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Before you get started, you might want to better understand your options for deploying Cloud Manager and Cloud Volumes ONTAP.

Cloud Manager installation

Cloud Manager software is required to deploy and manage Cloud Volumes ONTAP. You can deploy Cloud Manager in any of the following locations:

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Microsoft Azure

  • IBM Cloud

  • In your own network

A private preview of Cloud Volumes ONTAP is available in Google Cloud Platform. To join the private preview, send a request to ng-Cloud-Volume-ONTAP-preview@netapp.com.

How you deploy Cloud Manager depends on which location you choose:

Location How to deploy Cloud Manager

AWS

Deploy Cloud Manager from NetApp Cloud Central

AWS C2S

Deploy Cloud Manager from the AWS Intelligence Community Marketplace

Azure generally available region

Deploy Cloud Manager from NetApp Cloud Central

Azure Government

Deploy Cloud Manager from the Azure US Government Marketplace

Azure Germany

Download and install the software on a Linux host

IBM Cloud

Download and install the software on a Linux host

On-premises network

Download and install the software on a Linux host

Cloud Manager setup

You might want to perform additional setup after you install Cloud Manager, such as adding additional cloud provider accounts, installing an HTTPS certificate, and more.

Cloud Volumes ONTAP deployment

After you get Cloud Manager up and running, you can start deploying Cloud Volumes ONTAP in your cloud provider.

Getting started in AWS and Getting started in Azure provide instructions for getting Cloud Volumes ONTAP up and running quickly. For additional help, refer to the following: