SUNNYVALE, Calif.-January 20,
2011-NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced that it was
ranked #5 on FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to
Work For" list for 2011, improving on last year's #7 ranking. This
is the third consecutive year NetApp was ranked in the top 10 and
fifth consecutive year it was ranked in the top 15. Fundamental to
NetApp's commitment to building a model company is a unique
corporate environment that values creativity, teamwork, open
communication, leadership, adaptability, and innovation. Living
these values enables our employees to build and deliver products
and services that help our customers achieve business breakthroughs
through greater IT efficiency and flexibility.
- NetApp's #5 ranking on FORTUNE magazine's list follows
similar awards recognizing NetApp as a great place to work in many
other locations around the world, including:
- Australia: #1
- Research Triangle Park, North Carolina: #1
- Switzerland: #1
- Canada: #2
- New York City: #2
- Washington, DC: #3
- France: #5
- India: #5, #3 in IT
- United Kingdom: #6
- Netherlands: #10
- Germany: #17
- EMEA: #30
- New England: #31
- NetApp's strong corporate culture, competitive salaries, unique
benefits, and down-to-earth management style are valued by its
employees and have resulted in the company's consistently high
ranking on FORTUNE's list of top 100 employers for nine
- To pick the 100 Best Companies to Work For, FORTUNE
partners with the Great Place to Work Institute to conduct the most
extensive employee survey in corporate America. Three hundred
eleven companies participated in this year's survey. Two-thirds of
a company's score is based on the results of the Institute's Trust
Index survey, which is sent to a random sample of employees from
each company. The survey asks questions related to their attitudes
about management's credibility, job satisfaction, and camaraderie.
The other third of the scoring is based on the company's responses
to the Institute's Culture Audit, which includes detailed questions
about pay and benefit programs and a series of open-ended questions
about hiring practices, internal communications, training,
recognition programs and diversity efforts.
- The full list of winners and related stories will appear in the
February 7th issue of FORTUNE, available on newsstands on
Monday, January 24th, and now at www.FORTUNE.com/bestcompanies.
- Tom Georgens, president and CEO, NetApp
"We are honored to be recognized again this year by
FORTUNE magazine as one of the best companies to work for.
Earning a top 10 ranking for three consecutive years is a great
acknowledgement of our strong culture and our talented employees.
At NetApp we believe that creating an environment where our
employees thrive is fundamental to the long term success of our
company and key to continuing to drive growth. It contributes to
retaining and attracting top talent, delivering shareholder
returns, and helping customers and partners achieve business
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.
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