NetApp Recognized with Four Awards for Leadership in Flash Solutions

NetApp Wins Flash Memory Summit “Best of Show” for Customer Innovation, Selected for Three 2015 Flash Storage Brand Leader Awards by IT Pros

NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today announced that it won “Best of Show” at Flash Memory Summit 2015 for its flash innovation with customer Global Eagle Entertainment.

NetApp also took home three 2015 Flash Storage Brand Leader Awards, with the NetApp®
All Flash FAS (AFF) system winning the Unified SAN/NAS Array category. Winners are selected by IT professionals who buy and use the products, based on independent surveys conducted by IT Brand Pulse.

"These awards validate the market impact of NetApp flash innovation," said Lee Caswell, vice president, Product and Solutions Marketing, NetApp. "We are especially pleased with the Unified SAN/NAS Array award, as we see more and more customers seamlessly moving high-performance SAN applications to NetApp all-flash systems."

The NetApp AFF all-flash array, powered by the award-winning NetApp clustered Data ONTAP® storage operating system, won individual honors in the All Flash Unified SAN/NAS Array Brand Leader category in Market, Price, Performance, Reliability, and Innovation leadership. The NetApp AFF also led in All Flash NAS Array, with individual honors in Market, Price, Performance, Reliability, Service & Support, and Innovation leadership. In addition, the company’s EF all-flash array ranked #1 in All Flash InfiniBand Array, earning recognition for Market, Performance, and Innovation leadership.

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