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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

  • Google Cloud Platform

    Cloud Manager must be in Google Cloud Platform when deploying Cloud Volumes ONTAP in GCP.

  • IBM Cloud

  • In your own network

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

Location for Cloud Manager How to deploy Cloud Manager

AWS

Deploy Cloud Manager from NetApp Cloud Central

A secondary option is to deploy from the AWS Marketplace

AWS C2S

Deploy Cloud Manager from the AWS Intelligence Community Marketplace

Azure generally available region

Deploy Cloud Manager from NetApp Cloud Central

A secondary option is to deploy from the Azure Marketplace

Azure Government

Deploy Cloud Manager from the Azure US Government Marketplace

Azure Germany

Download and install the software on a Linux host

Google Cloud Platform

You can’t deploy Cloud Manager in Google Cloud from the GCP Marketplace

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