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NetApp Partners With Dalet

SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) and Dalet Digital Media Systems today announced that they have partnered to create a digital asset management and archive solution that is unparalleled in terms of price, performance, and ease of operation, certified for the high-performance NetApp Data ONTAP® GX operating system. By implementing Data ONTAP GX on their Dalet systems, customers can increase productivity and achieve higher quality content faster in their high-performance and multisite facilities.

Enterprise-level broadcast customers face escalating challenges today with increased competition and mounting technical requirements, especially concerning high-definition content. Dalet and NetApp, partners since 2006, provide these customers with a content management system capable of meeting throughput requirements for the most demanding production facilities, scaling up to 6PB seamlessly. Open file-based architecture means that customers can choose among best-of-breed applications on any platform, knowing that their files will be accessible. This IT solutions-based approach helps customers share their content more easily throughout the production and delivery pipeline, decreasing the time to higher quality finished content for broadcast, Internet streaming, mobile distribution, or archive. In addition, with Data ONTAP GX, customers enjoy world-class support for 24/7 mission-critical media operations from NetApp Global Services (NGS).

“Dalet is truly excited about the new potential that Data ONTAP GX provides to broadcasters,” said Stéphane Schlayen, Chief Operating Officer of Dalet S.A. “The increased performance and bandwidth levels now available truly empower the implementation of file-based workflows in both SD and HD environments, across both small- and large-scale operations.”

NetApp Inc.