NetApp, Inc. profile and corporate video
NetApp, Inc. provides storage and data management solutions that help increase IT efficiency and flexibility. It provides a broad portfolio of application, cloud, and service provider solutions that help customers streamline operations and lower the costs associated with storing and managing their data. NetApp’s Unified Storage Architecture, secure multi-tenancy capability, scalable systems, efficiency technologies, and data management software functionality provide a combination for enterprises building internal private clouds and for service providers building IT-as-a-service offerings. The company’s fabric-attached storage and V-Series storage solutions are based on Data ONTAP a highly scalable and flexible operating system that concurrently supports any mix of storage area network and network-attached storage environments. NetApp’s Data ONTAP operating system provides the foundation to build a shared storage infrastructure and an enterprise-wide data fabric for the full breadth of business applications and data storage and protection requirements. The company’s portfolio of efficiency technologies helps its customers reduce their storage spending and get more from the storage assets they already own. It offers three efficiency technologies: FlexVol technology, which provides for thin provisioning through virtual volumes, enabling storage architectures to be more efficient and achieve higher utilization using flexible volumes that do not require repartitioning of physicalstorage space; FlexClone technology, which enables true data cloning using logical copies that do not require additional physical storage space and allows for instant replication of data volumes and datasets; and Deduplication technology, which provides the ability to eliminate duplicate data within primary and secondary disk storage environments, resulting in greater efficiency and higher utilization of storage capacity. NetApp’s OnCommand management software improves storage and service efficiency through functions that help customers control, automate, and analyze their shared storage infrastructures. Its management software family of products provides a broad range of storage and data management tools to simplify IT administration and enhance flexibility and productivity. The company was founded by David Hitz, James K. Lau and Michael Malcolm in April 1992 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.“
NetApp creates innovative products—storage systems and software that help customers around the world store, manage, protect, and retain one of their most precious corporate assets: their data. We are recognized throughout the industry for continually pushing the limits of today’s technology so that our customers never have to choose between saving money and acquiring the capabilities they need to be successful.
We always find ways to enable our customers to do things they couldn’t do before at a speed they never thought possible. We partner with industry leaders to create the most efficient and cost-effective solutions optimized for their IT needs, and to deliver and support them worldwide. With our technologies, our customers are able to:
- Reduce their data center footprint by 50%
- Boost storage utilization by 200% and storage system performance by up to 400%
- Achieve up to 166% ROI as a result of data center transformation
We provide expert services and global support to maximize the value customers derive from our products and to keep our systems up and running. From our respected leaders to our global teams of employees and partners, we are united in one goal: helping our customers succeed.
Our operational philosophy and culture are defined by ourmodel-company vision: to deliver the best possible results for the communities we serve by embracing and living a set of shared core values: Trust and Integrity, Leadership, Simplicity, Adaptability, Teamwork and Synergy, Go Beyond, Get Things Done.
We attract and retain the industry’s best people and partners. The Great Place to Work Institute recently named NetApp #3 on its “World’s Best Multinational Workplaces List 2013” -the world’s largest annual study of workplace excellence, for the third year in a row. Being recognized in this way shows that NetApp is living its values and is creating a rewarding environment for employees. FORTUNE Magazine also ranked us #33 on their “100 Best Companies To Work For” list for 2014. This marks our 12th consecutive year on this prestigious list, including achieving the #1 ranking in 2009. Our customers and partners can feel the difference in the way we collaborate with them. When talented and inspired employees come together with a common purpose, great things happen for our customers, partners, and employees.
We have repeatedly earned a top spot on FORTUNE magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” in the United States as well as top spots on “Great Places to Work” lists in locations around the world. We are proud to hire the world’s most talented and committed employees, who are dedicated to helping our customers, partners, employees, shareholders, and communities thrive.”
*Information from Forbes.com and Netapp.com
**Video published on YouTube by “NetApp“