NetApp Ranks High on Several 2009 Lists of Best Companies by Great Place to Work Institute

NetApp Ranked #9 in India, #4 in UK and #11 in Europe

Mumbai, India-June 18, 2009-NetApp today announced it ranked very high on 2009 Best Companies lists compiled by the Great Place to Work® Institute in United Kingdom, India and Europe. NetApp continues to be highly ranked by independent studies across the globe demonstrating its outstanding culture and work environment. An egalitarian culture, open communication, salary, unique benefits, and down-to-earth management style are the factors that have placed the company very high on Great Place to Work rankings in its major office locations.

NetApp recently achieved the following Great Place to Work rankings:

"These outstanding achievements are further testimonial of our strong global culture and maintains NetApp in the 'top 15' best workplaces in all countries and local areas where we have applied this year," said Dan Warmenhoven, chairman and CEO at NetApp. "Our employees are the heart of our company and the strength of our global culture that values teamwork, productivity, leadership, and innovation."

Today's announcement follows similar awards for NetApp in several other locations around the world, including:

  • United States-First place in FORTUNE magazine's 2009 "Best Companies to Work For"
  • Australia-Second place in Best Companies to Work For in Australia
  • Germany-Ninth place in the "Best Workplaces in Germany" by the Great Place to Work Institute Germany
  • Netherlands-Eleventh place in "25 Best Places to Work" by the Great Place to Work Institute Netherlands and listed in the Het Financieele Dagblad
  • India-Fourteenth place in the "Best Employers in India" study by Hewitt Associates
  • France-Fourteenth place in the "Best Workplaces France" by the Great Place to Work Institute France

Each year, the Great Place to Work® Institute produces Best Companies to Work For lists, representing workplaces in 40 countries around the world. Companies are selected for the Best Companies lists primarily on the basis of their employees' responses to the Great Place to Work® Trust Index©, a proprietary employee survey developed by the Great Place to Work® Institute. Further information used for the selection process is provided by completion of the Great Place to Work Culture Audit©, a two-part management questionnaire also developed by the Great Place to Work Institute.

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