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NetApp Named a Leader in 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays


Company improves its position based on ability to execute and
completeness of vision compared to the previous year

NetApp (NASDAQ:NTAP) today announced that it has been recognized as a
Leader in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays, for
the third year in a row, based on its ability to execute and its
completeness of vision. Additionally, the company improved its position
compared to the previous year.

"We believe that our position in the Gartner Magic Quadrant validates
our clarity of vision and recognizes NetApp's ability to offer superior
support to customers as they modernize their IT architecture with
cloud-connected flash," said Octavian Tanase, senior vice president,
ONTAP, NetApp. "We're confident that we will continue to lead by
empowering customers to transform their business with the industry's
leading flash solutions, designed to scale from edge to core to cloud."

A Gartner Magic Quadrant is the culmination of research in a specific
market, providing readers with a wide-angle view of the relative
position of the market's offerings. By applying a graphical treatment
and a uniform set of evaluation criteria, Gartner Magic Quadrants assess
vendors on their ability to execute and the completeness of their vision.

The NetApp® portfolio of cloud-connected, all-flash systems offers
customers the performance, intelligence, and protection they need to
modernize their IT architecture and drive digital transformation. The
NetApp flash portfolio benefits customers with industry-leading
applications performance, more efficient cloud-connected SAN, and
integrated data protection across the hybrid cloud. Only NetApp offers
guaranteed flash efficiency and performance, as well as the #1 data
operating system for hybrid cloud and on-premises environments1.


  • Download a complimentary copy of the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for
    Solid-State Arrays here.
  • Learn
    about new NetApp all-flash innovations.
  • Read our blog post here.

Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays, Valdis Filks, John
Monroe, Joseph Unsworth, Santhosh Rao, 23 July 2018.

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About NetApp

NetApp is the data authority for hybrid cloud. We provide a full range
of hybrid cloud data services that simplify management of applications
and data across cloud and on-premises environments to accelerate digital
transformation. Together with our partners, we empower global
organizations to unleash the full potential of their data to expand
customer touchpoints, foster greater innovation, and optimize their
operations. For more information, visit

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1 Source: IDC Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise Storage Systems
Tracker, Q1 2018, June 5, 2018.

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