We are thrilled to announce that NetApp has been honored with not just one but two prestigious Google Cloud Partner of the Year awards! These accolades recognize NetApp's outstanding contributions in two categories of infrastructure—Storage and Marketplace. This remarkable achievement highlights our commitment to delivering innovative solutions and driving customer success in collaboration with Google Cloud. We are excited to share this news with our valued customers and partners.
NetApp, a global leader in cloud data services, has been recognized as the Google Cloud Partner of the Year in two significant categories. The first award, in the Infrastructure—Storage category, acknowledges NetApp's exceptional expertise in providing cutting-edge storage solutions that empower organizations to optimize their data management strategies and achieve remarkable business outcomes.
The second award, in the Infrastructure—Marketplace category, highlights NetApp's commitment to simplifying and enhancing the cloud journey for customers through our extensive portfolio of solutions available on the Google Cloud Marketplace. This recognition underscores our dedication to delivering seamless integration, scalability, and flexibility to organizations leveraging the power of Google Cloud.
NetApp's strategic collaboration with Google Cloud has enabled us to address customers’ evolving needs and help them unlock the full potential of their data in the cloud. Our joint efforts have resulted in groundbreaking solutions that combine the best of NetApp's industry-leading data management capabilities with the agility and scalability of Google Cloud's infrastructure.
These prestigious awards from Google Cloud further validate NetApp's position as a trusted partner that enables organizations to accelerate their digital transformation initiatives. We are proud to be recognized for our contributions to the success of our customers and partners, and we remain committed to driving innovation and delivering unparalleled value in the cloud.
At NetApp, our mission is to help customers harness the power of their data, wherever it resides, and enable them to thrive in a rapidly changing digital landscape. Our collaboration with Google Cloud has been instrumental in achieving this mission, and we are honored to be acknowledged for our efforts.
We would like to express our gratitude to Google Cloud for recognizing NetApp's contributions and for their continued partnership. We would also like to extend our heartfelt appreciation to our customers and partners for their trust and support. Without their collaboration and feedback, these achievements would not have been possible.
Find out more about the partnership between NetApp and Google Cloud and watch The Perfect Blend – Google Cloud NetApp Volumes. This video features Ronen Schwartz, GM and SVP of Cloud Storage at NetApp and Sameet Agarwal, GM and VP of Storage at Google Cloud, talking about the announcement of Google Cloud NetApp Volumes, the partnership, and the awards.
Mike McNamara is a senior leader of product and solution marketing at NetApp with 25 years of data management and data storage marketing experience. Before joining NetApp over 10 years ago, Mike worked at Adaptec, EMC and HP. Mike was a key team leader driving the launch of the industry’s first cloud-connected AI/ML solution (NetApp), unified scale-out and hybrid cloud storage system and software (NetApp), iSCSI and SAS storage system and software (Adaptec), and Fibre Channel storage system (EMC CLARiiON). In addition to his past role as marketing chairperson for the Fibre Channel Industry Association, he is a member of the Ethernet Technology Summit Conference Advisory Board, a member of the Ethernet Alliance, a regular contributor to industry journals, and a frequent speaker at events. Mike also published a book through FriesenPress titled "Scale-Out Storage - The Next Frontier in Enterprise Data Management", and was listed as a top 50 B2B product marketer to watch by Kapos.
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