NetApp got its start in 1992, back when using the internet meant dialing up and hearing beeps, crackles, and eeps. By tech company standards, we've seen it all. We've not only survived—we’ve anticipated each new wave of change to deliver cutting-edge technology that drives businesses forward.
Throughout our history, we’ve managed to shift and grow with different waves of change. In fact, we ran toward those waves and popped up riding them like Kelly Slater. Our strategy has always been shaped around helping you embrace the full potential of new technologies—from the rise of the internet, to helping large enterprise customers in vertical markets, to bringing new systems to market. And today, we’re focused on unlocking the best of hybrid cloud by partnering with the world’s biggest cloud providers.
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Here are a few key milestones in our industry and the innovations that helped us lead the way.
NetApp opens for business, launches its Snapshot™ technology, and emerges as an innovator of NAS systems.
NetApp releases SnapMirror® replication technology.
NetApp creates the first unified SAN and NAS appliances.
NetApp releases thin provisioning and NetApp® FlexClone® technology.
NetApp creates the first unified deduplication for primary and secondary storage.
NetApp is the first to extend data center agility by enabling scale-out across unified SAN and NAS systems.
NetApp enables the data fabric, helping companies develop a comprehensive data strategy understand their data strategy holistically.
NetApp ONTAP® software centralizes data management across flash, disk, and cloud.
NetApp introduces its first end-to-end NVMe array, delivering over 1.3 million IOPS at 500 microseconds per high-availability pair.
Spot by NetApp delivers a leading solution for the continuous optimization of cost for both cloud-native and legacy workloads.
NetApp is the only provider that can unlock the best of hybrid cloud for its customers.
Of course, the future will be filled with many more waves of change. You can bet we’ll be the ones diving in, adapting and developing our knowledge, and enabling others to enjoy the ride.