11992: Hitz Parade Begins
21993: First NAS Appliance Boots Up
31993: SnapShot Data Protection
NetApp pioneers the industry’s storage efficiency technology with Snapshot, the first and only disk space saving, no-performance-impact data protection technology. Over the next 14 years, NetApp adds new features to the storage efficiency catalog with the industry’s first virtual writable copies with FlexClone, followed by the first deduplication system on primary storage in 2007.
41995: NetApp Goes Public
52002: First Unified Storage System
62003: Virtualization Crosses Vendor Barriers
NetApp virtualizes other vendors’ storage arrays, enabling the company’s Data ONTAP efficiencies and data protection in its V Series arrays.Â The offering provided the first data management features for other storage vendors. The V-Series product line is unique in its ability to unify storage array products from Hitachi, HP, IBM, Fujitsu and EMC.
72008: Less Storage-Capacity-Used Guarantee
82011: An Innovative Company
92009: Best Company to Work For in the World
NetApp is ranked No. 1 on the Fortune “Best Companies to Work For” list.Â 2012 marked the sixth consecutive year the company was ranked in the top 15. NetApp was also named the No. 3 best place to work on the Great Places to Work Institute’s first annual “Top 25 Global Places to Work” list for 2011.
102012: NetApp Steps Up Move to the Cloud
NetApp’s FlexPod data center platform, which includes NetApp unified storage systems, Cisco Unified Computing System servers and Cisco Nexus switches, is accelerating the transition to the cloud for more than 850 customers in nearly 33 countries globally to date. FlexPod is designed from the ground up as a channel sale.