Government agencies are repositories of data on everything from public health to mission-critical defense.
Their growing appetites for mobile IT, large scale data collection, scalable applications and emerging technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), and artificial intelligence are exceeding the capabilities of traditional storage architectures. Data is distributed across multiple clouds and data centers, its constantly fluctuating and its diverse – structured, unstructured, and streaming. And it’s not just about accessing data, it’s about understanding it which entails analysis. Government agencies are further challenged by stringent regulations and compliance to maintain security and privacy. Regardless of where it is, your employees need access to data to successfully do their jobs and meet mission requirements. They need it when they need it, where they need it and on virtually any device they are using.
A Data Fabric Architecture
Gartner describes the “frictionless access and sharing of data in a distributed network environment” a data fabric architecture. Swish understands the necessity of ensuring that your agency’s data is always available and that it can be easily consumed by those who need it. We have experience in helping our customers deliver a unified data experience across cloud, on premise and in hybrid environments. We have the expertise to help you build and manage your agency’s unique data fabric.
Our approach relies on:
Protect and Secure Your Data
Deliver enterprise-scale backup, recovery, and continuity of operations for the modern multi-cloud architecture.
Accelerate Workloads and Analytics
Engineer high-performance storage solutions for critical applications, databases, analytics, and other mission-critical workloads.
Integrate Data into Cloud
Make it easy to manage data across a multi-cloud architecture with a well-designed data management fabric.
Simplify and Automate
Create high-quality efficient operations by leveraging automation and orchestration to optimize common workflows.
Improve your storage operations using performance, capacity, cost, and user analysis.
U.S. Civilian Agency saves time, money and space with NetApp HCI while preparing to migrate to the cloud.
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Swish helps a critical defense personnel application hosting agency optimize their storage investment, processes and operations.
Learn how Swish helped this agency, that provides hosting services for a defense personnel application, correct critical capability gaps, implement high quality automated workflows and optimize their storage investment.
Why Clustered ONTAP Matters to the Government
In high-visibility applications such as those within a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), downtime directly impacts productivity. And when productivity suffers, the agency’s mission could be at risk.
Slow and Steady: Toward the Hybrid Cloud Ideal
Moving to a hybrid cloud framework can be addressed with a tried and true three-step process as discussed in this Executive Insight with Swish and NetApp. The process starts with laying the right foundation with the right storage architecture. The next step is synchronizing data across all environments; on-premise, multi-clouds, and into cloud-based applications. The third step is monitoring the data to ensure that you are getting value from it.