SnapCenter overview

NetApp SnapCenter Software is a unified, scalable platform for data protection. SnapCenter provides centralized control and oversight, and enables users to manage application-specific backup, restore, and clone operations. By using SnapCenter, database, storage, and virtualization administrators learn a single tool to manage backup, restore, and clone operations for a variety of applications, databases, and VMs.

You can use SnapCenter to replicate data between on-premise environments, between on-premise environments and the cloud, and between private, hybrid, or public clouds.

SnapCenter can be deployed in the following ways:

SnapCenter enables centralized application resource management and easy data protection job execution through the use of resource groups and policy management (including scheduling and retention settings). SnapCenter provides unified reporting through the use of a dashboard, multiple reporting options, job monitoring, and log and event viewers.

SnapCenter includes the following key features: