Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments.

By combining NetApp® innovation with Accenture's industry and business process expertise, together as part of a joint initiative, Accenture and NetApp deliver innovative solutions to customers with speed and simplicity. Accenture and NetApp will jointly develop and deliver pre-configured solutions to accelerate performance across business-critical applications such as SAP, Oracle, and Microsoft, as well as storage management implementation and operation, desktop virtualization, cloud implementation, and data center optimization and transformation projects. These flexible and efficient solutions enable IT organizations to respond faster to change and anticipate new IT and business requirements.

Learn more about our work together and the solutions that are available.


Avanade is a global IT consultancy dedicated to using the Microsoft® platform to help enterprises achieve profitable growth. Through proven solutions that extend Microsoft products, Avanade helps enterprises increase revenue, reduce costs, and reinvest in innovation to gain competitive advantage. A joint venture between Accenture and Microsoft, Avanade was formed to merge the strengths of both companies—Accenture's consulting and Microsoft's technology expertise—into a single company.

NetApp and Avanade’s partnership started in 2005. Since that time Avanade continues to be advocates of NetApp® technology through the publication of white papers and other Avanade publications. Through test labs and customer wins, Avanade is able to demonstrate a successful complete story of Microsoft Avanade and NetApp technology to their clients.


Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services. Cognizant’s single-minded passion is to dedicate our global technology and innovation know-how, our industry expertise and worldwide resources to working together with clients to make their businesses stronger. With over 50 global delivery centers and approximately 88,700 employees as of June 30, 2010, we combine a unique global delivery model infused with a distinct culture of customer satisfaction. A member of the NASDAQ-100 Index and S&P 500 Index, Cognizant is a Forbes Global 2000 company and a member of the Fortune 1000 and is ranked among the top information technology companies in BusinessWeek’s Hot Growth and Top 50 Performers listings.

Computer Sciences Corporation

CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled business solutions and services. Headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, CSC has approximately 91,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.0 billion for the 12 months ended April 1, 2011.

Since 2001, NetApp has been a business partner of CSC, a major IT services provider and a valued customer. Through mutual collaboration, CSC has successfully delivered NetApp's unique business value in many storage implementations, including IP storage solutions for virtualization, ERP, and other applications.

CSC, with Global Alliance Partners Citrix, Microsoft, and NetApp, offers CSC Dynamic Desktop, a managed service that lets customers deploy virtual desktops alongside traditional desktops to users across the enterprise—rapidly, securely, and cost-effectively.

HCL Technologies


HCL Technologies is a leading global IT services company working with clients in the areas that impact and redefine the core of their businesses. Since its inception, HCL has focused on “transformational outsourcing” underlined by innovation and value creation, and offers an integrated portfolio of services, including software-led IT solutions, remote infrastructure management, engineering and R&D services, and BPO. HCL leverages its extensive global offshore infrastructure and network of offices in 31 countries to provide holistic, multiservice delivery in key industry verticals, including financial services, manufacturing, consumer services, public services, and healthcare. HCL takes pride in its philosophy of “Employees First, Customers Second,” which empowers our transformers to create real value for customers.

The alliance and product management teams are engaged in developing unique market-making propositions around HCL IP and NetApp® architecture, including FlexPod Datacenter , StorageGRID®, and digital file management (HCL IP), in media and entertainment companies.

HP Enterprise Services

HP Enterprise Services, provides a broad portfolio of business and technology solutions to help its clients worldwide improve their business performance. Their core portfolio is composed of information technology, applications and business process services, and information and technology transformation services.

As one of NetApp’s valued partners, HP Enterprise Services, with its global reach, industry expertise, and breadth of IT capabilities, combined with NetApp® technologies for storage efficiency, has achieved innovative cost savings, reduced implementation times, and improved time to market for HP Enterprise Services and its clients.

HP Enterprise Services currently manages over 700 NetApp systems worldwide, representing more than 7PB of storage. Applications include mission-critical database, hosted SAP®, Web hosting, Exchange services, home directories, VMware® SAN environments, and NetApp V-Series gateways, as well as remote backup and recovery services.

On September 23, 2009 EDS became HP Enterprise Services.


Infosys Limited (NASDAQ: INFY) was started in 1981 by seven people with US$250. Today, we are a global leader in the "next generation" of IT and consulting, with revenues of US$6.604 billion (LTM Q2 FY’12).

Infosys defines, designs, and delivers technology-enabled business solutions for Global 2000 companies. Infosys also provides a complete range of services by leveraging our domain and business expertise and strategic alliances with leading technology providers.

Our offerings span business and technology consulting, application services, systems integration, product engineering, custom software development, maintenance, reengineering, independent testing and validation services, IT infrastructure services, and business process outsourcing.

Infosys partners with NetApp to deliver scalable solutions for the delivery of massive data within private or public clouds. Infosys works closely with NetApp in delivering innovative solutions for a data-intensive world.

Tata Consultancy Services

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is an IT services, business solutions, and outsourcing organization that delivers real results to global businesses, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT and IT-enabled services delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery ModelTM, recognized as the benchmark of excellence in software development.

As a NetApp Global System Integrators, TCS leverages NetApp® technology and innovative services together with its global reach, extensive business domain, and technology expertise to understand customers’ needs and to assist them in maximizing their return on investment (ROI). NetApp and TCS develop joint solutions and reference architectures that address specific IT and business challenges.

Some of the joint solution areas are:

  • Data center transformation
  • Microsoft® Exchange and applications
  • SAP® applications
  • Virtualization

The latest collaboration initiatives between the two companies are:

  • The NetApp-TCS Center of Excellence (CoE): A significant joint investment, the NetApp-TCS CoE functions as an extension of the TCS Storage CoE and serves as a platform to develop and showcase TCS and NetApp industry-leading solutions.
  • The Global Onsite Residency Program: Located at the TCS Chennai Delivery Centre, this program will extend the team of NetApp trained personnel who enable customers to optimize their investments in NetApp solutions.

Wipro Technologies

Wipro Technologies, the global IT business of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) is a $6 Billion leading Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing company, that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro Technologies delivers winning business outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of "Business through Technology" – helping clients create successful and adaptive businesses.

The Wipro – NetApp partnership brings a strong value proposition to customers by delivering increased business value, maximizing return on information assets, reducing time to market and delivering innovative solutions, by leveraging Wipro’s industry experience and domain capabilities and NetApp’s strong product portfolio.

We will jointly work on identifying technology trends early in the cycle, co-develop solutions and build strong solution sets, practices and services on core NetApp unique technologies. The ability to reach out with solutions sets and proof-of-concepts will create new customer conversations across geographies, industry segments and target accounts and increase the depth of existing engagements.

The partnership will invest in developing transformational solutions and intellectual property in the areas of Cloud Application and Infrastructure Solutions on FlexPod Datacenter, Storage Backup and Management, Big data Analytics, Desktop virtualization, Video surveillance and Hosted Applications.

Wipro is a FlexPod® Premium Partner, who specializes in selling FlexPod.