NetApp Named to Everything Channel’s CRN Virtualization 100 List

NetApp Recognized for Helping Resellers Grow Their Businesses and Support Their Customers

SUNNYVALE, Calif.-June 16, 2011-NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced that it was recognized by Everything Channel in CRN's new Virtualization 100 list. Featuring the top 100 vendors in the virtualization space as identified by the editorial staff of CRN, the list serves as the de facto resource by which VARs can begin to evaluate the best virtualization products for their business. NetApp was named to the Virtualization 100 for its success in helping resellers transform into service providers by giving them the products and services that help them drive their business and support their customers.

News Facts

  • The CRN Virtualization 100 list highlights the most compelling virtualization vendors and solutions that best meet the growing needs of the channel. These featured vendors were selected based on their ability to help VARs transform themselves into service providers and help organizations and enterprises take advantage of the ease, flexibility, scalability, elasticity, and cost savings that virtualization offers.
  • NetApp was chosen for this list for its ability to help resellers and service providers enable their customers to take advantage of the ease, flexibility, scalability, elasticity, and cost savings that leveraging virtualization offers. A sample of the Virtualization 100 is featured in the May 23 issue of CRN Magazine and online at www.crn.com.

Supporting Quotes

  • Kelley Damore, vice president, editorial director, Everything Channel
    "From server to storage to desktop virtualization, this technology will become a mainstay for businesses large and small and one of the more profitable technologies for VARs to integrate and sell. The Virtualization 100 list showcases the best virtualization technology solutions to help VARs navigate the virtualization landscape and determine which vendor is best suited to meet their unique needs."
  • Todd Palmer, vice president of Americas Channels, NetApp
    "NetApp helps our partners grow their business by giving them the best tools and resources to support their customers. Virtualization is a foundational technology in the modern data center, and it's an honor to be recognized in the Virtualization 100 list for our leadership in arming our partners with what they need to help their customers get the most value out of their IT infrastructures."

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About Everything Channel
Everything Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30 years of experience and engagement, Everything Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. Everything Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about Everything Channel, visit us at www.everythingchannel.com. Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/everythingchnl.

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