NetApp Cloud Volumes on Azure Services

With our NetApp Cloud Volume on Azure Services, WWT combines deep understanding of your operations, resources and goals with world-class technology capabilities. Our integrated Microsoft Cloud Practice leverages turnkey solutions with end-to-end service delivery using proven methodologies and automated processes. ​

Accelerate your adoption of Microsoft Azure with WWT and NetApp

WWT has decades of experience with multicloud technology, which we leverage to help customers craft and curate custom experiences within Microsoft Azure. Our proven methodology can help ensure your Microsoft Azure environment is built upon a solid and secure foundation and delivered to your end users with minimal disruption. NetApp can unlock hybrid and multi-cloud capabilities, but without the right expertise to assist with deploying NetApp Cloud Volumes ONTAP, organizations can face significant challenges achieving rapid results. WWT is a Microsoft Gold partner, NetApp Star partner and we also partner with multiple ISVs to provide our customers with a holistic platform and integrations to really unlock the value of an integrated solution.  

Whether your organization is looking to incorporate block or file-based storage in your cloud journey, data protection, disaster recovery or custom integrations with Microsoft Azure, rest assured that our deep experience and ISV partnerships can enable a tailored outcome for your organization. 

Enterprise File and Block Storage

NetApp Cloud Volumes provides enterprise class file and block storage in Azure to support use cases such as:

  • Virtual Desktop
  • Home Directories
  • Remote Office

DevOps Solutions

Azure and NetApp Cloud Volumes enable your DevOps Journey

  • NoSQL DB
  • Big Data
  • Persistent Data for Kubernetes

Disaster Recovery

Extend best of breed NetApp solutions to Azure to enable:

  • Cloud DR for on-premises
  • Cross-Region DR
  • Cross-Cloud DR
  • Long Term Retention

Data Protection

Reduce the cost of your backup infrastructure investment with NetApp Cloud Volumes and Azure

WWT's Approach

As a Microsoft Gold Partner, World Wide Technology (WWT) has a team of Microsoft certified experts that can deliver a wide variety of data-related projects, from greenfield to large complex multi-technology data projects. The process is divided into three phases: Discover, Design & Deploy. These phases serve to capture all relevant environment information to design and implement an end-state solution that exceeds customer expectations.


Review the existing architecture and assess hosts, storage, and fabrics in cloud storage environment


  • Project Plan/Timelines
  • Resourcing Plan
  • Preflight Checklist
  • Requirements Definition
  • Acceptance Testing Plan (ATP)

Evaluate collected data and collaborate on needed configuration for:

  • Performance
  • Capacity
  • Security
  • Network


  • High Level Design (HLD)
  • Low Level Design (LLD)
  • Deployment Plan
  • Deploy CVO Instances
  • Create storage virtual machines, aggregates, and policies and map LUNs to the virtual compute hosts
  • Knowledge Transfer
  • CVO, Backup, Compliance, and Monitoring
  • Hybrid Cloud Connectivity


  • As-Built Documentation
  • Completed Acceptance Test

WWT's Microsoft and NetApp Partnership

WWT's Microsoft and NetApp Partnership

With 10+ Microsoft Gold Competencies — including Gold Cloud Platform, Data Center, Application Development, Data Analytics and Data Platform, WWT can provide the skills and expertise to push data-driven solutions to the next level.  

As a certified Star partner, WWT is a leading provider of NetApp’s data management portfolio solutions – Hybrid and Multicloud, all-flash storage, advanced converged infrastructure and big data analytics solutions. Through our partnership, we help organizations optimize their IT environments to deliver services that transform their business. WWT holds more than 300 NetApp certifications. 

Microsoft Azure Services Portfolio

Microsoft Migration Accelerations

Azure SQL Migration Accelerator

Azure Virtual Machine Migration Accelerator

Microsoft Azure Readiness Planning

Cloud Application Candidacy Assessment

Cloud Foundational Assessment

Cloud Security Analysis

Cloud Networking Assessments

Microsoft Azure Enablement and Migrations

Azure Landing Zone

Azure Hybrid Networking Design and Deployment

Azure Disaster Recovery & Resiliency Planning

On-Prem to Azure Disaster Recovery/Backup

Azure Multi-Region Disaster Recovery

Azure Modern Data Warehouse  

Windows Virtual Desktop/Horizon on Azure

Azure Kubernetes Service Design & Deployment

Azure Stack Hub/Edge Design and Deploy

Cloud Optimization and Management

Cloud Cost/Optimization  

Cloud ISV Licensing Assessment