responsiveness so you can move your most demanding HPC applications to Azure.

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    Chip Design and the Azure Cloud: An Azure NetApp Files Story

    Find out why Azure NetApp Files is the ideal solution to meet both the high bandwidth and low latency storage needs of the highly demanding semiconductor industry.

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    Cloud Architects: Supercharge Your HPC Workloads in Azure

    It’s all about speed when you are an electronic design automation firm. Azure NetApp Files drastically reduces the time it takes to compile products and increases the speed of your company’s design rollouts.

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    Turning Data into Oil: Overcoming the Four Biggest Challenges of Moving Oil & Gas Workloads to the Cloud

    Solve the four biggest challenges of moving Oil & Gas workloads to the cloud. Azure NetApp Files provides the high performance, availability, simplicity, and flexibility you need.

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Customer Story


“Moving Oil & Gas modeling applications into Azure would be something very new for our industry. In fact, we weren’t aware of anyone else who had successfully done this yet. The need for low latency and high performance for these applications had effectively locked them on-premises.”

Juan Pedro Bretti Mandarano, Digital Transformation, Senior Engineer, Repsol

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Azure NetApp Files gets better every day.

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    Build Resilience with 99.99% Uptime

    Azure NetApp Files has a 99.99% uptime guarantee – the highest of any cloud storage service.

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    Global Azure Availability

    Azure NetApp Files is everywhere you are – United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Europe, and Asia-Pacific including Japan, Singapore, India, and Australia.

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    Approved for Government

    Azure NetApp Files is FedRAMP-approved for High Impact Level in Government and Commercial implementations. Government agencies gain the performance, scalability, and low latency of Azure NetApp Files while meeting all security and compliance needs.

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    Certified for SAP HANA

    Azure NetApp Files’ unrivaled file performance and <1ms latency meet the KPIs for SAP HANA for the first time ever in the cloud and are certified for use with SAP HANA production databases.

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    Privacy Certifications

    Azure NetApp Files is HIPAA-approved to protect sensitive health information and SOC-certified to meet the rigorous standards of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

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    Oracle Workloads? Check

    Azure NetApp Files solves your database performance challenges, eliminates latency, and increases uptime to 99.99%, so your enterprise applications can now move to Azure.

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Azure NetApp Files is a Microsoft service and will appear on your Azure portal once registration has completed.

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