<em>Boston Business Journal</em> Names NetApp #14 Best Place to Work in Boston
WALTHAM, Massachusetts-June 13,
2011-NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced that it was
ranked #14 in the medium-size category on the Boston Business
Journal's "Best Places to Work" list in Boston for 2011. NetApp
is committed to building a model company with a culture that values
creativity, teamwork, productivity, leadership, and innovation.
NetApp's facility in Waltham, Massachusetts, which first opened in
2000, is a technology center focused on research and development
- NetApp's strong corporate culture, open communication,
competitive salaries, unique benefits, and down-to-earth management
style are valued by its employees and have led to the company's
consistently high rankings on "Best Workplace" lists around the
- This ranking in Boston follows NetApp's #5 ranking in the
United States on FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to
Work For" list for 2011.
- NetApp ranks among the top 10 best places to work in 14
different regions around the globe, including:
- Australia: #1
- Research Triangle Park, North Carolina: #1
- Canada: #2
- New York City: #2
- Switzerland: #2
- United Kingdom: #2
- France: #4
- India: #5
- Netherlands: #5
- United States: #5
- Washington, D.C.: #5
- Europe: #6
- Germany: #8
- Japan: #8
- The "Best Places to Work" in Boston list honors companies that
have created a positive work environment that attracts and retains
employees through the combination of employee satisfaction, working
conditions, and company culture.
- NetApp was one of 320 companies to qualify for consideration
based on a 2-stage nomination process and the results of
employee-satisfaction surveys taken throughout April.
- The survey project was launched in January by the Boston
Business Journal in conjunction with market research firm
Quantum Workplace of Omaha, Nebraska. Companies were evaluated on
the results of more than 18,000 employee-satisfaction surveys.
Employees answered questionnaires that addressed such factors as
their pride in the company, company encouragement, support and
recognition of achievement, and relationships with coworkers and
supervisors. The results were analyzed and scored by assigning
points to each question.
- The top 25 companies in 3 size categories-small (20-100
employees), midsize (101-500 employees), and large (more than 500
employees)-were profiled in a special supplement of the Boston
Business Journal published on June 10, 2011.
- Maria Maggio, senior director of Engineering,
"Getting selected by the Boston Business Journal as one of
the best places to work in the Boston area is an incredible honor
and is another example of how NetApp's unique corporate culture and
talented employees help distinguish NetApp in the marketplace.
There is a true sense of teamwork and camaraderie among the team in
Waltham, with an intense focus on delivering the IT efficiency and
flexibility our customers and partners demand for 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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