NetApp Named #4 Best Place to Work in the World

For the Fifth Consecutive Year, NetApp’s Unique Culture Earns the Company a Top-Five Position on Prestigious List by Great Place to Work

George Kurian, Chief Executive Officer and Director, NetApp
“It’s an honor for NetApp to be recognized once again as one of the best places to work in the world. Our culture contributes to our business success by enabling us to attract, develop, and motivate the best talent in the industry and to meet our aspiration to be the teammate our customers and partners count on to win.”

News Summary
Today, NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) was named #4 on the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces list by Great Place to Work®. This is the fifth consecutive year that NetApp has been named to this list of 25 companies and the 5th year in the top 5. The World’s Best Multinational Workplaces list is the largest global annual study of workplace excellence. The list represents the most definitive recognition of global employer of choice and workplace-culture quality that a company can have.

This year, more than 2,050 subsidiaries of multinational companies participated in the Great Place to Work survey worldwide. Of those organizations, 1,097 individual multinational subsidiaries appeared in national best workplaces lists, representing 455 distinct multinational companies. From this list of companies, the 25 World’s Best Multinational Workplaces were selected.*

A Great Place to Work Around the World
The NetApp culture is a competitive differentiator that unites employees worldwide as the team helps customers define and fulfill their storage and data management visions. In addition to NetApp’s ranking on the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces list, in the last 12 months the company also ranked among the top-10 best workplaces in 10 different countries and territories:

  • #1 Europe
  • #1 Greater China
  • #1 Germany
  • #2 Austria
  • #3 Switzerland
  • #4 Canada
  • #5 Asia
  • #8 Australia
  • #9 Japan
  • #10 Netherlands

In addition to the company’s commitment to customers and partners, NetApp is committed to giving back to the communities around the world in which employees live and work. The company encourages employees to participate in the NetApp Volunteer Time Off program. This program enables full-time employees to take off up to five days per calendar year—with full pay and benefits—to volunteer at nonprofits of their choice.

About the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces List
Great Place to Work’s annual World’s Best Multinational Workplaces List ranks the top 25 global companies to work for. Qualifying companies must have been selected for at least five national Great Place to Work® lists, have at least 5,000 employees worldwide and count at least 40% of their global workforce (or 5,000 employees) outside of the company’s home country.

About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work®, headquartered in San Francisco, is a global research, consulting and training firm that helps organizations identify, create and sustain great workplaces through the development of high-trust workplace cultures. Great Place to Work serves businesses, non-profit organizations and government agencies in 51 countries.

Additional Resources

About NetApp
Leading organizations worldwide count on NetApp for software, systems and services to manage and store their data. Customers value our teamwork, expertise and passion for helping them succeed now and into the future. To learn more visit www.netapp.com.

Press Contact
Danielle Grassi
NetApp
1 408 822 1447 xdl-uspr@netapp.com