NetApp is Ranked a Great Place to Work Across the Globe

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

Sunnyvale, Calif.-July 14, 2009- NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced it ranked very high on 2009 Best Companies lists compiled by the Great Place to Work® Institute in the United Kingdom, India, and Europe. NetApp continues to be highly ranked by independent studies across the globe, demonstrating its outstanding culture and work environment.

NetApp recently achieved the following Great Place to Work rankings:

"These outstanding achievements are a direct result of the diligence and commitment of our employees and the strength of our global culture," said Dan Warmenhoven, chairman and CEO at NetApp. "We are extremely proud to be ranked in the top-15 best workplaces in all countries and local areas where we have applied this year."

Today's announcement follows similar awards recognizing NetApp as a Great Place to Work in several other locations around the world, including:

  • United States-First place
  • Australia-Second place
  • Germany-Ninth place
  • Netherlands-Eleventh place
  • France-Fourteenth place

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 that measures credibility, fairness, respect, pride, and camaraderie. 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.

About NetApp
NetApp creates innovative storage and data management solutions that accelerate business breakthroughs and deliver outstanding cost efficiency. Discover NetApp's passion for helping companies around the world go further, faster at www.netapp.com.

To learn more about the history and culture of NetApp, get a copy of How to Castrate a Bull by NetApp founder Dave Hitz at www.howtocastrateabull.com.

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