Navigating the Complexity of Hybrid Environments with Ease

NetApp BlueXP is transforming the administration of enterprise-grade hybrid multi cloud environments. Despite all the empowering capabilities and functions of this solution, its abilities can be summarized in three words: unified, adaptable, simplicity. These three words encapsulate the features that organizations grappling with complex hybrid environments need.

Consider a scenario where you need to train an AI engine to drive your business’s transformation. Your data is scattered across multiple on-premises locations, and you lack the infrastructure to create a dedicated temporary training environment. This is where cloud technology excels, allowing you to fire up servers and resources swiftly and cost-effectively for an AI training hub. You can develop your AI model in this cloud-based space until it’s ready for production deployment. Whether you choose to bring it back on-premises or migrate your data to the cloud, NetApp BlueXP puts you in control, providing the flexibility to adapt as your strategy evolves.

Unified Management

With one of many possible scenarios outlined, let’s return to the core strengths of NetApp BlueXP, beginning with Unified Management. In the diverse world of hybrid cloud, organizations struggle with managing multiple sites and cloud providers. Each one is governed by different frameworks and toolsets, creating a fragmented administrative experience and steep learning curves. NetApp BlueXP addresses these challenges head-on through its use of a singular control plane that unifies data management across cloud and on-premises environments. This approach fosters seamless integration, uniform coordination, and consistent data handling across varied storage locations and platforms. It simplifies operations, curtails complexity, and bolsters visibility throughout the hybrid multi cloud landscape.


The very reason why you have a hybrid IT environment is because different digital environments offer different advantages for different scenarios. However, unless you have the adaptability to take advantage of these different areas, you are failing to get the most out of your hybrid investment. With BlueXP, you can effortlessly scale storage solutions up or down, migrate data between different environments (cloud and on-premises), and adapt to various storage requirements. All of this with minimal effort. Adaptable empowerment allows you to quickly respond to evolving market demands, technological changes, and new opportunities.

Suppose you need to analyze a substantial set of structured data quickly. With NetApp BlueXP, you can promptly activate the necessary machines and processing power to complete the analysis within an afternoon. Once you’ve achieved the desired results, you can just as easily decommission these resources. The flexibility of NetApp BlueXP’s offering can ensure that your hybrid approach is indeed the dynamic and responsive framework you need it to be. Use it to efficiently handle the many scenarios of your evolving business needs.


We’re faced with complex challenges today, yet adding more complexity isn’t the solution. NetApp BlueXP epitomizes simplicity in addressing these issues. This simplicity comes in the form of a unified dashboard for managing data across diverse environments, eliminating the need for numerous tools and interfaces. It extends to its automation capabilities, streamlining routine tasks and workflows, thereby reducing the manual workload for your teams. The platform’s automation features further ease the burden by efficiently managing routine tasks and workflows, significantly decreasing the manual effort required from your teams. With BlueXP, your admin team can adeptly handle data across multiple cloud hyperscalers, gaining clear insights into data storage, usage, and movement. Additionally, BlueXP offers robust tools for managing entitlements and subscriptions, ensuring users are well-informed about their service access.

Consider BlueXP Digital Advisor as a digital assistant dedicated to overseeing and optimizing your hybrid cloud environment. It excels in offering intelligent recommendations, conducting performance analysis, ensuring health monitoring, facilitating cost optimization, and providing proactive support. It makes them simpler for your admin teams by alleviating some of the heavy lifting off their shoulders. Need help in the planning of upgrades, upgrades or transformation? Just ask. This combination of improved visibility, intelligent insights, and a uniform interface significantly streamlines data management, even in the most intricate hybrid environments.

Greater Resilience

Let’s add one more word – resilience. BlueXP enables the replication and synchronization of data across disparate locations and cloud environments to ensure you have a backup copy anywhere you need it. You don’t need dedicated alternative infrastructure to be provisioned in a separate location. With NetApp SnapMirror® technology, data deduplication and compression take place along with block-level operation to minimize the amount of data that needs to pass in between different sites and systems. This approach not only reduces recovery time and costs but also significantly enhances peace of mind.

Any organization that has assembled a hybrid enterprise understands the intricacies involved in such a task, a sentiment shared by NetApp. The good news is that you can now attain the uniformity of a traditional data center across your multi-cloud architecture. BlueXP provides a lens of clarity, intelligent insights and a uniform management interface throughout your entire environment to empower you with greater control while eliminating unnecessary complexity and inflexibility.

To make things even simpler, Evolving Solutions offers expert teams to tailor solutions to your specific needs, making the complex understandable and manageable to ensure more control and better business continuity. Learn more about how our partnership with NetApp can ensure a streamlined, efficient hybrid enterprise strategy for your enterprise.





Michael Downs

Chief Technology Officer

Michael is the Chief Technology Officer at Evolving Solutions and joined the company in 2014. Connect with Michael on LinkedIn here.

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